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Sherwin Williams is a good company to work for

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Current Employee - Third Key in Plantation, FL
Current Employee - Third Key in Plantation, FL

I have been working at Sherwin-Williams part-time (more than 8 years)

Pros

Sherwin Williams is a good company to work for especially if you are fresh out of high school and need a job before going back to college. Most of the managers are flexible with scheduling hours.

Cons

At Sherwin williams some managers tend to micro manager you. Store managers getting a lot of pressure from upper management, which is putting pressure on everyone below to over perform.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Take a better look at the employees you have working within the company before hiring from outside.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
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  1. Fantastic Culture!

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at Sherwin-Williams as an intern

    Pros

    Great culture- this company really cares about its employees
    Competitive pay
    Inexpensive benefits

    Cons

    Technology laggs a bit
    Space is becoming a premium

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep it up!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 7 people found this helpful

    Not a good experience

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    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager

    I have been working at Sherwin-Williams full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    -Decent pay for out of college
    -Benefits were ok

    Cons

    Where to begin...
    -Very unrealistic store expectations. Assistant managers have to make 30 lead generation calls a week while running the store by themselves. Managers have to do weekly "Seal Island" calls where they have to basically stalk potential customers in Home Depot and Lowe's Parking lots...really??
    -The stores are open 7 days a week and only closed 4 days during the year, so expect to work holidays and weekends (including 4th of July, Memorial Day, Christmas Eve, Labor Day, & New Year's Eve). Very bad work/life balance.
    -Understaffed stores, it's typical to work 12 hour shifts by yourself. Part-time hours have been drastically reduced so there is not as much part-time help available. This leaves Managers and Assistant Managers working by themselves most of the time.
    -44 hour work week rather than a typical 40 hour workweek, those extra hours really do add up!
    -Heavy lifting that can consist of 100+ pounds
    -It can take awhile to advance with the company and you have to be willing to move around

    I suggest college graduates to do research before taking an offer as an MTP with this company. You can find something so much better!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Upper management really needs to keep in touch with store level employees. The company only seems to care about profit rather than the employees which has been leading to lower employee morale.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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