Sherwin-Williams
3.4 of 5 682 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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3.4 682 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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I love my job.

Assistant Store Manager (Current Employee)
Knoxville, TN (US)

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

ProsExcellent company, genuinely cares. SW wants you to grow, to move up the ladder and gives you the tools and incentives to do it. Pleasant coworkers and positive work environment.

ConsI would rather not ever have to work weekends, but I do understand why we must be available to our customers on those days.

Advice to Senior ManagementIt would be nice to have more knowledge of opportunities for personal growth

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

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Great internship. A lot of hard work but worth it

Intern (Current Employee)
Duluth, MN (US)

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

ProsThey put a lot of time and money into interns. That being said you learn a lot about business when you do the internship

ConsIts a "corporate" feel. Don't have to much to say due to your ranking

Advice to Senior Management-

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

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Good Comp

Senior Oracle Applications Developer (Current Employee)
Cleveland, OH (US)

I have been working at Sherwin-Williams full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGood work life Bal. Great Stability,

ConsSome times growth may be limited depending on the team

Advice to Senior Management......

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

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Plenty of Opportunities

Management Training Program (MTP) (Former Employee)
Minneapolis, MN (US)

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

ProsPotential for advancement is great if you are relocatable. Benefits are great and pay is high for an entry level position directly out of college.

ConsWork/life balance can be a challenge. Minimum 44 hours per week for an Operations Manager and 48 hours per week for a Facility Manager.

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

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Great Company!

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Sherwin-Williams

ProsPlenty of hours, fun work environment, plenty of opportunity to work your way up the ladder

Consthe ac is controlled from Cleveland and as a part timer youre not allowed enough hours

Advice to Senior Managementremember what it was like when you were in the store!

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

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Good company

Utility Machine Operator (Former Employee)
Bedford Heights, OH (US)

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

ProsGood training, good pay, good co workers

Conspretty much the Same thing every day

Advice to Senior ManagementDid a good job

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

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Great Company

Sales (Current Employee)
Atlanta, GA (US)

I have been working at Sherwin-Williams full-time for more than 10 years

ProsChallenging and fun work environment, rewards efforts with competitive salary and benefits

ConsNone, it has been a pleasure

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep it up!

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

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No complaints

Store Manager (Former Employee)
Newport News, VA (US)

I worked at Sherwin-Williams full-time for more than 5 years

ProsGreat place to start after college. Well trained and organized company. Allows you to grow into your own skills. Also rewards hard workers!

ConsStaffing! never enough staffing for work needed.

Advice to Senior ManagementNot for the faint at heart. You will need to work hard, but it pays off with the bonuses!

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

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Great Company ... Great Opportunities

Assistant Store Manager (Current Employee)
Sturbridge, MA (US)

I have been working at Sherwin-Williams full-time for more than 10 years

ProsAbility to try new things and worked on your strength's in the company. Everyday is different

Consnone that i can think of. But time management can be tough within the stores.

Advice to Senior ManagementContinue to focus on new employees and reward within

– I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great company for entry level positions

Sales Associate (Former Employee)
Norman, OK (US)

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

Pros-Decent pay
-Nice co-workers
-Ability to move up with company
-Not too many employees in store, more than just a number to management
-Flexibility of managers

Cons-Dealing with specific customers or contractors
-Small number of employees, if you get stuck working with someone you don't like there is nothing to do about it

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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