Fast Growing with Old Systems and Processes
Manager (Former Employee) – Virginia – October 6, 2017
I wouldn't recommend this company for someone looking for efficient or clear direction. Many o f the employees are really fun and really love the outdoors. Many are extremely hardworking and committed. Much of the direction comes from Corporate headquarters, making it difficult to really "steer the ship" locally-- it can seem out of touch and unreasonable. The management in some stores seems strong and really connected to the employees. The management here likely will continue going through changes as it tries to figure out how to get the store on track. The company systems are relatively antiquated and it can be extremely stressful and redundant to complete tasks trying to work with a patchwork of systems. The pay is low, especially considering the level of work required from nearly all employees on all levels. Training is not very helpful but it seems the company spends a lot of money on training. The acquisition by Bass Pro Shops may be a very positive thing to help get the technology where it needs to be, get the inventory in that customers want, and get the help on sales floor that's needed.
Discounts on products. Hour lunch.
Systems and organizational structure. Management. Low pay.