Cabela's

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Little Opportunity for Advancement

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sidney, NE
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sidney, NE

I worked at Cabela's full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Cabela's is a premiere retailer and puts its customers and its Brand at the forefront of everything they do.

Cons

There are managers that run their areas and treat their employees with such arrogance and entitlement that it makes for a difficult work environment. These same managers do not consider promoting their employees but seem to get promotions for themselves. Their excessive hunting/fishing trips at the cost of the company are a priority while business can sometimes suffer. Managers who do not have children do not understand the need for work/life balance when it comes to illness or medical appointments. When issues are brought to the attention of HR, the managers prevail.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Employee surveys are conducted each year and are to be shared with employees and used as a tool to improve work environments. Yet there are departments that have not seen results for years.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Best job experience out there.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Outfitter in Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Outfitter in Saint Louis, MO

    I have been working at Cabela's part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Being around what I love to do everyday, and helping out people that I enjoy being around.

    Cons

    Management doesn't lead by example, too many chiefs and not enough indians.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Interact more with your employees, don't be such a dictatorship and more leading by example.

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

    Slave Labor, Favortism, Poor Management

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

    I have been working at Cabela's part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    I was going to say their selection of merchandise. Unfortunately, you do not get your employee discount off the sale price. Sometimes the sale price is better than your discount.

    Cons

    Extremely HIGH turnover for retail.
    Low Pay.
    Horrible scheduling.
    Poor Managerment, many are lazy.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take classes on HOW to manage employees. Bullying is not how it's done. I have witnessed employees going to HR with no results taken. HR is FOR the company. They will not stick up for you.
    It would be nice to know you actually care about us, but instead we seem to be nothing but a slave to rack up sales and credit cards.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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