J. Crew

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J. Crew Reviews

Updated Jul 23, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

3.7 560 reviews

92% Approve of the CEO

J. Crew Chairman and CEO Mickey Drexler

Mickey Drexler

(374 ratings)

81% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Enthusiastic coworkers, encouraging supervisors, great discount(in 82 reviews)

  • Flexible Hours, Great Employee Discount, Great brand image cultivated by Mickey Drexler(in 62 reviews)


Cons
  • On Call shifts, management that doesn't know how to properly schedule employees(in 35 reviews)

  • You get No Benifits they keep all employees at part time(in 19 reviews)

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    Best place to work Part-time

    Stock Associate (Current Employee) Chicago, IL

    ProsGreat hours and were always great at working within my availability.
    Pay raise every year.

    ConsI was very happy with my time at J Crew. Nothing to really complain about.

    Advice to Senior ManagementCommunicate more with one another.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    it's okay

    Sales Associate (Current Employee) Wisc Dells, WI

    ProsAssociate discount, decent hours, hire only adults (18+)

    Consmonotonous, company seems disorganized, not a lot of room for career growth

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

     

    It was great.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsCo-workers, training, pay, conditions, benefits

    ConsMonotonous, slow, hours, visual environment, boss.

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    J.Crew

    Management (Current Employee) Oklahoma City, OK

    ProsGreat benefits, PTO, insurance is great

    ConsNights and weekends, sometimes more than 40 hrs/week

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    stylist / sale rep

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat place to work. great working cast

    Conspay rate needs to be based off experience

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    Great experience

    Sales Associate (Current Employee) Williamsburg, VA

    ProsThe discount was awesome. I loved that you had to be knowledgeable about the clothing.

    ConsThere is a lot of turnover and the managers switch around stores often.

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    I loved J. Crew

    Sales Associate (Current Employee) Louisville, CO

    ProsThe Team was amazing. I felt like it was easy coming in each day due to great management. Sometimes it could be tough as the night goes on but hey, its a great place

    ConsCustomers! Some of them can be really snooty

    Advice to Senior ManagementRemember to always support you team!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Amazing

    Personal Shopper (Current Employee) Austin, TX

    ProsAmazing management, incredible work ethic, always willing to work with you. I left the company only because of school, but I would go back in an instant.

    ConsSummer hours get cut short

    Advice to Senior Managementn/a

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    An Ideal Place To Work

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) New York, NY

    ProsTalented people who care about the product, a positive working experience, not a "devil wears prada" fashion experience.

    ConsProlonged approval processes for creative teams, pressure from some to stay later

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Flexible, great company, great prople

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) New York, NY

    ProsThis was one of my first jobs in retail, and I felt I grew a lot with the job. The leadership was really supportive and understanding and it was just an enjoyable job.

    ConsBecame a very consuming job while in school

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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