The Other Wine & Spirits

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  1. sales

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    Current Employee - Sales in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Sales in Detroit, MI

    I have been working at The Other Wine & Spirits part-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    great money, great, flexible, cool, spacy

    Cons

    too much work, no promotion, no stable, not like past jobs, etc


  2. Sales

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at The Other Wine & Spirits full-time

    Pros

    Dynamic start up, great place to learn, lot of growth opportunities in this start up. Feeling of a real team effort

    Cons

    there was a very strong pressure on sales on everyone, internal processes were at the beginning, budgets were very difficult to achieve and always changing


  3. Woot

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    Current Employee - Nonya in Saint Charles, MO
    Current Employee - Nonya in Saint Charles, MO

    I have been working at The Other Wine & Spirits full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Super place to work, woot!

    Cons

    None really... pretty awesome place...

    Advice to Management

    Give'em a raise, they deserve it.


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  5. The Other Wine & Spirits = BAD NEWS.

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    Current Employee - Employee in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Employee in Miami, FL

    I have been working at The Other Wine & Spirits

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Ok if you want to get into the Wine industry and learn about mediocre French wines.

    Cons

    Management tends to give preferential treatment to french men and tends not to hold in very high regard american or female employees. Intimidation is the main motivator. Being scolded or belittled in front of others is quite the norm here. The pay is well below industry standards (well under 30k) and you are classified as a "part time" employee but are required to work 40 plus hours, travel overnight and NO health insurance or benefits are offered. There is absolutely no room to grow contrary to what is said in the interview. Your coworkers tend to be sponsored french college students with no relevent experience whatsover, who cant even SPEAK english with a visa, apartment, expenses worth several thousands of dollars. The products you sell are mediocre for french wines. They are not recognized and no established wholesaler in south florida will represent them. Dont expect to make ANY commission.

    Advice to Management

    Stick with duty free.


  6. good

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at The Other Wine & Spirits

    Pros

    good, friendly, flexible, time, associations

    Cons

    politics, people, changes, communication, leadership



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