Compare Hot Topic vs Spencer Gifts BETA

See how Spencer Gifts vs. Hot Topic compare on employee ratings, job openings, CEO approval, business outlook and more.

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 1013 reviews)
3.1
(based on 765 reviews)
Career Opportunities
2.9
2.8
Compensation & Benefits
2.8
2.5
Work-life balance
3.1
3.1
Senior Management
2.9
2.8
Culture & Values
3.7
3.4
CEO Approval
Hot Topic Ceo Steve Vranes
67%Steve Vranes
Spencer Gifts Ceo Steven Silverstein
67%Steven Silverstein
% Recommend to a friend
55%
47%
Positive Business Outlook
36%
37%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Visual Manager301 Salaries
$52,403/yr
Sales Associate86 Salaries
$9/hr
Assistant Manager24 Salaries
$12/hr
Store Manager141 Salaries
$35,070/yr
Sales Associate107 Salaries
$9/hr
Assistant Manager86 Salaries
$12/hr

What Employees Say

Pros
"Dress code"(in 127 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 84 reviews)
"Dress code"(in 120 reviews)
"Fun environment"(in 80 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 55 reviews)
"Sales associates"(in 47 reviews)
"Low pay"(in 66 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 54 reviews)
Featured Review
"Love it!"May 22, 2019

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Hot Topic full-time

Pros

Great company culture and work life balance. I feel very engaged in my role and love working with all the teams at HQ.

Cons

Sometimes its cold in the office.

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Spencer Gifts full-time for more than a year

Pros

Diversity, I love merchandising, talking to customers, and everyone can embrace who they are without fear of backlash

Cons

Deadlines are sometimes stressful but I can’t really think of anything else.

Advice to Management

Keep doing you! My upper management are some of the best managers I’ve had

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