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Hard work is very much so unappreciated and unnoticed.

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Former Employee - Stylist - Sales Associate in Fort Myers, FL
Former Employee - Stylist - Sales Associate in Fort Myers, FL

I worked at Guess?

Pros

The discount is fairly good in comparison to most places.

Cons

Very low pay for hard work
They expect too much and continue to ask for too much of you
Kept late after closing to clean store. I was there some nights until 12 or 1 am.
Often take advantage of your strengths and only point out your flaws
Treat associates as if they're replaceable.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Recognize the talent within your stores instead of constantly pointing out how much "better" they could be.

Doesn't Recommend
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  1. 1 person found this helpful

    It was okay.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

    I worked at Guess?

    Pros

    Great people.
    Great employee discount.
    If you consistently do well in sales, they promote quickly/

    Cons

    Inability to honor time conflicts with shceduling when manager was warned of such issues weeks ahead of time.
    Some sales associates really needed the hours, and the manager refused to give anyone more than 10-15 hours per week. Some only got 5, and there was this weird on-call thing they did. Basically they would put on your schedule for ex: Friday ON-CALL '2PM-8PM'. Which means that they may or may not call you to come in, and you can't make any other plans because they may call you at any time to come in.
    Sometimes, they wouldn't schedule enough people during peak hours, resulting in an increase of theft, a very messy store, and dissatisfied customers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Respect your associates. If you are not going to give enough hours to good workers, then do not hire so many people. Especially if you are not going to schedule enough of them during peak hours.

    Doesn't Recommend
  2. I was told to babysit the associates and not to put too much pressure on them or they would leave.

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    Former Employee - Store Manager in Lawrenceville, GA
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Lawrenceville, GA

    I worked at Guess?

    Pros

    The name brand is the best catch
    The music pumps you up

    Cons

    If you have the wrong DM, you will be a failure. Dont listen to them if you know better.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    In the Atlanta market its the worst. They dont believe in pushing associates . The direction from the DMs are inconsistent and two faced. When things go bad, even though its DM advice,they retract their verbal direction...at the wrong time and make it look like it was your idea.

    No opinion of CEO
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