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Updated 24 April 2019
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  • "Hard to make time for work/life balance" (in 16 reviews)

  • "Upper Management is clueless with the work being done at a lower level" (in 25 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - Telephone Customer Service Representative in Chatham, England
    Former Employee - Telephone Customer Service Representative in Chatham, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Bose full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Huntress got me the job at bose with such ease they were soo helpful and friendly people

    Cons

    Nothing i have no negatives to give

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Positive, Social Environment But Limited Progression"

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    Current Employee - Sales Specialist
    Current Employee - Sales Specialist
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bose part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Time invested into employee development.
    Friendly staff in stores and at HQ.
    Experience lead stores.

    Cons

    Limited progression options.
    New ideas are often delayed without reason.

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bose full-time

    Pros

    yearly bonus and friendly team

    Cons

    Not much room for growth


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Bose part-time

    Pros

    Bonuses every month
    Great management
    Great staff
    Fun job
    Amazing products to sell to customers
    Get to try products out yourself
    Great pay

    Cons

    Can be quiet in store, as not many people come in


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Great place work"

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

    I worked at Bose full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Exceptional company to work for , focused on their employees and customers

    Cons

    Pay , company going through change in direction


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work"

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

    I worked at Bose full-time

    Pros

    Continuous training meant you were never left behind, meant that products were understood before launch and could be demonstrated to the best of the ability

    Cons

    Week days could get tedious with low footfall


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Great Company"

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

    I have been working at Bose full-time

    Pros

    Great culture
    Team environment
    Respect for all staff
    Decent pay
    Team based bonus

    Cons

    Not many store so not much progression unless you move.

    Advice to Management

    None

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Ok for low responsibility, boring and bad for everything else"

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

    I worked at Bose (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Low responsibility
    Relaxing
    Watch films and listen to music

    Cons

    Boring, monotonous,
    Low pay and no bonus towards the end
    Nepotism and corruption as you go up the ladder

    Advice to Management

    Less favouritism would produce more respect amongst staff


  9. Helpful (2)

    "Assistant Store Manager"

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

    Pros

    Inspirational people, incredible products and a job to remember!

    Cons

    Apart from the communte, nothing springs to mind as a negative


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Great Employer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Bose full-time

    Pros

    Progressive, modern and with true commitment to values that we can aspire to

    Cons

    A pursuit of 'one size fits all' - which it doesn't