Ross Stores

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Current Employee - Cashier, Supervisor in Dallas, TX
Current Employee - Cashier, Supervisor in Dallas, TX

I have been working at Ross Stores part-time (more than a year)

Pros

Discounts come in handy, 20% off all time, 40% off every few months. Interacting with usual customers, building relationship

Cons

Managers are not on the same page with each other, but each store may be different. They are VERY slow with raises. Dealing with irritate customers is always a negative, but that's retail for ya

Advice to ManagementAdvice

have meetings with employees, and each other to get on one page.

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Working at Ross is an easy way to get customer service and cash-handling experience.

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Ross Stores part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible schedules, 20% employee discount and 40% discount twice a year, ability to move up to management position fairly quickly.

    Cons

    Low pay, no benefits for part-time employees, late nights cleaning the store at the end of the day depending on how busy the store was.

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

    May work for some but definitely was uncomfortable and turned me off being a buyer

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    Former Employee - Assistant Buyer I in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Assistant Buyer I in New York, NY

    I worked at Ross Stores full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Less Cattiness then at other fashion companies
     ALOT of work and personal responsibility so you have exposure to enough things
    You are given a fair amount of freedom over your buys if you can defend it.

    Cons

    -The overuse of temps (keeping a year then firing and getting new ones) slows down job functions when ever 6mo you have to retrain new temps, especially when the ones you had were AMAZING!

    -Division of buying categories often led to overlap for buyers, making it harder to not get Catty if your sales were going elsewhere
    -All lands on your buyer, if they are too busy to train or leave town often you may learn nothing
    -Unrealistic Goals
    -Additional reporting to higher ups that can impede some of your higher priority work
    -Long work hours
    -Different categories have different responsibilities, so one assistant can get all they need done with time to spare while another has another 3 hours on their day, but are considered at the same level and looked at as equals in relation to promotions.
    -A handful of the management people seem a bit racist and definitely sexist.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Start new buyers with people that have TIME to train. Starting a new buyer that has a HUGE business is overwhelming and they will eventually burn out.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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