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Wonderful Company to Work for

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Sales Associate in Downingtown, PA
Current Employee - Sales Associate in Downingtown, PA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Orvis Company part-time (Less than a year)

Pros

good hours and store atmosphere

Cons

None very pleasant place to work

Advice to Management

good job

Other Employee Reviews for Orvis Company

  1. A good place to work

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Orvis Company full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    I'm a fisherman so working for Orvis was great in that respect. There are a lot of fringe benefits if you're a fisherman working for Orvis. They have a great employee discount. They have yearly fishing manager meetings at their headquarters in Vermont which is a good time. They also have a yearly meeting for their store managers. The Orvis company has a great culture and donates a lot of money to charity.

    Cons

    Retail doesn't pay very well and Orvis is no exception. Many of the guys I know that work for Orvis do it because of the focus on fly fishing and not they pay. Another con is that they focus mainly on an older demographic for their clothing so although you get a great discount on clothes, if you're under the age of 50 you might not want to wear any of them.

    Advice to Management

    Separate your fly fishing sections from the rest of the store. I don't know any fisherman that wants to walk through women's clothing, or sports jackets in order to buy flies. Also, let the employees play music. The music choices are terrible.


  2. Orvis

    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Orvis Company full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good people and great discount.

    Cons

    Very low commission, sometimes over staffed on sales floor.


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