Great Clips Reviews

Updated July 1, 2015
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Great Clips CEO Rhoda Olsen
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Pros
  • Good tips, guaranteed clientele, busy salon (in 9 reviews)

  • Flexible hours for part time work (in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • Stylists must cut hair at a fast pase and productivity is very difficult to reach (in 12 reviews)

  • Expected to work long, hard hours for minimum wage (in 9 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (1)

    This is the best job I have had!

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Salon Manager in Knoxville, TN
    Current Employee - Salon Manager in Knoxville, TN

    I have been working at Great Clips full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great pay scale, awesome franchisees that really genuinely care about their employees, lots of benefits, paid ongoing training, they do the marketing for you, you don't have to build your own clientele they come to you! I love this job and I always hear positive feedback. Lots of room to move forward and promotion oppurtunities

    Cons

    You don't do color, BUT it's actually nice not having to do corrective color and spending 2 hours with the same person ��


  2. Helpful (2)

    Great Place to Work

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milwaukee, WI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milwaukee, WI

    I have been working at Great Clips full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    They provide you with ongoing training and support. They treat you well and care about you as a person.

    Cons

    Customer driven business has its ups and downs through the year. During the busy times it can be long hours.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to challenge and develop staff to keep them motivated.


  3. Manager

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Grand Rapids, MI
    Current Employee - Manager in Grand Rapids, MI

    I have been working at Great Clips full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Meeting a lot of new people, working for a corporation that takes care of their employees and is nationwide, serving a lot of clients to their convenience! And also, advancement opportunities in a great company.

    Cons

    Haven't had any bad experience.


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  5. Fun, Fast Paced Salons!!

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - So Much Support and Follow Up!! I Love My Great Clips Family!!
    Current Employee - So Much Support and Follow Up!! I Love My Great Clips Family!!

    I have been working at Great Clips

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Guaranteed Clients...they bring the customers to YOU!!!! Stay busy in a fun fast paced setting...Lots of training and support for those new stylists!!!!

    Cons

    My commute is a bit far but I love my owners so it's worth it for me...Salons are busy so it helps with cost of fuel :)

    Advice to Management

    So many tools to utilize for maximum success in your salon...the support system is phenomenal!!!


  6. Stylist

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Salon Manager in Caledonia, MI
    Current Employee - Salon Manager in Caledonia, MI

    I have been working at Great Clips

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    I love my staff as well as all the clients. There are great incentives. Great clips strives to be apart of the community!!

    Cons

    We have to work some holidays and open durning church hours on Sunday.


  7. I love working for Great Clips it's the best company I have ever worked for.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Management in Monrovia, CA
    Current Employee - Management in Monrovia, CA

    I have been working at Great Clips full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great Clips is the only salon I've known that helps all stylist grow fast in the company.

    Cons

    The challenges are getting the whole team to be in the same page...

    Advice to Management

    My advice to upper management is to stick to ur guns and make sure you select the proper stylist and be a little picky on doing so.


  8. Great Career and love the Company

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director of Support Services in Dayton, OH
    Current Employee - Director of Support Services in Dayton, OH

    I have been working at Great Clips full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Fast Paced and Innovated Company. Family, fun feel

    Cons

    continuing to strive to be the best of the best

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the Great Job


  9. AMAZING

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Wichita, KS
    Current Employee - Manager in Wichita, KS

    I have been working at Great Clips full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great money! Amazing benefits! fun atmosphere , 24/7 support!!!

    Cons

    NO cons at this time!

    Advice to Management

    keep doing what youre doing!!!! :)


  10. Business Services

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Services Manager in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Business Services Manager in Minneapolis, MN

    I have been working at Great Clips

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Amazing people, good benefits, amazing culture.

    Cons

    No cons at this time


  11. Manager

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager
    Current Employee - Manager

    I have been working at Great Clips full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Best place to work for .mg very friendly and the team too .

    Cons

    Every thing is great ,good team work .MG very professional .



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