Hanesbrands

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Hanesbrands Reviews

Updated August 20, 2014
Updated August 20, 2014
103 Reviews

3.3
103 Reviews
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Hanesbrands CEO and Director Rich Noll
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Pretty good work life balance depending on your manager (in 6 reviews)

  • easy fast pace work, worked with great people (in 7 reviews)


Cons
  • Upper Management talks down and degrades employees on a daily basis (in 10 reviews)

  • Senior management tends to manage their careers rather than manage the employees (in 4 reviews)

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  1.  

    Great Place - Great People

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Designer  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Designer in New York, NY

    Pros

    The people are all really smart and talented. Management is very professional and organized. They are pro-active problem solvers. It is a really innovative and creative company. Great work/life balance! Summer Fridays!!!

    Cons

    The office is a little over-crowded. Could use some technology upgrades. Too many freelancers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Commit to hiring full-timers instead of just freelancers. New employees need better training is Process & Procedures. Its a little hodgepodge & sink or swim for new employees.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    one of the best companies to work for.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Associate  in  Katy, TX
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Katy, TX

    Pros

    the environment is great the company supports and takes every thing you say to heart. so if you have a concern about something and you want a investigation done about it you don't have to be upper management you can be just an associate. plus even as an associate you get a 401k and stokes. and they reward you for all hard work your a person to them not just another number.

    Cons

    now the only annoying thing is that on a store front you only have two colors your allowed to wear black and white and no in between colors. You must always be in business attire so no canvas shoes nor tie up shoes dress shoes only. Their late palsy is extremely strict they run off a point system points are bad get many and your gone.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    some of the upper management needs to be in the stores more so you'll stop righting people up for one thing being out of place and when some one ask for a new thing because the other one broke try and fix it ones then send them it.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Quiet and nice place to work.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Bra Fitter/Sales Associate  in  San Marcos, TX
    Former Employee - Bra Fitter/Sales Associate in San Marcos, TX

    Pros

    This discounts are pretty amazin and the people were very friendly.

    Cons

    The store never gets overwhelmingly busy. In fact, sometimes it can be a little boring.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Great Company that strives to be the best

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

    Pros

    They are very hands on and wants to be the best so they make sure you are the best. They focus a lot on increasing sales; as any retailer would. They communicate with you and seem to care about the opinions of those working in the stores.

    Cons

    They need to definitely update POS registers. We just recently went from updated POS registers and systems from Maidenform to outdated registers with Hanes. It definitely took a while to get used to!

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    I had a great experience working at Hanesbrands!

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

    Pros

    Hanes compensation is very generous and the employees are wonderful to work with. I had a great rapport with my manager and fellow employees in the department.

    Access to 401K

    Cons

    Most positions are classified as HBI Temp, so no company health benefits or paid vacation.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take control of your Plus Size merchandise! Very few plus size stores actually carry merchandise that fits their customers. Reduce the neck line opening and pull up the shoulder seam. Offer longer lengths. I guarantee sales will dramatically increase!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Good company that could be great

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

    Pros

    Strong brands that are market leaders. With Maidendform acquisition there is a lot of growth potential. I anticipate more acquisitions in the future. The employees are all very nice and there seems to be a decent amount of career opportunities.

    Cons

    Some of the people, processes, and products themselves are dated but I guess that's common with a manufacturing company. A lot of things are black & white and decision making power is held by the execs only.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Implement change where needed and empower employees more to drive decisions. Be more proactive versus reactive to keep up with the ever changing consumer.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Decent place to work.

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

    Pros

    Many employee perks and benefits; product discounts, on-site: cafeteria, doctor, dry-cleaner, credit union, and gym.

    Cons

    Too many politics in certain areas of the company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Offer more opportunities to transition temps into full-time positions.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Good place to work... long haul

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager, Supply Chain  in  Winston-Salem, NC
    Current Employee - Project Manager, Supply Chain in Winston-Salem, NC

    Pros

    Structured environment
    Respect
    Great benefits (Gym, Health, Credit Union)

    Cons

    Extremely high tenure average... would love to see new / young talent coming up

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make sure new folks are gotten ready to take over when more mature folks start to retire...

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Great management

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Assistant  in  Lancaster, PA
    Former Employee - Customer Assistant in Lancaster, PA

    Pros

    The management team was outstanding, the product was great, and the hours weren't bad.

    Cons

    Staff was "clique-y", business tended to be slow and sometimes even boring

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    store manager

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

    Pros

    flexible hours, great upper management

    Cons

    short notice in promo changes

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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