Eastbay Reviews

Updated April 17, 2015
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  1. Help customers online using chat software, answer customer calls

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - ECare Associate in Wausau, WI
    Former Employee - ECare Associate in Wausau, WI

    I worked at Eastbay part-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Nice, cool, understanding managers. Friendly coworkers. Comfortable wear. Training to help other departments.

    Cons

    Might have to help other departments (which is understandable).

    Advice to Management

    I really like them. They are wiser and more experience than me, what advise would I give them? :)

  2. Great company to work for.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Eastbay

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Innovative company with high growth potential.

    Cons

    The Central-Wisconsin location leaves something to be desired.

  3. Enjoyable Experience

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Eastbay

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    I enjoyed working for Eastbay. My supervisor was very involved and attentive. The work-life balance was great and the vacation and sick benefits were great.

    Cons

    Some of the supervisors seemed to get the job because of seniority and not merit. Just because you've been there a long time doesn't make you an effective leader. There were cliques throughout some of the departments that if an employee wasn't liked because of an arbitrary reason, they were essentially sabotaged.

    Advice to Management

    CEO and VP should really look at some of the management in your Distribution Center. There are people there with positions that they aren't able to effectively do and will repeatedly blame it on their staff which is one of the reasons for the high turnover in entry level positions. Those employees don't feel valued by their supervisors or managers.

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  5. Sales associate

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Wausau, WI
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Wausau, WI

    I worked at Eastbay

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Strong e commerce and marketing

    Cons

    Not managed well; more group meetings

    Advice to Management

    Gain stronger leadership

  6. It was a very easy job, though not rewarding and there was no motivation to do a good job.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Eastbay

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Easy to get, easy to do.

    Cons

    No motivation, no satisfaction, strict working environment

    Advice to Management

    Nah

  7. Sales Invoicing Specialist Intern

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Eastbay

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The working environment was very nice and so were the people that I worked with. Everyone is extremely helpful.

    Cons

    Sometimes there wasn't enough work to do because the position was new.

  8. Meh...it's ok if you desperately need a job, but way too much favoritism going on.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customization in Wausau, WI
    Former Employee - Customization in Wausau, WI

    I worked at Eastbay full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    fulltime work, nice co-workers, good vacation and PTO if you last long enough to get it

    Cons

    Zero flexibility, ridiculous attendance policy (you're not allowed to have any kind of problem come up within the first 3 months or you'll get written up), flagrant favoritism by management shown all the time.

    Advice to Management

    Work on your communication; we cannot read your minds. Pay people a living wage if you want them to be happy to come to work, and work hard.

  9. Great Flexibilty

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Service in Oshkosh, WI
    Former Employee - Customer Service in Oshkosh, WI

    I worked at Eastbay part-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The work schedule is really friendly. When u initially get hired, they allow u to basically make your own schedule and when u need to change your schedule (which u can do every 3 months or so), u can do that as well. The supervisors are really friendly and are always there for u when you need help. They have holiday incentives for being an employee such as gift card giveaways and food during breaks.

    Cons

    You have to often take blame for a lot of things and especially during the holidays, it gets really annoying because people are crabby around Christmas time because a lot of their orders are either wrong or they order the wrong size or color. The pay could be higher as well

    Advice to Management

    I think that people that have been working for the company for a longer period of time should be paid higher. I left the company for a summer, came back and was making the same as a new employee. Previously I had worked there for 4 years prior. Little promotion but other departments may have openings

  10. Eastbay

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Call Center Representative in Oshkosh, WI
    Former Employee - Call Center Representative in Oshkosh, WI

    I worked at Eastbay part-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Flexible hours, paid training, no standing

    Cons

    Low pay, multiple supervisors, strict breaks

  11. Don't waste your time

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Pit Operator in Wausau, WI
    Current Employee - Pit Operator in Wausau, WI

    I have been working at Eastbay part-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Nothing. Worst place ever to work

    Cons

    Poor management. There are zero equal rights on third shift

    Advice to Management

    Fire all management on 3rd shift

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