84 Lumber
2.7 of 5 61 reviews
www.84lumber.com Eighty Four, PA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Hard Work

Sales Coordinator (Former Employee)
Summerville, SC

ProsLearning how to talk and sell customers. Learning the construction business. Building relationships with customers. Learning about installed sales and government contracts

Conslong hours, not enough help, very stressful environment, Low overhead. picky customers, customers always want the lowest price, inadequate upper management

Advice to Senior Managementneed to hire more help for the insides sales force. increase pay for inside sales staff, automatic differals from Outside Salesman.

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    stepping stone

    Co-Manager (Former Employee)
    Nashville, TN

    I worked at 84 Lumber


    Pros: hands on experience is good, you're "thrown into the fire" in some senses… Cons: way too many to list but some touch points are low pay/hours ratio...too corporate and "textbook". Managers are too… Advice to Senior Management: Loosen up and restructure an outdated management system as well as the benefit/pay package. Hire more women at… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    some good, much bad

    Co-Manager (Former Employee)

    I worked at 84 Lumber


    Pros: Good opportunity for young/inexperienced applicants. Good ability to learn multiple… Cons: Must conform to "84 way." There is little tolerance for "outside the box" thinking. Management will take credit for all positives but find a "fall… Advice to Senior Management: Invest in the people that invest in you. Take advice from below as well as… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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