Williams-Sonoma
2.9 of 5 572 reviews
www.williams-sonomainc.com San Francisco, CA 5000+ Employees

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Great Place to Work

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
San Francisco, CA

ProsStrong financial peformance, great brands, high caliber talent, terrific female diversity, entreprenurial spirit, beautiful offices, competitive pay and health benefits

ConsHard charging leadership with limited resources provided; not much ethnic diversity; limited paid time off for newcomers; limited work/life balance support

Advice to Senior ManagementTake the time to listen to the people who work in your company; improve paid time-off policy; let people work from home occasionally

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

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    4 Jobs in one. 60 hour weeks, paid for 40 of them

    Associate Buyer (Former Employee)
    San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Williams-Sonoma full-time for more than a year


    Pros: corporate discount and sample sales. name on my resume Cons: too much work for one person to do. no interest… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Great learning environment for entry-level associate but don't hope for more.

    Sales Associate (Former Employee)
    Brooklyn, NY

    I worked at Williams-Sonoma part-time for more than a year


    Pros: My co-workers and Junior Management were a team of dedicated, goal-oriented and efficient workers who took the time to show me the ropes. We… Cons: Senior Management leveraged our skills and abilities to meet deadlines and impress superiors. Corporate and Senior Management made… Advice to Senior Management: Please honor your employees by investing in their career development. Allow them the opportunity to grow and aid in their vertical… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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