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Aaron Brothers Art and Framing Reviews

Updated December 16, 2017
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Aaron Brothers Art and Framing CEO Chuck Rubin
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  • Upper management wouldn't know a sales strategy if it punched them in the face (in 11 reviews)

  • Extremely low pay and slow advancement (in 9 reviews)

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  1. "General Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Aaron Brothers Art and Framing full-time

    Pros

    Frame some great things, learn a lot about Art

    Cons

    Small staff so time management is necessary


  2. "A lot of idiot managers not enough workers"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Aaron Brothers Art and Framing full-time

    Pros

    Not much good to say

    Cons

    Management terrible make staff stay late due to people quitting all the time. A lot of turnover

    Advice to Management

    Hire enough staff to have coverage on the floor. Staff store correctly. Always short handed to the point of customer being angry

  3. "General Manager"

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    Former Employee - General Manager
    Former Employee - General Manager
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Aaron Brothers Art and Framing full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Coworkers, design, flexible schedule, benefits, discount.

    Cons

    Upper management, constant sales (no longer exciting to customer), impossible goals.

    Advice to Management

    Just close.


  4. "Sales/Cashier"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Aaron Brothers Art and Framing part-time

    Pros

    You get to work with artwork.

    Cons

    Barely any hours, only guaranteed shift is 3am unloading new material from palettes.

    Advice to Management

    Train employees fully in framing, don't wait 6 months.


  5. "Sales Associate part-time review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in La Jolla, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in La Jolla, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Aaron Brothers Art and Framing part-time

    Pros

    Can be okay for part-time job when it is slow.

    Cons

    All the managers care about is sales, not actually making customers feel comfortable.

    Advice to Management

    Make employees feel more comfortable.


  6. "Part Time Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Aaron Brothers Art and Framing part-time

    Pros

    Everyone who works there is really great, I really like the Manager and Asst. Manager
    Flexible hours for a flexible schedule
    Art and Frame discount is 30% even on select sale items!

    Cons

    No PTO(paid time off) for part-time
    Late hours
    Pay is mediocre for someone with a lot of bills
    Michaels owns AB

    Advice to Management

    For CEO - give PTO for part-time(non-seasonal) employees, we work hard and deserve to receive paid time off like full-time employees.


  7. "Great"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Aaron Brothers Art and Framing full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Welcoming kind fun great nice people.

    Cons

    Unfortunately I cannot find anything bad to say.

    Advice to Management

    I dont know

  8. "Great job for artsy people"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Aaron Brothers Art and Framing full-time

    Pros

    Great company, will work around your scheduling needs as much as they can, room for advancement if you want it

    Cons

    Its retail, so customers can be difficult at times
    Outdated register system (still using an IBM register)

    Advice to Management

    Update your registers to something from this century please.


  9. "Great experience but no room to grow"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Aaron Brothers Art and Framing part-time

    Pros

    - Great customer service experience
    - Awesome store discounts
    - Creative aspects

    Cons

    - Very little room to move up
    - Communication from higher-ups was unclear
    - Goals were sometimes unattainable


  10. "Ok for a temporary job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Aaron Brothers Art and Framing part-time

    Pros

    Great people, mostly an easy job

    Cons

    Very boring, ancient registers made ringing difficult, confusing promotions


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