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Northlake, IL
1001 to 5000 employees
1959
Company - Private
Other Retail Stores
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
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Working at Empire Today

Empire Today, LLC, also commonly known as Empire Carpet and for its famous 800-588-2300® jingle, has been a leading provider of installed home improvements and home furnishings for over 55 years. Empire serves residential and business customers with a wide selection of ... Read more

Mission: We make beautiful new floors easy!

Empire Today Reviews

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Empire Today CEO Keith Weinberger
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    Current Employee - Supervisor in Northlake, IL
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Northlake, IL
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    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Empire Today full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The company values are aligned with my own
    Depending on position and what is needed they try to give you a good work/ family life balance
    There are some wonderful people who care a great deal about the other employees.
    Managers are very approachable
    CEO tries to keep employees aware of what is happening with the company
    Product is exceptional

    Cons

    Parking lot is horrible, we need more spaces and try to redirect the installers from parking in the closest spots each morning

    Advice to Management

    Move the corporate offices out of this building

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Empire Today Interviews

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    OUTSIDE SALES Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 6 days. I interviewed at Empire Today (Saint Louis, MO) in July 2015.

    Interview

    The process began with a phone interview. Standard questions regarding experience and comfort with outside, commission only sales. Details were given regarding the work schedule and the in-person interview as well as requirements for the job including training. The in-person interview was pleasant and pretty easy with the work and training schedule, compensation plan, and need for a LLC covered.

    Interview Questions

    • How comfortable are you with commission only sales?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

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