Bed Bath & Beyond

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Bed Bath & Beyond Reviews

Updated November 22, 2014
Updated November 22, 2014
867 Reviews
2.8
867 Reviews
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Bed Bath & Beyond CEO and Director Steve Temares
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364 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great customer service policy which keeps great customer retention (in 116 reviews)

  • Pay is good compared to other retailers (in 24 reviews)


Cons
  • If you were to mention work/life balance while interviewing - you would never be hired (in 28 reviews)

  • You must work long hours to really excel in your position (in 54 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Great Place

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Department Manager in Union, NJ
    Former Employee - Department Manager in Union, NJ

    I worked at Bed Bath & Beyond full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great people, Great Management, Nice environment

    Cons

    You expect to work very very hard!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    See if you can create more group opportunitues

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2.  

    Fun Place to Work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Pittsfield, MA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Pittsfield, MA

    I have been working at Bed Bath & Beyond part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Coworkers are always pleasant and happy! Great environment to work in and lots of opportunities to grow within the company.

    Cons

    Training isn't always easy to get because of limited hours allotted to training vs floor time.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    It's alright

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier
    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier

    I have been working at Bed Bath & Beyond part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    It's easy, can be fun sometimes with the right coworkers

    Cons

    No benefits, have to climb ladders, lots of labor and standing, walking, give little hours

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Bad pay, Decent atmosphere

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Port Chester, NY
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Port Chester, NY

    I worked at Bed Bath & Beyond part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Job is pretty easy to pick up and do

    Cons

    Retail job duties with very low pay and no benefits. high turnover rate

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Add compensation to reduce turnover rate of employees.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Mediocre

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Houseware Associate in West Palm Beach, FL
    Current Employee - Houseware Associate in West Palm Beach, FL

    I have been working at Bed Bath & Beyond part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Good fun people
    Flexible
    Good training
    People tend to connect with you due to working boredom.

    Cons

    Sexist
    Males clearly do more than the females
    Rich people looking down on you.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop treating employees like dirt.
    Considering offering a little more to your employees pay cause you're an 11b dollar company..

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    If don't prioritiztere well, before, You sure will after!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Customer Service Trainer in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Customer Service Trainer in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Bed Bath & Beyond part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    I enjoy seeing new products, helping customers choose what works best for them, training is a focus.

    Cons

    You're given way too much to do in a short time frame. expectations are very high, which seems to stress out managers and they no longer care about customers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't forget the number one reason you have a job.... The customers.
    Be accountable for the things you are supposed to do. Don't pawn your work off on someone else making a quarter what you do!!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    It would be a great place to work if the pay was better and they used enough payroll to get the job done.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Department Manager
    Current Employee - Department Manager

    I have been working at Bed Bath & Beyond full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Benefits for full-time, Employee incentives, some stores give you either Saturday or Sunday off.

    Cons

    Management needs to work with associates on the sales floor, more training for new hires, updated equipment would help complete the job faster, the turn over is insane we need to give more than 2% to 5% raises to keep people.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good Company, sometimes it's overwhelming

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier

    I worked at Bed Bath & Beyond part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Management was great at my particular store, co workers were helpful, good hours, always busy so the day goes by fast

    Cons

    We were understaffed, the technology they use is severely outdated, not a great discount, one or two bad customers

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Calm

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Cashier in Harker Heights, TX
    Current Employee - Cashier in Harker Heights, TX

    I have been working at Bed Bath & Beyond full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    I was a cashier and the pay was decent including the working environment. It is a calm job; excluding the uncommon unhappy customers. Overall a nice workplace.

    Cons

    This job can sometimes be very slow, but if you can find a way to entertain yourself it's not that bad.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Great place to work

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Bed Bath & Beyond full-time

    Pros

    Great culture. Very laid back atmosphere. Just a nice place to work

    Cons

    Very difficult to get to unless you're a local.

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