Catherines Reviews

Updated Sep 9, 2020

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3.4
58%
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52%
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Catherines CEO  David Jaffe
David Jaffe
24 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "High pressure to get customers to open credit cards(in 19 reviews)

  • "Even as a part time there are too few hours assigned in a week(in 17 reviews)

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  1. "Love my job and team!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Peoria, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Catherines full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Work life balance, ability to earn sales bonus

    Cons

    Limited merchandise availability for client immediate needs

  2. "Good company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Lead in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Catherines part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    flexible scheduling and strong professional values

    Cons

    low pay and not a lot of opportunities to advance


  3. "Trials and errors are the best way to get better at anything."

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Store Sales Manager in Memphis, TN
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Catherines full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    It doesn't matter how long you work there, if there's a promotion to be had, go for it.

    Cons

    Personal development, for others, was a constant up hill journey.

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  4. "Good job"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Store Manager 

    I worked at Catherines full-time

    Pros

    Catherine’s was a great company that let you put the customer first

    Cons

    Ascena carries large debt and there is uncertainty about the company surviving

  5. "Low pay"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager 

    I worked at Catherines full-time

    Pros

    Friendly and courteous staff personal

    Cons

    Low wages and no raises.

  6. "Store closed"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Fairview Heights, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Catherines full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Working with customers and building repeat business and great coworkers

    Cons

    Parent company filed for bankruptcy and closed the entire chain

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  7. "Great Job"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Catherines part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible hours Great manager Decent pay

    Cons

    Corporate changes things a lot.

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  8. "More lows than highs"

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

    I worked at Catherines part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good employee discount, easy hiring process, easy to transfer.

    Cons

    Poor employee benefits, poor raises when you were actually given a raise (at one point, due to a change in the minimum wage in my area, I actually lost the value of two raises I had previously earned), little to no room for advancement as higher positions, high turn over rate.

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  9. COVID-19

    "Good company"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Manager in San Antonio, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Catherines full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Supportive upper management and amazing work life balance

    Cons

    Stability up in the air because if Covid-19

  10. "Blinded."

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Catherines full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Hours and holiday hours. Work/life balance.

    Cons

    Lack of information given when changes arise.

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