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Arcadia Reviews

Updated June 21, 2018
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Pros
  • "Good staff discount (25%) and staff sample sales" (in 19 reviews)

  • "Sample sales and chuck out samples" (in 16 reviews)

Cons
  • "Staff not in Head Office London are on poor wages" (in 7 reviews)

  • "Staff discount is a credit card so people end up in a job they hate paying it off" (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Found this to be a great place"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    A lot of flexibility and resources.

    Cons

    There weren't any cons to share.


  2. "HHA"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - CNA/HHA in Fort Myers, FL
    Current Employee - CNA/HHA in Fort Myers, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Arcadia part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Free to choose hrs and cases

    Cons

    1099 tax structure can be a deterrent

    Advice to Management

    Go straight pay.I would offer training for certifications

  3. "ok"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great People to work with

    Cons

    Un organized schedule planning and work performance requirements


  4. "Meh"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Arcadia part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    -Pretty easy job
    -Flexible Scheduling
    -Breakroom is cool
    -Discount is good
    -Cool people working

    Cons

    - Management is terrible.
    - It's nearly impossible to move up
    - They fire their employees very often over the smallest things

    Advice to Management

    Learn to appreciate your GOOD employees instead of calling them out for the smallest details and then just terminating them.


  5. "Flexable schedules"

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    Current Employee - Private
    Current Employee - Private

    I have been working at Arcadia full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Team building events for employees. Small environment.

    Cons

    No room for advancements. Long term employees.

    Advice to Management

    None


  6. "Good company to work with"

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    Former Employee - Quality Analyst in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Quality Analyst in New York, NY
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Arcadia full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The work culture is good

    Cons

    i don't have anything to say

    Advice to Management

    good management. continue doing good work


  7. "Sales assistant"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Arcadia part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly atmosphere and a nice company to work in.

    Cons

    Not secure as many stores are closing down.

  8. "Salary"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Advisor in Tralee (Ireland)
    Current Employee - Sales Advisor in Tralee (Ireland)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Arcadia part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great uniform discount
    Very relaxed environment

    Cons

    Pay isnt great
    Monthly pay


  9. "Sales assistant"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Arcadia part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Staff in store are friendly and work well with each other
    - Great discounts
    - Helpful store managers

    Cons

    - Poor communication within the company
    - No incentive to progress
    - Policy changes effecting customer relations


  10. "Not Reccomended"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Discount
    Central located office
    Social events
    Good food in the canteen
    No hot desking

    Cons

    Too much pressure
    No support from manager
    No guidance
    Poor salary
    Short Staffed
    Clicky Enviroment
    Dated Systems and Computers

    Advice to Management

    Replace staff when they leave rather than putting pressure on other staff to Provide guidance, training and support when somebody is new. They may have the experience in the field but they do not have knowledge of how the business processes.


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