REI
3.7 of 5 454 reviews
www.rei.com Kent, WA 5000+ Employees

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Excellent employer.

Sales Lead (Current Employee)
Boise, ID

ProsGreat employer. They excel at empowering employees by providing excellent training and support.

ConsDifficult to get on "full time," as they primarily hire and employ part time positions.

Advice to Senior ManagementNone.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Front Line (Current Employee)
    Rancho Cucamonga, CA

    I have been working at REI part-time for more than a year


    Pros: You get the opportunity to move around to different stores as a green vest. You get health care, awesome deals on gear, meet people who… Cons: It takes a while for people to get fired who should be. Like every retail job you get great customers but man when you… Advice to Senior Management: Actually let people go when they don't follow the rules . After coaching the individual on multiple… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Lukewarm bathwater... not what I'd expected.

    Sales Specialist (Current Employee)
    Indianapolis, IN

    I have been working at REI


    Pros: For a large store I got the feeling the employees were great team players who shares a common vision - inspire… Cons: Managers have to lie to corporate (to keep their jobs) and hide the real downside of working in a department environment. Why? I think… Advice to Senior Management: Stop focusing on numbers and get to know your people and what they have to say. … Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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