Rocky Mountain Chocolate

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Rocky Mountain Chocolate Reviews

Updated 2 September, 2014
Updated 2 September, 2014
12 Reviews
3.7
12 Reviews
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Franklin E. Crail
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  1.  

    Good

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager  in  Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Rocky Mountain Chocolate full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Small company
    Good environment
    Good top management

    Cons

    Not good pay
    Too much pressure as compared to salary

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Increase salary

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Frustrating and yet fun.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Shift Lead  in  Halifax, NS
    Former Employee - Shift Lead in Halifax, NS

    I worked at Rocky Mountain Chocolate

    Pros

    It was fun! People are happy when you sell them chocolate, and are generally very interested, and not very cranky. And when they are, it's ridiculous so you don't care, really.

    Cons

    The managers and owners didn't actually know anything about the business. The night supervisor and myself and the girls, seemed to be the only ones who knew what was up.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop treating the franchises like crap.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    Rewarding job, not for the career minded.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Reail Store General Manager
    Current Employee - Reail Store General Manager

    I have been working at Rocky Mountain Chocolate full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Fast pace work environment, working with chocolate, flexible schedule. The company itself is comprised of genuine and friendly people.

    Cons

    Low wages, high work demands, no real opportunity for career growth, lack of timely support from corporate.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The left hand doesn't always know what the right hand is doing.
    Need more brand exposure and don't rely so much on franchisees to do that work for them.
    Don't be so reluctant to change, Innovate for goodness sake.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Worked as a cashier for a few months during college.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Cashier  in  Grove City, PA (US)
    Former Employee - Cashier in Grove City, PA (US)

    I worked at Rocky Mountain Chocolate part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great part-time job. Great product that I felt comfortable selling to people. Most customers were very friendly since we were selling them candy. Job paid above minimum wage with opportunities for bonuses.

    Cons

    Wasn't much opportunity for growth, but I wasn't really expecting any as a part-time employee during college.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep on keeping on.

    Recommends
  6.  

    Good company, Nice coworkers

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Rocky Mountain Chocolate

    Pros

    Friendly coworkers and fun environment

    Cons

    Started at low pay and often don't pay attention enough to what certain workers are doing

  7.  

    Head cook

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Head Cook  in  Hesperia, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Head Cook in Hesperia, CA (US)

    I have been working at Rocky Mountain Chocolate part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great food, flexible hours, easy job to learn, and was hired with little experience

    Cons

    Small hours but what can you expect from a part time

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more organized

    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Great franchise for entry level jobs, especially in confection industry.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager  in  Boulder, CO (US)
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Boulder, CO (US)

    I worked at Rocky Mountain Chocolate full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Few angry customers when selling chocolate, stores typically in desirable locations to work, make some products in store.

    Cons

    Only typical retail work expect for ability to make products in store. Each store typically maintains 1 Asst. Manager & 1 Manager leaving only entry level jobs.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get to know managers at stores, each franchise has different owners & can be run differently.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Unorganized

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Rocky Mountain Chocolate part-time

    Pros

    Free chocolate. And a pay check every other week.

    Cons

    Extremely unorganized. Couldn't get a weekly schedule out by an appropriate day in advance. And when I would arrive for my shift, more than half the time no one knew what I was supposed to be working on that day.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Owner/Operator

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

    I have been working at Rocky Mountain Chocolate

    Pros

    We have owner our chocolate factory for almost four years and were able to pay it off in two with the profits it has created. It is an easy business model and the franchisor allows a lot of freedoms.

    Cons

    Getting fat from all the chocolate we eat!! No seriously, there are not many cons.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    This company is very laid back and fun to work for.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Rocky Mountain Chocolate

    Pros

    Laid-back, understanding, fun, easy place to work. LOTS OF TIPS. free chocolate too

    Cons

    Unorganized bosses, cameras watching, and lots of stocking/cleaning

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep stricter policies

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