The Children's Place

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The Children's Place Reviews

Updated Jul 22, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

2.4 462 reviews

26% Approve of the CEO

The Children's Place President & CEO Jane Elfers

Jane Elfers

(222 ratings)

27% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Employee discount is good especially since it can be used on all sale and clearance(in 31 reviews)

  • Good money, good quality clothing, great discount on the clothes(in 23 reviews)


Cons
  • Associates are expected to train upper management when unqualified management is hired(in 45 reviews)

  • Floor set was a week long project with a window change that usually took three people to complete(in 27 reviews)

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    Great Opportunity for Advancement

    Sales Lead (Current Employee) Morrow, GA

    ProsFlexible Schedules
    Great Discount (30%)
    Can move up fast from associate to a lead

    ConsNo benefits except for assistant managers ad store managers
    low pay

    Advice to Senior ManagementStop being so cheap, you cannot literally expect 2 employees on every shift to sort through shipment, sale and meet daily goals, and clean and replenish stock every night

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Sales Associate

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsNot very demanding. Good discount.

    ConsThere were no growth opportunities

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Growing experience

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Secaucus, NJ

    ProsGood place to work...good life balance.

    ConsPolitics and instability. No reinforcement from management on strategic initiatives.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Sales Lead (Current Employee) Kildeer, IL

    ProsGood work environment, supporting management, no uniform

    Consunrealistic floor set expectations, retail hours

    Advice to Senior ManagementSchedule hours fairly

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

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    Fast Paced Results Oriented

    Store Manager (Former Employee) Bronx, NY

    ProsCompany responds to customer trends and demand on the drop of a dime.

    ConsLast minute changes can impact managers personal lives cause changes may require you to stay longer to execute them.

    Advice to Senior ManagementGood focus on customers, try to focus on employees also.

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

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    benefits working at the Children's Place

    Senior Visual Coordinator (Former Employee) New York, NY

    Prosgood benefits, good work hours, flexible

    Consdepending on the department, growth can be limited

    Advice to Senior Managementbe more open minded and less micromanage the entire department. An employee that is treated badly will not give good results back. An employee that is treated fairly and with respect will give good results and the same back.

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

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    Too much work, not enough pay.

    ASM (Former Employee)

    ProsMerchandise all day every day to get product onto the floor.

    ConsLittle hours, little pay, LOTS of theft, LOTS of changes in company procedures; company going downhill. The last few months I was there, they had us saving money by turning off the breakers as soon as we closed, leaving us in complete darkness to recover the store.

    Advice to Senior ManagementStop changing every ten seconds. Come up with something that works and stick to it. Every store is different, so you have to find a happy medium.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Decent company, has better things to come i hope!

    Assistant Manager (Current Employee)

    ProsAlways something changing or going on, company has good intentions

    Consassitant managers do not get many benefits even though they work as much as store managers. They dont get bonuses

    Advice to Senior Managementdont forget the little people!! we keep the business going too, not just the SSM who already makes bank!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Ok job enviornment

    Sales Associate (Former Employee) Woodbridge, NJ

    ProsFlexible schedule
    Good staff
    Store discount

    ConsLong hours after closing time

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    standard

    Sales Associate (Current Employee) Palmdale, CA

    Prosvery friendly and great work environment

    Consyou are doing more work than the pay you receive

    Advice to Senior ManagementI believe that since it is majority of a children's and family environment that we should try to work more as a team but it seems everyone is kind of on their own assignments which is fine but I think more work would be able to get done with more of a team effort.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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