SwimOutlet.com Employee Reviews

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Good company to work for
Warehouse Associate (Current Employee) –  West Chester, OHNovember 11, 2015
Very straightforward job with great management. Company does provide a lot of extra benefits like free gym membership and frequently provide lunch for associates. Overall a very good company to work for but they have trouble keeping quality workers because neighboring warehouses offer higher pay for the same work.
Pros
management is flexible with school schedules, frequently provide lunches, easy work
Cons
can be physically demanding
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Great company to start out with
Associate (Current Employee) –  Hamilton, OHJanuary 7, 2016
Great company and great perks! Need to be a self starter and work hard. Company provides a lot of fun activities. Great Culture. Light industrial lot of walking.
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Great place to make friends;
Warehouse Associate (Current Employee) –  West Chester, OHAugust 19, 2015
Swimoutlet is a fast pace work environment to get involved with. There are server different shifts that you could choose from. They have "Shift A" which is Monday-Friday 7:30am-4:00pm, "Shift C" Sunday-Wednesday 2:00pm-10-30pm, "Shift D" Wednesday-Saturday 7:00am-5:30pm and finally they have "Shift E" which is just the weekends (Saturday & Sunday) 7:00am-5:30pm.
Pros
Free lunches 1-2 times a month
Cons
Walking/Standing for 10 straight hours, Don't always free they appreciate the emloyees and the hard work and hours they out into working.
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Fair place to work. Typical warehouse duties and expectations.
Warehouse Associate (Current Employee) –  Westchester, OHSeptember 15, 2015
I work part time for additional income. Fair place to work. compensation is average for what you do. They provide free meals occasionally. Would recommend as a part time or beginning job. Does require a lot of walking so you must be able to stay on your feet for long periods of time.
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Fun and laid back
Warehouse Associate (Current Employee) –  West Chester, OHFebruary 27, 2015
10 hour days full of lots of walking. The benefits are fantastic and the work environment is ideal. All of the employees and management staff are super friendly and you immediately become part of the family. The rewards for all the hard work you put into the job are very considerate. Lunch is catered up to 4 times a month. A "Price Is Right" wheel is spun for prizes such as gift cards to local businesses. The hardest part of the job is definitely being on your feet all day and only getting a 30 minute lunch. I really enjoy all the positions available at the warehouse. A great place to work.
Pros
Free lunch, prizes, great environment, decent pay
Cons
No music, hard on your feet
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Great Company
Warehouse Associate (Current Employee) –  West Chester, OHJuly 21, 2015
Co-Workers are great and the company provides meals 2-4 times a month depending on your shift schedule. Learned a lot about a light industrial warehouse setting.
Pros
Free Lunches, Attendance Policy
Cons
Warehouse is hot in the summer
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Company cares about its employees
CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE (Current Employee) –  San Jose, CAApril 17, 2014
A typical day entitles listening and dissecting what customers need; problems with their orders; replacing orders, answering questions that they may have

What I've learned is to be patient with the wide range of customer issues, in addition to being patient with myself in handing these responses.

Management is flexible and courteous. Willing to work with employees. The co-workers get along with each other, despite the cubicle environment.

Swimoutlet is a great company to work for, with a start-up like atmosphere. The CEO is never far from the lowest tiered employees, and communication between supervisors and employees are open.
Pros
Free lunches, Supervisors work well with employees
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Fast pace work environment
Warehouse Associate (Former Employee) –  West Chester, OHApril 2, 2013
A typical day here consisted of getting maerials ready to perform duties required for the job, such as a R/F scanner and an IPod to scan and review orders. Everyday the supervisor on the shift will get everyone together to go over how much work was to be expected for the day and to talk about things going on within the company. My co-workers were pretty easy to get along with. I liked the management here because they were willing to work around my school schedule.
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Shady Bus. Practices - Terrible Management
Picker (Former Employee) –  Newark, CAFebruary 5, 2013
Free lunches for warehouse employees was about the only good thing... if you like under-cooked food. The "Executive Chef" is the CEO's mom. A nice lady but not a a chef, also not sure if she has any kind of safe serv certification.

Sexual harassment claims were not addressed seriously. Warehouse had mold and rodents. Most people working there were kids (just out of high school). Laid back on attire but overall management didn't care about what was happening. "Supervisors" are arbitrarily promoted.
The warehouse has since moved to Ohio so I can't speak to what they may have changed or not.
Pros
lax dress code
Cons
no real safety training or procedures, management has no interest in improving the employees, the "ceo" is inexperienced and will bring the company down.
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decent workload
Order Picker (Former Employee) –  West Chester, OHDecember 30, 2014
They will hire you seasonal and then you could be offered part time, after 6 months you could be offered full time. If you are late or miss because of the weather they will point you. For example a bad snow storm or ice storm. On a good note the Christmas party had been great and you receive a lot of gifts.
Pros
coworkers
Cons
hiring process
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Needs better pay and a workforce that will take responsibility.
Marketing Event Coordinator (Former Employee) –  San Jose, CAJanuary 6, 2014
I was only a contract worker there but moral seemed low. Everyone was overworked. Most department heads were limited by budget and had difficulty keeping employees happy. Website discounts were good.
Pros
Good opportunity to advance your resume
Cons
Low relative pay, lots of work for one person.
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walk till you get the job done
Factory Worker (Former Employee) –  West Chester, OHMarch 21, 2013
never worked for a factory, was unsure but warmed up and i loved my job, walked all day lost 60 lbs. great co workers, and HR department is the best.
Pros
got to do activities and have many lunch free a month
Cons
superviers are not all on same page when being striked with attendce
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Ok job if your in college or a student
Warehouse Associate (Former Employee) –  West Chester, OHJuly 26, 2013
light work easy work but no advancement dead end job manament IS a hit or miss there are a couple good ones and some really bad ones
Pros
light work ok benifits
Cons
No advancements, seasonal
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fun work environment
shipping/receiving clerk (Former Employee) –  Newark, CANovember 3, 2012
it was a fun place to work,management is super lax and you can do whatever you want they dont seem to care
Pros
free lunches on certain days, fun place, younger workers
Cons
managment, pay
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