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My first job

Sales Associate (Former Employee) Round Rock, TX

ProsWorking here was really smooth, my management and coworkers were incredibly friendly and the customers were very unique. I was really sad to go, but I was only hired for seasonal employment. Their interviews were done in groups, which really helped me as my first interview. They really stay on top of things, checking on their employees, getting back to you quickly about concerns and issues.

ConsReally out of date systems, slow registers, and slow business outside of the holidays. It was unbearably slow until we got to the winter holidays, then it was unbearably busy, then slow again. 75% of the year, so I've seen, they don't have a lot going on, but they have really interesting products.

Advice to Senior ManagementThis company needs some way to pull in customers on a daily basis, not just the holidays. I feel like there was more to draw the average customer in, not just eccentric couples looking for good chai tea or imported furniture.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    somewhat disappointed

    Supervisor (Current Employee) Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Cost Plus full-time


    Pros: The benefit are good if your a full time employee. Cons: Management fails to adhere to company policy when it comes to scheduling and attendance. And our… Advice to Senior Management: I think HR needs to come in and look at… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Awful management, disconnect between management & cashiers

    Cashier (Current Employee) Columbus, OH

    I have been working at Cost Plus part-time for less than a year


    Pros: The discount and the variety of customers and product make… Cons: Managers are completely out of touch of what needs to happen in the store, horribly lacking in employees (i wonder… Advice to Senior Management: Maybe if you weren't such a tool people would enjoy… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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