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Not action-packed, but a good environment

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Charlotte, NC
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Charlotte, NC

I have been working at Mattress Firm

Doesn't Recommend
Approves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Approves of CEO

Pros

Flexible management and scheduling Upper management very accessible Great training department Ability to make good money if it's a good month Strong encouragement

Cons

Long hours Little peer interaction except through email Little coaching once training is complete Commission is paid on a draw, which is not always attainable

Advice to Management

Provide more opportunities for one-on-one sales coaching. Provide a more detailed plan for advancement including necessary actions. Observe and give more feedback.

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  1. Good place to work, long hours

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - PSA in Apex, NC
    Former Employee - PSA in Apex, NC

    I worked at Mattress Firm

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Excellent compensation for good sales people. Support staff did an excellent job of ensuring company enabled the sales people to do their jobs well. Very very good pay for someone with my level of education.

    Cons

    long work hours and extreme difficulty taking time off for any reason. It is a 7 day a week store on commission, so you didn't want to take time off anyway.

    Advice to Management

    The corporate management was a bit heavy handed at times in dealing with our particular market which had produced a formula which worked extremely well. The product line was becoming too diverse to provide a good sales story with so many competing products in store.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Pretty much sucks.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager On Duty in Tampa, FL
    Current Employee - Manager On Duty in Tampa, FL

    I have been working at Mattress Firm

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Decent pay if you can sell. Decent benefits. But this is true of most sales jobs.

    Cons

    Hours are HORRIBLE. Don't expect to have a life, socially or otherwise. Don't expect to go to school to improve yourself, there is simply no time. 60+ Hours a week plus usually pointless meetings as others have stated. Fresh out of college managers have zero leadership skills and just berate you, be prepared to bite your tongue and shrug it off.

    Advice to Management

    CUT DOWN ON THE HOURS. SPLIT UP THE SHIFTS, GIVE EXTRA DAYS OFF ONCE IN A WHILE. SCHEDULE PROPERLY. ANYTHING. MAKE AN ATTEMPT. NO ONE WORKING HERE RESPECTS THIS COMPANY BECUASE OF IDIOTIC THINGS LIKE THIS.


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