Polo Ralph Lauren

  www.ralphlauren.com
  www.ralphlauren.com

Polo Ralph Lauren Reviews

Updated December 12, 2014
Updated December 12, 2014
471 Reviews
3.2
471 Reviews
Rating Trends

Recommend to a friend
Approve of CEO
Polo Ralph Lauren Chairman and CEO Ralph Lauren
Ralph Lauren
288 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Ralph Lauren has excellent employee benefits and offers a generous employee discount (in 43 reviews)

  • Great discount, company has a reputable name to use for future references (in 36 reviews)


Cons
  • Often more concerned about profits than employees work life balance (in 16 reviews)

  • Full time seasonal, as well as part time managerial/supervisor positions are non existent (in 20 reviews)

More Highlights

Employee Reviews

Sort: Popular Rating Date
  1.  

    Great experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Dawsonville, GA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Dawsonville, GA

    I worked at Polo Ralph Lauren

    Pros

    Good hours, pay and management

    Cons

    Work was often stressful and not a lot of room for growth in positions.

  2.  

    Great Company!

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

    I worked at Polo Ralph Lauren

    Pros

    Ralph Lauren is a wonderful company to work for. They have awesome products and every associate is wiling to help with whatever is needed

    Cons

    There are sooooo many different styles of polos and they are really hard to decipher sometimes.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue being awesome!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Sales Associate

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Bakersfield, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Bakersfield, CA

    I have been working at Polo Ralph Lauren part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Working with customers and associates..

    Cons

    The Drive to the outlet was over 30 minutes.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  4. Is this helpful? The community relies on everyone sharing – Add Anonymous Review


  5.  

    Good, but occasionally frustrating.

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

    I have been working at Polo Ralph Lauren

    Pros

    Great people, highly motivated and focused on excellence

    Cons

    Very centralized management, that doesn't work well in a very fluid retail environment

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Push decision making down to the store leadership teams

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    A great experience as a Polo worker.

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Polo Ralph Lauren

    Pros

    Positive attitude from coworkers and managers

    Good pay per hour
    Nice employee discounts and I really like their clothes
    flexible hours

    Cons

    The customers are generally very demanding and rude. If you mess up they generally have no problem letting you know in a very rude manner.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep doing what you are doing

  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great place to work!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Woodbury, NY
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Woodbury, NY

    I worked at Polo Ralph Lauren part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Co-workers that a like minded, form long lasting bonds.
    40% off all merchandise.
    Meet new people every day!
    Great advancement opportunities

    Cons

    Poor entry level salary. Be prepared to be on-call shifts throughout the week. Don't expect to be free on the weekends.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Analyst

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

    I have been working at Polo Ralph Lauren full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great place to work and is very flexible.

    Cons

    Not much to say as for cons.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Tough Environment, High Standards

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Director of Sales in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Director of Sales in New York, NY

    I worked at Polo Ralph Lauren

    Pros

    Liked being challenged to learn and do more with the high standards & expectations

    Cons

    A lot of politics within the organization
    Need to "drink the Kool-aid" to be really successful there
    Difficult work environment with very little support and guidance by upper management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to help mentor individuals to help them learn & grow
    Morale very low, need to create a better work environment

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Retail Sales Associate

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Manchester Center, VT
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Manchester Center, VT

    I have been working at Polo Ralph Lauren part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great discounts
    Hopeful for promotion
    Easy job

    Cons

    Managers are disorganized, not on the same page
    Inefficiently run
    Hours are terrible
    No work-life balance

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop treating your employees like trash, they are your front line, your money makers and they have useful and good ideas to bring to the table to help them make you money. LISTEN.

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

    I worked as a sales associate in the Dallas location.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Dallas, TX

    I worked at Polo Ralph Lauren part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    The working environment and vibe was great.

    Cons

    The pay was minimum wage and morning shifts could be 5 in the morning.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

Polo Ralph Lauren Photos

main elevator bank
Men's Department

+ Add Photo

Work at Polo Ralph Lauren? Share Your Experiences

Polo Ralph Lauren

 
Click to Rate
or

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.