Sherwin-Williams
3.4 of 5 683 reviews
www.sherwin-williams.com Cleveland, OH 5000+ Employees

Sherwin-Williams Reviews

Updated Apr 22, 2014
Sherwin-Williams – Dallas – “store location”

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3.4 683 reviews

                             

82% Approve of the CEO

Sherwin-Williams Chairman and CEO Christopher M. Connor

Christopher M. Connor

(451 ratings)

68% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Opportunities for advancement as far as you want to go"
    in 37 reviews
  • "Management trainee program, good benefits"
    in 61 reviews
Cons:
  • "Work/life balance, it's still a "good ole' boys club", unrealistic budgets"
    in 32 reviews
  • "Upper management (above the district level) is somewhat disconnected from the behavior of contractors"
    in 68 reviews
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Good Work Environment

Sales Associate (Current Employee)
London, ON

I have been working at Sherwin-Williams part-time for more than a year

ProsA lot of social communication.

ConsNot much opportunity to learn.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great if you love retail

Intern (Former Employee)

I worked at Sherwin-Williams as an intern

Pros-Overall, they're a good Company who's growing and expanding in Canada but are short on Talent. They've been around for years and are leaders in their industry now and in the foreseeable future.
- laid back atmosphere, good people
- constant learning and development

Cons- heavy lifting, on your feet all day
- Unorganized internship program
- subjective performance evaluations

Advice to Senior ManagementUpgrade software

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Intern (Current Employee)
St. Catharines, ON

I have been working at Sherwin-Williams as an intern for more than a year

ProsGood hours, decent wage, but the work was dull

ConsGood culture, but youre selling paint wasn't for me

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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a lot of work for low pay

Assistant Manager (Current Employee)
Milton, ON

I have been working at Sherwin-Williams full-time for more than a year

Prosslow periods allow you to do nothing and just chill on your phone

Consthe pay is too low
retail customers can be very rude
long weekend hours or very early hours

Advice to Senior Managementpay higher
make forty hour work week standard

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Management Trainee (Former Employee)
Edmonton, AB

I worked at Sherwin-Williams full-time for less than a year

ProsGood chance to get a job at the company, you have to show little effort to show your value.They really want young people.

ConsToo many responsibilities for one person. Not much of a pay

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep working fair, not much to critique.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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I felt like an entrepreneur with huge corporate support.

Branch Manager (Current Employee)
Toronto, ON

I have been working at Sherwin-Williams

ProsGreat people; Management, peers, staff, and especially the customers.

ConsSometimes stressful. Accounts receivable vs sales/customer service.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep it fair and keep up the support.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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It's a good company to work for

Sales Associate (Current Employee)
Oakville, ON

I have been working at Sherwin-Williams

ProsThe management and the atmosphere is great, the company is professional and has hi-standards in terms of customer service and customer satisfaction. I like working for Sherwin Williams I learned a lot here in a very short period of time and I like to help out the customers with their painting needs and concerns.

ConsThe only downside of working here is that it is a part-time position so I had to find a second part time job in order to make enough money.

Advice to Senior ManagementThe management is great at this store.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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like the company they just need to pay me more

Store Manager (Current Employee)
Edmonton, AB

I have been working at Sherwin-Williams

Prosthink on your feet. they give you room to work. allowing you to make the changes you want

Consthey took a long time to make a poor choice (in my opinion) HR.

Advice to Senior Managementchoose replacements faster

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Assistant Manager (Current Employee)
Toronto, ON

I have been working at Sherwin-Williams

Prosmoney, experience, good opportunity for work

Conslarge American, hard times, tough for lower management... long hours

Advice to Senior Managementwork more with lower management

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Not a good management developing job

MTP (Former Employee)
Toronto, ON

I worked at Sherwin-Williams

ProsGood training programs to understand the company more for employees.

ConsThe company is fairly Caucasian based. I was the only non-Caucasian at training with all the other management trainees. It didn't seem like a very good job to develop a management career. The position was more of mixing paint and carrying it to customer's car each day. Very disappointing job coming out of university. Although the annual salary may be high, but the working hours are very demanding. 6:30 AM - 6PM shifts are frequent.

Advice to Senior ManagementAct on the "Diversity" value.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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