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  • The most stressful, yet rewarding job around

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    I have been working at BeneFit Cosmetics full-time

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    Pros

    - Have ability to truly influence the company, from the marketing side, product development, training, etc.
    - Work in a fun, fast-paced, ever-changing environment with strong, empowered women (there are very few men in the company)
    - Ability to show and express your individuality and uniqueness through all aspects

    Cons

    - Incredibly stressful environment that often takes a toll emotionally and physically
    - Lack of communication between departments
    - Underpaid

BeneFit Cosmetics Interviews

Updated Apr 13, 2015

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    Aesthetician Interview

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    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at BeneFit Cosmetics.

    Interview

    First interview was standard skills interview. Brought a model and waxed her in front of trainer. Two hours of sales on the floor, and i was paid for all time spent in the store.

    Second part was phone interview with regional executive.

    Third was a face to face chat with sales manager.

    Interview Questions

    • Goals? Strengths? Weaknesses? Experience? Problem solving tactics? Team player ideas? What I love about the field? Where do I want to go? Personality? Fun get to know you questions.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    I negotiated during a phone call with the regional. I was given 3 options, based on performance expectations.

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Website www.benefitcosmetics.com
Headquarters San Francisco, CA
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Operated By LVMH
Founded 1976
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Retail
Revenue $25 to $50 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

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