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The people I work with are great..we really are a team!

Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Omaha, NE
Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Omaha, NE

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

Pros

Good benefits, great atmosphere, fun people

Cons

Too many goals! Although we are not commission it sometimes feels like we are overly pushy!

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    Great experience, but the company still has room to grow!

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    Current Employee - Keyholder
    Current Employee - Keyholder

    I have been working at Bare Escentuals part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great company philosophy and employees! Benefits for full and part-time

    Cons

    very micromanaged with archaic retail mentalities. Poor time management. Promotions aren't quick and with minimal pay increase.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Worst Management EVER

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    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Beauty Ambassador in Nashua, NH
    Former Employee - Beauty Ambassador in Nashua, NH

    I worked at Bare Escentuals part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    -Free makeup samples
    -Helen Sheldon-Beaumont is a fantastic trainer/person. Her passion for makeup is contagious
    -Fun coworkers for the most part

    Cons

    -HORRIBLE management in store.

     Boutique manager would take a week long vacation about every other month for no reason, deny everyone's requests for things like GIVING BIRTH, death in the family, school. Stole, lied, swore at staff, rude and insulted customers, racist.

    -Worst district management I've ever seen.

    Boutique manager was notoriously rude to customers and staff. 8 Customer complaints about the manager, and numerous calls from staff to corporate for things like stealing money/products, lying, swearing at staff.... it all resulted in the staff being told by the DM to "stop bullying the manager and the next complaint means people will be let go for it" Completely baffling to keep someone like that and threaten fire everyone else.

    -Weird requirements that didn't help.

    Having to make a daily sales goal and a ADS. Yet the Sales goal never mattered, only ADS. So every sale had to be over $50 or it dragged your ADS down and you'd be spoken to.

    - No room for growth.
    Only 2 full time positions, Manager and Assistant. Key Holders (2) are lucky if they get 30hrs a week. I was hired part time as a BA after being told DIRECTLY from the DM i would get at LEAST 26 hrs a week. I never saw over 18 and most weeks were roughly 8-10 until half the staff quit and they needed me to cover more.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Clean house. North East District is a pathetic mess.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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