Williams-Sonoma Overview

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  • www.williams-sonomainc.com
  • San Francisco, CA
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1956
  • Company - Public (WSM)
  • Home Furniture and Houseware Shops
  • $5 to $10 billion (USD)

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Founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of high-quality products for the home. Our family of brands includes Williams Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen, West Elm, Williams-Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham. These ...
Mission: Our mission is to bring people together around food, and to enhance the quality of our customers' lives at home.

Williams-Sonoma Reviews

3.0
47%
Recommend to a Friend
61%
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Laura J. Alber
Laura J. Alber
1,020 Ratings
5.0
Former Employee, less than 1 year

"love it"

Mar 9, 2021 - Sales Associate/Cashier

Pros

amazing people to work with and environment

Cons

there were no cons to working here
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Diversity & Inclusion at Williams-Sonoma

3.5
(208 Reviews)

Diversity Programs & Initiatives

Our Mission Around Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

We firmly believe that working in a culture focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion spurs innovation, creates healthy and high-performing teams, and delivers superior customer experiences. We will create and nurture a global company

Diversity & Inclusion FAQs

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How is diversity at Williams-Sonoma?

...Lack of diversity and honesty...Read More

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Williams-Sonoma Interviews

Experience
Positive59%
Negative21%
Neutral20%
Getting an Interview
Applied online48%
In Person28%
Employee Referral9%
Difficulty
2.3
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  1. Assistant Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    I had several interviews stretched out over a couple of weeks. The first interview was by phone, the second was with a store manager, then another telephone, then with a district manager. The communication was so poor. Really disappointing.
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Company Updates

April 26, 2021
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We are thrilled to be named by Forbes as one of the Best Employers for Diversity in 2021! At Williams-Sonoma, Inc, our goal is to create and nurture a global company culture where we ​​​​​​​confidently bring our authentic selves to work every day: where the only criteria for advancement are the quality of our work, the contributions we make to our teams and the business, and where our individual differences—whatever they may be—are valued, explored and appreciated. Click here to read the full press release: https://lnkd.in/gKsT6Qc
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April 23, 2021
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We are Good By Design! In honor of Earth Day, working with the Science Based Targets initiative—the gold standard for goal setting— Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is joining over 1,000 companies reducing their emissions in line with climate science. For details about our commitments and how we’ll get there, click here: https://sustainability.williams-sonomainc.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/FINAL_SBT_Summary.pdf #earthday2021 #sciencebasedtargetsinitiative #goodbydesign
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Williams-Sonoma Awards & Accolades

  • America's Best Employers for DiversityForbes2021
  • Corporate Equity Index - 90 Percent ScoreHuman Rights Campaign2021

Pledges & Certifications

  • Diversity Commitment

    Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

  • Social Responsibility Pledge

    Formal programs or foundation to give back to communities

  • Pledge to Thrive

    Taking steps to prioritize employee well-being

  • Veteran Hiring Commitment

    Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

  • Pay Equality Pledge

    Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

  • Tech Hiring Commitment

    Helping to train, hire and promote more technology workers

  • Career Advancement Program

    Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

  • First Job Programs

    Maintain entry-level hiring and career development programs to give people career starts

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What are perks and other benefits like at Williams-Sonoma?

...Good pay, good perks, choose your own schedule for the most part, easy job...

October 25, 2020

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