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  • Store manager

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    Current Employee - Store Manager in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Philadelphia, PA

    I have been working at New York & Company full-time (More than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great company culture. Outlet division has tons of potential for advancement. Retail has lots of opportunity for entry level management.

    Cons

    Scheduling is difficult, payroll is always tight.

    Advice to Management

    Offer a method to reward hard working, amazing associates with raises more frequently. Once a year for 15-35 cents an hour is not motivational.

New York & Company Interviews

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Winter Garden, FL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at New York & Company (Winter Garden, FL) in April 2015.

    Interview

    I came in one day at around 1:00 pm. I asked the manager for am application and she gave one to me. I left, filled in out thoroughly and came back in in about 20 minutes with me resume and cover letter (which I had prepared beforehand). There is an online application where you can fill out at home as well and I used it as a reference to see what info to write down. After turning the application in to the manager, she asked if I could interview later in the day, at 5 pm. I said yes and came back about 15 minutes before 5pm. Since the manager would be out at that time, another manager (I think assistant manager) interviewed me in the middle of the store. She asked straightforward questions that are pretty basic when interviewing. They just want to know that you are a positive, open person that will mesh well with the other employees and the customers that are very loyal (as they have been with the store since before it was NY & Co.). She asked how I dealt with business and certain situations and I got the job on the spot. The starting wage in my area is $8.15/hr, so basically a little more than minimum wage.

    Interview Questions

    • How do you deal with having rapid changes in the workplace or having priorities being rearranged in the middle of the day?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    There was no negotiation.

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America's Top Companies, Forbes, 2009

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Website www.nyandcompany.com
Headquarters New York, NY
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 2002
Type Company - Public (NWY)
Industry Retail
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Gap, Ann Taylor, Express

New York & Company has taken a bite out of fashion's big apple. The firm caters to women looking for moderately priced apparel (jeans, dresses, and coordinates) and accessories (sunglasses, costume jewelry, handbags, and hosiery) mostly at the mall. The chain sells its proprietary branded fashions through more than 550 stores, including about two dozen outlet shops, in 40-plus states and online. Founded in 1918 and operated as a subsidiary of Limited Brands from 1985 to 2002, the chain was sold to an investor team including former CEO Richard Crystal and Irving Place... More

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