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Outside of a typical container store, this one located at 1460 East Golf Road, Schaumburg, IL (Photo attributed to Isipeoria - )
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Container Store CEO and Co-Chairman Kip Tindell
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    I have been working at Container Store part-time (Less than a year)



    Everyone is super enthusiastic and super helpful; everyone wants to help eachother grow. Management is kind and supportive. Everyone is like a family, including the executives! There is a lot to learn and it's a great company.


    When starting out you kind of get stuck working the truck merchandising and processing shifts with not too much time on the sales floor. It's hard to become full-time.

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    Visual Sales - Part Time Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Schaumburg, IL
    Accepted Offer
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    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Container Store (Schaumburg, IL).


    Fill out the application online, and they call you in for a group interview. The group interview will include homework as preparation, so make sure you do the work. They want to know that your passionate and that you're a 1 equals 3 employee. Meaning, one of you is equivalent to three average employees, productivity-wise as well. READ THE FOUNDATION PRINCIPLES on the website. Do your research.

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    • Out of all the products in our store, what would you choose as your complete solution and why?   Answer Question

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100 Best Companies to Work For , Fortune, 2012
100 Best Companies to Work For , Fortune, 2010
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Headquarters Coppell, TX
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1978
Type Company - Public (TCS)
Industry Retail
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year

With its packets, pockets, and boxes, The Container Store has the storage products niche well-contained. Its merchandise ranges from backpacks to recipe holders. The home-organization pioneer operates more than 50 stores in nearly 20 states, mostly in major cities in California, Illinois, New York, and Texas, as well as the District of Columbia. It also runs an e-commerce site. The company offers shipping across the US and to Canada, as well as same-day delivery in New York City. Stores carry more than 10,000 items; the firm's Elfa brand of wire shelving (made in ... More

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