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- Work/Life Balance
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
- Comp & Benefits
- Senior Management
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The management team works together and takes ownership of the store. It allows me to use creative freedom in merchandising and express my ideas on how to better business. The pay and benefits are competitive for management.
The hours can be long, and if you don't have a supportive management staff it makes it difficult.
Advice to Management
Know the company, know the product, be confident in your opinions, be prepared to work as a team.
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied online. The process took 3 weeks – interviewed at Burlington Coat Factory (Bronx, NY).
Applied online. Got call back by an assistant manager 2 weeks later to set up an interview. Interview was a group interview. Typical retail questions. Everyone interviewed was hired. Just go in there smiling, be polite and answer questions honestly. If Store Manager comes into interview you, ensure you leave a lasting impression. One girl interviewed with me for a sales position and was promoted to manager within the first week!
- What makes you a good candidate? Previous work experience? How would I deal with long lines and disgruntled customers? Answer Question
Burlington Coat Factory Warehouse has two de facto mottos: "not affiliated with Burlington Industries" (thanks to a 1981 trademark-infringement lawsuit settlement) and "We sell more than coats." The company operates more than 460 no-frills retail stores (averaging 80,000 square feet) offering off-price current, brand-name clothing in about 45 states and Puerto Rico. Although it is one of the nation's largest coat sellers, the stores also sells children's apparel, bath items, furniture, gifts, jewelry, linens, and shoes. Sister chains include a ...