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"Hands down! REI is the best!"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Sales Specialist in Dublin, CA
Current Employee - Sales Specialist in Dublin, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

While REI is retail, I personally do not consider it retail because it is very different from other retailers. The hours of operation are not extreme, scheduling is flexible and benefits are even offered to part-time seasonal employees. From the employees to the customers, no one comes into an REI upset or angry. Management is there when needed but the regular hourly employees are very involved in the decision making process.

Cons

I cannot think of any Cons to working at REI.

Advice to Management

None...keep up the good work!

Other Employee Reviews for REI

  1. "Above Average Compensation; Great People"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Stocking Specialist in Boulder, CO
    Former Employee - Stocking Specialist in Boulder, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Very Nice and Friendly Staff
    - Above Average Compensation
    - Work/Life Balance
    - Employee Discounts

    Cons

    - Retail can get boring at times

    Advice to Management

    Great Job


  2. Helpful (3)

    "Inexperienced management, poor strategic planning, and overall poor communication"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kent, WA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kent, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at REI full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great discounts and good atmosphere of folks that love the outdoors

    Cons

    Management is not experienced and is unprofessional and lacks strategic planning ability. Communication is poor throughout the organization, but especially poor coming from top execs down.

    Advice to Management

    Don't sit in your ivory tower, you need to talk and work with the people "below" you to make decisions and to learn what is really going on.

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