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Cabela's Reviews

Updated February 12, 2019
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Cabela's President & CEO Thomas L. Millner
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Pros
  • "Employee discount and flexible scheduling" (in 85 reviews)

  • "Great people to work with, great environment" (in 63 reviews)

Cons
  • "Required to push a credit card to people despite its drawbacks" (in 64 reviews)

  • "For part time employees more communication" (in 60 reviews)

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  1. "Cashier"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Cabela's part-time

    Pros

    Friendly associates, good benefits for part time, ability for commissions, great discounts, store smells really nice too!

    Cons

    May be a bit difficult to sell if you are checking out customers.


  2. "love this place"

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    Current Employee - Club Booth Outfitter
    Current Employee - Club Booth Outfitter

    I have been working at Cabela's full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    love the people i work with

    Cons

    not the best management could use more hand on help

    Advice to Management

    be more involved

  3. "Great experience"

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    Former Employee - Team Lead
    Former Employee - Team Lead
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cabela's full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Able to learn skills in order to advance in my career.

    Cons

    Could not offer over time.


  4. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Lead
    Current Employee - Lead
    Recommends

    I have been working at Cabela's (More than a year)

    Pros

    They really work with you!

    Cons

    Nights and weekends are a must!


  5. "Good for high school or college student"

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    Former Employee - Cashier
    Former Employee - Cashier

    I worked at Cabela's (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good hours, good starting pay, flexible enough for high school or college student

    Cons

    Restructured employee discounts and aren’t as good as they used to be


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Management abysmal"

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    Current Employee - Outfitter in Berlin, MA
    Current Employee - Outfitter in Berlin, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Cabela's part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Fellow outfitters. Work with some wonderful people.

    Cons

    Pay not great. Management dazed and confused. The general consensus is that ownership perjurious and the Bass Pro products are junk

    Advice to Management

    Prize your people and reward them.


  7. "Great starter job for retail sales"

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    Former Employee - Retail Outfitter in East Grand Forks, MN
    Former Employee - Retail Outfitter in East Grand Forks, MN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cabela's part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Environment was always clean and comfortable

    Cons

    Working holidays and pressure to sell their Visa card

    Advice to Management

    Treat everyone with respect

  8. "Mediocre"

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    Former Employee - Outfitter in Acworth, GA
    Former Employee - Outfitter in Acworth, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cabela's (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great environment for anyone who loves the outdoors

    Cons

    Typical retail business. Poorly managed and low compensation.

    Advice to Management

    Become more organized and create a system that ensures middle management's consistency with agreed upon time off.


  9. "Great staff...terrible management"

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    Former Employee - Team Lead in Avon, OH
    Former Employee - Team Lead in Avon, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cabela's full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Nice ppl, good discount, decent money

    Cons

    Terrible management, very rigid policies, huge lack of communication, hard to feel valued, no consideration for family life

    Advice to Management

    Be less arrogant, talk to employees, treat ppl with respect!!


  10. "Good people, bad pay."

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    Current Employee - Business Administrator
    Current Employee - Business Administrator

    I have been working at Cabela's full-time

    Pros

    Fun people to work with and you keep busy and there is opportunities to grow.

    Cons

    Pay is terrible and there is no communication.