Sephora Reviews

Updated August 23, 2014
Updated August 23, 2014
577 Reviews

3.5
577 Reviews
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Calvin McDonald
39 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Love their employees and really strive to ensure great work life balance (in 30 reviews)

  • Free products, exceptional education and investment the company makes with each individual (in 48 reviews)


Cons
  • Great core values except work/life balance can be a struggle (like with any retail) (in 35 reviews)

  • No work/life balance, always on your feet, catty coworkers who like to gossip (in 14 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Best job that I miss and love

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Product Consultant  in  Honolulu, HI
    Former Employee - Senior Product Consultant in Honolulu, HI

    I worked at Sephora full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Awesome team, great company, bonus, incentives, gratis, travel, education, training, advancement, promotion! This is where its at!

    Cons

    Uniform. Pay varies, its average. Could be better. I really don't have much con's. This place has never left my heart.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I just love and miss my store 100

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Positive, uplifting

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Operations Consultant
    Former Employee - Operations Consultant

    I worked at Sephora full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Pay, benefits, bonuses, products, fun

    Cons

    Work life balance, hours, promotion, training

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Great experience

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Color  in  Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Color in Boston, MA

    I worked at Sephora full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    training, education, compensation, perks, gratis

    Cons

    hours, personal growth, office culture, benefits, hour

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Amazing, best company to work for

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sephora Product Consultant  in  Wesley Chapel, FL
    Current Employee - Sephora Product Consultant in Wesley Chapel, FL

    I have been working at Sephora part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    You get to be your self and have fun all day

    Cons

    It is makeup....there are not any cons

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Amazing job !

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    EDUCATION!

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Color Consultant  in  Hurst, TX
    Current Employee - Color Consultant in Hurst, TX

    I have been working at Sephora part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    They value their employees and really prove that in how much time and money they put into educating all of their employees.

    Cons

    You'll spend your whole check in the store if you're not careful!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    You get out what you put in

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Specialist  in  Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Specialist in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Sephora full-time

    Pros

    Great culture, training, opportunity to make a lot of money, turnover is frowned upon

    Cons

    Change is constant, retail hours

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Best job i've ever had

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Cashier  in  Manhasset, NY
    Former Employee - Cashier in Manhasset, NY

    I worked at Sephora part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Always truing in order to gain knowledge about every brand.

    Cons

    have to really be persistent about growing with the company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    look into store promotion more often.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Best company to work for!

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

    I have been working at Sephora full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Values based!
    Great training and development!
    Great bonus structure!
    Invests in its employees!
    Great benefits!
    Lots of gratis!
    Team effort! No individual sales goals!

    Cons

    Lots to learn!
    Demanding clientele!
    Need better communication!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Better communication and more consistent feedback!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Amazing

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

    I have been working at Sephora

    Pros

    Support and training customer service and discount

    Cons

    Hours and cooperate attitude cut throat

  11.  

    was great experience and great people

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

    I worked at Sephora full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    -great training
    -recieved alot of skincare,makeup and fragrance gratis
    -great friendly people to work with,really fun and sweet!
    -good health benefits for full time
    -its just a fun place to work at,clients come back,and if you work hard and do what you are expected to it doesn't feel like working overthere.

    Cons

    last min schedule
    cutting hours sometimes
    it was a very good place to work at .thats all the Cons I have.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    they care and do a great job!

    Recommends

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