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West Marine Overview

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Watsonville, CA
1001 to 5000 employees
1968
Company - Public (WMAR)
Vehicle Dealers
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Unknown

Working at West Marine

West Marine has the goods to keep your boat shipshape. It is the nation's #1 boating supplies retailer, offering some 60,000 recreational boating products. The company operates about 325 stores under the West Marine name in 38 US states, Canada, and Puerto Rico ... Read more

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    I worked at West Marine part-time

    Pros

    Decent Employee Discount
    Relatively Stress Free Workplace
    Good flexible hours
    Good customer interactions

    Cons

    Lots of downtime but also times of high stress

    Advice to Management

    Good management is the key

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West Marine Interviews

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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a week. I interviewed at West Marine.

    Interview

    Brief questions, asking about my work experience and how much I knew about boating. Asked how my grades were in school. They also asked about my requirements to work there (Wage, hours etc.)

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