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Color Spot Nurseries Reviews

Updated August 2, 2017
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Michael F. Vukelich
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  1. "Benefits"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Color Spot Nurseries full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits and an "all hands on deck" way of getting things done. Even office personnel can get experience working in the greenhouses - breaks up the routine.

    Cons

    The pay is not very high


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    "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Color Spot Nurseries full-time

    Pros

    There is a lot of good, dedicated hard working people that has been there for a very long time.

    Cons

    Communication with corporate is very poor. When a company directive is given, there is always a revision within 48 hours.

    Advice to Management

    Need better communication with the middle management team

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Merchandiser"

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

    I worked at Color Spot Nurseries full-time

    Pros

    Flexible schedule. That is all.

    Cons

    Awful pay, no gas reimbursement, lack of communication, false accusations, horrible management, liars, BSing management, horrible training.

    Advice to Management

    Re-train management, train new employees, set schedules, set hours in stone, and set routes. Could go on and on.


  4. "OFFICE"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Color Spot Nurseries full-time

    Pros

    Great people. Able to learn a lot about buying, selling, purchasing, production, importance of time, vendors.

    Cons

    Raises NEVER happen and it's hard to move up the ladder.

    Advice to Management

    appreciate your employees.


  5. Helpful (2)

    "Review"

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

    I have been working at Color Spot Nurseries full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Very few pros come from a selfish group of chiefs

    Cons

    Many restrictions on when and how you can work, take days off, or even plan an evening with your family.

    Advice to Management

    Open your eyes to both your customers and employees. Stop acting as if you are the only game in town!


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Sales Rep, Los Angeles/OC $12 bucks is not worth the stress!"

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    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Temecula, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Temecula, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Color Spot Nurseries full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Color Spot is like a cockroach, they aint going anywhere. So theres some job security, but this is a Dead end job.

    Cons

    Way too much work and responsibility for twelve dollars an hour. The promises of an Annual commission are lies!

    Advice to Management

    You are TERRIBLE people!


  7. "Merchandisers"

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    Former Employee - Merchandiser in Gainesville, TX
    Former Employee - Merchandiser in Gainesville, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible schedule and interesting work

    Cons

    Sometimes get dirty just part of the job

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Color Spot"

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    Current Employee - District Merchandising Manager
    Current Employee - District Merchandising Manager
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Color Spot Nurseries full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    flexible work schedule, great insurance

    Cons

    no retirement, lack of communication, not much opportunity to advance, no bonuses or commission

    Advice to Management

    improve company morale, give your employees an incentive to want to perform well


  9. "Sales representative"

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    Current Employee - Sales Representative/Merchandiser in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Sales Representative/Merchandiser in Dallas, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible schedule and paid vacation

    Cons

    The pay is low in Texas in comparison to other states

    Advice to Management

    Incentives=ownership and some pride in your work. Don't take those away.


  10. "Pretty Good Company"

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    Current Employee - Driver in Sanger, TX
    Current Employee - Driver in Sanger, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Color Spot Nurseries full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Competative Pay, Good Benefits,

    Cons

    Seasonal, but able to keep you with a paycheck in the slow season. Have not been able to get new company shirts or caps ordered in the last 5 yrs.


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