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expect to work - lifting 10 to 40 lb packages hourly

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Former Employee - Merchandiser/Sales in New York, NY
Former Employee - Merchandiser/Sales in New York, NY

I worked at Scotts Miracle-Gro part-time (less than a year)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

started in feb 2012 - due to warm spring and lost over 30 lbs -
changed from paying you for distance to proving 2 /hr extra for commutes over 30 minutes - initial salary 13/hr = total 15/hr
401k & roth - strongly recommend their Roth - over 401K - have a very good match invest 1/2 salary

Cons

scheduling typically worked 15 hr a wk in feb & 20 hr/wk in march 30 hrs a week in april fell back to 20 hrs in may and 8 hrs in June - fertilizer sales from june to september are very slow & only multi-year are kept - other part time employees get laidoff in summer & after october -

Advice to Management

permit employees to buy in to medical plan

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    Current Employee - Supervisor in Marysville, OH
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Marysville, OH

    I have been working at Scotts Miracle-Gro full-time (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Easy, no pressure, and not difficult to execute.

    Cons

    Too much time on your hands could get some people in trouble.

    Advice to Management

    Apply more aggresively continuos improvement inniciatives in slow season.

  2. Crazy spring, summer, and laid-back late summer, fall and winter work

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    Current Employee - Territory Service Representative in Salt Lake City, UT
    Current Employee - Territory Service Representative in Salt Lake City, UT

    I have been working at Scotts Miracle-Gro full-time (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    independent, get your work done on your own time, time off for vacation

    Cons

    work several saturdays in spring and summer busy months.

    Advice to Management

    Have a set time every two weeks or every month where you celebrate success, need to reward success of branch a lot more

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