To those in the call center business, 1-800-FLOWERS is known for more than just floral arrangements but for offering work from home jobs in addition to its brick-and-mortar ones. 1-800-FLOWERS' work from home jobs include temporary, seasonal positions as well as a few permanent jobs. (See more WAH holiday seasonal jobs.)
And while many of its workers appreciate the opportunity to work from home, it’s good to know how it stacks up against other virtual call center companies in terms of pay, hours, training, etc. In essence, what is it like to work for the giant online floral company? Find out from those who have given it a try.
While most of the reviewers were happy with 1-800-FLOWERS, there were some complaints about training and hours. The reviewers fairly consistently reported the pay to be about $9 per hour.
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Average Review of 1800FLOWERS Work-at-Home Jobs: 3.25 stars (Out of 5)
Software was a drain on agents computer and the it was infected with spyware.
Reader says job was outsourced overseas after 4 years working at 1-800-FLOWERS.
Seasonal worker for four seasons felt skills needed to provide good customer service were not compensated enough.
Working a variety of seasons--Christmas, Mother's Day and summer--this reviewer writes a very detailed and positive review of 1-800-FLOWERS.
Reviewer started as a seasonal worker in 2009 but has converted to permanent work. The pay might be better at a brick-and-mortar call center but with the cost of gas, virtual is the future of call centers, says reader.
This reader worked the Mother’s Day holiday and lived to give 1800FLOWERS a good review. The work is fast-paced, but the staff is supportive.
During the busy Christmas season, this reader found 1800FLOWERS scheduling to be chaotic, making it difficult to plan her own holiday. The reader would not work there again.