Careers at Talbots
Talbots offers career opportunities at all levels and locations. We invite you to explore these opportunities and to learn more about the pride, the people and the potential behind the red door.
Great Brand, Great Benefits, Great Future
Talbots offers one of the best benefit programs in the retail industry. Its associates enjoy a comprehensive package of competitive benefit plans, including opportunities to participate in retirement plans and savings plans, as well as health, disability and life insurance plans. Coupled with exciting perks and discounts, these benefits help put our associates on the path to a great future.
- Health Insurance
- Dental Insurance
- Paid Time Off
- Associate Merchandise Discount
- Life Insurance
- Disability Insurance
- Tuition Assistance
Talbots is committed to providing the best in benefits to help make working here a rewarding experience, now and in the future!
At The Talbots, Inc., we have achieved success by focusing on continually improving our performance. We know this starts and ends with the strength of a diverse group of associates committed to excellence. Driven by customer service, The Talbots, Inc., strives to meet the needs of a diverse customer base and to provide a pleasant shopping experience and work environment that is respectful of our customers and associates.
We are committed to attracting and developing a diverse associate population throughout the company.
- Encouraging and developing all associates to succeed regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, sex, age, disabilities, veterans status, and other characteristics applicable under state and local laws.
- Providing diversity training for our associates, which is critical for the success of our business.
- Creating an inclusive work environment that attracts and embraces people of all backgrounds to work together in a respectful manner.
- Recruiting on a regular basis in national publications and newspapers.
At The Talbots, Inc., our formal diversity process has customer satisfaction as one of the primary focuses. It is important to ensure that the message of providing outstanding service to all of our customers be incorporated into the company culture from a diversity viewpoint.
Though The Talbots, Inc., diversity process has grown far beyond customer service, we continue to have a strong focus on this aspect of our diversity effort to ensure that we are meeting the needs of all of our customers.
By taking advantage of the range of talents of our workforce, and by being responsive to the needs of our customers here and abroad, The Talbots, Inc., will continue to be the strong, successful company it is today.
Just as we take pride in designing the perfect white shirt or trustworthy trench, we take great pride in the way we conduct business. Talbots is committed to operating under the highest ethical standards and our corporate responsibility efforts reflect this commitment.
We approach our corporate responsibility strategy by examining the scope of our business operations and considering the most significant social and environmental impacts of our work. As a result, our corporate responsibility priorities are organized into four areas of focus:
- Supply Chain Social Responsibility
- Environmental Sustainability
- Community Investment
- Product Responsibility
Our goal is to be a trusted corporate citizen, while recognizing that this work is an ongoing journey requiring care, attention, flexibility and thoughtful dialogue at all levels of our organization. We are committed to challenging ourselves to be the best company we can be. When it comes to corporate responsibility, no company can attain perfection but we will always strive for improvement.
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I have been working at Talbots full-time (Less than a year)
Supportive upper level management. Great people, beautiful product, and the customer service culture is phenomenal. It is a brand you can get behind and feel passionate about!
A general con with retail is giving up your weekends, but with this career it is part of the deal!
Advice to Management
Keep supporting store leaders and empowering us to make the right decisions for the brand, our stores, and the business.
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Talbots (Boston, MA).
Brief Phone screen Followed by in store in person interview. Most question were in regard to my background and resume. Most of interview was fit - talking about past job experience and a S.T.A.R /situation question to see how you would/have approach a situation
- Tell me about a time you worked in a team - what went well and what did not go so well and how would you fix that 1 Answer
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Established in 1947, Talbots is a leading specialty retailer and direct marketer of classic American women's clothing, shoes and accessories in iconic styles, colors and fabrics. Talbots operates 500+ stores throughout the US (45 states) and Canada, and serves customers globally through its website and catalog.
Mission: To help her look and feel her best!