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Cutting costs by asking employees to do janitorial work

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Recommends
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Talbots part-time (Less than a year)

Pros

Young managers, fun, patient with instruction and dedicated, happy in their roles. The dayforce software is fairly good at allowing you to see your schedule and set availability.

Cons

Employees are asked to vacuum dressing rooms, dust, take out garbage. The eating area is tiny and unclean, dirty rug and a huge trash can near where you eat. There is rigorous oversight of clocking in /out. You can only clock in 3 minutes before your shift. Our hours are frequently cut.

Advice to Management

Let sales associates work with customers and ring up the customer to close the sale and build relationships. There's no incentive to work harder if you sell merchandise and then can't get credit for the sale.

Other Employee Reviews for Talbots

  1. Love the concept....no real answers, to real questions.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Talbots full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good loyal customers who shopped the brand for years. Great employee discount! Good pay compared to other retailers.

    Cons

    Unrealistic expectations! . Can't speak with anyone at corporate about what going on in the stores.

    Advice to Management

    This is a boutique store and it should not be open no later than 6pm. They should move some the their better managers to the struggling stores


  2. Good job, bad management

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Shipper/Receiver/Sales in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Shipper/Receiver/Sales in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Talbots full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good hours with really good pay and great co-workers.

    Cons

    Management were clueless on most aspects of everyday processes.

    Advice to Management

    Learn to treat your workers better and learn how to properly manage during important visits and processes.


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