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Watch Station International Reviews

Updated November 8, 2017
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  • No commission, few/small bonuses (in 4 reviews)

  • You get little to no training but the store manager gets mad when you dont know something (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Watch Station International full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible, good benefits, open to feedback.

    Cons

    Mall open hours, holiday working.


  2. "Watch Station"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Allen, TX
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Allen, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Watch Station International part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great leadership from upper management

    Cons

    Low pay and no commission

    Advice to Management

    Start giving employees that meet sales goal commission

  3. "It has been great working for Watch Station, owned by Fossil Inc who is a great company to work for."

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    Current Employee - Store Manager in Livermore, CA
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Livermore, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Watch Station International full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Fossil Inc is all about their employees, making sure that everyone loves their jobs. Big on praise and recognition, also big with promoting with in

    Cons

    As a store manager they don’t always give enough hours to give to employees and we need competitive pay to higher

    Advice to Management

    We need competitive pay


  4. "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Watch Station International part-time

    Pros

    Great hours and the management was amazing

    Cons

    Can be slow from time to time


  5. "Working at Watch Station Int. has been a great experience, & I am happy to continue."

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Oxon Hill, MD
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Oxon Hill, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Watch Station International part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    very productive work environment.
    competition amongst the employees which promotes better work results.
    employees are very supportive when others need assistance.

    Cons

    unorganized at times.
    managers tend to sit around and dictate what to do instead of leading by example.
    hours are short at times.

    Advice to Management

    Be the example of what you want your employees to be instead of sitting back dictating.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Nice place to learn about watch brands , shows you how to size the watch , and change batteries."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in West Palm Beach, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in West Palm Beach, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Watch Station International part-time

    Pros

    Some people are a delight to work with, don't mind going into work .

    Cons

    ABSOLUTE NO HIRING WITHIN I've been with the company for years, and they never promote within . They hire people from other cities who know nothing about the company.

    Advice to Management

    Stop hiring people just because of their ethncity, and hire for the actual reason that they're intelligent.


  7. "Opportunity for Growth"

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

    Pros

    Management is great, great for opportunity for growth, awesome culture

    Cons

    Customers can be very annoying, no incentives for employees

  8. "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Watch Station International part-time

    Pros

    The employee discount on watches

    Cons

    You have to do a lot of training exercises all the time


  9. "Previous Watch Station Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in San Marcos, TX
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in San Marcos, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Watch Station International part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - You learn a lot about watches and even grow to have interest in them if you previously did not.
    - Pays decent for an easy job.

    Cons

    - Employee discount is garbage, a lot of times, the customer discount is better than employee.
    - Managers act like you are on commission but you aren't
    - No real incentives to have higher sales
    - They cut your shifts left and right

    Advice to Management

    DO COMMISSION


  10. "Alot of opportunity"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Eagan, MN
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Eagan, MN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Watch Station International full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Hours, store discount and great team work environment

    Cons

    Wish they wouldnt have hired me before they closed the store.


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