Brooks Brothers Reviews

Updated Jun 30, 2020

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3.3
50%
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Brooks Brothers CEO Claudio Del Vecchio
Claudio Del Vecchio
336 Ratings
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  • "Upper management insists that your store be filled with part-timers(in 22 reviews)

  • "Sales associates were getting paid more than the store leads(in 19 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Wonderful company"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - RETAIL SALES SUPERVISOR in Arvin, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Brooks Brothers part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Oldest retail brand in the US. Brooks Brothers gives to several charities and does amazing work to give back. The whole culture of the company is based on an unswerving dedication to quality; of their products and their employees.

    Cons

    Honestly, I can't think of any cons. This company does everything right!

  2. COVID-19

    "Excellent Company Values"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Store Manager 
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Brooks Brothers full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    It has great benefits, clothing, internal promotions, great people and great work schedule

    Cons

    Closed my store without any knowledge, then informed me afterwards. During Covid, however should have been told more diplomatically.

  3. "Great part time opportunitiy"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Store Supervisor in Jacksonville, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Brooks Brothers part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great work environment with great company history and benefits

    Cons

    Hours may not be consistent

  4. "Great Place to Work with Great Product to Get Behind"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Store Associate in Milwaukee, WI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Brooks Brothers part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible scheduling Team-driven operation Better pay scale than competitors Outstanding employee discount

    Cons

    Sometimes-outdated technology for store operations

  5. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Merrimack, NH
    Recommends

    I worked at Brooks Brothers part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Decent pay Increases communication skills Good entry for aspiring sales career

    Cons

    Can be hectic on weekends A lot of down time during the week

  6. "Kind employees"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in New York, NY

    I worked at Brooks Brothers part-time

    Pros

    Kind and supportive employees and management

    Cons

    Extremely entitled customers, must be able to get along with all types of people with extreme patience, tough skin

  7. Helpful (3)

    "Change in Management Desperately Needed"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Brooks Brothers full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Camaraderie among employees, decent discount in clothing

    Cons

    Pay, Corporate ineptitude, completed my undergraduate degree while working for brooks and was point blank denied any chance of a corporate role

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  8. "It could be better & it could be worse"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - General Manager 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Brooks Brothers full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    . people I worked with, learn alot about clothing- history, styling, fashion trends, pay Was decent, benefits like decent

    Cons

    Executive Leadership needs to do more listening and less talking, HR BP's need to learn people skills, hours were long

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  9. "Basic Retail"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Brooks Brothers part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - wonderful work environment - great coworkers, managers, and higher management - little to no bad customers

    Cons

    - Very few customers - Had to act as front door greeters dealt with theft - Hard to make monthly goals with so few customers - Spent a year no offer of full time employment/no health care offered

  10. "Career"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Director of Operations in New York, NY

    I worked at Brooks Brothers full-time

    Pros

    Great clothing for your casual and business atire

    Cons

    Moving forward in the company

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