Aldo

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Aldo Reviews

Updated December 15, 2014
Updated December 15, 2014
348 Reviews
2.7
348 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great discount if that's what you can call a discount (in 54 reviews)

  • 50% discount on merchandise, sample sales, discount on bus pass etc (in 40 reviews)


Cons
  • Unrealistic sales goals that leave the team feeling a bit defeated if they don't make budget (in 40 reviews)

  • Competitive environment depending on the people and no commission (in 23 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    doesn't suck

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Stock Associate in Garden City, NY
    Current Employee - Stock Associate in Garden City, NY

    I have been working at Aldo part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    50 percent off any shoes in the store. good environment, I usually get along with everyone in the store such as coworkers.

    Cons

    aldo under pays and you most likely have a slim chance of a promotion

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2.  

    Okay

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

    I have been working at Aldo

    Pros

    Get to listen to music and have fun with customers
    great staff
    Freedom
    fun environment

    Cons

    Low pay
    They expect too much of you and not enough money
    rude customers
    customers ask dumb questions

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay the staff better.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Really great company ...if your not interested in growth opportunties

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Charlotte, NC
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Charlotte, NC

    I worked at Aldo

    Pros

    Really flexible with scheduling, Overtime opportunities , Really fun environment to work

    Cons

    Really little room for growth within the company. They tend to hire our than develop internal talent, Several Changes in management, only the store manager is considered full time.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Build talent from within the company! Why not gain from your investment?

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Sales

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

    I have been working at Aldo part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great environment, good leaders and amazing product, good at advertising and bring customer in to stores

    Cons

    Better pay rate for part time employee or commission structure

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Ask employee what they can do different to better help the staff an to achieve numbers as a team

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great Experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Lead/Key Holder in Sacramento, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Lead/Key Holder in Sacramento, CA

    I have been working at Aldo

    Pros

    Great employee discount! Beautiful and fun atmosphere. Easy to communicate with managers. Very flexible with my school schedule.

    Cons

    The pay could be better.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Sales Oriented & Trendy

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

    I have been working at Aldo

    Pros

    People first & good pay

    Cons

    A lot of time most be put in

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  8.  

    Needs to work on Employee Relations

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Beachwood, OH
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Beachwood, OH

    I have been working at Aldo part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Awesome Discount, encouraged to think independently, frequent promotions and raises

    Cons

    Extremely, Extremely sale driven, does not receive any commission or bonuses for high sales, low wages

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Come up with new strategy to drive employees to sell

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  9.  

    Assistant Store Manager who should be getting paid just as much as the Store Manager.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Merrillville, IN
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Merrillville, IN

    I have been working at Aldo full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    They respect availability. Sense of joy working in the fashion field. I learned a lot about management skills and leadership.

    Cons

    Unrealistic goals. I didn't mind working weekends but I almost felt as if I never had a day off.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay your management team what they deserve.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Okay Vibes Okay Times

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Lead in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Sales Lead in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Aldo full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Sales rewards are great for those who go above and beyond

    Cons

    Salary (no commission). It'll be difficult to pay your rent with this low pay check

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Start Pay rate 75 cents higher to encourage company longevity

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    I really enjoyed my time here

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in New York, NY

    I worked at Aldo part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    I found the discount to nice and is the biggest reason I wanted to work there in the first place. The most of the staff were friendly and I found working with shoes easier than working with clothing. Also, they promote from with in a lot which is always a good thing.

    Cons

    -not enough hours
    -sometimes there were too much staff in the store and sometimes there wasn't enough staff
    -the pay

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    listen to your staff more

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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