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Great products, wonderful customers, but unorganized and incompetent management and out-of-touch company.

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Current Employee - Beauty Ambassador  in  Atlanta, GA
Current Employee - Beauty Ambassador in Atlanta, GA

I have been working at Bare Escentuals part-time for more than a year

Pros

Gratis. Always receiving new products and the discount is great. Very upbeat and energetic setting. The customers are amazing (you have a few bad apples.) You get to play in makeup all day. Definitely room to advance in the company if you put in the work.

Cons

Micromanagement!! Every little detail is overseen, and not in a good way. This company spends so much time on the little petty things (like clocking in exactly on the minute) that they miss out on a lot of the bigger issues.The company is all about numbers. Incompetent and underqualified management is a big problem, but an even bigger problem is when complaints are made very little if anything is done. They drag out issues until someone gets fed up and just quits, and then they move on as if nothing happened.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

When there are several complaints about management, from several different people, something needs to be done. I know a lot of your ideas sound good in board meetings, but on the actual selling floor they're quite the opposite. Stop giving direction from way up, come spend a day in an actual boutique and see what it takes to efficiently run the store, and go from there.

Recommends
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    It was overall a nice place to work.

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    Former Employee - Boutique Manager
    Former Employee - Boutique Manager

    I worked at Bare Escentuals full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Discount was decent. The customer interaction made for a fun work experience.

    Cons

    There is absolutely no growth potential.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get real. Very "elite" acting.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Unprofessional management

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    Current Employee - Business Manager  in  Salt Lake City, UT
    Current Employee - Business Manager in Salt Lake City, UT

    I have been working at Bare Escentuals full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great cosmetics and great skincare

    Cons

    Limited growth potential. Poor management. HR dept. does not follow-up

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Follow-up with employee concerns

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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