Bob's Discount Furniture

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Bob's Discount Furniture Reviews

Updated January 22, 2015
Updated January 22, 2015
55 Reviews
3.2
55 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good benefits including loan program, EAP (in 5 reviews)

  • They have free cookies and coffee (in 4 reviews)


Cons
  • Sales associates aren't held accountable for their mistakes (in 5 reviews)

  • Promotions are based on who your friends with in upper management instead of performance and talent (in 4 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Great job!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Furniture Sales in Salem, NH
    Former Employee - Furniture Sales in Salem, NH

    I worked at Bob's Discount Furniture

    Pros

    Most times busy. Pay was great.

    Cons

    There were really no cons.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Amazing company with lots of opportunities for growth.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Taftville, CT
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Taftville, CT

    I have been working at Bob's Discount Furniture

    Pros

    Good benefits and salary. Great people.

    Cons

    Nothing really comes to mind.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3.  

    One Great Company!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Manchester, CT
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Manchester, CT

    I have been working at Bob's Discount Furniture full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    A Great Company with a solid business model, awesome senior leadership, loyal customers, committed employees and a wonderful culture that provides the foundation for all that is great about Bob's Discount Furniture.

    Cons

    None...this is a Company poised for significant growth and success!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the great work and protect the great culture which defines this great Company!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    What a joke

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

    I worked at Bob's Discount Furniture full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    I would say nothing at all

    Cons

    Nobody knows anything. Pay is whatever, benefits are okay, management has no leadership values, workers are lazy and harass people.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Start doing the right thing

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Horrible place to work

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Office Associate in Falls Church, VA
    Former Employee - Office Associate in Falls Church, VA

    I worked at Bob's Discount Furniture

    Pros

    Health benefits are fine. Job is easy.

    Cons

    Associates make too many racist and sexist remarks, and there is way too much racism and sexism anyway. Managers dont listen or care about problems, and nobody trains you properly.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Have some human dignity.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7.  

    Best job ever

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

    I have been working at Bob's Discount Furniture full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    401k paid vacation and sick days all major holidays off with pay

    Cons

    Get screamed at by irrate customers all day

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay more attentions to you employees

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Review

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Bob's Discount Furniture

    Pros

    Training, office culture, and benefits

    Cons

    Discussing, compensation, perks, and leadership

  9.  

    Great Company to grow with!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Office Assistant in Freeport, NY
    Current Employee - Office Assistant in Freeport, NY

    I have been working at Bob's Discount Furniture full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    great pay
    you have the opportunity to learn a lot

    Cons

    Sales associates aren't held accountable for their mistakes

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Educate your sales associates and weed out the goods ones from the ones who don't deserve to be there.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Working at shell station

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Gas Pump Leaner in Arlington, TX
    Former Employee - Gas Pump Leaner in Arlington, TX

    I worked at Bob's Discount Furniture as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    It was OK,it wasn't the best job ever!!

    Cons

    Lack of respect,low rate charging for drink on the job.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Unorganized, no room for growth and development - not worth holding off your life.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I have been working at Bob's Discount Furniture full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Great pay, good benefits. Work/life balance = non existent when working for this company.

    Cons

    Management team are never on the same page as their employees. You have to get used to dealing with irate, nasty customers and employees (including being verbally & sexually harassed). The only ones who are protected are the employees that make the most money. No room to grow.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to your employees more, and not the cash register.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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