Rocky Mountain Chocolate Reviews

Updated 30 April 2015
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  1. Great small work team!

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Rocky Mountain Chocolate part-time

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Awesome work atmosphere. Getting to know the merchandise is easy and it makes you confident with how you sell it. Overall a fun job!

    Cons

    If situated at a busy location, lots of people can come into the store all at once. Since there usually isn't a lot of people staffed, you have to have to be calm to get through orders and questions.

  2. Sales Associate

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

    I worked at Rocky Mountain Chocolate full-time

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Fun environment, ALWAYS something to do

    Cons

    Kitchen Clean up, seasonal peaks and seasonal lows

  3. Sales Associate/Chocolatier

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    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Concord, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Concord, CA (US)

    I worked at Rocky Mountain Chocolate part-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Fun making different kinds of candy apple and other sweets such as barks, dipped licorice, choco covered strawberries, bananas etc. I enjoyed it cause mostly everything was based on how it is decorated/presented and If you're a crafty person, it is fun at times.

    Cons

    10% off = takes off tax. Strict management, high demands but the pay was not worth how hard you're working, manager's watching your every move and constantly calling if they think you've done smething wrong. They suggest to come 15 mins earlier before you're clocked in to fill out a paper (more like a to do list) to check the freshness of for ex. fudge, check for mold, etc but I believe it is unfair b/c we're basically working 15 mins for free.

    Advice to Management

    Respect your employees and treat them like human being, just like everyone else.

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  5. Good First job

    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    You can eat free samples and good social interaction

    Cons

    Poor management and low pay

  6. Fun atmosphere, but not much room for growth.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Tempe, AZ (US)
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Tempe, AZ (US)

    I worked at Rocky Mountain Chocolate part-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Making treats and dealing with fun customers

    Cons

    poor scheduling, bad pay, no room for growth

    Advice to Management

    post schedules weeks ahead of time not the night before.

  7. It was not a bad place to work for If you are in high school

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Rocky Mountain Chocolate part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    work with sweets, people are nice.

    Cons

    not a career, the pay is pretty bad.

  8. Cashier

    Former Employee - Cashier in Houston, TX (US)
    Former Employee - Cashier in Houston, TX (US)

    I worked at Rocky Mountain Chocolate part-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Allow you to taste on item to better describe taste to customers. Very flexible with schedule, great for students.

    Cons

    No more than 20 hrs per week.

  9. Cashier

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Rocky Mountain Chocolate

    Pros

    Chocolate, compensation, culture, people and location

    Cons

    you may gain weight while working there because you will want to buy chocolate every day for the first year.

  10. Rewarding job, not for the career minded.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Reail Store General Manager
    Current Employee - Reail Store General Manager

    I have been working at Rocky Mountain Chocolate full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    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 Management

    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.

  11. Good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at Rocky Mountain Chocolate full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Small company
    Good environment
    Good top management

    Cons

    Not good pay
    Too much pressure as compared to salary

    Advice to Management

    Increase salary


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