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Sleepy's Reviews

Updated January 14, 2019
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Pros
  • "Treat it's employees with respect, Good money, Opportunity to grow" (in 13 reviews)

  • "Great non-toxic work environment with good management position" (in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long hours, nights, holidays, weekends" (in 62 reviews)

  • "It is not uncommon for you to have no customers at all for 2-3 days every week" (in 10 reviews)

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  1. "Human Resources"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sleepy's full-time

    Pros

    Really great work environment and intelligent team members.

    Cons

    Sleepy’s was acquired so the structure and intelligence that the department used to have was eliminated.

    Sleepy's Response

    Mar 7, 2018 – Vice President, Talent Acquisition + Retention

    I appreciate your feedback. I wish you all the best!


  2. "Great overall experience"

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

    I worked at Sleepy's full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good environment
    Good sales

    Cons

    Slow paced
    Slow turnovers at store

    Advice to Management

    None

  3. "It was okay"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Sleepy's full-time

    Pros

    Busy place breaks thru out the day.

    Cons

    Low pay raises are not fair to the work that is performed

    Advice to Management

    Reward those who work hard get rid of company snitches and those who instigate fights.


  4. "Great training; long days"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Training was excellent, pay and benefits were pretty good, manager was awesome and coworkers were mostly good. Learned alot.

    Cons

    Long hours, nights, holidays, weekends


  5. "Sales"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Retail Salesperson in Danbury, CT
    Former Employee - Retail Salesperson in Danbury, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sleepy's full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Ability to make good money and the level of micromanagement is minimal. Trusted to run the showroom you're working in and there is good logistical support.

    Cons

    Being alone for 10 hours a day for most of the scheduled shifts. There are days when literally no one walks into the showroom, no customers, no sales equals no commission.

    Advice to Management

    The managers at Sleepy's were very encouraging and supportive. I can say with confidence the management does it's best to assist the salespeople in the day-to-day operations of the business.


  6. "Store Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hicksville, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hicksville, NY

    I worked at Sleepy's part-time

    Pros

    good commission, opportunities to build creditability, good environment, positive people to work with and challenging tasks that needs to be done at hand

    Cons

    long periods of dead time, lack of break time, better benefits,

    Sleepy's Response

    Mar 7, 2018 – Vice President, Talent Acquisition + Retention

    Thank you for your feedback!


  7. "Good company to work with & High school degree or less"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sleepy's part-time

    Pros

    Minimal supervision, you learn a lot from the people you work with

    Cons

    Long hours, You have to work on holidays and the weekends like any other retail job

    Advice to Management

    Please consider 2-3 hour staggers for your employees. Thank you

  8. "Family Atmosphere"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Sleepy's full-time

    Pros

    All co-workers and management were helpful and patient. Advancement came quick due t hard work and support.

    Cons

    Human Resources had a one track mind and would never listen to the employees. Certain Human Resource employees made it feel as though they were above anyone else and didn't have time to speak with us little people, although I was still management.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to all your employees no matter their position in your company.


  9. "Sleepy's Wrong Place Wrong Time"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Showroom Manager in Manville, NJ
    Former Employee - Showroom Manager in Manville, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Sleepy's full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    potential to make a lot of money very high (six figures or close to it)

    Cons

    probability extremely low for the average Sales Representative, potential for profit depended on location, hiring process lied about this

    Advice to Management

    Company has been sold to Mattress firm, current employees complain of worsening conditions


  10. "Warehouse management"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Decent salary benefits good employees no issues with days off good work life balance

    Cons

    Micro management with unclear expectations little to no support from upper management