Life At Surplus Furniture Blog

Big Company, Small Business Mentality

August 16, 2019

For a large company like Surplus Furniture & Mattress Warehouse who has 35 Locations across Canada we have maintained a small business mentality. Every morning that you come into work you feel welcomed, appreciated and excited to start your day.

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The Quest For Meaningful Work

June 6, 2019

New research has found Millennial workers want their jobs to hold meaning, and nearly half of them would trade a lucrative pay raise for a position where they could make a greater impact. “They’re saying ‘I want purpose in my work, I want to be doing meaningful work, and if I’m going to spend this much time in the…

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Give Back To Your Community

May 15, 2019

Feel good about the work you do. Success cannot be achieved without the support from our communities. It’s essential, as a company, that we give back as much as we receive, which is why we are proud to offer support to local businesses and organizations. Here are just a few of the organizations we support;

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Employee Success Stories

May 1, 2019

Hear it right from the employees how they have found their experience at Surplus Furniture & Mattress Warehouse to be. From starting out to gaining experience and confidence, to being promoted and reaching all their goals. Surplus Furniture & Mattress Warehouse takes pride in our team members and their growth and knowledge within the industry.

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Welcome To Surplus! What To Expect When You Join Our Team.

April 17, 2019

We talked with a few of our managers and new employees to help you get a better idea of what to expect when you start working at Surplus Furniture & Mattress Warehouse. Here are their answers.

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What Does It Mean to Be Apart of the Surplus Furniture Team?

March 21, 2019

At Surplus Furniture & Mattress Warehouse when you start working with us, you’re joining a team. We work together to provide our customers with exceptional savings on brand name furniture with exceptional customer service. It’s about creating an environment where you can be inspired and be inspiring. But don’t take our word for it, listen…

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Top 10 Reasons to join Surplus Furniture & Mattress Warehouse

March 8, 2019

We spend on average 90,000 hours at work and according to a recent Deloitte study, 87% of those employed have no passion for their jobs. This hard reality begs the question, are you satisfied with your current position? At Surplus Furniture and Mattress Warehouse we understand the importance of our employees and the communities we…

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Hello Future Surplus Furniture Allstars!

August 29, 2017

About a year ago my travels led me to Barrie, ON from Pickle Lake, ON.  I was excited but scared to move to such a big city!  At first, I struggled to find a job that I enjoyed and would feel driven to succeed in but then I was hired at Surplus Furniture and my…

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Why I work for Surplus Furniture?

January 26, 2017

That can be answered with 2 simple words:  Passion and Excitement.  Some people search forever but never find what they truly love.  Here are 5 main reasons why I love waking up daily to go to work: I don’t struggle to stay disciplined; If anything, I struggle to prioritize my busy day. My problem isn’t staying…

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The Convenience of Surplus Furniture

January 26, 2017

When I hear about all the other furniture stores available to the consumer, I realize how convenient buying furniture is at Surplus Furniture. Time and time again I interact with customers that are discouraged and frustrated with various other options they have encountered. They come to us expecting the same old box store and boring…

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