The Children's Place Reviews

Updated March 27, 2015
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  1. Not a bad college gig

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at The Children's Place

    Pros

    Boss was friendly and always reasonable about my class schedule

    Cons

    Understaffed always nothing gets done and you always stay late

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire more people so work can actually get done

  2. I loved my job !! The interview was easy it was just my young boss !!

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Lead in Dundalk, MD
    Current Employee - Sales Lead in Dundalk, MD

    I have been working at The Children's Place

    Pros

    The pay wasn't bad
    Discount on my son clothes

    Cons

    No hours
    Boss's was young and unprofessional

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get new ones

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3. Cashier/Sells Rep

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Cashier-Sales Associate in Glendale, WI
    Former Employee - Cashier-Sales Associate in Glendale, WI

    I worked at The Children's Place

    Pros

    Fun environment. 20% discount ;)

    Cons

    pay may start at minimum wage

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    it's easy to move up into management

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Just don't do it!

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

    I have been working at The Children's Place full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    I love the people that i work with

    Cons

    Low pay, non realistic expectations, No feeling of accomplishment ever. Nothing is ever complete because they change everything so often. Insurance is over priced.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give hours. If you want things done correctly, make sure you give us the resources to complete the task.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6. Bus route way too long

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at The Children's Place

    Pros

    full time benefits and co workers are nice

    Cons

    low pay, long route, not sympathetic when sick, inconsistent and sudden changes

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    cut route shorter or hire another driver. Get some competitive salary and notify people of changes before you need something

  7. Good starting job

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Saint Louis, MO
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Saint Louis, MO

    I worked at The Children's Place part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly, welcoming staff and management
    Good for first time retail position

    Cons

    Difficult to achieve expectations both in duties and sales quotas

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8. Neutral

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

    I worked at The Children's Place

    Pros

    Employee discount and health benefits as a manager

    Cons

    management training doesn't happen. THey expect you to learn as you go

  9. Good for a college kid.

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

    I have been working at The Children's Place

    Pros

    Great with my school schedule!

    Cons

    No regularity. Wish I had more benefits.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I got really luck with my management team. They are really great!

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. Unprofessional company

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

    I worked at The Children's Place part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    The 30% off discount is awesome.

    Cons

    From DM's to Store Managers very unprofessional. No room for growth only if you worked their for 6+ years.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If you're going to have a "company standard" follow it store wide and don't make internal promotions about favoritism.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  11. Good experience

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

    I have been working at The Children's Place

    Pros

    The great discount. Working with great people.

    Cons

    The rules change on a daily basis.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Come work in the store more and you will see how to do a floor set.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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