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"corporate creative"

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Former Employee - Print Production Assistant in San Francisco, CA
Former Employee - Print Production Assistant in San Francisco, CA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at Williams-Sonoma full-time (More than a year)

Pros

health benefits start on your first day
structure to help employees make the most of their benefits (health fairs, etc)
somewhat creative environment
fair corporate art on display in offices
people are generally nice

Cons

rigid corporate structure
dress code
office gossip
unwanted overtime
retail-focused workplace (feels like you're working at a mall)
no promotion, not much help/structure to advance beyond entry position

Advice to Management

promote people based on skill

Other Employee Reviews for Williams-Sonoma

  1. Helpful (1)

    "In need of improvement..."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lead in Industry, CA
    Current Employee - Lead in Industry, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Williams-Sonoma full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Steady and secure, no lack of work in the near future.

    Cons

    Seems to be little room for advancement

    Advice to Management

    Realize you already have great talent under your roof. Learn to promote from within! Who do you think is teaching the new managers you bring in from the outside....?


  2. "Lackluster management and no growth opportunities"

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    Former Employee - Operations Manager in City of Industry, CA
    Former Employee - Operations Manager in City of Industry, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Williams-Sonoma full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    40% associate discount, well-known brand name,

    Cons

    Promotions not based on performance, bureaucratic org structure, lack of clear direction, poor morale among associates, benefits significantly reduced in 2009, lack of trust in management team members, mid level management not involved in decision making process

    Advice to Management

    Make an effort to recognize team members based on their performance


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