Design Within Reach
2.5 of 5 39 reviews
www.dwr.com Stamford, CT 150 to 499 Employees

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Greatest Job Experience I've Had!

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Stamford, CT

ProsThe atmosphere is perfect, the company is growing, everyone is nice to work with. Interior growth is totally within reach at Design Within Reach.

ConsThe only issues are that people seem to be posting some inaccurate reviews on this website.

Advice to Senior ManagementThey should continue to expand on the goals of the company.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Poorly Managed Company

    Account Executive (Current Employee)
    Stamford, CT

    I have been working at Design Within Reach full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: Easy going CEO, decent employee discounts..for those employees who could actually… Cons: Poor management in the Stamford Headquarters, unqualified and inexperienced individuals hold titles without proper training. High turnover rate due to declining sales and overpriced product… Advice to Senior Management: Give credit to those who actually work hard, stop favoring those who do not deserve it; just because they are friendly with employees that of… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Worst job experience of my life; fired for being hospitalized for three days

    Corporate Receptionist (Former Employee)
    Stamford, CT

    I worked at Design Within Reach full-time for less than a year


    Pros: Convenient commute, nothing more than that. Cons: HR department is extremely unprofessional- the company does not even deserve one star after the way I was… Advice to Senior Management: Baffled as to how the Human Resource department won the "2012 HR Team of the Year Award" when I was fired by my supervisor (and… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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