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The Buckle Reviews

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The Buckle President, CEO, and Director Dennis H. Nelson
Dennis H. Nelson
191 Ratings
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    Management Trainee

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Management Trainee
    Current Employee - Management Trainee

    I have been working at The Buckle full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Entrepreneurial culture. Opportunity for growth. Challenging work environment. Depending on your management, it is a super supportive company. I have met so many amazing people through Buckle, both as guests and co-workers.

    Cons

    Sales goals, if you like to sell, this is the place for you. Like everything in the world, what goes up must come down. There are times where meeting your goals become next to impossible.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more aware of what really goes on in your stores... not just when you are on your visits.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

The Buckle Interviews

Updated Sep 19, 2014
Updated Sep 19, 2014

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

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    Manager In Training Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a day - interviewed at The Buckle.

    Interview Details

    I was recruited in the store from the manager. I came in for interview a week later and was offered the job as MT through a phone call a week later.

    Interview Questions
    • "Why Buckle and not another retailer" was the question that kind of threw me off   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation, was offered the hourly rate
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

The Buckle Awards & Accolades

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America's 200 Best Small Companies, Forbes, 2008

Additional Info

Website www.buckle.com
Headquarters Kearney, NE
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1948
Type Company - Public (BKE)
Industry Retail
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Buckle operates over 450 stores in 44 states. The key to Buckle’s consistent growth is the talent and dedication of its 8,000+ teammates working together with the primary focus on its mission – TO CREATE THE MOST ENJOYABLE SHOPPING EXPERIENCE POSSIBLE FOR OUR GUESTS. Exceeding $1 billion in sales, Buckle has grown to become one of America’s favorite denim destinations.

Mission: "To create the most enjoyable shopping experience possible for our guests."

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