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The Brick Overview

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Edmonton, AB (Canada)
1001 to 5000 employees
1971
Company - Public (BRK)
Retail
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
IKEA, Ashley Furniture Homestore, Sears
For over 40 years, The Brick has been led by visionary men and women who have embraced each business opportunity with the drive for success. At The Brick, we have tremendous equity in our entrepreneurial team.

We know home furnishings, appliances ... Read more

Mission: At The Brick, we are open to new ideas that will make us more competitive and allow us to serve our customers better. The Brick has built solid foundations for long-term success, such as:

- An effective team, which has leadership with solid organization ... Read more

The Brick Reviews

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Jim Caldwell
54 Ratings
  • "It was bad before but has gotten worse since Leon's owns it now."

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    Current Employee - Truck/Lorry Driver in Ontario, CA
    Current Employee - Truck/Lorry Driver in Ontario, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at The Brick full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    employee discount on merchandise and benefits

    Cons

    Very stressful atmosphere, managers are no help, they just think about getting stuff sold and reaching their monthly quota so they can get their bonuses at the end of the month and screwing customers over with poor customer service. Lots of favoritism and gossip like no other workplace I've ever been too, pretty much like high school. Wouldn't recommend working at the brick at all or buying from them. Once I find another job, I am gone in a second, I won't even give them 2 weeks notice because of the stress they brought upon me at the workplace.

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The Brick Interviews

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at The Brick (Toronto, ON (Canada)).

    Interview

    I applied at one location for sales and got hired at another location by the store manager for customer service. In my case there wasn't much of an interview which was easy but also striked me as odd. He hired me after looking over my resume and noted that I look strong. I agreed I was strong and he explained I would have to accept the truck and assemble furniture, lift boxes when needed.

    Interview Questions

    • "You look strong, are you strong?"   2 Answers
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