Ann Taylor Reviews

Updated August 25, 2014
Updated August 25, 2014
721 Reviews

3.3
721 Reviews
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Ann Taylor President, CEO, and Director Kay Krill
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367 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great discount for the employees with additional opportunities for coupons (in 72 reviews)

  • Great employee discount, upbeat attitude, quality corporate morals, flexible scheduling (in 58 reviews)


Cons
  • All the time the store whats more credit cards more sales , never is good enough (in 63 reviews)

  • Despite what they say about being a company that "understands women" there is not much work-life balance (in 21 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Great place

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Ann Taylor full-time

    Pros

    Friendly staff, great pay, growth opportunity

    Cons

    None, awesome place to work

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep working hard, they offer quick advancement

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    I really enjoyed working for Ann Taylor, loved the company vision and my co-workers.

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    Current Employee - Ann Taylor Sales Associate  in  Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Ann Taylor Sales Associate in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Ann Taylor part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    I really enjoyed working for Ann Taylor, loved the company vision and my co-workers

    Cons

    I didn't like the retail life style, ie working late and working holidays, but they do pay you well for working holidays.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to expect the best out of management it makes the entire process better.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Decent experience

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Ann Taylor

    Pros

    Awesome place to learn about all aspects of the retails industry. Plus the discounts were amazing!

    Cons

    i do not have any

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  5.  

    Nice store, great management, busy store

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Ann Taylor LOFT Sales Associate  in  Panama City Beach, FL
    Current Employee - Ann Taylor LOFT Sales Associate in Panama City Beach, FL

    I have been working at Ann Taylor part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Nice people, lots of clients coming in, busy

    Cons

    Typical retail turnover, typical retail pay

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Delegate and trust your associates to complete tasks

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great Team to work with

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Ann Taylor LOFT Sales Associate  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Ann Taylor LOFT Sales Associate in New York, NY

    I have been working at Ann Taylor part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fifty Percent Discount, Flexible hours, great team

    Cons

    Personal Growth is difficult, compensation

    Recommends
  7.  

    Happy employee

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Ann Taylor

    Pros

    Fun, friends, always learning something new. Opportunities, growth and development.

    Cons

    Pay scale is not flexible enough to draw in experienced employees as new associates.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More flexibility in pay range for new associates

  8.  

    Great company and brand values

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Co-Manager
    Former Employee - Co-Manager

    I worked at Ann Taylor full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The company stands by its values and really invests in the development of its people. It is a quality brand that focuses on customer service and creating a genuine connection with its customers

    Cons

    Opportunity to grow in the company was limited for me at the time which forced me to move outside of the company to seek the opportunity I was looking for.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Great learning experience

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Store Manager  in  Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Ann Taylor full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great Culture, Great Women, Clothes are on trend and afforadable

    Cons

    Work Life balance, work load, nature of retail climate.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Work life balance is not felt at the store level

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    great company to grow with and learn from

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Lead  in  Rochester, NY
    Current Employee - Sales Lead in Rochester, NY

    I have been working at Ann Taylor full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    -they are big on investing in current employees
    -great sense of community between local stores
    -female empowerment
    -low turn over

    Cons

    only a few people work in every store so it's hard to find people to cover shifts or to call in sick

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    great place to work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Ann Taylor

    Pros

    great environment to work in

    Cons

    there are no cons to this job

    Approves of CEO

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