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Ok place to work not alot of room to advance into senior management

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Current Employee - Store Manager in Taylor, MI
Current Employee - Store Manager in Taylor, MI

I have been working at Claire's Stores

No opinion of CEO
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Fun enivronment
Nice people
Peirce ears
Training oppurtunites
close, small staff
approved time off

Cons

horrible salary compared to other companies
they add and add work for each position with no pay compensation

Advice to Management

Adjust your pay scale to compete with other retail companies to treat your employees better

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  1. BULL****

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    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Third Key in Fairview Heights, IL
    Former Employee - Third Key in Fairview Heights, IL

    I worked at Claire's Stores

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

    Pros

    Fun people, learning to pierce, lots of business on weekends, stay pretty busy throughout the week, 50% off merchandise in Icing as well!

    Cons

    horrible management, sneaky management, not enough hours, rarely promote within! lost a cd with confidential information! raises are rare. constantly changing of management to entire staff. turnover rate is horrifying.

    Advice to Management

    FIND A NEW JOB . YOU SUCK AT WHAT YOU DO. people are always quitting, you need to promote within and hire better store managers and district managers.


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    GREAT BENEFITS but SLAVE WAGES

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Milwaukee, WI
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Milwaukee, WI

    I have been working at Claire's Stores

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

    Pros

    Time goes by fast if you are organized and know how to task out your jobs. You have to be neat and organized to manage a store...so many details could drive you crazy. The little girls who remember you from piercing their ears is always cute and rewarding :)

    Cons

    NEVER enough payroll. No lunch breaks for managers...most days you are by yourself all day long. The communication between the district manager is pretty much non-existent. You eventually just stop calling and leaving messages because they are never returned.

    It is pretty much impossible to hire good 3rd keys with the wage we are allowed to offer. And if you do find a good employee it is hard to keep them because they are scouted out by other retailers that pay better.

    Managers also NEVER get a Friday and Saturday off. Even just one weekend a month would be nice. It burns you out. A few more personal days would be a bonus as well.We work hard man, we deserve it.

    Advice to Management

    UP THE PAY FOR 3rd KEYS!!!! I have had some great applicants but can't hire the good ones because of the low-balled wage.


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