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The Tile Shop, Inc. Reviews

Updated Jul 12, 2019

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Cabell Lolmaugh
8 Ratings
  1. "Best job ever"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Tile Shop, Inc. full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fun company that changes lives.

    Cons

    You have to be a winner to win here

    The Tile Shop, Inc.2019-05-31
  2. "Rewarded For Performance"

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    Current Employee - Store Manager in San Antonio, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Tile Shop, Inc. full-time

    Pros

    Life Changing Money if you are willing to earn it. Beautiful product and showrooms to sell out of.

    Cons

    No cons other than retail hours

    The Tile Shop, Inc.2019-07-09
  3. "Failing Company"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at The Tile Shop, Inc. full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Nothing special or spectacular just regular work benefits that almost any employer offers nowadays.

    Cons

    I don’t believe anything positive being said here. But when I read all the negative reviews, I believe every single of them.

    The Tile Shop, Inc.2019-07-13
  4. Helpful (8)

    "Company Culture is a Joke"

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    Former Employee - Store Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at The Tile Shop, Inc. full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    If everything is going great then you will be paid well.

    Cons

    Six to seven day work weeks. 60 to 80 hour work week. Little help from upper management. Extreme expectation even though the company over all is failing. No family values

    The Tile Shop, Inc.2019-05-07
  5. Helpful (1)

    "Just another job"

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    Former Employee - Material Handler 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at The Tile Shop, Inc. full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Cool co-workers, great discount, straight 40 hour week.

    Cons

    Regional management doesnt seem to care about your well being.

    The Tile Shop, Inc.2019-04-26
  6. "Good Money, But not very well Organized"

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    Current Employee - Warehouse Manager in Orlando, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at The Tile Shop, Inc. full-time

    Pros

    Good Pay and Easy work/life Balance

    Cons

    Not very well Organized needs proper training

    Advice to Management

    Have Proper Training for employees

    The Tile Shop, Inc.2019-04-25
  7. Helpful (4)

    "Don't Bother"

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    Current Employee - Store Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at The Tile Shop, Inc. full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    There's really not too many Pros to this place. If you're good and you can sell, you don't have a cap on your commission, but you'll probably be working 60+ hours a week. Feel lucky if you have a competent manager and get decent training and don't have to worry about your money being stolen from you. More than likely you'll end up with an inexperienced manager who has an equally incompetent regional manager and you...

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    Cons

    Read through the reviews of former and current employees on GlassDoor and Indeed. They've padded a lot of the reviews on GlassDoor by bribing corporate employees and managers to give '5 Star' reviews, so take all of them with a grain of salt. Pay close attention to the one's that talk about poor and uncaring managers and anything to do with commission disputes or losing money (ignore the one's that complain about cleaning...

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    Advice to Management

    You have changed so many things and policies over the last couple of years, but you have never changed the way you train and promote managers. There are several stores who have such poor leaders, but they continue on just the same because they have one or two sales people who make their numbers each month. Nevermind the fact that besides the few that exceed, the store hasn't had any other sales associates last more...

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    The Tile Shop, Inc.2019-05-07
  8. Helpful (2)

    "Management Issues"

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    Former Employee - Sales Design Consultant in Matthews, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at The Tile Shop, Inc. full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Beautiful products to sell

    Cons

    Terrible management and turnover

    Advice to Management

    Stop promoting inexperienced young people to management before they know anything about leadership .

    The Tile Shop, Inc.2019-04-13
  9. Helpful (3)

    "definitely could be much better."

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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Tile Shop, Inc. full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    You’re 100% commission, so you get out what you put in. There is the opportunity to make a considerable amount of money here if you are willing to work for it. If you like a fast pace and high pressure this would be good for you. There’s a lot of opportunity to be creative since you work directly with clients to design their projects. It is relatively easy to move up the ladder and get promoted but a lot of times you...

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    Cons

    100% commission, so unless you’re absolutely killing it there’s no guarantee of a consistent paycheck. Schedule is very demanding, you’re there a minimum of 45-50 hours a week and Saturdays are mandatory as it is the busiest day of the week. It’s hard to get a consistent schedule because of the needs of the store, most of the time I get my schedule for any given week on the Sunday night before. Assistant managers do not...

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    Advice to Management

    Give AMs a salary. Expecting them to help run the store, train associates, and hit a higher sales goal all at once is unreasonable.

    The Tile Shop, Inc.2019-02-17
  10. "Growing Company- Unlimited Opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Tile Shop, Inc. full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Career Growth Health Benefits 401K w Match Amazing People

    Cons

    To be the best you have to be willing to work hard!

    The Tile Shop, Inc.2019-02-19
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