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  1. "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    Work your own schedule, as long as your done by the date/time you need to be, that alone can make this job worth it! Hard & honest work - but not too hard!

    Cons

    Really just that it's not great pay, but it's not bad pay either, depends on what your needs are, training was ok... found I had a lot of questions while on the job, but I think that's true of a lot of jobs/companies.


  2. Helpful (2)

    "no good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    none.......it is no wonder they cant keep anyone for this job

    Cons

    rude mgm.....................do you think being rude will get you anywhere............not a chance

    Advice to Management

    don't be thinking you are over me.........................will never happen

  3. "i just started with this company"

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    Current Employee - Merchandiser in Fort Worth, TX
    Current Employee - Merchandiser in Fort Worth, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Select Merchandising Services part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I can listen to my music while working

    Cons

    not pail or on the clock until I get there and when I arrive its hurry up don't go over allowed time. NO training by management you are shown very quickly by a coworker

    Advice to Management

    train correctly and notify us sooner and not at the last minute that a store needs covered as management they are aware ahead of time of a store not being covered we should be to


  4. "Great place to start"

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

    Pros

    Great place to start, good people. The breaks were good and the coffee was free. Excellent bosses very helpful

    Cons

    Company is growing and comes with problems, communication and keeping people informed are challenges.


  5. Helpful (3)

    "Worst merchandising company ever"

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    Current Employee - Merchandiser in Sacramento, CA
    Current Employee - Merchandiser in Sacramento, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Select Merchandising Services part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Low pay. Good if you are on some kind of assistance and dont want to make a lot. No danger of any increases in pay either,

    Cons

    Poor leadership, no training, no support. Just recieved an email from the company that they are reducing all wages of everyone in the company by 3.75%. Was only making $9.00 an hour as it was. They keep promising they are going after more business and things will improve. So far there is no evidence of that. They cannot decide on a name for the company and it has changed several times. This company is owned by a Canadian billionare who is very successful so it is really baffeling as to why he is allowing this company to go downhill at an alarming rate. It is quite obvious that he either has no interest in the company or this is simply a tax write off for him. The senior management i would not hire to mow my lawn. They are entirely incompetent. Its too bad really. it could be a really great company but it is being run into the ground really fast

    Advice to Management

    Start building the company up. There are some really great people that work there, but they are becoming disillusioned by some very questionable business practices. If your intention is to run this company into the ground then I say Great job. You are right on course. But if not I would suggest you re evaluate your failed business plan and start a new one.


  6. "After being there several years, we were told the company is losing money and we all got a pay cut."

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    Current Employee - Merchandiser in Clermont, FL
    Current Employee - Merchandiser in Clermont, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Select Merchandising Services part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    I like the people that work in the stores that I service.

    Cons

    Low pay and no hope of a raise.

    Advice to Management

    Pay your people a decent wage.


  7. Helpful (3)

    "Bad"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Absolutely nothing, except coworkers are usually cool and friendly. Middle management are cool

    Cons

    pay, benefits, upper management, everything else

    Advice to Management

    get new management.

  8. "Good company - some issues"

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    Current Employee - Merchandiser in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Merchandiser in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Select Merchandising Services part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    National company with opportunities for advancement
    Caring Supervisors
    Helpful HR department

    Cons

    Very physical work
    Strict work schedules

    Advice to Management

    More support/recognition for field employees


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Not bad, but not good, either"

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    Former Employee - Merchandiser in Lafayette, IN
    Former Employee - Merchandiser in Lafayette, IN
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Loved the customer interaction- had customers coming in just to see me
    Great store environment- made some friends
    Decent pay

    Cons

    Poor training- only received 3 hours worth
    Poor leadership- would rather take word of store emploee over merchandiser w/ proof

    Advice to Management

    More training, better communication, more store visits with merchandiser, no need for store employee to "babysit" merchandiser-make more store visits


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Easy job"

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    Current Employee - Part-time Merchandiser in Anna, IL
    Current Employee - Part-time Merchandiser in Anna, IL

    Pros

    Higher than minimum wage. Easy merchandising job.

    Cons

    Limited hours. Doesn't always pay mileage.

    Advice to Management

    You have to move to promote.


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