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Amazing experience in all aspects of apparel industry.

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Store Manager
Current Employee - Store Manager

I have been working at JoS. A. Bank full-time (More than 3 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

At Jos. A. Bank you are really empowered to run your own business and have a lot of control within your four walls.

Cons

Aggressive marketing techniques are not profit friendly and I believe that to some people it makes th product less desirable.

Advice to Management

Seems that the company is ever evolving to meet the needs of a bad economic climate. There's a fine line between confirming to industry needs and "grabbing at straws"

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Awful place to work

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Executive in Madison, WI
    Current Employee - Sales Executive in Madison, WI

    I have been working at JoS. A. Bank part-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Some people were okay. My manager was at least accommodating with schedules and was generally friendly.

    Cons

    Pay is awful - they paid hourly or commission whichever is higher - but the commission structure was setup to basically be hourly rate. No other real benefits to speak of - the employee discount was higher than store sale prices.

    Advice to Management

    Stop with the constant sale model. Be honest with customers and treat employees better.


  2. Dreaded going to work each day

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Key Holder
    Former Employee - Key Holder

    I worked at JoS. A. Bank full-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Simple opening and closing procedures, good benefits for full-time employees, enough hours to go around for part-time employees

    Cons

    Boring work, difficult customers, minimal training provided by Store Manager, archaic technology, poor pay with no opportunity for raises, pressure to make sales

    Advice to Management

    Update your POS systems and other store procedures. Bring back the assistant manager position so not all of the dirty work is dumped onto key holders by the store manager


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