Oakley Reviews

Updated Sep 19, 2020

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3.4
65%
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46%
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Oakley CEO Luca Tait (no image)
Luca Tait
20 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great discount fun environment nice customers(in 63 reviews)

  • "Co-workers, work environment, product, projects, employee appreciation(in 47 reviews)

Cons
  • "Upper management didn’t seem to care about personal life during rush times(in 27 reviews)

  • "Most of the corporate roles were moved to Paris, Mason, NY or just no longer exist once Lux got involved in 2015(in 21 reviews)

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  1. "Good for College, great culture"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Baton Rouge, LA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Oakley part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Laid back job, great coworkers

    Cons

    Hours are very limited for sales associates

  2. "Good experience"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Buyer in Foothill Ranch, CA
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Oakley full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Fun culture, great brand, employee discount, fun company events

    Cons

    depending on department, can have long hours


  3. "Decent Company"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Eagan, MN

    I worked at Oakley part-time

    Pros

    - Relaxed work environment - friendly coworkers

    Cons

    - Can be high stress work environment

  4. "Good discount, bad management"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Sales Associate 
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Oakley part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great employee discount for merchandise

    Cons

    This location was troublesome at times.

  5. "Great place to work!"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Oakley full-time

    Pros

    Great atmosphere; awesome corporate team; amazing innovations.

    Cons

    Got bought out by Luxottica and it's culture slightly changed.

  6. "Assistant Manager"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Sales Supervisor in Boise, ID
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Oakley full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fun, Laid Back Work Environment

    Cons

    Retail Pro is definitely a struggle

  7. "Awesome Ppl"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Manager in Boise, ID
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Oakley full-time

    Pros

    Great people positive environment good benefits and perks

    Cons

    Limited growth outside of Store Manager positions. Some inconsistent oppositional/tech advancements.

  8. "Fun place to work at"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Tempe, AZ

    I worked at Oakley part-time

    Pros

    Great discounts, nice coworkers, flexible hours

    Cons

    There's no bonus or compensation for sales

  9. "Take the bad with the good"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Buyer/Planner in Foothill Ranch, CA
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Oakley full-time

    Pros

    Cool Environment, drink beer on the job. Good people. Great name. Great holiday parties.

    Cons

    Long overtime hours(unpaid) to get the job done. Very manual processes after system migration downgrade(yes, downgrade). Supply chain was over worked and under staffed. Nepotism of highly under qualified people.

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  10. "Good job, unfair compensation."

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Sales Supervisor/Optical Sales Supervisor in Freeport, ME
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Oakley full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Bonus structure. Shift flexibility. Staff dress.

    Cons

    Clear and obvious discrepancy in pay. I was the only black employee at my store and was paid less than his white counterparts despite having considerable retail experience. Always an excuse for why I didn't deserve a raise. Given the run around. Took over someone else's job (optical) who was paid more than me. Received no pay increase but almost double the work. My replacement was paid the wage that I had requested with ample evidence that I was exceeding expectations. My replacement had less experience yet received more pay than myself. I found that to be unethical. Institutional racism was present where I worked even if unintentional.

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