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Sherwin-Williams Reviews

Updated January 20, 2019
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  • "Not a very good work life balance" (in 182 reviews)

  • "Very long hours sometimes required (Minumum 48)" (in 210 reviews)

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  1. "Sherwin-Wiliam"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Sherwin-Williams full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work overall

    Cons

    There absolutely are no cons


  2. "Great Company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager
    Current Employee - Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sherwin-Williams full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, salaries and work life balance

    Cons

    Prepare to re-locate for promotion and the company competes with itself which sometimes can get really annoying

  3. "Awesome Family"

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    Former Employee - Coordinator in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Coordinator in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sherwin-Williams (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    You really become a family.

    Cons

    The coordinator position is only part time.


  4. "Sherwin-Williams"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    great work environment, everyone was very helpful

    Cons

    a lot of downtime in the day, not much structure


  5. "Must be able to follow rules"

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative
    Former Employee - Sales Representative
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sherwin-Williams full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    *Company culture is amazing once you are in management/sales rep level
    *HUGE opp for women and diversity
    *There is no gray area with what expectations are
    *Benefits are amazing
    *Great training
    *It's easy to love what you sell

    Cons

    *You will not advance up if you aren't willing to relocate (you can stay put where you are at, but don't expect promotions past manager)
    *Unrealistic sales goals/new account goals
    *Management is stressed
    *Product issues and limited company support!! Chunks in paint and poor inventory control from corporate
    *Lean hours at the store level and high expectations for customer satisfaction
    *Work/Life can be challenging. I was 9 months pregnant and expected to work at the store alone. Pregnant again as a sales rep, and had to work on maternity leave to maintain my customers


  6. "Color"

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    Current Employee - In-home Color Consultant in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - In-home Color Consultant in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sherwin-Williams (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Pay raise yearly, 401K, flexible schedule

    Cons

    Only part-time is offered for consultants


  7. "Sales representative job with paint manufacturer."

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    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Cleveland, OH
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Cleveland, OH

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

    Pros

    Sherwin-Williams provides a team environment and a clear pathway for growth.

    Cons

    Work with new employees can be difficult.

  8. "Great company overall"

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    Current Employee - Quality Assurance Lab Technician in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Quality Assurance Lab Technician in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Sherwin-Williams full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great management, casual work environment, full benefits (health care, paid holidays, vacation, etc.)

    Cons

    Many of the lower- to mid-level employees don't seem to care about their jobs or quality of work, lack of motivation by some people (management is great thought!)


  9. "Great place to work!"

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    Former Employee - Manufacturing Technician
    Former Employee - Manufacturing Technician
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sherwin-Williams full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good pay, good management, bonuses

    Cons

    Lots of overtime, some work was really physical


  10. "-"

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    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sherwin-Williams part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Make Money with this company

    Cons

    Pressure can kill you in this role