Polo Ralph Lauren

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Polo Ralph Lauren Reviews

Updated November 26, 2014
Updated November 26, 2014
456 Reviews
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456 Reviews
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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)

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  1.  

    Analyst

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    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
  2.  

    Great place to work!

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    • 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
  3.  

    Good company to work for

    Former Employee - Ralph Lauren.com Customer Service Representative in High Point, NC
    Former Employee - Ralph Lauren.com Customer Service Representative in High Point, NC

    I worked at Polo Ralph Lauren full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Good company with amazing growth potential. Good benefits and awesome holiday perks.

    Cons

    I worked in the call center and there was very little opportunity for time off during holidays and there was also mandatory overtime which meant miss quality time with family during the holiday season.

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    Intern

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    Current Employee - Assistant Buyer in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Assistant Buyer in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    Relax company culture, great networking, many position options

    Cons

    Salary isn't most competitive

    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Overall great company

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Polo Ralph Lauren (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Benefits, improving learning and development trainings, overall culture

    Cons

    Middle management salaries are well under market

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Excellent work experience.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Human Resources Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Human Resources Manager in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Polo Ralph Lauren full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    The pros are as follows:
    Staff
    Pay
    Benefits
    Training
    Perks

    Cons

    The Cons are as follows:
    Work load
    Hours
    Promotions
    DM's
    Corporate

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    NA

    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Provides excellent training no matter where your career leads you.

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    Great training and development. Excellent benefits. Excellent growth within company. Having Ralph Lauren on your resume opens the door to countless opportunities well outside the company and fashion world.

    Cons

    TERRIBLE compensation (although benefits were a plus). Be prepared to give your entire life to the company. Hours are horrendous and company expects you to drop everything for them at all times. Managers instantly develop a superiority complex and are very demeaning - think they are God - and they favor gay men.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The Retail Management needs to set an example of a friendly and inviting atmosphere leading by example rather than with a superior and rude attitude. They not only need to treat the customers in such a manner, but they need to treat their staff with respect which would only promote increased productivity.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    sucks

    • Comp & Benefits
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Polo Ralph Lauren part-time

    Pros

    meet great people to work with

    Cons

    Management needs a lot of work

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

    Worst first job at out college

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Polo Ralph Lauren

    Pros

    Discounts at company, discounts for other businesses, free shuttle between NYC/NJ for commuters, a lot of volunteering events

    Cons

    Awful management, HR is helpless, very stuck up and snobby work enviornment, long work hours, awful pay increases annually, only way to make decent salary increases is by switching departments or positions

  11.  

    My experience at Ralph Lauren was positive but overall nothing really special.

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    Current Employee - Visual Presentation in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Visual Presentation in New York, NY

    I have been working at Polo Ralph Lauren as a contractor (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    paid dinner and car service for overnights, really good competitive pay, great positive team of people.

    Cons

    Consider how much work is being given to a small team of people. Especially for visuals. It'd be better to hire more people for the teams rather than constantly using freelancers with a lack of information given to them.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Improve upon work life balance

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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