Great Clips Overview

  • www.greatclips.com
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1982
  • Franchise
  • Beauty & Wellness
  • $1 to $2 billion (USD)

CompetitorsSport Clips, Supercuts, Hair Cuttery
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With more than 4,500 salons owned by over 1,200 franchisees throughout the United States and Canada, Great Clips is the world’s largest salon brand. All salons are independently owned by franchisees who employ nearly 40,000 stylists. Franchisees are passionate about ensuring ...
Mission: It's Gonna Be Great!

Glassdoor Awards

Top CEOs: 2019(#73)

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Great Clips Reviews

3.7
67%
Recommend to a Friend
75%
Approve of CEO
Steve Hockett
Steve Hockett
815 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee

"Great clips is an awesome company!"

May 17, 2022 - Licensed Cosmetologist/Barber
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

I’ve been with this company 15 years. They’ve always given me the flexibility to be with my kids and family when it was important. I make great money, and have fun making it. We have a great

Cons

We could use more staff, sometimes we are losing business because we are too busy to keep up with.

Advice to Management

Keep doing what you’re doing!
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Diversity & Inclusion at Great Clips

3.7
(609 Reviews)

Diversity & Inclusion FAQs

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How is diversity at Great Clips?

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Great Clips Interviews

Experience
Positive66%
Negative19%
Neutral15%
Getting an Interview
Applied online46%
In Person37%
Employee Referral11%
Difficulty
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  1. Hair Stylist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    The interview was easy with not many questions. They make sure you are a licensed cosmetologist and sometimes do a skills test on a manikin. They ask you what kind of hours you can work and prefer a lot of flexibility in their employees.
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Company Updates

January 27, 2020
Privately owned Great Clips continues to grow while its competitors have seen harder times.
Shared image - On the cutting edge: Great Clips grows as competitors trim staff
On the cutting edge: Great Clips grows as competitors trim staff
glassdoor.com
January 19, 2020
Great Clips®, the world’s largest salon brand, has been ranked #15 overall and #1 in category in Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500®, the world’s most comprehensive franchise ranking. Recognized as an invaluable resource for potential franchisees, the Franchise 500® ranked Great Clips for its outstanding performance in areas including unit growth, financial strength and stability and brand power. To see the full list, visit http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vM7Ce #greatclips
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The Top 20 Franchises of 2020 From the Entrepreneur Franchise 500
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Great Clips Awards & Accolades

  • Franchise 500Entrepreneur Magazine2019

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What is paid time off like at Great Clips?

...No time off flexibility, lack of advancement opportunity that provides monetary significance...

September 5, 2020

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