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Claire's is an ok place to begin a career, but not long term if you want to persue higher level positions

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  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Store Manager in Detroit, MI
Former Employee - Store Manager in Detroit, MI

I worked at Claire's Stores

Disapproves of CEO
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Fun Environment
Personable Co-workers
Generous 50% off employee discount

Cons

Work alone often
Alot of responsibilty/expectations for Very low pay
Not enough payroll hours for employees

Advice to Management

Open upper level/corporate positions should be sent to employees via memopack in order to promote store managers who are interested in higher level positions with the company. More payroll hours should be allocated to every store so that 2 employees are working at all times in order to alleviate stress of Managers concerning loss prevention, ear piercing and lost sales opportunites.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Good for experience, but nothing more.

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    Current Employee - Third Key in Farmington, CT
    Current Employee - Third Key in Farmington, CT

    I have been working at Claire's Stores

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    You get a 50% discount, learn how to ear pierce, interact with a lot of kids, flexible hours, easy to move up in the store.

    Cons

    10 FOR 10 SALE! When it's going on, be prepared to be asked every two seconds to explain it or how much certain items are. Our DM treats us unfairly. You don't get paid enough. There are days I'm running the entire store by myself. Since we are a bigger store, we get shipment EVERY DAY. We have so much back stock, we could open another store. We even have an off grounds storage unit. It's insane. I'm just using this store for management experience. I can't see myself here for more than 3 years, and even that is a stretch.


  2. Happy place to work if you ever get any hours.

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Troy, MI
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Troy, MI

    I have been working at Claire's Stores

    Disapproves of CEO
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Nice customers and employees. Great work environment. Awesome discount.

    Cons

    Terrible pay. Promised opportunities but don't deliver. On call shift scheduled but never work them. No breaks.

    Advice to Management

    Management is overworked. Become snappy to customers and employees. No employees only managers to do everything.


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