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Updated Aug 15, 2022

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Found 259 of over 267 reviews
3.1
48% Recommend to a Friend
60% Approve of CEO

Found 260 of over 267 reviews

3.1
48%
Recommend to a Friend
60%
Approve of CEO
AKIRA Owner Erikka Wang (no image)
Erikka Wang
131 Ratings

Top Review Highlights by Sentiment

Pros
  • "Great people to work with(in 12 reviews)
  • "I had nice coworkers, and my managers were like friends.(in 10 reviews)
  • "Creative freedom(in 8 reviews)
  • "Great staff and great connections you build with clients.(in 6 reviews)
  • "Friendly work environment, meet different departments of the job, advancement oppurtunities(in 5 reviews)
Cons
  • "The District Managers do not engage with the employees in a beneficial manner that can build the company as a whole.(in 18 reviews)
  • "Low pay starting out with little room for promotion(in 18 reviews)
  • "The management was unprofessional and childish(in 14 reviews)
  • "There is absoutely no work life balance they will write you up for literally any reason.(in 10 reviews)
  • "There is no training whatsoever.(in 10 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Former Employee

    I loved my job I love fashion !

    Apr 20, 2022 - Akira Stylist 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Getting to help others look good in a nice friendly environment!

    Cons

    There are none at the moment but bay I had a problem with .

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  2. 2.0
    Former Employee

    Akira

    Aug 15, 2022 - Area Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    lots of self realizations can happen with this company you stay very busy culture is what you make it

    Cons

    little to no training, with high expectations. no work/life balance - and the owner is proud of that. communication is not mainstreamed in the slightest.

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  3. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Being A Stylist At Akira

    Jul 23, 2022 - Wardrobe Stylist 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    The company is a good way to gain retail experience and customer service skills. Being a wardrobe stylist advances my communication skills with others and helps me progress at my craft.

    Cons

    The cons of working for this company include no benefits no sick time multiple Covid cases occurring in prejudice acts at times.

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  4. 4.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Not Bad

    Jul 19, 2022 - Store Ops in Cincinnati, OH
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    fun environment, great people, fast paced

    Cons

    very cliquey, especially from management

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  5. 1.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    POOR MANAGEMENT TEAM

    Aug 6, 2022 - Assistant Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Fun and expressive environment, meet celebrities and influencers, style and clientele

    Cons

    Poor management, favoritism and low pay, no work life balance, late closing hours, under staff, over working management

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  6. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Enjoyed

    Jun 23, 2022 - Sales Associate/Key Holder in Chicago, IL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Discount and friendly coworkers enjoyed my time

    Cons

    The pay could’ve been better for the job

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  7. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Nice working environment, but salary is not ideal

    Jun 16, 2022 - Web Developer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Dog friendly office People are nice

    Cons

    Salary is below average Office surround area is not that safe although it has own parking lot

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  8. 4.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Dog Friendly and Fun!

    Jun 15, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Corp Office is Dog Friendly and most of the team is great to work with! WFH options are sometimes available

    Cons

    Location is not ideal for CTA

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  9. 1.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Unrealistic

    Jul 11, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Pay Hours Bathroom Lunchroom Parking lot

    Cons

    Management Breaks Goal requirements Material shortage Wear and tear on your body

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  10. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Store shut down

    May 29, 2022 - Retail Sales Associate 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Co workers were nice. No dress code relaxed

    Cons

    Poor management (store closed) so I was out of a job

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AKIRA Reviews FAQs

AKIRA has an overall rating of 3.1 out of 5, based on over 267 reviews left anonymously by employees. 48% of employees would recommend working at AKIRA to a friend and 37% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -3% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, AKIRA employees rate their compensation and benefits as 2.6 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at AKIRA. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

48% of AKIRA employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated AKIRA 2.6 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.1 for culture and values and 2.6 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at AKIRA to be workplace, culture, coworkers and the cons to be career development, benefits, management.

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