Omaha Steaks Reviews

Updated July 26, 2015
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  1. Inbound Sales

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Omaha Steaks part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible, great discount, awesome people to work with. This is a great part-time job. I would recommend it to everyone.

    Cons

    I don't really have anything negative to say. They are a great company and treat their employees with respect.


  2. Outbound Phone Sales

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Omaha Steaks full-time

    Pros

    Great training... You should be able to sell steaks over the phone after the week training program The food is pretty good and you get it for pretty cheap

    Cons

    They make you sell to everyone. Wanted me to sell to sick people. I don't care if it is a fake excuse I'm sure a lot of the people couldn't afford the expensive food.

    Advice to Management

    Don't force your employees to sell to people that are sick. Listen to employees more and pay a little bit better.


  3. Store Manager

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Fort Myers, FL
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Fort Myers, FL

    I worked at Omaha Steaks (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Great discount, excellent product and hours weren't bad.

    Cons

    Poor upper management, medical benefits were not that great, poor technology and tools for employees.

    Advice to Management

    Change the structure of how you goal individual stores! Much too often goals were a blanket amount for every store instead of goaling each store against LY numbers like most retail stores do. Most times, the goals were unattainable.


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  5. Store Manager

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    Former Employee - Retail Manager in Dayton, OH
    Former Employee - Retail Manager in Dayton, OH

    I worked at Omaha Steaks full-time

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

    Pros

    Discount, good benefits, pto paid for part time employees.

    Cons

    Too many directives from upper management with conflicting information. Not enough positive feedback.

    Advice to Management

    Get on the same page on expectancies.


  6. Decent company, low tech

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Employment Specialist in Omaha, NE
    Current Employee - Employment Specialist in Omaha, NE

    I have been working at Omaha Steaks (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Family company. Good discount and quality products.

    Cons

    Very behind technology-wise. Scare resources in terms of personnel, computers, good software, etc. Pretty low paying jobs for the amount of work that is expected. Not a lot of promotion or mobility potential. Benefits have been steadily decreasing in the last 8 years. Professional development and training is lacking.

    Advice to Management

    Recognize employees more for the constant work they put in. Improve benefits. Bring fun and excitement into the workplace.


  7. Individual Stores great...corporate has problems

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Westfield, NJ
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Westfield, NJ

    I worked at Omaha Steaks part-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    Working with great people everyday is a plus. Hard working and dedicated co-workers made it easy to go to work. Store manager was amazing.

    Cons

    Monthly "Goals" were not realistic and sometimes even laughable. It appeared no one in the "regional" office had any clue about the actual sales of each store.

    Advice to Management

    Get rid of antiquated monthly goals. If you want a good salesman, don't make them try to get each customer to spend $100.


  8. Sales Associate

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Bogota, NJ
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Bogota, NJ

    I worked at Omaha Steaks part-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Discount on items. Good pay compared to other retail companies.

    Cons

    You have to know your schedule almost a month and a half before (example: If I want to take off in July 2015, you would need to know by half way through May 2015). The company doesn't care about it's employees bonuses. Bonuses are literally almost impossible to reach since there are so many promotions that cut the price down too much. End of the year evaluation for your "raise" is horrible, if you have a few bad months in numbers don't get your hopes up/

    Advice to Management

    Stop doing 10 price specials at the same time. I was trying to study for classes while trying to study 10 different prices for one of the many products. The customers are too familiar with the cheap prices so when they increase the price customer volume will decrease. "Family Owned Company" is the reason, they just don't care.


  9. outbound sales rep

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    Former Employee - Outbound Sales Representative in Omaha, NE
    Former Employee - Outbound Sales Representative in Omaha, NE

    I worked at Omaha Steaks full-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    employees...discounted prices for high quality food

    Cons

    high pressure sales techniques on senior citizen customers, who can no longer eat or afford steaks!!


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    Sales Associate

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Sales Associate in Ridgewood, NJ
    Former Employee - Senior Sales Associate in Ridgewood, NJ

    I worked at Omaha Steaks full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great working environment, great benefits, customer service very good actually and the work schedule allowed me to finish my BSW.

    Cons

    You can't pick your store managers....

    Advice to Management

    Respect and appreciate staff and they will help to advance your organization


  11. Family friendly company

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Omaha Steaks (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Pay is above market and schedule is flexible.

    Cons

    When cattle prices are high it's tough to get annual bonuses.

    Advice to Management

    Keep family-friendly culture and promote from within.



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