Super Supplements Reviews

Updated March 18, 2015
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  1. Not super supplements, SUPPLEMENT SUPERSTORES. Great at first and then downhill from there. Terrible management.

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    Former Employee - Manager, Specialist in Saint Louis, MO
    Former Employee - Manager, Specialist in Saint Louis, MO

    I worked at Super Supplements full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great learning information that you can share with others.

    Cons

    Paycuts like crazy, start at minimum wage, do as your told, don't question, empty promises, expected to do much more, consumes your life.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    There is no entry management. Start at the bottom and work your way up.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  2. Easy work pace, great co workers, fun

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate
    Former Employee - Sales Associate

    I worked at Super Supplements part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Meeting and talking about vendors
    Getting full size samples
    Free Training online for certain products
    Health Event planning

    Cons

    Bought by vitamin shoppe, culture is changing no more paid trainings, too corporate, not investing in their employees any more. Lost a lot of quality people

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Leave super supplements alone and let them continue with their former buissness model and employee training. Vitamin shoppe bought us for a reason.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  3. Sexual Harassment as far as the eye can see

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Super Supplements

    Pros

    It was a great place to work before the culture shift. Suddenly, it didn't matter how hard you worked. It only mattered who your friends were and how well you were willing to play the game

    Cons

    I've never worked for a place that had more issues with sexual harassment. That's one of the reasons I left. I was being harassed and management did nothing about it.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    It was a Super Company

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    Former Employee - Store Manager in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Seattle, WA

    I worked at Super Supplements full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Customers are for the most part enjoyable. If you're passionate about the natural products industry, and if you already know the products, this might be worth it.

    Cons

    We went from a philosophy of "Assume Positive Intent" under Super Supplements to "treat every employee and vendor like a potential thief" under Vitamin Shoppe. Perks are disappearing. The education program was gutted. Labor was cut drastically. There is too much stress on managers and a poor work/life balance.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    It's too late. Every Super Supplements will be a Vitamin Shoppe within a year and a half. Mark my words. Everything that made this company great (for customer and employee) has been lost, except for the few die-hard old employees trained under the old regime that still know their stuff.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6. Was a great place to gain experience in a friendly and professional environment.

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    Former Employee - Assistant Buyer in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Assistant Buyer in Seattle, WA

    I worked at Super Supplements full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    For the most part, the employees were viewed as valuable. Particularly before the company was acquired.

    Cons

    The culture is in transition from being a locally owned and operated, small business atmosphere to becoming more of a corporate setting with tighter budgets and greater expectations. There seems to be less room for people to try out alternative ideas.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Return some of the focus onto the employees. They were seen as valuable before, and they should continue to be.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. Great Seattle Based Company

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Super Supplements

    Pros

    Excellent staff training opportunities, attended many cutting edge product trainings.

    Cons

    Wish they were still an independent company!

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  8. Amazing company!

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    Current Employee - Health Enthusiast in Spokane, WA
    Current Employee - Health Enthusiast in Spokane, WA

    I have been working at Super Supplements full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    For the first time in my life, I finally have a job that I care about. What I do makes a positive difference in other peoples lives. My knowledge, passion, and skills have lead me to this point and are finally being put to use.

    In the past week I've gained a form of wealth I never considered. It's not the monetary gains that give me this sense of wealth, but the people I work with, the products I sell, and the people I assist.

    Cons

    The training program and modules could benefit from an update.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. Not Super Anymore

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA

    I worked at Super Supplements full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great co-workers, was a fantastic place to work, we shared a common goal.

    Cons

    Strong emphasis on Loss Prevention and lots of rules and box-checking. No longer has the same perks it once did before it was bought out by Vitamin Shoppe. Very Little support for store managers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus on the passion, not the process. You're hemorrhaging good people who actually know the product and are great at customer service.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. Friendly, family oriented, professional place to work

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    Former Employee - Accounts Payable Specialist in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Accounts Payable Specialist in Seattle, WA

    I worked at Super Supplements full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very family oriented and understanding of the fact that we all have a life outside of work.
    Great compensation
    Open Door Management

    Cons

    Not many positions open
    Only one location

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. Used to be a Great Company

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Bellevue, WA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Bellevue, WA

    I worked at Super Supplements full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    friendly, flexible, allowed overtime, bonuses, lots of free products and training. They were bought out by Vitamin Shoppe, so I am not sure on how it is to work there any longer.. I have heard it went down hill.

    Cons

    Bought out by vitamin shoppe, pay could be better, always changing policy

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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