Sur La Table
2.6 of 5 173 reviews
www.surlatable.com Seattle, WA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Not and easy job, but manager can make or break the experience

Sales Associate (Current Employee)
Houston, TX

ProsDiscount great. Lots of free coffee. Cooking classes. I have worked under two different store managers since the store opened, and the first one was erratic, irrational, and a megalomania who exerted her will on every single issue, but ended up being wrong on most of them. The new store manager can have an occasional moment of anger, but is actually extremely even keeled, fair, and actually seems to care. Be prepared for whoever your store manager or assistant managers are, because they can make a huge difference.

Cons- lack of hours
- last minute changes
- lots of work without support

Advice to Senior ManagementTrust in your managers and associates. They can get the job done if you just give them the tools and gameplan upfront.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Sales Associate (Current Employee)
    Kirkland, WA

    I have been working at Sur La Table full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: Store is fun, cooking classes are fun, discount is nice Cons: pay is really, incredibly low. Advice to Senior Management: pay us more, we'll be happier No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Simple and fun, but drawbacks..

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    San Antonio, TX

    I have been working at Sur La Table part-time for less than a year


    Pros: -Good Discount -Slow during nonholiday weekdays -Good pay for workload - Some productive and nice coworkers/managers -Mostly relaxed environment and with the right shift/people you will forget your even… Cons: -Schedule a nightmare -Crapshoot for whether you have to work a lot. Sometimes you'll be drained with lots of hours/demanding managers or you'll get no hours/work… Advice to Senior Management: Get some consistency, listen and don't talk down to your employees. If you treat them like equals you will get a much… More
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