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Billabong Reviews

Updated Nov 10, 2019

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3.4
60%
Recommend to a Friend
73%
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Billabong CEO and Director Neil  Fiske
Neil Fiske
68 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good work environment and good team members(in 17 reviews)

  • "Great discount perks to all family brands laid back surf cilture(in 13 reviews)

Cons
  • "No one in upper management or corporate has any clue how to run a business(in 10 reviews)

  • "Retail, long hours, on feet, lower pay per retail(in 7 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Great Enviroment"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Former Employee - Sales Associaate 

    I worked at Billabong full-time

    Pros

    People were awesome and they really cared about their employees

    Cons

    the days were sometimes as long as the hours where long

    Billabong2019-07-30
  2. "Great Coworkers"

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    Former Employee - Sales Lead in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Billabong part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    For the most part a fun environment to work with. Honestly helped with sales techniques. Loved all my coworkers.

    Cons

    Managers were great but top tier managers were way too in your face and rude typically.

    Advice to Management

    Don’t forget employees are people, not sales machines.

    Billabong2019-11-10
  3. "Terrible"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Billabong part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great people to work with. Awesome clothes.

    Cons

    Stole money from checks. Never had the right dates on post checks

    Billabong2019-08-08
  4. "Wasnt Great"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Former Employee - Sales 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Billabong part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The hours were very flexible which i enjoyed.

    Cons

    I didn't love my coworkers very much.

    Billabong2019-08-05
  5. "Positive Experience"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Billabong part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good environment Happy people relaxed dress code

    Cons

    the pay is very minimum

    Advice to Management

    Pay more than minimum wage

    Billabong2019-05-27
  6. "Nice Environment"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Former Employee - Sales Associate 

    I worked at Billabong part-time

    Pros

    People are super friendly and enjoyed my time working there.

    Cons

    The pay was not that good.

    Billabong2019-05-10
  7. "Marketing and Sales Rep"

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    Former Employee - Sales and Marketing Representative in Los Angeles, CA
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Billabong full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible, in Fashion Industry, Fun People to work with.

    Cons

    Disorganized, understaffed, Poor Management of Product

    Billabong2019-04-29
  8. "Flexible but not ideal"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Store Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Billabong full-time

    Pros

    Flexible scheduling, lots of hours offered

    Cons

    No training offered for upward mobility.

    Advice to Management

    Offer a program that trains current employees for their next role as a way to promote those who wish to grow within the company.

    Billabong2019-04-11
  9. "Enjoyable Company"

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    Former Employee - Store Manager 
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Billabong full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great co-workers/customers. They care about building their team. Good work/Life balance

    Cons

    Disconnect between corporate and retail teams.

    Billabong2019-03-27
  10. Helpful (1)

    "Business analyst with Quality assurance engg"

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    Former Employee - QA Engineer in Irvine, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Billabong full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good work environment and good team members.

    Cons

    Worst management. Do not understand or hear you.

    Billabong2019-02-20
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