Williams-Sonoma

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Serious support

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  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Sales Associate in Bellevue, WA
Former Employee - Sales Associate in Bellevue, WA

I worked at Williams-Sonoma part-time (less than a year)

Pros

Williams-Sonoma is serious about customer care and supporting their staff. Questions are addressed and answered. Customers and quality of product are the two most important factors driving their business.

Cons

The computer system makes it difficult to follow up with clients and takes to much time to enter in client information. Because of this follow up is almost impossible.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

You care about the quality of your product line, because you understand that quality matters. However, when it comes to your POS and computer system, it becomes difficult to maintain that quality of service with substandard programs and equipment.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

679 Other Employee Reviews for Williams-Sonoma (View Most Recent)

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    Unappreciated, out-of-date practices, high stress, low wages.

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Costa Mesa, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Costa Mesa, CA

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

    Pros

    Easy
    Flexible Schedule
    Good employee discount
    Multiple family companies to transfer to
    Simple breakdown of management levels
    Good second job
    Learning opportunities

    Cons

    Easy to feel trapped there
    Almost impossible to advance career
    Company going broke for obvious reasons
    Old rules and practices that no longer work in todays economy or business practices

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't beat around the bush with your employees we are smart enough to figure out what is going on. Employees are not paid near enough.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Excellent company to work for. Benefits are great

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    Former Employee - Associate in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Associate in Dallas, TX

    I worked at Williams-Sonoma full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Benefits, Hours, Health Insurance plan

    Cons

    Base Salary, Scheduling can be a bit difficult in shift timing (2-9 are weird hours).

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Store managers in each state should work together to create more of a flow across stores.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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