Liz Claiborne

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Updated Jul 23, 2014

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3.2 67 reviews

26% Approve of the CEO

Liz Claiborne CEO and Director William L. McComb

William L. McComb

(35 ratings)

49% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good work life balance, Close early before all holidays(in 6 reviews)

  • In NY, 21 days of vacation out of the gate, frequent sample sales, matching 401K, good health insurance(in 6 reviews)


Cons
  • difficult to maintain a work-life balance(in 3 reviews)

  • Senior management have their favorites(in 4 reviews)

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    Not a wonderful environment

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsYou will work with some very nice people. The atmosphere isn't too terrible.

    ConsThe people at the top can be tough and ready to fire you if you rub them the wrong way. That's not a wonderful thing to have hanging over your head.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Great company, very underrated

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGreat management -- trusting enough to let you do your work but supportive when needed.

    ConsBudget challenges not of the current leadership's making.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Senior Technical Fashion Designer

    Senior Technical Fashion Designer (Former Employee) North Bergen, NJ

    Prosbig company, great opportunities, equal chance of employment

    Consdown sizing, moved, divisions closed.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Store Manager (Former Employee) Las Vegas, NV

    ProsHad a Great work life balance

    ConsNo room for growth promoted externally

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    A once-great Company in decline

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) North Bergen, NJ

    ProsSome very nice, conscientious, well-intentioned people work there.

    ConsCompany no longer known as Liz Claiborne.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Great experience

    Department Manager (Former Employee)

    ProsDiversity of clientele. Good atmosphere

    ConsThere is room to grow quickly in the company, however the rate of salary does not go up that much.

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    Store Manager (Current Employee) Myrtle Beach, SC

    ProsBrand awareness, customer loyalty great products, company for many years

    ConsNew Upper level Corporate Management, prior to current CEO was excellent

    Advice to Senior ManagementDo what is ethically correct

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Great place to work before the "breakup".

    Vice President (Former Employee) New York, NY

    ProsIndustry Leader. Smart and innovative. Believed in true partnerships. Invested in their people.Focused on the end consumer. Great brands. Great systems. Great infrastructure.

    ConsLike all public companies focused on the bottom line, end of quarter can be crazy. Had to do more with less before any other company ever uttered those words.Very process driven, you have to like that to do well.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep focusing on the end consumer and you will win.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great for Fashion career-minded & new grads

    Account Executive (Current Employee) New York, NY

    ProsLarge apparel manufacturer with awesome opportunity for advancement, 4 weeks vacation, Summer fridays, Stock options, annual bonuses

    ConsNone, but you will earn your pay.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Miss this company every day

    Brand Manager (Former Employee) New York, NY

    ProsGreat people, innovative processes, ability for growth. Had the chance to travel for them for about five years and they always did it right...safe and classy. Management was well trained and were always looking for good growth opportunities for their staff.

    ConsThe opportunities are limited now due to change in overall company. Pay was good but raises were very small typically. Most jobs are in NY so limited availability in this area.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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