Leslie's Swimming Pool Supplies - Working alone in a store with products you know nothing about | Glassdoor
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"Working alone in a store with products you know nothing about"

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Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Richardson, TX
Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Richardson, TX
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at Leslie's Swimming Pool Supplies full-time (More than a year)

Pros

You get off work relatively early as compared to a restaurant or other store. Since you work by yourself, you can literally be out the door at :01. There are selling incentives in the summer, ie .50 to $1 bonus for each bottle of a certain chemical sold.

Cons

Working by yourself for 8-9 hours straight. They advertise you as an expert then customers get upset when you don't know everything they think you should know. I was selling tens of thousands of dollars in pool equipment, and I have ZERO experience in maintaining a pool. There are no breaks because you are in the store BY YOURSELF. I had to leave the door to the bathroom open so I could hear a customer come in.

Advice to Management

Hire more people. Train more. Don't shuffle people to other locations without making sure they are ok with it. Don't advertise an in store pool expert when you let someone open and close the store by them self on their second day. Don't let experienced managers not work weekends, when that is your busiest time.

Other Employee Reviews for Leslie's Swimming Pool Supplies

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to loose yourself"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Plano, TX
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Plano, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Leslie's Swimming Pool Supplies full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good People with good hearts and a lot of drive to stay alive

    Cons

    The customers we're good people just misguided by they're pockets but there's nothing wrong with that

    Advice to Management

    Keep it real


  2. "Hard career mobility"

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    Current Employee - Trade Analyst in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Trade Analyst in New York, NY

    I have been working at Leslie's Swimming Pool Supplies full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits but pay is ok

    Cons

    Hard to get a promotion

    Advice to Management

    Be fair in promotion

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