Bath & Body Works Reviews

Updated September 1, 2015
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Bath & Body Works CEO Nick Coe
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Pros
  • Lots of free products& generous discount (in 73 reviews)

  • Great Products - you'll get a lot of free samples (in 65 reviews)

Cons
  • Call in shifts (What an abusive tactic) I have seen employees have nothing but (in 129 reviews)

  • Your work life balance is awful (in 44 reviews)

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  1. Former associaye

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Cool discount and perks, flexible scheduling

    Cons

    Had lots of on call shifts


  2. Love it

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    Current Employee - Sales Leader in West Huntington, WV
    Current Employee - Sales Leader in West Huntington, WV
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bath & Body Works part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Amazing team, great products and discounts, fun environment

    Cons

    Home Office expects a lot of work without any hours provided.


  3. Great Company, Ever growing

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    Current Employee - Store Manager in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bath & Body Works (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good company that is ever-evolving. Great benefits and perks for full-time and part-timers. Discount is worth it. The customers make everything worth it.

    Cons

    If you don't like to work during holidays, this is not the place. BUSY!!


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  5. sales associate

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Little Rock, AR
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Little Rock, AR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    very friendly, quick to learn, very good with customer service

    Cons

    can not pick up 25 pounds or more

    Advice to Management

    keep customers happy. keep best selling products in stock


  6. Great Company!

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    Former Employee - Store Manager in Winston-Salem, NC
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Winston-Salem, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bath & Body Works full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Truly believe in delivering the true customer experience! Always working on improving the products as well as constant coaching to the staff!

    Cons

    There may be some nights during floorset where you don't get out til early morning hours, which is not fun.

    Advice to Management

    Continue coaching associates to better themselves. Drive sales and exceed your stretch goals!


  7. Good part time job.. Wish there could be more opportunity to grow within the company

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    Current Employee - Temporay Sales Lead in Westminster, CA
    Current Employee - Temporay Sales Lead in Westminster, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Amazing company.. Very family like.. great management..

    Cons

    Individual sale performance tracker can be challenging.


  8. Fun place to work

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    Former Employee - Co-Manager in Kennesaw, GA
    Former Employee - Co-Manager in Kennesaw, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Learn a lot about products Can move up in company Discount at Henry Bendel and Victoria's Secret

    Cons

    Discount only 40% Floor sets are over night and always run longer than expected even with flawless execution


  9. Part Time

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate
    Current Employee - Sales Associate
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bath & Body Works part-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Free product, recent hourly rate raise.

    Cons

    Call in shifts or shift extensions you're expected to work even though they are not guaranteed

    Advice to Management

    Reconsider call in shifts for sales associates and schedule to the needs of your business. Then ASK (don't TELL) sales associates if they can stay later/come in earlier or work a shift. If you have a sizable enough staff you should have plenty willing to work.


  10. Assistant Manager

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Broomfield, CO
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Broomfield, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Bath & Body Works full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Employee discounts, great work environment, competitive pay

    Cons

    Long, late hours when doing a re-set


  11. Co-Mgr

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    Former Employee - Co-Manager in Davie, FL
    Former Employee - Co-Manager in Davie, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bath & Body Works full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great company, competitive pay and benefits. Good work/life balance. Great store panagement to work with. I really enjoyed my time with them.

    Cons

    Metrics still need to be worked on, the customer count method is skewing the conversion rate results negatively for the employees during certain hours and days when family shopping is more prevalent.

    Advice to Management

    None, they are aware of the issues and are working on them.



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