Talbots
2.9 of 5 254 reviews
www.talbots.com Hingham, MA 5000+ Employees

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Analyzing the Apparel Industry.

Allocation Analyst (Current Employee)
Hingham, MA

I have been working at Talbots

ProsAbility to work for a smaller company.
An ability to learn about the apparel industry and fashion in a smaller environment which allows for a more indepth understanding of the business.
The current "new" management is bringing about positive change which will lead the company into a better and more successful direction.

ConsCompany Headquarters is located in suburban Massachusetts and not located in a closer vicinity to Boston, which can make commuting difficult due to the lack of public transportation.
The company was recently going through restructuring which made career advancement difficult.
The career paths are somewhat lengthy and in some cases require unnecessary positions.
There is not much lateral movement from one career path to another.

Advice to Senior ManagementTo better look at their current career paths and restructure the paths for entry level associates.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Talbots is a good company to work for overall, but climbing the ladder may be slow.

Merchandise Distributor (Current Employee)
Hingham, MA

I have been working at Talbots


Pros: Great benefits Friendly environment Well organized Stability- company has been around for a… Cons: Difficult to change career paths Promotions and raises are infrequent Pay is… Advice to Senior Management: Work on communication, and be open to suggestions from people… More

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Use them for your advantage, lie when needed, deny any knowledge and blame "corporate"

Sales Associate / Part Time B (Current Employee)

I have been working at Talbots


Pros: Quality Company, Fabulous customer service policy, beautiful retail store, employee discount, this company will stand the test of time they can hold their own against… Cons: For me it is the lack of consistent schedule. NO regard for my need to have a consistent schedule. Fly by the seat… Advice to Senior Management: Be honest, treat people with respect. Don't lie and… More

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