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"Education, engaging, but overall it's still retail."

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  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Sales Specialist in Lynnwood, WA
Current Employee - Sales Specialist in Lynnwood, WA
Recommends
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Benefits are fantastic. Both medically and through the ProDeal system. Also, time off is granted for almost any reason (again, due to retail).

Cons

During slow retail times of the year (January - March) it is extremely difficult to get the hours you need in order to pay rent.

Advice to Management

Positive feedback on a regular basis is MANDATORY to maintain happy employees. My immediate supervisors were fantastic, but the Store Manager had much to be desired.

Other Employee Reviews for REI

  1. "REI was the best place I worked."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Specialist in Sumner, WA
    Former Employee - Customer Service Specialist in Sumner, WA
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Benefits for part time employees, encouraging environment, flexibililty with scheduling, opportunity to advance, great employee perks.

    Cons

    May not be great for someone looking for full time work. When I was there, the hours were good, but not really guaranteed.


  2. Helpful (3)

    "Enjoyed co-workers"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Specialist in Tualatin, OR
    Former Employee - Sales Specialist in Tualatin, OR
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Co-workers are nice
    Pro-deals are great
    health coverage for part-time workers
    discounts if you ride your bike or volunteer
    accepting environment

    Cons

    Don't receive much training or consistent training. Management has a huge push to sell Co-op memberships. Perks faded overtime.

    Advice to Management

    Bring back the perks - contests and prizes


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