Claire's Stores

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Never again

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Pittsburgh, PA

ProsMedical Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision
401k
Vacation/Personal time
Stable company
Prosecutes shoplifters
Stores within district encouraged to help other stores in need

ConsMinimal Payroll
Single Coverage
Non competitive wage rates
Made managers work holidays so that they didn't have to pay asst and keys time and a half
Mandated 6 day work weeks if ads goals not met
Ear piercing certification a joke
Not always compensated when covering at another store

Advice to Senior ManagementUse feedback from field employees
Better ear piercing training

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Good for experience, but nothing more.

    Third Key (Current Employee) Farmington, CT

    I have been working at Claire's Stores


    Pros: You get a 50% discount, learn how to ear pierce, interact with… 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.… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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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

    Store Manager (Former Employee) Detroit, MI

    I worked at Claire's Stores


    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… Advice to Senior 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… More
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