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Sherwin-Williams Reviews

Updated November 18, 2018
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  • "Not a very good work life balance" (in 178 reviews)

  • "Very long hours sometimes required (Minumum 48)" (in 205 reviews)

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  1. "Lab Technician"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great environment to expand current knowledge.

    Cons

    I only got to work there for 8 months


  2. "3rd key"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sherwin-Williams part-time

    Pros

    Raise after a year of work, good days off, paid holidays

    Cons

    Not a lot of room to grow

  3. "Great Growth Opportunities!"

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

    I worked at Sherwin-Williams full-time

    Pros

    Sherwin-Williams has amazing benefits and great growth opportunities. I did a summer internship and would have have next done the management training program but didn't love the paint industry.

    Cons

    You work in the store and it's hard labor.


  4. "Great Company with room to advance"

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    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sherwin-Williams full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    - Competitive benefits and opportunity to bonus.
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    Cons

    - Too many marketing initiatives
    - High turnover leading to inexperienced management
    - lofty expectation


  5. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Sales Coordinator
    Current Employee - Sales Coordinator
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay and flexible hours if you're a student. Full time employees get amazing benefits.

    Cons

    Simple job, but it takes a toll on your body. You must be able to lift heavy things all day everyday.


  6. "Part Time Sales Associate"

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    Current Employee - Part Time Sales Associate in Lewisburg, PA
    Current Employee - Part Time Sales Associate in Lewisburg, PA
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Real Team environment. Everyone i have worked with is nice and work with you when you may not understand something. Very flexible with working schedule. Upper management is very helpful.

    Cons

    If you don't like dealing with people and contractors that think they know it all this job isn't for you.


  7. "Great Job for College Students"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Sherwin-Williams part-time

    Pros

    The job was very high paying compared to other college based roles, Hours were extremely simple and flexible. The work was easy to learn and pick up on

    Cons

    the customers you would have to deal with were the absolute worst

    Advice to Management

    Im sure management changes from location to location, but my management was always excellent. They always did a wonderful job

  8. "Effingham, IL DSC"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Effingham, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Effingham, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sherwin-Williams full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Outstanding company! Super strong commitment to safety and the environment. Lots of support for community involvement activities.

    Cons

    So much strong tradition sometimes brings resistance to change.

    Advice to Management

    Be visible. Show the team you care.


  9. "Sales Rep"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sherwin-Williams full-time

    Pros

    I like my jo at SW

    Cons

    Every job has hiccups throughout the week.


  10. "Good Company if you don’t want a Life"

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    Former Employee - Store Manager
    Former Employee - Store Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sherwin-Williams full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    * good benefits (Health insurance, 401K with company match, vacation time)
    * Build great relationships with customers
    * Opportunities to be involved with Leadership and District Management

    Cons

    * 0 work life balance, it’s a retail store and will burn you out!!
    * Management doesn’t have your back, they use you to move on
    * You can feel like a number if you aren’t the favored employee

    Advice to Management

    * Have your staffs back!!
    * Sont let anyone feel like a number, show you care!


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