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Body Central Reviews

Updated September 29, 2017
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Body Central President, CEO, and Director B. Allen Weinstein
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  • Most people in upper management need to figure out what they are doing (in 14 reviews)

  • There are no full time shifts for sales associates (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sterling Heights, MI
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sterling Heights, MI

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

    Pros

    Amazing work environment, friendly staff, and competitive pay

    Cons

    Company filled Bankruptcy and closed all stores.


  2. "I loved it."

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    Former Employee - Store Manager
    Former Employee - Store Manager
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great management.
    Upward Mobility.
    Discount.

    I loved working for this company - I was able to advance fairly quickly.

    Cons

    Work/life balance.
    Company Closed.

    You much be organized. Sometimes the work schedule was a little too much.

    Advice to Management

    I'm sad it closed. I had a feeling as soon as number plummeted but no one would say anything. I asked several times - then I started watching stocks fall.

  3. "Great place to work. Fun atmosphere and promotions for employees every month on top of the 40% discount."

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    Former Employee - Lead Associate in Port Arthur, TX
    Former Employee - Lead Associate in Port Arthur, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fun atmosphere and employees get promotional discount every month on top of their normal 40% discount.

    Cons

    You can only be full-time if you'remanagement.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.


  4. "Fun job"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate
    Former Employee - Sales Associate

    Pros

    I loved working here. The management was super nice and we got a 40% discount.

    Cons

    Sometimes it would be a little understaffed but nothing bad.


  5. "ft asm"

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

    Pros

    Great company took care of employees

    Cons

    Company closed down with two days notice


  6. "Miss dearly"

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    Former Employee - Store Manager in Fort Worth, TX
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Fort Worth, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Decent management pay. Fun, exciting, upbeat and great district level support

    Cons

    Poor corp management which sadly contributed to their closure.

    Advice to Management

    Reopen and listen to your ground zero teams...


  7. "na"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Body Central part-time

    Pros

    It was pretty laid back and different daily tSks

    Cons

    Sometimes the business stArted gegtong really slow

    Advice to Management

    Mgmt needed to be better organized and better communication

  8. "Assistant Manager"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Albany, NY
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Albany, NY
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great company to work with.

    Cons

    Closed company unnoticed due to bankruptcy

    Advice to Management

    Lead by example


  9. "The best job ever felt like home"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Store Manager
    Former Employee - Assistant Store Manager

    I worked at Body Central full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great leaders and great training

    Cons

    Lack of communication heavy workload at times

    Advice to Management

    I will miss yoy


  10. "I loved it."

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Clarksville, IN
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Clarksville, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    You get to style the customers! Your Co workers are nice.I got along great with everyone.The Holiday Season is chaotic but it goes by smoothly. Customer service is key.

    Cons

    The pay and hours could be way more.

    Advice to Management

    Don't Doubt Your Good Managers and Employees. Raises Should Be More Frequent.


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