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Xmas help short term employment

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Holiday Help Cashier in Providence, RI (US)
Current Employee - Holiday Help Cashier in Providence, RI (US)

I have been working at Williams-Sonoma part-time (less than a year)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

great discount for employees with company

Cons

low salary just over minium wage

Advice to Management

need better training and experience

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  1. Coordinator

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    Former Employee - Coordinator
    Former Employee - Coordinator

    I worked at Williams-Sonoma part-time (more than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great working team and wonderful benefits

    Cons

    holiday hours and early morning shifts for visual

    Advice to Management

    pay your floor managers and assoc more $ so you can retain talented employees

  2. Decent enough job, gets hectic.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Associate
    Current Employee - Sales Associate

    I have been working at Williams-Sonoma part-time (more than a year)

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    - Learned a lot about kitchen tools (appliances, cutlery, techniques, etc)
     - Good discount
     - Most were nice enough, lot of returning customers
     - Easy enough to ask others for shift changes/help

    Cons

    - Like most other retail stores, it gets pretty hectic (didn't help it was somewhat understaffed at times)
     - Had to take breaks within the store sometimes because only myself and manager were working (at least one person on the floor)
     - Every now and then you get a very early/late shift (several hours extra) to set up features
     - Lot of on-call shifts, hard to really plan anything

    Advice to Management

    Better and more consistent scheduling would have been nice. Heard several other complaints about lack of hours or too many on-call shifts.

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