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It's true...they empower women. Loved my time there."

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Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Champaign, IL
Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Champaign, IL

I worked at Talbots full-time (more than 3 years)

Recommends
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

It's a slow paced environment most days but the average dollar sale is much higher at this retailer

Cons

It was difficult to break into total store management so I left for another retailer and immediately made $10,000 more in my salary and I've been extremely happy.

Advice to Management

I wish I had been considered for the position because I would still be there today. The hours were great at our location and I loved the clientele. I was sad to hear that 2 years after my departure they ended up closing 2 of the 3 doors and went to the original 3,000 sq feet. That place was a beast at it's peak!

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  1. I Am Finally Happy and I feel that I can Honestly and Openly express to others that "I AM PROUD TO BE EMPLOYED HERE."

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    Current Employee - Sales Support in Natick, MA
    Current Employee - Sales Support in Natick, MA

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    I like the Co worker's, Management Team, Very Serious about their positions and Professional.

    Cons

    I wish that Our Hours didn't have to rely on our Monthly, Weekly, Daily and last year sales goals for Employment and I wish we, Could have 40 hrs per week. For those who Want or Need Full Time Employment as well as Part Time.

    Advice to Management

    Could Offer us, Employee's ,Monthly training classes for the Position that we, employee's Hold. I love the challenges and Learning More and More to make us Successful for our future and the Company itself.

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    odd behavior

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Talbots (more than a year)

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

    Pros

    fab store to work in

    Cons

    assistant manager was ridiculously rude to customers but they wont fire her

    Advice to Management

    do store shops, you will see the negative attitude on her.

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