Compare Kmart vs Forever 21 BETA

See how working at Kmart vs. Forever 21 compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Kmart vs. Forever 21. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Kmart

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Forever 21

Employee Ratings

  • Kmart scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Forever 21 scored higher in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and CEO Approval.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 5503 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.2
(based on 6467 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.7
Career Opportunities
2.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.7
Compensation & Benefits
2.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Kmart employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
2.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.2
Kmart employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Kmart Ceo Edward S. Lampert
50%
50%Edward S. Lampert
CEO Approval
Forever 21 Ceo Daniel Kulle
57%
57%Daniel Kulle
Forever 21 employees rated their CEO Approval 8% higher than Kmart employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
56%
Kmart employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 10% higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
47%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
39%
Kmart employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 11% higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
28%

Salaries

Kmart has 3,755 more total submitted salaries than Forever 21.
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What Employees Say

  • "Flexible hours" was the most mentioned Pro at Kmart.
  • "Fast paced" was the most mentioned Pro at Forever 21.
  • "Minimum wage" was the most mentioned Con at Kmart.
  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Con at Forever 21.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible hours"(in 221 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 216 reviews)
Pros
"Fast paced"(in 319 reviews)
"Great people"(in 168 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Minimum wage"(in 354 reviews)
"No raises"(in 285 reviews)
Cons
"Employee discount"(in 265 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 248 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great company"Mar 29, 2021

Former Employee - Customer Service

I worked at Kmart part-time

Pros

The management and staff are great

Cons

Nothing negative comes to mind

"Good job"Dec 5, 2020

Current Employee - Retail Stock Associate

I have been working at Forever 21 part-time

Pros

Flexible hours, meaningful job, good company.

Cons

Constant Backaches, Busy holiday season

Job Postings

Forever 21 has 145 more recently posted open jobs than Kmart.