Sur La Table

www.surlatable.com
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Fantastic Company and a great place to work!

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA

I worked at Sur La Table

Pros

Great Discount, Love Cooking, great People

Cons

Sur La Table has a a very fast paced work environment. It's intense.

Recommends
Approves of CEO

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    A fun place to work

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    Current Employee - Manager in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Manager in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Sur La Table

    Pros

    Sur la Table is the trusted authority for cooking.
    It's fun to work with home cooks and professional chefs.
    Very nice Employee Discount

    Cons

    Never enough time in the day to get everything done.
    Limited exposure to senior executives.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to your employees.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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    Once a good place to work, now falling apart

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    Former Employee - Key Holder in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Key Holder in Washington, DC

    I worked at Sur La Table

    Pros

    The employee discount was nice.

    Cons

    Horrible executive "leadership" (though they don't know how to lead, which is the problem)

    Store managers are under such pressure to make numbers and focus on schizophrenic directives from upper management, that the employees are mistreated. Good managers can't last long.

    There is an environment of fear everywhere. If you don't make your numbers, you get fired. If you make your numbers but don't do it their "way", you get fired.

    Managers and supervisors were expected to be "yes" people, not creative go-getters.

    Inexperienced, terrible managers only ones willing to attempt to run stores.

    Terrible pay.

    Training for new people - non-existent
    Ongoing training for current products - awful
    Customer service and staff abilities - awful

    In our store the facility itself was awful. A/C broke every year with in store temps reaching over 100 degrees often. Heating unit broke down every winter. The building leaks every time it rains.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You are ruining a once great store. Get a clue! Learn about loyalty and the importance of treating employees right. You can't run a company without listening to your line managers, they are the front lines, they know what is happening.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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