School Specialty

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A roller coaster ride

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Nashua, NH

ProsI enjoy what I do very much. I am hopeful the new corporate management will pull us up and out.

ConsManagers are too distant from the people in their departments. Hoping this will change with new Senior Management.

Advice to Senior ManagementPerhaps corporate could be more visible. Start to get to know the employees individually (not too many of us left). Pretty scary right now.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    This company relies on a flawed strategy and approach to capturing market share and long term gains.

    Regional Sales Manager (Current Employee) Appleton, WI

    I have been working at School Specialty full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros: Good benefits, respect for family life outside of work, provider… Cons: Furloughs every year, lack of understanding and action on part of… Advice to Senior Management: Have some guts and reverse course where success will follow. 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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    Hanging On for dear life

    Sales Representative (Former Employee) Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at School Specialty full-time for more than a year

    Pros: The non management staff is friendly and down to earth. The… Cons: Management is tight lipped about decisions that will inevitably have huge effects on sales staff which adversly affect the account base. Product training is… Advice to Senior Management: Read the reviews about your managers written by past and current employees… More

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