Tempur Sealy International Reviews

Updated February 1, 2015
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Tempur Sealy International President, CEO, and Director Mark A. Sarvary
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  1. Excellent company -- Great place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - IT Professional in Lexington, KY
    Current Employee - IT Professional in Lexington, KY

    I have been working at Tempur Sealy International full-time (less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good environment, cutting-edge technology, sound management, freedom to work.

    Cons

    I can't make up something that ain't.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing.

  2. Helpful (1)

    Good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lexington, KY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lexington, KY

    I have been working at Tempur Sealy International full-time (more than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Supervisor invests in growth
    Motivation and encouraging to new ideas
    Powered opportunity to make decisions
    Great atmosphere holistically, but departments have their own issues

    Cons

    Pay is sub par
    Still operates with a high to low management decision structure
    Can get pigeon holed into positions easily; hard to move up

    Advice to Management

    Listen to those who do the work everyday, identify your true SMEs and make sure decisions for future changes include those who will do the everyday work.

  3. Great Company To Work For

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Lexington, KY
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Lexington, KY

    I have been working at Tempur Sealy International full-time (more than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    Great working environment - hard working dedicated people. Building is a great plus - beautiful - on site cafe, Starbucks and gym. Looks out for the employee.

    Cons

    Compensation is not up to industry standards. Company needs to focus on better training. Senior executives not always aware of what goes on in the day to day work day.

    Advice to Management

    May want to consider a better training program.

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  5. Helpful (1)

    Great People. Rough Exec. Culture

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lexington, KY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lexington, KY

    I worked at Tempur Sealy International full-time (more than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great working environment. The building is state of the art, with a Starbucks and cafe onsite. The workout facility and common areas are nice, open, and well maintained. Beautiful building, and very nice people to work with.

    Cons

    Senior executives have a tendency to rule by fear. Intimidation, and some ruthless politics are employed to grab power and position in the newly merged company. If you are working at the executive level, wear Kevlar. Very unfortunate sub-culture in an otherwise great organization.

    Advice to Management

    The top HR officer should do exit interviews with employees who are released under bizarre circumstances and who have otherwise been stellar employees.

  6. Great place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lexington, KY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lexington, KY

    I have been working at Tempur Sealy International

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    High growth and future opportunity
    High visibility
    Low bureaucracy

    Cons

    Fewer employees and positions for rotation

  7. Great Place to Work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Financial Systems Analyst in Lexington, KY
    Current Employee - Financial Systems Analyst in Lexington, KY

    I have been working at Tempur Sealy International

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Here are some of the positive points with Tempur Pedic
     - Friendly environment
     - Technologically current
     - Intelligent leadership
     - Caring attitude toward employees
     - Provides great challenging work environment

    Cons

    Here are some cons about Tempur Pedic
     - Insurance is self insurance, which generally works out for most people well, but can be an issue in certain cases
     - Salary in my case was lower than the market salary for my profession, but I gained a lot of value from my employment here, and I am by no means dissatisfied.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to do what you've been doing..if you increased salaries somewhat you'd be exceptional. Also, I believe the health insurance situation needs reexamined. However, I realize the cost might outweigh the beneifts for the vast majority of people. I know you lost some great employees due to salary issues.

  8. Outstanding performance overlooked and unappreciated by senior executives for personal favorites.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Territory Sales Manager in Lexington, KY
    Former Employee - Territory Sales Manager in Lexington, KY

    I worked at Tempur Sealy International

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

    Pros

    Would mention them if they existed.

    Cons

    MULTIPLE layoff rounds in last few years. Tenured employees fearful of their job stability with layoffs not based on performance. Employee are treated differently. Lexington based employees have some perks, other employees domestically and internationally do not receive (i.e. healthy living incentives, gym). Lack of Senior Management feedback to contribute and guide expressed internal growth.

  9. Decent place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Lexington, KY
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Lexington, KY

    I worked at Tempur Sealy International

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Fairly laid back
    Growing company
    Nice workout facilities
    Nice benefits (for permanent employees)
    Jeans every Friday
    Seasoned employees are willing to help newer hires (can also be negative--see below)
    Occasional meals and nice discounts provided

    Cons

    Issues with other departments timely responsiveness
    Not many opportunities for advancement
    Not all information is available to perform job duties, so new hires must rely on seasoned employees (no guarantee that they are correct)
    Temps do not get any benefits at all which is understandable, but unfortunate.
    Not many open permanent positions for temp employees, but maybe because the economy is still recovering.

    Advice to Management

    Help each department realize that no department is better than the other. Other departments seem to think that Customer Service Department and their requests are less important than theirs.

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