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Catherines Reviews

Updated Sep 9, 2019

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Found 118 reviews

3.7
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69%
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63%
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Catherines CEO  David Jaffe
David Jaffe
11 Ratings
Pros
  • "Quick advancement in company, great customers, quiet environment(in 11 reviews)

  • "Employee Discount, Up Beat environment, friendly staff and customers, Very consider of employees health and physical well being(in 10 reviews)

Cons
  • "Pushed to get people to sign up for credit cards(in 14 reviews)

  • "Low pay rates to begin if not careful and raises are non-exisent to minimal(in 10 reviews)

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  1. "Its a good environment"

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    Current Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Olympia, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Co-workers are pretty cool people, you get to help plus sized ladies feel good about clothes shopping, discounts, its a fairly supportive environment

    Cons

    unless you are in management you generally will not get over 12 hours a week.

    Catherines2019-06-04
  2. "Sinking Ship"

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    Former Employee - Home Office Employee in Philadelphia, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Catherines full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great Pay & Great Community partnership

    Cons

    Poor upper management, poor work/life balance Nothing is ever good enough, and the spin is out of control

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    Catherines2019-09-09
  3. "Decent Job"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Albany, GA

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

    Pros

    Pretty laid back job. Flexible work schedule. Store Manager was pretty easy to work with and understanding.

    Cons

    Not enough hours. Pay isn't that great.

    Catherines2019-08-27
  4. "Good Side Job"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in West Fargo, ND
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible hours, fun people, learn a lot

    Cons

    Maybe 10 hours a week, close to minimum pay

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    Catherines2019-07-24
  5. Helpful (1)

    "Company lost itself"

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    Former Employee - Financial Analyst 

    I worked at Catherines full-time

    Pros

    Was a great place to work while the corporate office was independent from Lane Bryant

    Cons

    Catherines core employees all left or were forced out Company continues to struggle and reduce store count

    Catherines2019-06-26
  6. "Need more hours"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Catherines part-time

    Pros

    Friendly management and customers in the store

    Cons

    Always being pushed to set up credit card accounts, no room for growth, less than 15 hours a week, little pay

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    Catherines2019-06-01
  7. "Great Company. Plenty of room for growth!"

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    Current Employee - Sales Lead 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Small staff size. Wonderful customers. The discounts at some of our other stores are just too good.

    Cons

    They don't like to fire employees

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    Catherines2019-05-08
  8. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Catherines part-time

    Pros

    Really great people to work with and the job is fun as you basically get to be a fashion stylist.

    Cons

    There are not enough hours.

    Catherines2019-03-21
  9. "Low pay/hours"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associaate in Jacksonville, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Small store, small stock, kind customers, nice team work, train you onsight

    Cons

    low pay, low hours, push credit cards

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    Catherines2019-03-11
  10. "Great Job"

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    Current Employee - Catherines in Modesto, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Easy work, nice benefits, and flexible hours.

    Cons

    Even as a part time there are too few hours assigned in a week.

    Catherines2019-02-19
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