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Valspar Reviews

Updated February 14, 2019
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  • "Work/life balance is not considered important" (in 10 reviews)

  • "some disconnect from upper management" (in 17 reviews)

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  1. "Ehh"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Valspar full-time

    Pros

    interesting job opportunity with lots of great people

    Cons

    limited room for improvement in the job


  2. "Label Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Label Analyst in Wheeling, IL
    Former Employee - Label Analyst in Wheeling, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    When I worked here in the 90’s the moral was high. The benefits were awesome.

    Cons

    Became stuck in a position,

    Advice to Management

    Experience outweighs degree

  3. "Good co. Going Through Transition"

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    Former Employee - General Manager in Charlotte, NC
    Former Employee - General Manager in Charlotte, NC

    I worked at Valspar full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Customer focused . Great benefits

    Cons

    Lot of pressure to deliver unrealistic expectations


  4. Helpful (1)

    "This company is a joke."

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Charlotte, NC
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Charlotte, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Valspar full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Dirty place to work, everything is coated with powder, employees, equipment, warehouse, etc.

    Cons

    Upper management is clueless, just plays on a computer all day. No leadership abilities or people skills.

    Advice to Management

    Start over and hire competent people.


  5. "good company"

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

    I worked at Valspar full-time

    Pros

    your manager will make or break your experience. my experience was overall positive. hard work lifting paint and set up in retail stores but i enjoyed the relationships i've built there.

    Cons

    physical work...often times very straining to do by yourself.


  6. "Marketing Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Valspar full-time

    Pros

    Supportive Management, Flexible hours, Employees are great to work with!

    Cons

    Traffic...close to airport and traffic can be horrible at times!


  7. "Clean and Easy"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Valspar full-time

    Pros

    Company was nice to work for. Hours and benefits were decent

    Cons

    There is a somewhat high stress environment

  8. "Good job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Valspar full-time

    Pros

    Pay is good people are friendly

    Cons

    Work hard lots of overtime


  9. "Engineering Co-op"

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    Current Employee - Engineering Co-Op in Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - Engineering Co-Op in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great opportunity to gain valuable experience in an independent environment. Treated similarly to an entry level engineer.

    Cons

    Little structure during the rotations and communication with HR when moving locations can be bothersome.

    Advice to Management

    Add more structure to the co-op program and the HR personnel that contribute to hiring co-ops.


  10. "Chemist"

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    Former Employee - Vice President in Madison, WI
    Former Employee - Vice President in Madison, WI

    I worked at Valspar full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Diverse experience with deep customer interactions

    Cons

    Ran very lean such that we often felt we were putting out fires

    Advice to Management

    More resources would allow for more offense