New York & Company

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    Fast paced retail work

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Associate
    Former Employee - Sales Associate

    I worked at New York & Company part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    The managers were willing to work with my tricky schedule. The pay was good considering many other retail jobs are minimum wage and they offered a great discount. The work is fast paced and there is always something to do. Co workers were supportive and kept an upbeat attitude.

    Cons

    They did not schedule enough employees to close. I often had to stay at least two hours after closing just to clean up the store. Double standard with the dress code depending on employees body types. The music was often too loud and many customers complained about this to me. Did not like the on call aspect of the job.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make sure there is good communication between the managers on duty and the sales associates. I often found that when two or more managers were one the floor there was always some confusion. Please have more help at closing.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Sales Associate

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

    I have been working at New York & Company

    Pros

    Positive atmosphere
    Good pay
    Friendly coworkers
    personal growth

    Cons

    Difficult customers
    slow days
    not enough hours

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Wonderful!

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

    I have been working at New York & Company

    Pros

    Discount is great
    wonderful people to work with
    upper management easy to work with
    Benedits package is good, vacation time, health insurance better than most

    Cons

    Sometimes long hours, but that is expected in retailing.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Great people to work with

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Corporate Office in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Corporate Office in New York, NY

    I worked at New York & Company

    Pros

    Good benefits and discounts. 401K match, etc.

    Cons

    Uneven treatment of employees
    Lots of layoffs

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to be more transparent with employees when cutting back and dispersing employment.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6.  

    It is decent for retail

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Sicklerville, NJ
    Former Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Sicklerville, NJ

    I worked at New York & Company

    Pros

    It's a small store everyone is close and has a good relationship.

    Cons

    Underpaid, district managers weren't nice and cold fire or move someone to a different location when ever they wanted

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't let DMs make decisions of who should be fired.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Great place to work!

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

    I have been working at New York & Company

    Pros

    Great people to work with and good benefits.

    Cons

    Store managers work a lot of hours.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Always appreciate your people.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Everyday is different working here. Not in a bad way but good. I always look forward to working the next day

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

    I have been working at New York & Company part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    The environment. Well atleast my manager made it a lot of fun to work. All my coworkers were really nice and we bonded like a family.

    Cons

    There's no consistency with the company and how they run things. Sometimes you really have to work more than what you are getting paid for.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Sometimes its nice if instead of being a tyrant you actually give a chance to your associates to do things that are actually benefiting the store

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  9.  

    No care/respect for employees

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

    I have been working at New York & Company full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    the absolute only pro that comes to mind is the discount, versus other companies discounts, that is it!!

    Cons

    The leadership is so off balance, disorganized, all over the place. The employees of Massachusetts are clearly not important, can't even get one simple form out of the human resource department that Massachusetts residents NEED in order to file state taxes. NO ONE CARES!!! Push? All they do is PUSH for credits, St Jude at holiday season, if you like to be pushed all the time and held accountable for not making the results they expect you to, then this is the right company for you!!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Leadership is horrible, too much favoritism, not enough honesty or integrity.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  10.  

    Worst experience of my life!

    Former Employee - Assistant Merchant in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Assistant Merchant in New York, NY

    I worked at New York & Company

    Pros

    They talk up a good game with the benefits and flex time available...
    Big company with a great corporate office location right on 34th St

    Cons

    Expectations are set too high from the moment you walk in on day 1.
    The flex time is a huge lie.. management expected 14 + hour days daily
    Flow of work is ridiculous
    No one is willing to teach
    They expect you to use systems before the actual training for systems even take place
    Horrible place to work

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    My experience

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

    I worked at New York & Company part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    employees were fun to work with, customers nice and flexible for most part, great employee discount, stylish clothes, good rewards sometimes for meeting sales goals

    Cons

    sales goals were annoying, not consistently good hours for part time employees

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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