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Would recommend!

Analyst (Current Employee) Kent, WA

ProsFlexible schedule, employee discounts, incredible co-workers, company values.

ConsWorklife balance can be questionable and varies from dept to dept. Change is very slow. They often times don't hire enough people to do the work and then wonder why the work product is mediocre.

Advice to Senior ManagementLISTEN to your people, when they tell you they are overworked, do something about it. Don't tell us to "stop/Start/Continue" and then never let us "stop" anything.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    • Disapproves of CEO

    3 people found this helpful  

    REI shiny on the outside, dark and scary inside

    Sales Associate (Former Employee) Colorado City, CO

    I worked at REI full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros: Great discounts, awesome co-workers, great for outdoor gear junkies, good… Cons: Too much pressure to sell memberships. Not enough guaranteed hours, pay is too low especially when compared to management… Advice to Senior Management: Listen to your employees Listen to your customers See what is going… 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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    2 people found this helpful  

    Too many employees = not enough hours!

    Sales Specialist (Current Employee) Woodbridge, VA

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

    Pros: Casual atmosphere, great employee deals, fun to work for Cons: too many employees, not enough hours, understaffed shifts! Advice to Senior Management: More people needed on sales-floor to keep up with the "excellent customer service" REI claims to be so important. Treating the day before Christmas and… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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