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10 reasons not to join this company

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  • Senior Management
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  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Store Manager in Philadelphia, PA
Current Employee - Store Manager in Philadelphia, PA

I have been working at Bed Bath & Beyond full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

You will work hard and stay late, great if your overweight and don't like to sleep

Cons

10 Reasons not to like this company:

10. Never enough staff to help customer on the sales floor and at the registers. You will get crap from someone for either not having enough cahiers or not having enough employees on the sales floor.
 9. Outdated computer systems that are not user friendly.
 8. Big profits for company / no bonus/stock plan for any employee/managers
 7. Hypocrisy in the District/Regional Staff. They make up rules and say it is "company policy" but your the only district that has to do it, they rely on no one questioning it.
 6. Stores are Filthy. Minimal cleaning habits
 5. Training programs barely exist. There is a manual but the program really is useless in everyday practice and your expected to be fully trained the first day
 4. No real way to manage the freight. You will become accustomed to climbing ladders for at least half your shift. They have a max carton you should receive and be able to put away but it is just a number because you have to stay until your done. Like 1-2am sometimes.
 3. Raises suck- get yours on the way in because your not getting anymore.
 2. Role plays. If you like being talked down to and treated like your in a school play you may like doing role plays but I haven't met an employee who didn't cringe at the words role play.
 1. If your a manager and your sick, your screwed, you gotta work because there is nobody else to cover your shift

Advice to ManagementAdvice

You need to share the wealth. Let the employees have a chance to purchase stock or provide some kind of bonus program for managers/employees so they may want to stay or be invested somehow

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Horrible

    Former Employee - Sales Associate in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    Good hours and ok pay for retail, fun employees that make the job less miserable

    Cons

    sometimes really Long hours with slow traffic, too many ghetto employees makes environment less enjoyable. Bad management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get a new store manager

  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Associate

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

    I worked at Bed Bath & Beyond part-time

    Pros

    Good first job, gives some good job skills. Company gives good training on their products.

    Cons

    High turnover in management. Poor job retaining talent once their there.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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