Helzberg Diamonds

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Helzberg Diamonds Reviews

Updated Jul 27, 2014

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2.7 70 reviews

39% Approve of the CEO

Helzberg Diamonds Chairman and CEO Beryl B. Raff

Beryl B. Raff

(38 ratings)

40% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Berkshire Hathaway bragging rights (in 5 reviews)

  • Employee Discount; annual training seminars (in 5 reviews)


Cons
  • Upper management and corporates response to concerns about the environment (in 4 reviews)

  • Used to have an awesome commission structure where if you sold a (in 4 reviews)

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70 Employee Reviews
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    Great company to work for

    Sales Associate (Current Employee)

    ProsCompany truly cares about its employees and my coworkers were great.

    ConsIt's retail, so of course hours and weekends and holidays are going to be a challenge if you're expecting to work M-F 8-5 then this is not a good fit.

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

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    Great place to work

    Sales Associate (Current Employee) Langhorne, PA

    ProsGet to play with jewelry

    ConsNot a lot of room for growth

    Advice to Senior ManagementBEtter pay

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

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    Wonderful!

    Sales Associate (Former Employee) Atlanta, GA

    ProsGreat working environment and outstanding training!

    ConsGreat only if you love working with people and can work as a team. Need to be able to handle fast paced learning, goes beyond jewelry sales

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Surprisingly one of my favorite jobs.

    Office Manager (Former Employee) Pleasanton, CA

    ProsAmazing pay for what it is, great perks and they truly take care of their employees

    ConsThe hours were hard, but it is retail.

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

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    I couldn't be happier

    Store Manager (Current Employee) Troy, MI

    ProsHelzberg is an amazing place to work. A place where you will make your own destiny. You can go as far as you want with this company. Helzberg is a very positive environment to work in. I came from a dog eat dog company where I struggled to get ahead. Here I've been nothing but happy and my career has advanced 10 fold.

    ConsWork personal life balance but any real retail job is that way...

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

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    Absolutely one of the most positive experiences in my life

    Assistant Manager (Current Employee)

    Proscompensated for your good work, which is easily tracked by how much you sale. Your pay is directly linked to sales production. You also have easy access to upper management. Both the VP of the company and the CEO have visited the store.

    Consi have no negatives of the company

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

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    it a great place to work

    Store Manager (Current Employee) Tulsa, OK

    Prosit is a great place to work

    Consyou will not get more money later on, get it when you hire on!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Awesome place to work

    Store Manager (Current Employee) Atlanta, GA

    ProsI can have a balanced life

    ConsComputers systems are really obsolete

    Advice to Senior ManagementNone

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good place to work

    Assistant Manager (Current Employee)

    ProsThe training is reimbursed and the certifications are excellent to have!

    ConsJust the hours, but hey it is retail in the Mall. Smile

    Advice to Senior ManagementBe a leader and not a follower and be willing to step outside the box to show you want and will be successful.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good place to work

    Sales Associate (Former Employee) Mesquite, TX

    ProsCompany culture is positive.
    If you work hard, the pay is good.
    Career advancement opportunities are good

    ConsSince being bought out by Berkshire Hathaway, they have gradually scaled back commissions & employee discount.

    Advice to Senior ManagementThe company expects managers to be positive to the extreme & sometimes that puts managers in a position where they feel they cannot communicate honestly with sales associates. Remember that your sales associates will work harder if given some buy-in on making the store goal.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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