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"Tough company, one of the toughest one will ever work for"

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Corte Madera, CA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Corte Madera, CA
Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Restoration Hardware full-time (More than a year)

Pros

You can be very proud to say you work for this organization
A lot of people covet the products
Product Discount

Cons

The environment pushes a fast, fast, fast mentality, but unfortunately, because little thought is put into the proposed "improvements" or changes, half the time, it causes additional change, stress, and unfortunately, attrition.

There is very little synergy cross-funtionally. Departments want to lean on one another, they want to have their contacts they often use, but if those individuals aren't in, they should feel comfortable contacting another member of that team, and that simply is not the case.

Not completely sure on this one, but the salaries, from what little 'water cooler talk' I've overheard, are all over the place. It's not all about the money, but you should value you're people, and pay them fairly. If you pay your people the right amount upfront, you save yourself from embarrassing salary adjustments, and people feeling undervalued (so maybe some research needs to be done on compensation).

Advice to Management

Map things out a bit, the environment may benefit from some different processes. It's really an exciting time to be with the organization, but not everyone is going to be patient enough to stay until all of the dust settles. You cannot use the IPO as the excuse forever.

Other Employee Reviews for Restoration Hardware

  1. ""Best laid plans of mice and men""

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Nashville, TN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Nashville, TN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Stable employment
    Great employee discount
    Decent pay for the job you do

    Cons

    General arrogance of employees
    Management failure to follow through
    Lack of tools to achieve the goals you're expected to reach

    Advice to Management

    Practice what you preach..... hard to respect those with a "do as I say, NOT as I do" mentality

    More streamlining of your product lines. Less really can be "more"


  2. "Research into the re-imaging campaign of Restoration Hardware"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in West Hollywood, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in West Hollywood, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Restoration Hardware full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Articles are now being written from this objective.

    Cons

    Not enough public information out yet.

    Advice to Management

    Be more sociable with new applicants, engage them more.

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