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"Not bad for a first job, Management can be harsh"

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Sales Associate in New York, NY
Current Employee - Sales Associate in New York, NY
Recommends
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Brookstone part-time (Less than a year)

Pros

Money is ok compared to other places.
Interesting products.

Cons

Management can be harsh
You get tired on the floor.
A lot of customers come in and waste your time.

Advice to Management

Be less harsh and gave employees a chance to progress and stop cutting hours.

Other Employee Reviews for Brookstone

  1. "Good pay, Bad Customers"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Charlotte, NC
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Brookstone part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits
    Fun items to sell
    Good product warranties

    Cons

    Customers are terrible
    Auditing is hellish

    Advice to Management

    Have district/area/regional managers who are in-tune with the store evnironment and not on the phone all the time.


  2. "BPP's will be sold on top of everything."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Second Assistant Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Second Assistant Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Brookstone part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    -Awesome coworkers.
    -It's like Christmas when shipment comes in.

    Cons

    -8 hour shifts on your feet can get a little exhausting.

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