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Zumiez Reviews

Updated February 15, 2019
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Zumiez President, CEO, and Director Richard M. Brooks
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Pros
  • "Pretty nice staff and laid back nature" (in 53 reviews)

  • "Embodies cultural values and provides a fun and challenging work environment with room for potential growth" (in 40 reviews)

Cons
  • "Very low pay for what you’re expected to do" (in 55 reviews)

  • "Work life balance is a huge issue" (in 20 reviews)

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  1. "For Retail part time, its fun"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Trumbull, CT
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Trumbull, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Zumiez part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Zumiez has some of the nicest, coolest staff you'll come across anywhere. The atmosphere is laid back, chill, and full of laughs. You won't ever feel particularly stressed out. The pay is decent, I got just above minimum wage with commission. Although the commission structure isn't the most rewarding.

    Cons

    There isn't too much room for growth and you might have to stick around a while to be considered for a promotion. The pay isn't the best either but if you like the environment its a good place to be.

    Advice to Management

    If the pay were a little higher for the amount of work you really have to put in to make the store run smoothly, that'd be amazing. Also, there were times that the store didn't have everything that was needed.


  2. "Great for a first job!"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate
    Former Employee - Sales Associate
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Zumiez part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Fun environment, nice coworkers, good management

    Cons

    Not a whole lot of hours, not very good benefits

  3. "1st assistant mananger"

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

    I worked at Zumiez full-time

    Pros

    Everything it was a skate shop

    Cons

    Mananger Sucks never wanted to be at work

    Advice to Management

    Be nice


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Best gig ever"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Redondo Beach, CA
    Current Employee - Manager in Redondo Beach, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Zumiez full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Embodies cultural values and provides a fun and challenging work environment with room for potential growth

    Cons

    Minimal payroll to control theft

    Advice to Management

    Have a stronger connection between corporate and retail


  5. "The best"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Store Manager in Anchorage, AK
    Current Employee - Senior Store Manager in Anchorage, AK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Zumiez full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Internal promotions, rewards, development, commission, discounts, opportunities

    Cons

    Work life balance and lower starting wage

    Advice to Management

    Continue to value the internal employee


  6. "Fun Laid Back Job"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Zumiez part-time

    Pros

    Social job, get to listen to music,

    Cons

    Period sales goals are hard to make when working part time, week days are typically dead


  7. "Great casual work environment"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Zumiez part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Multiple opportunities to create a rapport with customers and generate repeat sales. Operations are simple and very fun to learn. Product is easy to learn and very interesting to learn about the culture of the company and products.

    Cons

    Difficult to make an honest living. Manager positions don’t pay very well

  8. "Amazing selling culture. Company driven to help develop empowered leaders."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Downey, CA
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Downey, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Competitive energetic atmosphere great team building

    Cons

    If you don’t want to promote it can get hard to get further development or can be looked passed for raises.


  9. "2nd ASM"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Feels like a true family full of culture with unique customers.

    Cons

    LP can be tense


  10. "Home Office Employee"

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

    Pros

    Amazing culture, awesome opportunities, ability to own your work and be recognized for accomplishments. Work with some of the most driven people in a fun, friendly and competitive environment.

    Cons

    Honestly, having a hard time thinking of cons of working here.


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