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Ann Taylor Reviews

Updated October 19, 2018
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  • "slow sales environment on non-holidays; pay is on the low end of sales positions; management plays favorites; difficult work/ life balance" (in 78 reviews)

  • "Their credit cards are also somewhat confusing" (in 195 reviews)

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  1. "Good In-Between Job"

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    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Aventura, FL
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Aventura, FL

    I worked at Ann Taylor full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I was scheduled great hours
    Got to progress on the visual/reset team
    Employee Discount around the holidays up to 70% off (avg 40-50% off)

    Cons

    Basic Retail Cons
    Management pushes C.C. applications
    Nothing to bad

    Advice to Management

    none


  2. "Pretty Good Place to Work"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Folsom, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Folsom, CA

    I worked at Ann Taylor part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very friendly environment at my location

    Cons

    The clothes are kind of expensive so some of the employee discounts don't help much when working part time.

  3. "Seasonal Helper"

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    Former Employee - Retail Associate in Flemington, NJ
    Former Employee - Retail Associate in Flemington, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Ann Taylor part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Store discount, great product, enjoyed working with other staff members and helping clients

    Cons

    None. Seasonal help was late hours for extra pay, great gig!

    Advice to Management

    Management at my location was nice.


  4. "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Springfield, MO
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Springfield, MO
    Recommends

    I worked at Ann Taylor part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The management team helped employees grow, and were very hands on.

    Cons

    Some days were slower than others.


  5. "Good part time"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Nice co workers, nice clientele, great employee discounts, quality clothing, no crazy holiday hours (at least at my branch)

    Cons

    Too much emphasis on the credit card


  6. "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Ann Taylor part-time

    Pros

    Great environment and discounts off clothing.

    Cons

    Other than being a little boring at time, no complaints.


  7. "Poor management"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ann Taylor part-time

    Pros

    Discounts, flexible hours, PTO, great DM

    Cons

    Poor amount of hours and poor store management

  8. "Great place to work!"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Fort Worth, TX
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Fort Worth, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ann Taylor full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, great team, convenient locations

    Cons

    long holiday hours, have to work weekends, team can change often

    Advice to Management

    keep on going, remember your employees are working late and on weekends - be flexible with their schedule when you can


  9. "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Ann Taylor part-time

    Pros

    It was a good first job in retail

    Cons

    I received hardly any training before the woman who hired me quit her job as manager.


  10. "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ann Taylor part-time

    Pros

    Flexible schedule; clothing discounts that are very good

    Cons

    on your feet for hours, no training on registers


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