Claire's Stores
2.7 of 5 274 reviews
www.clairestores.com Hoffman Estates, IL 5000+ Employees

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If you want a job where you feel like a number..go for it!

Third Key (Former Employee)
Albuquerque, NM

ProsFlexible hours
Working with people
Employee discount
Day goes by quicker because you're constantly busy
If you like to work alone this is the job for you

ConsManagers and DMs aren't very nice or helpful. Your training consists of watching a couple videos and taking tests on them and after that you're on your own. Your hard work is never good enough because you're constantly having to raise your ADS and UPT. If you don't make your sales your hours get cut down until they basically don't exist. They want you to quit but they don't want to fire you! Catty atmosphere where anything you make a mistake on or don't get finished gets you written up. It is quite frankly a scary place to work! You definitely get snide remarks if you're not dressed like you're going out on a friday night, and leave it to the managers to have you ring up someone who only buys something for 5.00 so that their ADS and UPT don't drop but yours will!

Advice to Senior ManagementTreat your employees with more respect. Encourage them and tell them how to do better instead of just running them off for actually trying to help people get what they want instead of stuffing more unnecessary things down their throat just to make an extra buck.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Low pay

    Store Manager (Current Employee)
    New York, NY

    I have been working at Claire's Stores


    Pros: quick advancement flexible hours and scheduling Cons: low pay success depends on DM you have Advice to Senior Management: promote within rather than hire outside managers, they usually dont… More
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    Rewarding yet stressful

    Third Key Holder (Former Employee)
    Houma, LA

    I worked at Claire's Stores


    Pros: Understanding employers Decent pay ($8 per hour when I left) Learning opportunity… Cons: Incessant shoplifting (always be vigilant) Tiring due to nature of work (on your feet) Stressful if someone… Advice to Senior Management: Please consider allowing your better employees the ability to arrange the store's set-up. I worked with someone who saw better locations for… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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