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Great company that went down hill... FAST!!!

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Memphis, TN
Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Memphis, TN

I have been working at The Children's Place full-time (More than 5 years)

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

Pros

Depending on the store there are great customers and great fellow employees.

Cons

Company is clueless as what it takes to train and keep employees. Expected to have no life and drop everything for TCP. Pay more to new hires than promotes. Very un-organized, send through info at the last minute and expect you to drop everything and get it done then with no additional payroll.

Advice to Management

Stop overhauling the stores and consider starting with a management change, at the very top!

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  1. Helpful (1)

    OK experience at Children's Place

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cashier in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Cashier in New York, NY

    I have been working at The Children's Place part-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    Great place to start if you have no experience in retail.

    Cons

    You will not get a raise because the company is very cheap. You get a lot of corporate visits. Management team is constantly changing. They are always hiring new people and firing the best employees for the dumbest reasons. You will NOT get any hours and everything is based off of favoritism.

    Advice to Management

    Stop looking for all the negatives and focus on the positives and look for better alternatives to improve customer satisfaction! Also, the management team needs to learn how to communicate with their employees.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Disappointing.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at The Children's Place full-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    Team environment on store level.
    Salary and bonus.

    Cons

    Payroll cut hugely in comparison to last year's budgets. An outlet store cannot run on 2 person coverage. Customers are leaving because they don't want to wait in the long line. Shoplifting is increasing because theives are discovering the lack of coverage. Impossible to do floorset, markdowns, process shipment, provide excellent service, LP awareness on 2 person coverage. Qaulity staff leaves due to lack of hours. Current DSM is unprofessional and rude. Direct quotes include "this store is disgusting", "that's the worst display I've ever seen ", "I hate it", "when you don't make sales plan, it is like taking food out of my child's mouth."

    Advice to Management

    Treat others how you want to be treated.

    Stop with the favoritism.

    Stop micro-managing.

    Stop cutting payroll budgets. You are actually losing money in doing so.

    Start acknowledging for a job well done.

    Don't allow professional bullying to take place.


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