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Marchon Eyewear Reviews

Updated December 12, 2017
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Pros
  • great benefits, they provide a very good package of benefits, especially for women and working mother (in 6 reviews)

  • Very good benefits, particularly medical (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • very high school like and immature (in 7 reviews)

  • If you are hired as a temp, usually no room for growth (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Distribution manager"

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    Former Employee - Distribution Manager in Melville, NY
    Former Employee - Distribution Manager in Melville, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Marchon Eyewear full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great staff great location

    Cons

    Poor HR personnel
    Lack of communication
    Lack of employee engagement


  2. "Great Employees..."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great employees who care about their job. Benefits are good.

    Cons

    Salary can be on the lower end. Not a lot of opportunity for growth. There has been a lot of changeup over the past couple of years.

  3. "Good Company overall"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Marchon Eyewear full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great team of people to work with and the work is fast paced and interesting.

    Cons

    Leadership could be more communicative and inspirational. Vision isn't always clear.


  4. Helpful (4)

    "so-so"

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    Current Employee - Marketing and Global Communications in Melville, NY
    Current Employee - Marketing and Global Communications in Melville, NY
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Marchon Eyewear full-time

    Pros

    Decent Benefits
    A good place to start for recent graduates

    Cons

    Terrible Pay
    No Communication within the company and the teams
    Poor Managements skills and no room for growth

    Advice to Management

    Start valuing your employees and help them grow


  5. Helpful (3)

    "eyewear professional"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Melville, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Melville, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Marchon Eyewear full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Benefits and the people that work with daily

    Cons

    management lack of care and politics

    Advice to Management

    consistency and transparency


  6. Helpful (5)

    "ALERT, new management is not from the eyewear industry and harming what was once a vibrant company."

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    Former Employee - Rolex North America Commuications/Marketing in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Rolex North America Commuications/Marketing in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Marchon Eyewear full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The company is privlanges to hold the NIKE eyewear business.

    Cons

    The company is suffering from a shrinking distribution channel & weakening brand portfolio.
    New management from outside the eyewear industry are intimidated by caring knowledgeable Marchon veterans.

    Advice to Management

    Secure proven eyewear professions that understand the industry that are not threatened by caring/proven performing Marchon loyalist.
    Advise management not to lie in reviews as well to communicate to employees during regular touch bases.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "mixed"

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    Former Employee - Key Contributor in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Key Contributor in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Marchon Eyewear full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    new things were happening. job security was high.

    Cons

    still a lot of heavy politics from top down. hard to be recognized for extra talent and effort.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Business process"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Marchon Eyewear full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits. Great people. Travel opportunity. A fair amount of training resources.

    Cons

    Difficult to advance. A lot of favoritism.

    Advice to Management

    Be better mentors


  9. Helpful (6)

    "The WORST company I have ever been a part of."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous in Melville, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous in Melville, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Marchon Eyewear full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    There aren't any and I'm being completely honest.

    Cons

    - All "promotions" are without a raise no matter how many new responsibilities you take on.
    - You will always be forced to take customer service calls even with 100 things on your plate.
    - Penalized for taking too long in the bathroom
    - Supervisors with high school mentalities, cliques, and knowing nothing about what you do.
    - Ridiculous call grading system
    - Unorganized phone queue with no priorities whatsoever.
    - No chance of moving to Corporate if you're a "35 hub" employee.
    - HR person changes constantly with no knowledge of your existence.
    - Your word isn't safe with anyone. If you don't want to start rumors DON'T talk.

    Advice to Management

    Learn how to do your job.


  10. Helpful (5)

    "Management is unprofessional."

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    Current Employee - Customer Service in Melville, NY
    Current Employee - Customer Service in Melville, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Marchon Eyewear full-time

    Pros

    Some of the people you work with are great. Great discount and perks on eyeglasses and sunglasses.

    Cons

    Benefits and Salary are poor. Management, HR are not there for the employees. Unfair placement and favoritism.

    Advice to Management

    Re-training of all management should be required on how to probably interact with their peers and fellow associates.


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