Polo Ralph Lauren

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I liked the layed back environment, but would expect much better compensation from such a large company

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  • Senior Management
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Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Gulfport, MS
Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Gulfport, MS

I have been working at Polo Ralph Lauren

Pros

-Discount
-Benefits (only if full time)
-Environment
-Large management team
-HR manager working on-site full time
-Laid back daily tasks
-Did I mention the discount??

Cons

-Very poor salary compensation, I'm not sure if it was the region that I was working in, but I believe minimum wage as a base pay is quite rediculous for a large and successful company as Polo. I don't believe it's fair at all.
-Little to no hours, there were weeks when I worked only 4 hours

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Just because you guys receive more payroll hours to distribute that fluxuate weekly, does not require you to hire a bulk-load of new associates. Then two weeks later when your low on hours, all the PT employees suffer and are getting little to no hours. Makes no sense. If you guys receive more hours, give them to all of the present employees! What are you doing??

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    Horrible environment! Especially in children’s wear

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technical Designer in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Technical Designer in New York, NY

    I have been working at Polo Ralph Lauren

    Pros

    1. Good Discounts
    2. Good Vacation time compare to most companies
    3. The company name looks good on your resume

    Cons

    Based on working in the Children’s wear department

    1. Politics! Politics! Politics!
    2. The Environment is bad.
    3. Polo Ralph Lauren is like a revolving door. Why do you think they always have job openings? And a lot of people never stay long.
    4. It’s hard to move up. Unless you’re a butt kisser.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat your employee better and maybe they will stay.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Terrible place to work - employees are lied to and don't get any hours

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Marysville, WA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Marysville, WA

    I worked at Polo Ralph Lauren

    Pros

    The employee discount was ok.

    Cons

    I was promised 20 hours a week when I was hired. The only time I got more than 12 hours was Black Friday week. Normal schedule was one four hour shift and 3 on-calls that were never used. So you are basically working a part-time "job" for four hours a week. Instead of giving more hours to current empolyees, management was constantly hiring new people - I suppose to give them a couple of hours a week, too. If you like clothes and like a discount I suppose this is ok. If you are trying to pay bills, Polo makes this absolutely impossible. Barely made enough money to pay for the gas to get to work. If you value your sanity, if you want to make some money, DO NOT WORK FOR POLO. Just warning you. Go somewhere else where you will get hours and some respect.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Retain employees and give them hours rather than constantly hiring new people so there are fewer hours for everyone.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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