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Wonderful Brands Reviews

Updated July 7, 2014
Updated July 7, 2014
9 Reviews
2.2
9 Reviews
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    Great Company

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    Former Employee - Retail Sales Merchandiser  in  Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Merchandiser in Houston, TX

    I worked at Wonderful Brands as a contractor for less than a year

    Pros

    The staff was very helpful in my training and helped me learn so much.

    Cons

    nothing bad to say. Great place to work.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Micro managed

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    Current Employee - Retail Supervisor  in  Burnside East, SC
    Current Employee - Retail Supervisor in Burnside East, SC

    I have been working at Wonderful Brands full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Company car and gas card.

    Cons

    The company micro manages you every minute of your day.. How long it takes you to drive from location to location. There is no balance you are required to do an 8 hour day and then
    All your weekly paperwork has to be done on your own time. It could take 2 hours but if you cut your day 15 minutes it's a problem. They have a huge turn over rate. The supervisors are robots with no people skills and if you make a complaint or suggestion you are done. They say they have an open door policy but nothing is kept in confidence and no one keeps their word. STAY AWAY this company could make their numbers if they would hire new managers especially in the South East teams.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take some communication classes and treat your reps and supervisors with respect and not stab them in the back.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Disfunctional Management, want to get out

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Field Sales Merchandiser
    Current Employee - Field Sales Merchandiser

    I have been working at Wonderful Brands full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Company car, Benefits, Products, Giving Back Program

    Cons

    Low morale due to heavy handiness of upper management and it rolls down to retail reps. Reps must do as told--do not think outside the box. Very oppressive, especially in certain parts of the country.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get it together between sales and merchandising divisions. Back your merchandisers. This could be a great program. Monitor and train managers better so they are proactive, not reactive. Believe in your employees.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Field sales Rep. California based company with California sales having the lowest Nationwide! all Management fault

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    Former Employee - Field Sales Representative  in  Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Field Sales Representative in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Wonderful Brands full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Company car, nice hours, nice swag

    Cons

    Management is very unfair... was constantly harassed. And belittled. no room for growth. As soon as I spoke up I got fired!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    company really needs to looking into diversifying upper management. and revamp all HR.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great Company!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Field Sales Merchandiser
    Current Employee - Field Sales Merchandiser

    I have been working at Wonderful Brands full-time

    Pros

    - Benefits
    - Company Car
    - Great Products
    - Management really listens to the employees and follows through with ideas
    - Company is growing very quickly

    Cons

    - Opportunity for advancement is slim, but more jobs are being created

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Fun at first, but very disorganized and rules are processes are different depending on who it is

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Wonderful Brands full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Allows you to work independently, fun concept of brands, good business trip locations

    Cons

    Management is NOT united, and very unorganized at times. Not open to new ideas and suggestions even thought some say they are, they don't mean it. If you have been there long enough, you know not to speak up and try to fly under the radar for fear of loosing your job.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be proactive as opposed to reactive, support your management and the decisions they make, and don't back stab and make things up to cover your own faults.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Field Sales Representative

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Field Sales Representative  in  Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Field Sales Representative in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Wonderful Brands full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    mon-fri, company car. use to be able get free product now you need to purchase it almost full price so you do get a slight discount

    Cons

    long hours, micro managment, no room for growth opportunities. company unfair towards large territories.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
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    Sales Merchandiser

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    Current Employee - Sales Merchandiser  in  Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Sales Merchandiser in Vancouver, BC (Canada)

    I have been working at Wonderful Brands full-time

    Pros

    Car, iPad, Benefits, Off early, minimal emails

    Cons

    Managers are not proactive only reactive when told my upper management
    7 am start times are a waste

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    focus on sales aspects

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Need to Improve A lost

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Greater Noida (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Greater Noida (India)

    I have been working at Wonderful Brands full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Job security if you are in a project .. if on bench start searching new job
    can work for decades if willing to work on a small pay ..

    Cons

    Onsite depends on projects .. a few of them
    salary hike 5% minimum .. 8% maximum
    Higher managment is poor ..HR are worse
    make you work on anything .. java person to manual testing .. etc

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try some other company .. or if willing to join .. first know your project .. consult others about that project from that company location

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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