Liz Claiborne Reviews

Updated September 4, 2014
Updated September 4, 2014
70 Reviews
3.2
70 Reviews
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Liz Claiborne CEO and Director William L. McComb
William L. McComb
36 Ratings

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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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Overall professional environment

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate
    Former Employee - Sales Associate

    I worked at Liz Claiborne full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Showed flexibility in hours and respect for input regarding sales techniques.

    Cons

    Little opportunity for advancement.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Company was a bit old-fashioned.

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Liz Claiborne part-time

    Pros

    The work that they did to overhaul the company was great.

    Cons

    Company was old-fashioned. Rules were very restrictive.

    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Designer

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    Current Employee - Senior Designer  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Designer in New York, NY

    I have been working at Liz Claiborne full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Office culture, management, benefits, vacation days

    Cons

    Hours are too long, pay low

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  5.  

    Not a wonderful environment

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Liz Claiborne for more than a year

    Pros

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

    Cons

    The 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.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Great company, very underrated

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Liz Claiborne

    Pros

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

    Cons

    Budget challenges not of the current leadership's making.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Senior Technical Fashion Designer

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    Former Employee - Senior Technical Fashion Designer  in  North Bergen, NJ
    Former Employee - Senior Technical Fashion Designer in North Bergen, NJ

    I worked at Liz Claiborne full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    big company, great opportunities, equal chance of employment

    Cons

    down sizing, moved, divisions closed.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
  8.  

    closed

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    Former Employee - Store Manager  in  Las Vegas, NV
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Las Vegas, NV

    I worked at Liz Claiborne full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Had a Great work life balance

    Cons

    No room for growth promoted externally

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9.  

    A once-great Company in decline

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  North Bergen, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in North Bergen, NJ

    I worked at Liz Claiborne full-time for less than a year

    Pros

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

    Cons

    Company no longer known as Liz Claiborne.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Great experience

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    Former Employee - Department Manager
    Former Employee - Department Manager

    I worked at Liz Claiborne full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Diversity of clientele. Good atmosphere

    Cons

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

  11.  

    Store Manager

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    Current Employee - Store Manager  in  Myrtle Beach, SC
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Myrtle Beach, SC

    I have been working at Liz Claiborne full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

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

    Cons

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

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Do what is ethically correct

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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