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Time to shake hands and part ways.

Sales Lead (Former Employee) Bloomington, MN

Pros-The best thing about working at the Buckle at MOA is that if you are willing to work hard, you will succeed. If you give your best, you will recive the best.
-You can make around 18 bucks an hour during holiday and BTS if you are slightly intelligent, have great people skills, and you understand that time not selling is time wasted.
-The development of leadership skills, sales skills, and people skills is better than going to business school.
- The people that walk through the door are great to network with, which in turn creates easier opportunities for guest loyalty.

Cons-If there is a day you need off during the busy season, you can forget about it.
-If you need a day off at any other time, you better expect to pay for it in some respect.
-To be the best emplyee, you need to give your life to the company.
-There is such an emphasis on growth, and there is so much pressure to sell, you come to resent the leadership.
- Don't let them SELL you the dream, unless you really want it.
- Leadership will promise you things to keep you there and working hard, but they RARELY follow through with promises. 1 store manager has come out of MOA in 5 years... I have seen 4 MT's leave for other opportunities in the time I was there.

Advice to Senior ManagementThis may be your life, and you might be making bank, but sales teamates don't make anything compared to you. So, don't act like you are the giver of life when you hand us our lower-class level paychecks.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Work hard and get an average payoff

    Sales Associate (Former Employee) Aurora, IL

    I worked at The Buckle part-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: I worked here as a part time job in high school. I worked hard to earn my commission which at the time was 4%… Cons: To make minimum wage at the time one had to sell $100 an hour. This was not easy at first, and sometimes… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    fun work environment!

    Management Trainee (Current Employee) Charlotte, NC

    I have been working at The Buckle full-time for more than a year


    Pros: -always changing -fast paced - fun - energetic - challenging Cons: - tough love work environment Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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