Sea Gull Lighting Reviews

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    Historically good place to work, going through a lot of changes

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Management in Riverside, NJ
    Current Employee - Management in Riverside, NJ

    I have been working at Sea Gull Lighting full-time (More than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    Large company, long history in the lighting industry, competitive compensation. Parent company has a positive financial outlook. People are hard working and conscientious.

    Cons

    Transitioning from family owned to corporate culture. A lot of consolidation and downsizing. Jobs are being moved to corporate offices in the chicago area. Consolidations are always difficult, but sometimes necessary.

    Advice to Management

    Management should make sure to always value the contribution of all employees. During times of downsizing, sometimes valuable employees are terminated for various, sometimes seemingly random, reasons.


  2. very well, gives you chance to grow

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Production Manager in Riverside, NJ
    Former Employee - Production Manager in Riverside, NJ

    I worked at Sea Gull Lighting full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    friendly co workers, great team to work with, helping each other

    Cons

    change in focus to start cutting staff and overload work

    Advice to Management

    listen to experienced senior staff


  3. Was a good place to work before Generation Brands took over.

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sea Gull Lighting

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Ability to set own schedule.

    Cons

    Micro-managing regional managers, NO product, NO support staff, Out of touch Senior Management. Started out very well, and then went downhill fast after acquired by Generation Brands. Generation Brands went through bankruptcy, and was never the same after. Customers lost confidence, company couldn't ship product because they didn't have any, and it took forever to get even the most simple requests done by the corporate office.

    Advice to Management

    Sell the company, or put it out of it's misery!



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