Hayneedle - Pre Walmart - 5 stars. Post Walmart - 0 stars | Glassdoor
  1. Helpful (4)

    "Pre Walmart - 5 stars. Post Walmart - 0 stars"

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    Current Employee - Email Associate in Omaha, NE
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Hayneedle full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    An honest work-from-home job in an age where 90% of them are scams. Discreetly discriminates in hiring practices, unlike some call centers where you can guess with decent accuracy how many of your coworkers are on parole and/or have a criminal record.

    Cons

    Promotions don't happen. You can job shadow anytime you like but this ends up being a guided tour of another position you'll never get. Sidewalk ends several blocks from the center, not very fun if you want to bike. Workload has effectively doubled post-buyout for remaining employees with no increase in pay or benefits. Work benefits are now those of WalMart. In other words, awful. Words such as "overhired"...

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    Advice to Management

    Whatever you were paid to sell out to WalMart wasn't nearly worth it. In the space of a couple months what was a vibrant and joyful workplace has degenerated into just another call center where nobody smiles and everyone is terrified of being fired on a daily basis. If you put half the effort into scrutinizing some of the vendors as you did your poor employees, I guarantee you'd be losing a lot less money to broken or...

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    Hayneedle2018-02-09
  1. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - UI/User Experience Designer Level II in Omaha, NE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hayneedle full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Talented Team. Excellent Collaboration. - Flexible. Family Friendly. - Flex PTO - Juicy Projects - Transparency

    Cons

    - Lack of Direction - Leadership Turnover - Poor Top Down Strategic Decisions (Walmart) - Unattainable Performance Reviews - Limited Promotions/Raises

    Advice to Management

    Stick with decisions and push back on Walmart when necessary. Hayneedle knows home.

    Hayneedle2019-05-14
  2. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Specialist in Omaha, NE

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

    Pros

    People were friendly and always willing to help with anything.

    Cons

    I was laid off due to not enough work and it was not expected

    Hayneedle2019-06-17

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