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    Pros

    Great company, has a great reputation

    Cons

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J. Crew Interviews

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    Operations Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person – interviewed at J. Crew (New York, NY).

    Interview

    I interviewed 6 years ago with the regional at the time for the operations key holder position. Then waited a few days and interviewed with the store director at the time I waited about a month to hear back and followed up in between a few times to check the status.

    Interview Questions

    • What is your prior management experience?
       Describe a time when you had a challenge with a customer and how you handled that challenge.
       Describe a moment or moments you ad a challenge with an employee and how you handled that challenge.
       How would you delegate projects to employees?
      Who are our competitors?
       
      Answer Question

    Negotiation

    It was overall good.

J. Crew Awards & Accolades

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The 10 Best Retail Companies To Work For Right Now, Forbes.com, 2014
Employees’ Choice - 50 Best Places to Work, Glassdoor, 2012
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Additional Info

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Website www.jcrew.com
Headquarters New York, NY
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1983
Type Company - Private
Industry Retail
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Lands' End, Gap, L.L. Bean

The crews depicted in the polished catalogs of the J. Crew Group are far from motley. The retailer is known for its preppy fashions, including jeans, khakis, and other basic (but pricey) items sold to young professionals through its catalogs, websites, and some 335 retail and factory stores in the US under the J. Crew, crewcuts (for kids), and Madewell banners. Madewell is a women's-only collection of hip, casual clothes. CEO Millard "Mickey" Drexler, recruited in 2003 from The Gap to revive J. Crew's ailing fortunes, has led a renaissance at the firm, marked by a public... More

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