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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
Kip Tindell
288 Ratings
  • Helpful (1)

    Great people but expect pressure from management

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    Former Employee - Part Time Cashier in Arlington, VA
    Former Employee - Part Time Cashier in Arlington, VA

    I worked at Container Store part-time (Less than a year)

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    Some of the best coworkers ever had!
    Managers are friendly and energetic!
    Great customers!
    Positive vibe


    No 10 or 15 minute break in a 5 hour shift
    management puts too much pressure on you to get people to sign up for their reward system or they cut your hours.
    have to get be there 10-15 minutes early before shift starts to participate in huddle
    have to wake up as early as 4-5am if doing truck

    Advice to Management

    Don't decide how much hours an employee should get based on how many people they sign up for rewards!

Container Store Interviews

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Getting an Interview


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    Prime Time Sales Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview


    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Container Store.


    Phone Interview, Group Interview, Personal Interview
    I loved the process and it allows you to be seen in every scenario. It was interesting in the group interview to see people react to a question. I would love this method as a hiring manager. It gives a true view into how people deal with the public/strangers.
    If you can’t be nice in a group interview, how would you react one on one with a customer?

    Interview Questions

    • Pick your favorite product from the store and why.
      Allows you to show how well you can sell the product.
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Container Store Awards & Accolades

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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 Sweden... More

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