Working at/for PRS?

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  1. LJD

    LJD New Member

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    I've heard let down stories of work experiences at other large and small guitar manufacturers... in the end a job like any other (?). What's it like at PRS? I wouldn't expect some Willy Wonky factory fantasy, but from meeting sales reps and watching some videos it seems like a cool place. (I suppose if there were negative opinions I wouldn't hear them on this forum.) Thanks!
     
  2. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    Word is the guitars aren't even the fun part.

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  3. themike

    themike New Member

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    Everyone I know loves working there and the people they work with but also emphasize the fact that its still a factory making a product - its not like you walk into a guitar store and get to mess around with guitars for a few hours.
     
  4. veinbuster

    veinbuster Zombie Three, DFZ

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    I don't work there, but I've been a fair number of times and talked to many of the team both on and off duty. It has always felt to me like a big happy family.
     
  5. Whitecat

    Whitecat Goes home to Starla

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  6. Shawn@PRS

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    PRS has a great work environment, with fantastic people and we make an amazing product. But it's a lot of hard work. We don't just sit around all day drinking beer and playing guitars. :)
     
  7. andy474x

    andy474x Knows the Drill

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    I would really enjoy doing some kind of apprentice work there a day or two a week, just to see what goes into making the instruments. I think I enjoy working on guitars as much as I do playing them.

    Of course, I don't live nearby, so that's all purely hypothetical.
     
  8. JustRob

    JustRob Zombie Six, DFZ

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    Damn. Thaaat's the job I'm looking for. And i need at least six figures, while im dreaming. :vroam:
     
  9. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    Of course not, that's my job!
     
  10. ADP

    ADP New Member

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    Sounds cool! :cheers:
     
  11. Mikegarveyblues

    Mikegarveyblues Cream Crackered

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    According to my sauces (known only as Tommy K and Sweet Chilli Dave), working at PRS is fantastic - providing you get past the...Initiation...
     
  12. alantig

    alantig Zombie Four, DFZ

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    No - you spend at least 20-30 minutes a day taking pictures for PSF! :top:
     
  13. Bill SAS 513

    Bill SAS 513 Just another old guy in a T-shirt

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    Never heard anyone bitching...and you can tell the crew really enjoys what they are doing!! How couldja' not!?! (Ok, and I do occasionally check the site for positions available)
     
  14. vchizzle

    vchizzle Zomb!e Nine, DFZ

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    I've always wanted to work there. I think it might be one of the few jobs out there that I wouldn't dread going in to work everyday.
     
  15. NomadMike

    NomadMike New Member

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    Actually that's what we sometimes do where I work. :)
     
  16. Goldtop

    Goldtop A Top (and Heart) of Gold

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    I would almost give a body part to work at PRS. A company that gets it, and cares about the details, and never stops trying to be better? A place with that kind of devotion and passion; that's my kind of place!

    Goldtop Lloyd
     
    #16 Goldtop, Nov 27, 2014
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