Polo Ralph Lauren

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Rewarding - both in relationships developed and growth opportunities.

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  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Manager  in  Greensboro, NC
Current Employee - Manager in Greensboro, NC

Pros

Great opportunities for growth and development. Positive work environment. As an employee you're part of a world class organization with endless opportunities around the world.

Cons

No down sides to report

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 5 people found this helpful  

    Toxic environment and zero job security; rumors become truth

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Vice President  in  New York, NY
    Former Employee - Vice President in New York, NY

    Pros

    Employee discount. Great pay for VP's and above. Bonuses used to be better, but new CFO is cracking down. Benefits used to be okay, but now they are horrible and high-priced.

    Cons

    Your success is ENTIRELY dependent on who you work for and your relationship with an "all too powerful" HR organization. Also, as you move up, your next roles are chosen for you by HR based on organizational needs - not your professional development goals. You can't trust anyone at RL. People talk behind each other's backs and start rumors, and that perception becomes reality - regardless of truth. I spent the last 80% of my time at RL wondering when I might lose my job or if I had mistakenly looked at an SVP's admin the wrong way. The US Wholesale business calls the shots.....every other business or division is considered second tier. And, the business is run by senior executives who consider themselves gods. Two pieces of advice: 1. Your boss is NEVER wrong (and if he is, word of advice, don't say anything). 2. All you can do is drink the Kool Aid and hope that you don't choke on it.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    OPEN YOUR EYES. Information is censored by the time it makes its way up to Senior Management. Dive deeper into your numbers to see what some of the groups are hiding....particularly US Wholesale and Production. Also, right now your star employees are the ones who manage UP.....but berate the people who work for them.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Great place to work.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Associate Production Manager  in  New York, NY
    Former Employee - Associate Production Manager in New York, NY

    Pros

    The people are what makes the company stand out the most.

    Cons

    Sometimes calls for long hours.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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