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Quiksilver Reviews

Updated January 11, 2018
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Pros
  • Really fun work environment, cool people (in 35 reviews)

  • Work/life balance is espectacular, core values of the company are excelent, healthy work environment (in 14 reviews)

Cons
  • Poor upper management, poor scheduling (in 15 reviews)

  • No room for growth, top heavy with management (in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Great People, Tough TImes"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Operations Coordinator in Huntington Beach, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Operations Coordinator in Huntington Beach, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Surrounded by a family atmosphere, where people truly care about your well being.

    Cons

    No money to give raises.

    Advice to Management

    Improve processes for individual development, and foster a culture that can once again retain good employees.


  2. "Warehouse wok not bad, but not great"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Quiksilver full-time

    Pros

    Chill. No one rides you hard to get things done.

    Cons

    The work flow is uneven. Hot, no AC. Low pay.

  3. "An alright retail job"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Retail Salesperson in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Retail Salesperson in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Quiksilver part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very nice coworkers, fun environment

    Cons

    The company eventually went bankrupt

    Advice to Management

    Give floor workers more breaks!


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Great Work/Life Balance"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Executive
    Current Employee - Account Executive
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Quiksilver (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great people to work with. Beautiful campus. Great vibe.

    Cons

    Not a ton of flexibility regarding production and execution. Lots of layers that reduce the streamline of execution. Not a lot of upward mobility.


  5. "Great place to work!"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great management and team. they make you feel like family

    Cons

    none, it is very enjoyable


  6. "retail"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Huntington Beach, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Huntington Beach, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Quiksilver (More than a year)

    Pros

    cool company content and ideals

    Cons

    i didnt get many hours


  7. "Retail Merchandiser Specialist"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Quiksilver full-time

    Pros

    You can manage your time

    Cons

    It consumes most of your time

  8. "Cool place"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Quiksilver part-time

    Pros

    Laid back, Great atmosphere, Great Corporate perks like 50% off everything we make, California passes for a fraction of the price. Awesome parties!

    Cons

    No real leadership, everyone does their own thing.


  9. "Productive/Rewarding"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate
    Current Employee - Sales Associate
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Quiksilver part-time

    Pros

    Employee Discounts. Flexible Scheduling. Fun Atmosphere.

    Cons

    Business slows down during the winter time


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Sales Associate"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Huntington Beach, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Huntington Beach, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Quiksilver part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    relaxed environment, great clothing discounts,

    Cons

    poor management, unorganized, low pay


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