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Good for retail, poor for work-life balance.

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA

I have been working at ShaneCo full-time

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Recommends
Neutral Outlook

Pros

The pay is excellent for retail. The training at Shane Co. is also a strong suit. New employees become acquainted quickly.

Cons

Leadership is constantly concerned with sales numbers, not much personal care. Seemingly a great "career choice" but it's easy to get burnt out with the hours, especially if you're in management. Only one opportunity for a raise a year.

Advice to Management

Pay your office associates the same as your sales staff, their jobs are just as hard. Your office associates have different skills, and it's not fair to pay them less. Stop being so concerned about numbers, care about your associates pay them fairly and focus on them having fun and the numbers will come around!

ShaneCo Response

Sep 17, 2014VP of Human Resources

We appreciate you taking the time to recommend us as an employer, thank you! We have recently changed how much focus we are putting on "the numbers" in our communication and agree that paying people ... More

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  1. Helpful (2)

    Exhaustingly micro-managed

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at ShaneCo

    Pros

    Learn a lot about jewelry, customers are generally very nice, friendly co-workers, decent discount, occasional bonuses

    Cons

    Terrible leadership, micro managed to the point of exhaustion, lack of professionalism, only 3 weekends off a year, more focused on sales than customer experience

    Advice to Management

    Be consistent with policies, treat employees like adults rather than toddlers, be less condescending

    ShaneCo Response

    Sep 17, 2014Vice President of Human Resources

    We agree....our customers and co-workers are AWESOME! We are very sorry to hear that you felt micro-managed. We are working hard to ensure our team is well trained, well treated and very empowered ... More


  2. They have a bad reputation in the job market for a reason.

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Centennial, CO
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Centennial, CO

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Wages in some departments are very competitive.

    Cons

    You will be used and abused. Your goals are not their concern. Little Advancement, and when it does happen it generally goes to someone unqualified. They have lots of unhappy employees and a very high rate of employee turnover. Never go to HR for help. They will throw you under the bus.

    ShaneCo Response

    Sep 17, 2014VP of Human Resources

    We certainly do apologize you felt that way about your experience with our company and with HR in particular. We take compensation, advancement, and our general environment very seriously and have ... More


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