OEC Business Interiors

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OEC Business Interiors Reviews

Updated February 12, 2015
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  1. A little disorganized, but some very great people work there.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Designer in Jacksonville, FL
    Former Employee - Designer in Jacksonville, FL

    I worked at OEC Business Interiors full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Being a smaller company, there are some opportunities to take on more responsibility if you are prepared to take the initiative.

    Cons

    There can be a good bit of micro-management.

    Advice to Management

    A better management of processes while still allowing personal creativity could be great for this company.

  2. Favoritism

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Elmhurst, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Elmhurst, IL

    I have been working at OEC Business Interiors

    Pros

    Not as micro managed as some Contract Furniture Dealers. Casual Office attire, Good Well known recognized Product Lines. Competent fellow employees.

    Cons

    Favoritism shown to some employees, Some Managers not as qualified as the people that work for them. Competent skilled employees not always rewarded or compensated when compared to other coworkers.

    Advice to Management

    Stop the Favoritism

  3. Helpful (2)

    Miserable place to be every day

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at OEC Business Interiors

    Pros

    There aren't many. Just a handful of nice people.

    Cons

    Depressing environment for a company that sells innovative, exciting office furniture. There is no communication or sense of a team. It's sink or swim at this place! Virtually no real training on product or how each department works. Managers are NOT qualified to run departments. Nepotism at it's finest. They couldn't care less about retaining their best employees(!!?) Worst of all, employees are not trusted and treated like misbehaving pre-schoolers.

    Advice to Management

    Learn to trust, respect, and value your employees. If this was done, the overall morale would increase exponentially. The owners need to stop yelling at each other and causing a scene everyday.

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  5. Helpful (2)

    By far the worst run company I've ever worked at.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at OEC Business Interiors full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    There are a small amount of really nice, normal people that work there. Other than that I can't say anything else.

    Cons

    Poorly managed departments. Little to no training on product. No standards or work ethics enforced. No team environment. Finger pointing at every opportunity. No accountability. Hostile work environment. Everyone is miserable.

    Advice to Management

    Show up to the office and care about your employees. Get their opinions on what is working and what isn't. Stop implementing ideas that make more work for the low people on the totem pole. Give recognition to people who work hard and stop rewarding people who diminish morale and treat their employees with little to no respect.

  6. Not great

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at OEC Business Interiors full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Some nice people. Technology is ok.

    Cons

    For being a furniture dealer that sells some of the most advanced forward thinking designs as far as office furniture goes, this place is stuck in the dark ages. Their facility is dark, old and dirty. Their mentality towards their employees is worse. They have the worst communication skills I've ever seen in a corporate setting. Not to mention they yell, swear and slam doors to express their anger or disappointment with how things are going. The managers are not qualified to oversee their employees and micromanage them excessively.

    Advice to Management

    Hire qualified managers who actually care about their job. Communicate expectations to everyone and stop keeping people in the dark about whats going on in the office. The rumor mill is ridiculous and most of the day is used speculating on whats happening next.

  7. Beware of horrible working conditions....

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Elmhurst, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Elmhurst, IL

    I worked at OEC Business Interiors

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Compensation is decent, computer equipment is adequate

    Cons

    Many hours of overtime at no compensation, poor management of employees, and poor internal communication, Facility is dirty and depressing, with no natural light

    Advice to Management

    Management is weak and underqualified all around

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