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Oakley Reviews

Updated May 14, 2017
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  • Upper management is moving Oakley to resemble their other companies and brands (in 20 reviews)

  • Low Pay, can be stressful at times (in 14 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Amazing if it had stayed the same"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Designer in Foothill Ranch, CA
    Current Employee - Designer in Foothill Ranch, CA
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Oakley (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Amazing team
    Great work-life balance
    Fun atmosphere
    Casual

    Cons

    Constant reorganization
    Budget decreasing
    Losing more colleagues


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Not Oakley anymore"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer in Foothill Ranch, CA
    Current Employee - Engineer in Foothill Ranch, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Oakley full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Oakley was a great place to work but since the Luxottica takeover, this is not Oakley anymore.

    Cons

    Luxottica is laying off almost everyone so don't bother.

    Advice to Management

    Don't sell out.


  3. "Luxottica sucks"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Orlando, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Oakley part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Fun to sell a high quality product

    Cons

    Luxottica owns Oakley and will put the company out of business before long


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  5. "Sales Associate"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Foothill Ranch, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Foothill Ranch, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Oakley part-time

    Pros

    Great discount on Oakley products

    Cons

    The scheduling week to week is not consistent.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Used to be a good comapny to work for not anymore"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Foothill Ranch, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Foothill Ranch, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    -Good discount on oakley products
    - Good work environment

    Cons

    -Layoffs
    - Not clear on direction by Luxotica
    -No room to grow

    Advice to Management

    Please be honest and let employees know how many rounds of layoff are going to happen.


  7. "Assistant Store Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Brand, product, people, perks, discounts.

    Cons

    Pay, commission, growth opportunities, corporate Luxotica takeover.


  8. "Too much change"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Apparel Planner in Lake Forest, CA
    Current Employee - Apparel Planner in Lake Forest, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Oakley (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    It is located in Southern California

    Cons

    It is Oakley Inc. 2.0,3.0,4.0, management keeps changing course as to what the business should be


  9. Helpful (2)

    "Sr Technical Designer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Developer, Information Technology in Foothill Ranch, CA
    Current Employee - Developer, Information Technology in Foothill Ranch, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    I love the product that I work on / develop.

    Cons

    There are many upper mgmt. changes.
    The direction of the apparel product / their categories / their make-up are
    in question.
    There is a consistent lack of direction.

    Advice to Management

    Decide what Okly apparel stands for and who is the customer.


  10. "Sales Associate"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Castle Rock, CO
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Castle Rock, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Oakley part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Discount is phenomenal, and opportunity to learn about some of the most advanced glasses technology in the world.

    Cons

    Pay does not encourage any sort of motivation to sell or excel in the company from this level.

    Advice to Management

    Pay incentives would encourage increased sales, or just better pay in general.


  11. Helpful (2)

    "Product development drafter"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Product Development Drafter in Foothill Ranch, CA
    Former Employee - Product Development Drafter in Foothill Ranch, CA
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Oakley (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    easy going atmosphere. relaxed dress code

    Cons

    after Luxottica bougth Oakley everything went downhill for the employees


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