Cabela's Inc. Layoffs

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(Tue 10/06/15 16:31:08 UTC)


So a couple of weeks ago sixty some people are laid off at corporate and now when you look at the website there are 16 jobs posted at the very location where people were walked out the door. Makes no sense to me.

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(Mon 10/05/15 00:49:41 UTC)


Cabela's corporate has made the decision to eliminate store detectives at what they call low risk stores. This means corporate is willing to accept the losses as long as it does not exceed the salaries of the store detectives they laid off.


(Sun 10/04/15 14:20:39 UTC)




(Wed 09/30/15 19:30:54 UTC)

Shovel crap and sell credit cards'

We sell the same made in China crap that everyone else does, we just charge more for it and the customer to get our credit card. The only way I would invest in the stock is to option it short.

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(Wed 09/30/15 17:14:39 UTC)

Get rid of Burtch and Fuller. They ruined Hamburg. Low sales and poor selections and quality. This level is a waste of payroll dollars.

Regional levels are a waste of payroll dollars. Burtch is so into his self that it is sickening. Fuller is miserable, cocky back stabbed. Burtch and Fuller better watch out you are both next! Bye bye!

Hamburg going down
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(Thu 09/24/15 16:44:08 UTC)

Why so many layoffs at Cabela's?

I do not work there, just stumbled upon here (I work for an O&G company) - why do you have so many layoffs lately?

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(Thu 09/24/15 02:53:50 UTC)

This layoff is a good thing

Cabelas knew Months ago that they would not be able to fill the jobs they had projected when building a new building. The truth is Cabelas was a good company that grew too fast with outdated practices and in the process became bloated with useless, created jobs. Don't believe me, look at how many ... read more

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(Thu 09/24/15 02:11:47 UTC)

Sidney, Ne

Building a new corporate headquarters, and a big housing development and just laid off 70 employees today with rumors of more in the coming months. Doesn't make a bit of sense.

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(Wed 09/23/15 16:22:16 UTC)

cabelas layoff

Will be laying off 50 manager/corp people today 9/23/15

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(Sat 09/19/15 23:14:30 UTC)

Firearms Inspector

Cabela's eliminating and or cutting Firearms Inspectors positions/hours. This is a safety issue re deadly weapons. The lawyer for the plaintiff in the first accident is going to have field day. "Let me understand this, your firm deals in deadly weapons, however, you reduced or eliminated the ... read more

wonder warthog
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(Wed 09/16/15 19:43:54 UTC)

Mass Hiring?

Was informed this week of a mass hiring event coming up. Last time I told someone to come to CAB to work the entire department she was hired into was cut. I'll be damned if I set someone else up for failure again.

Allen Texas
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(Tue 09/15/15 00:53:55 UTC)

Visit from Tommy?

Apparently CEO Tommy Millner will be visiting our store and DC at the end of the month. Has anyone out there already had a visit? I figure this is a "don't worry the company is strong" speech opportunity. Really looking forward to see how he spins all the recent bad news and convinces the kool aid ... read more

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(Wed 09/02/15 20:20:00 UTC)

Want a laugh? Look at the indeed dot com job reviews.

Managers over at indeed dot com trying to raise the ratings on the company. lol

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(Tue 09/01/15 21:22:51 UTC)

Distribution vs Stores?

I think we're all in agreement that this steaming dung pile of a company is going down faster than the Hindenberg. I just need to understand something from another perspective. I work at one of the DCs, in Retail filling. We are overworked like you wouldn't believe. I haven't had any less than 100 ... read more

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(Sun 08/16/15 19:48:35 UTC)

Find another job and do not look back

So many issues with management and the company's organization. The best thing to do is find another job and not be concerned anymore about the problems with Cabela's business plan. I wish the company good luck with finding outfitters that will want to start at the bottom of the ladder and work ... read more

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(Sat 08/15/15 22:18:14 UTC)

Aggressive hospitality?

Management said to show "aggressive hospitality" to customers to get them to get club cards. That's an oxymoron and it's just going to push customers away. I work in an office in one of the stores and there is a guy that's threatened me multiple times in front of witnesses and I've emailed ... read more

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(Wed 08/12/15 14:25:50 UTC)

I don't want anyone to be let go.....but.....

There are several useless positions in the store. PTS (product training specialist) for starters. Really, what a waste of 40 hours. Price change team. 90% of any price changes and/or ads are done by the dept leads anyways. Then we have a space planner. Why? Just leave the dept manager and their ... read more

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(Sat 08/08/15 01:02:17 UTC)

Lazy Managers

Hate it when they short staff the place and the checkout lines are long. You get a manager paging for all register trained people to get up front Immediately, but they don't come down to help. What ever happened to the good old days when the managers were 1st ones down there checking people out?

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(Wed 08/05/15 01:00:48 UTC)

Restructure started again.

Tommy Boy won't be happy until he buries Cabelas like he did Remington. Stocks are down about $30 from 15 months ago. The axes started wielding again at most stores. Best Buy, beware, your his new target.

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(Thu 07/30/15 18:09:28 UTC)

Go to Glassdoor and write a company review

We are becoming a self service big box and most of us do not know how long we will have a job. People who want to work here should know that.


(Thu 07/23/15 00:49:24 UTC)

and executive vice president of directing directors VP

Oh know the cruise liner is tilting.....

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(Thu 07/23/15 00:35:21 UTC)

You forgot VP, of Directing, Directors



(Thu 07/23/15 00:18:13 UTC)

Dick is rolling in grave may turn into Zombie and bite executive team

Wow just as Cabelas is creating VP's, Directors, assistant Director of each director plus directors of directors. Oh I forgot VP of Directors of store outdoor smells oops that failed after millions spent, the animal sounds VP, directors of stench that spent millions only to fail in 1 month. Cabelas ... read more

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(Thu 07/23/15 00:13:15 UTC)

Most of these posts are exagerated or a flat out lie.

Corporate is doing everything possible to support the outfitters.


(Tue 07/21/15 00:57:51 UTC)

Rush to cut staffing.

2015 2nd quarter earnings coming out 7/23/15 don't look good. Knee jerk reaction to appease stock holders. Management restructuring, FT hours once set at 40, reduced to 32. Hiring frozen. Some lead positions eliminated. New structure is almost undoable as extensive responsibility put on smaller ... read more

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(Thu 07/16/15 14:14:33 UTC)

No Layoffs - BUT

we've been told by management that hours are dropping off and even during the fourth quarter there will be less hours available

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(Tue 07/14/15 22:37:52 UTC)

Restructuring of managers??

Anyone else hearing of this?

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(Wed 01/21/15 01:14:04 UTC)

I hope Dick is watching what's happening from above to his creation...

Dick must be turning in his grave. This company has gone off the deep end... Might as well rename the company The clothing and shoe warehouse.


(Sun 09/28/14 05:25:20 UTC)

Sorry, Dick. Wish you coulda stayed around a bit longer.

I recently left a Cabela's store due to many things that I'm seeing here. We were understaffed, to the point where we had fewer cashiers than registers and there weren't enough floor workers to assist. On top of that, some of the managers refused to hop on to help, instead choosing to stand up in ... read more

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(Fri 09/12/14 14:37:39 UTC)

Not Fun

It's not fun working there anymore. Not staffed properly. Long lines at check out. What ever happened that the Managers don't jump on a cash lane to help? Time to get out. Dick is probably spinning like a turbine seeing what his company turned into.


(Fri 09/12/14 14:37:38 UTC)

Not Fun

It's not fun working there anymore. Not staffed properly. Long lines at check out. What ever happened that the Managers don't jump on a cash lane to help? Time to get out. Dick is probably spinning like a turbine seeing what his company turned into.


(Thu 08/28/14 06:35:35 UTC)

cabelas nature

i work at the dc in canada they are laying off all 300 of us in dec thru march. they have out sourced the distrabution to the stores to a company in calgary named thats big bussiness for you. thats cabelas nature.they lost the concept of what dick and jim were doing.

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(Wed 08/20/14 02:17:45 UTC)

Understaffed Hamburg

Yeah, this store is so understaffed that customers are walking out or not waiting to check out because of ridiculous lines and not enough front end help. Peel and Goad must be on Pinterest instead of working on staffing the store. What a waste!!! Szlegia needs to learn how to schedule properly and ... read more

One of Hamburg Sales Staff With Brains
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(Sat 08/02/14 04:45:49 UTC)

It gets worse.

The senior managers now give us veiled threats about firing us if we don't meet our club card goals. They do this at every meeting. They keep telling us that we got such and such number this time last year. Yeah, we did, then the company "restructured" and we're running a skeleton crew. A very ... read more

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(Wed 06/18/14 20:13:31 UTC)

It's been a couple months....better off now.

Now that's it's been a couple months since I got restructured, I realize, it's the best thing that happened. I am less stressed, have my nights and weekends off and am enjoying life more. No rude customers or lazy co workers to deal with. Anyone else feel the same way???

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(Sat 05/31/14 00:54:04 UTC)

What a Joke

Anyone get the email they're now building a new corporate building?! How convenient, cut tons of jobs and then build a nice new building for yourselves. They really ARE clueless. I'm sure that won't make anyone in the "field"upset. What a slap in the face!

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(Mon 04/28/14 16:44:04 UTC)

Looks like it's starting again! - Hamburg

Now the deli hours are cut back. Guess soon they will do away with that whole department to cut more. Part timers are also leaving in alot of departments due to lack of hours. Good job management team!!!!!! Maybe you need to figure out how to increase sales. Management in this store is extremely ... read more

The Goner
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