Metropark Reviews

Updated November 2, 2014
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  1. 1 person found this helpful

    Good Palce to work and good benefits

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    Former Employee - Shipping Coordinator in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Shipping Coordinator in Dallas, TX

    I worked at Metropark full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    * 50% discounts on clothes
    * Hire good people with interesting personalities who are open and fun to work with
    * Good choice of clothing brands are

    Cons

    *Macro management
    *Stores gets pretty busy

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop being so enthusiastic about employees making sales when its not in their job descriptions

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. No comment

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Metropark

    Pros

    Great Company when it first started

    Cons

    Top seller the last year they were open

  3. Decent job, while company lasted.

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    Former Employee - Co Manager in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Co Manager in Austin, TX

    I worked at Metropark

    Pros

    The atmosphere was fun and on trend. They always had new music and music videos playing and let us crank it up. The fixtures were nice and up to date.

    Cons

    The business was failing, although they didn't even hint towards that in the many interviews I had. New merchandise stopped coming in, which was no surprise when I found out they were filing bankruptcy.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I learned a lesson to ask about the stability and future growth of the company before accepting the offer. Not every company would give much information in an interview, but I would like to atleast know about my future opportunities.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful

    it was an honor to work in such a positive environment

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    Former Employee - Style Consultant in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - Style Consultant in Santa Clara, CA

    I worked at Metropark

    Pros

    high salary, good commission
    positive friendly co-worokers, manangers
    generous employee discount + promotions + contests

    Cons

    competiive
    drama fighting over sales
    not enough hours

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    i love my manager Jennifer Mendell

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  6. Short and sweet

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Riverside, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Riverside, CA

    I worked at Metropark

    Pros

    Music, brands available and fellow employees

    Cons

    The price of clothing offered to our client base

    Disapproves of CEO
  7. Amazing!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA

    I have been working at Metropark

    Pros

    Great people, clients and product.

    Cons

    there are no negatives to working at metropark

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    When the economy shifts your spending must shift to compensate.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  8. Management sucks!

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in East Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in East Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Metropark

    Pros

    Family-like atmosphere for a start-up business that grew fast with many entry level and senior level opportunities.

    Cons

    Too many entry level and senior level opportunities were the perfect ingredients for a disaster. Many errors were made, which were not caught before it was too late.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Next time, pace yourself & only bite off what you can chew.
    In a lousy economy, save some cash, will ya!

    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO
  9. learning experience

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Co Manager in Beachwood, OH
    Current Employee - Co Manager in Beachwood, OH

    I have been working at Metropark

    Pros

    Cool clothing and fun staff along with custoemers.

    Cons

    High prices, no employee stock or 401k

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more professional in delivery and feedback

    Approves of CEO
  10. fun meeting new people and trendy topics

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Metroparkg in Long Beach, CA
    Current Employee - Metroparkg in Long Beach, CA

    I have been working at Metropark

    Pros

    the hottest clothes, hot topics, & new people, fun to help & it's easy it's a small warehouse u can show them around easily, they have new clothes like every week or so, and yes..

    Cons

    sometimes the clothes can be hard to stack up and organize because there's so many different brands, and yeah just basically that

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    ummm get some new clothes, every now and then or often, that'll be awesome, and yes the trends are awesome

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  11. pp

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Metropark

    Pros

    its in a mall where you meet a lot of people, the pay is better than most other jobs considering

    Cons

    not enough hours not enough hours not enough hours given to employess all managers get hours while employees barely get 11

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give employees more hours to work on we have families and other things to contribute to we should also have benefits

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

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