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Timberland Reviews

Updated 6 January, 2015
Updated 6 January, 2015
44 Reviews
3.4
44 Reviews
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Timberland Vice President, VF Corporation and Group President, Outdoor & Action Sports Americas Steve Rendle
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  1.  

    Reasonably good experience

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Stratham, NH (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Stratham, NH (US)

    I worked at Timberland full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Dynamic team of intelligent, thoughtful people

    Cons

    Not at teams are created (or treated) equally; was sold on work-life balance, which didn't exist in my role

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Level the playing field

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good place

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - IT Developer in Stratham, NH (US)
    Former Employee - IT Developer in Stratham, NH (US)

    I worked at Timberland

    Pros

    Good place, nice offices, great discounts.

    Cons

    Limited advancement opportunities. Many senior managers unapproachable or disinterested.

    Doesn't Recommend
  3.  

    Fun but stressful

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Flemington, NJ (US)
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Flemington, NJ (US)

    I worked at Timberland full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great social interactions, for the most part a friendly atmosphere, awesome people

    Cons

    Irregular hours, main manager horrible, depending on employees there could be lots of drama and bad corporal communication

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop putting down your employees, they're here to work too.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5.  

    Purpose driven

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Vice President in Stratham, NH (US)
    Former Employee - Vice President in Stratham, NH (US)

    I worked at Timberland full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Unique heritage, compassionate culture, quality focus. Timberland has a very talented staff that and is deeply rooted in the community.

    Cons

    Now a subsidiary of a holding company. Sale of the company has resulted in loss of north star. Business outlook is good but company is now focused on mass market.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't loose sight of what made you a trusted brand and employer of choice

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Timboo

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Timberland

    Pros

    Free Pair of boots when your welcomed to the team. Laid back store mangers really chill place with cool people. Decent pay for seasonal position .

    Cons

    Crappy Hours if doing seasonal 10 hours a week Even the full time works have multiple jobs. Having to hound people to buy shoes you know nothing about.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Needs A break room Stock room is not ideal for where I want to eat my lunch.

    Recommends
  7.  

    Wonderful crew to work with and many great customers.

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

    I worked at Timberland full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Relationship with staff, team environment. Benefits are decent, raises not so much. Great perks at the Holidays for the staff. Good quality product.

    Cons

    Quotas are difficult to meet at times. Promotions are few in a store, not many higher positions to fill. Company values are decent, changed after the company was bought out, but would be fine for new employees with no comparison. As with any retail position, the Holidays are chaotic.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Think through changes thoroughly and do it once.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Bittersweet

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Customer Service Specialist in Stratham, NH (US)
    Former Employee - Senior Customer Service Specialist in Stratham, NH (US)

    I worked at Timberland full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great product, benefits, awesome co-workers, many great experiences.

    Cons

    Due to sale of company much downsizing and policy changes that has impacted the overall culture.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop looking at the dollar value and look to the value of the employees. The longevity of the employees should prove that they are what made the company what it is today. It was more than the dollars that made us stay for the length of time but the desire to build the brand. We really cared.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9.  

    Incredible

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

    I worked at Timberland

    Pros

    Great product, Great people... and many opportunities... Although that was a looong time ago! The brand seems to have maintained the integrity from when Jeffrey Schwartz was leading.

    Cons

    Salary wasn't great...and there werent great opportunities for adjustments... and there was a LOT of pressure.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Timberland is a wonderful company.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Timberland part-time

    Pros

    Great compensation, benefits, and work-life balance. Timberland is a fantastic company to work for and you can't go wrong.

    Cons

    The senior leaders are not as good as they were previously. This should be changed from the top down.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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