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Updated Jul 24, 2014

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2.5 106 reviews

31% Approve of the CEO

Kirkland's CEO and Director Robert E. Alderson

Robert E. Alderson

(54 ratings)

36% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • The employee perks are great, specifically the 20% employee discount(in 10 reviews)

  • I had friendly co workers who were easy to work with(in 3 reviews)


Cons
  • Upper management does not care about the store employees(in 11 reviews)

  • District manager does not hold people accountable at any level(in 10 reviews)

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    Loved this job

    Third Assistant Manager (Current Employee) Knoxville, TN

    ProsFlexible scheduling. Great chance for advancement. Focus on customer service and rewards toward great team members who work hard for the company.

    ConsNot guaranteed an pay increase. Pays minimum wage without care of the cost of living. Does not pay extra for shifts involving living 100 pound items off of semi trucks.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPay your employees better

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Fantastic

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGreat environment, Product was amzing

    ConsCalifornia labor laws need to know them

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

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    Awesome job with awesome people!!

    Team Member (Current Employee) Columbus, GA

    ProsThe store manager is amazing. She has a great sense of humor but always remains professional. She works with you and your schedule. The employee perks are great, specifically the 20% employee discount. The coworkers are great and the store store always smells good.

    ConsNo cons that I can think of.

    Advice to Senior ManagementMore advertising to reach a broader customer base. I have spoken with several people that don't even know what Kirkland's is.

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

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    It was always a pleasure.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsThe customers always appreciated my input.

    ConsSometimes there was just too much inventory for one person to deal with.

    Advice to Senior ManagementMake sure you don't over work your employees. They may begin to feel unappreciated.

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    I loved working at Kirklands

    Accounts Payable Clerk 1998 (Former Employee) Jackson, TN

    ProsFriendly people, good benefits, great friends.

    ConsStress, sometimes not enough time to do some tasks.

    Advice to Senior ManagementJust keep doing what you always have.

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

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    Great Management

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsVery flexible scheduling four college student. A great team environment and fun staff. Also great customers.

    ConsSome people get very unorganized and are not held accountable.

    Advice to Senior Managementquit changing POG and visuals displays so often keeping people busy.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Always something to do

    Sales Associate (Current Employee) Bloomingdale, IL

    Pros-great co-workers and management
    -merchandise is different and never feels repetitive
    -no micromanagement so feels like a community
    -small and easy to tidy things up

    ConsNo hype for customers for a grand opening of a new store. Management seemed nervous.

    Advice to Senior ManagementMore formal visual positions outside of corporate.

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

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