Best and Worst Companies to Work for in the Office Furniture Industry - RATED

The office furniture industry can, and has been, a great industry to work in. But, not all employees at the companies feel the same. Below is CFN’s latest roundup of the latest Glassdoor Reviews.


Steelcase - 4.2

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Pros

Great product, well known brand, amazing research and resources, freedom to create your own approach to sales. Management is very invested in the companies success, and thus your success as well. The compensation structure creates a warm, team environment.

Cons

It’s a large company so it can be difficult to navigate at times, learning how to utilize resources (& even what is available to you) can take a long time.


Knoll - 3.9

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Pros

  • "A dynamic company that continues to provide great products and support to the entire company" (in 10 reviews)

  • "Great people & products, committed teams and culture" (in 8 reviews)

Cons


Teknion - 3.9

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Pros

Friendly work culture
Adequate compensation
Good atmosphere

Cons

Downtime can be too much


Allsteel - 3.6

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Pros

Great people throughout the organization

Cons

Operating very lean can be counter productive


Herman Miller - 3.6

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Pros

Flexible work schedule

Collaborative team environment

World Class facilities and work environments

Cons

Conservative and somewhat risk-adverse

Matrixed structure leads to slow decision making


KI - 3.6

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Pros

  • "I work in the Inside Sales department and I love my co-workers" (in 5 reviews)

  • "Great coworkers, flexibility and fast paced environment" (in 4 reviews)

Cons

  • "Nothing much, no cons about the company" (in 4 reviews)

  • "The work environment went down the tubes because they are hiring young people that are very immature for a professional environment" (in 4 reviews)


Haworth - 3.4

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Pros

Competitive Pay in certain positions

Cons

PTO time is not very good


Inscape Corp. - 3.1

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Pros

Really great people to work with. Fair benefits and interesting work.

Cons

Low pay, and a lack of support in some areas. Whatever the board wants happens, so if your department is viewed badly by the board then there is little you can do to save it.


Kimball International - 3.1

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Pros

Flexibility, Great Co-workers, benefits are fair.

Cons

Nothing worth mentioning. Would be petty to even mention


Humanscale - 2.6

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Pros

Humanscale is very unique. We are an extremely fast growing company that continues to grow aggressively year after year; when most of our competitors are not. As an employee, you are given a lot of autonomy and tools to do your job, and if you work hard and produce, you will become very successful and career advancement opportunities will be there for you.

Cons

In order to be successful at Humanscale, you need to be adoptable, flexible, a team player and open to change. As we continue to grow and evolve rapidly, direction may alter at times. When this happens, it ultimately make things healthier for the entire organization. If your set in your ways and not open to new ideas, Humanscale may not be the best place for you.