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2.5
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37%
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48%
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Raymond Gindi
234 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great work environment, great people(in 19 reviews)

  • "Weekly pay, easy work I enjoyed some customers(in 17 reviews)

Cons
  • "Minimum wage, no incentives unless you are snitching on a fellow team member and a lot of that goes on(in 53 reviews)

  • "They tend to hire anyone how is willing to work for low pay as a manager(in 37 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Humble and Respected Leadership"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Century 21 Stores part-time for more than 9 years

    Pros

    Great off price designer niche Company ownership wants to do right by its' team Work life balance is good

    Cons

    Lack of effective on-boarding Not enough internal promotions Office design needs rethinking

    Advice to Management

    Create opportunities to listen to the team rather than always counting on just a few people to provide accurate feedback

    Century 21 Stores2018-11-13
  2. "Great"

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

    I have been working at Century 21 Stores full-time

    Pros

    The pay is definitely amazing

    Cons

    There are None everything’s fine

    Century 21 Stores2018-10-04
  3. "Good Company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Personal Executive Assistant to CEO-Owner in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Century 21 Stores full-time for more than 20 years

    Pros

    Benefits, Holidays, great summer hours

    Cons

    There isn't anything I can say

    Advice to Management

    Remember the employees who are loyal and honest and don't listen to gossip.

    Century 21 Stores2019-05-09
  4. "A Real Pleasure"

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    Former Employee - Visual Merchandiser in Brooklyn, NY

    I worked at Century 21 Stores full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Honestly, this was probably one of the most enjoyable places I have ever worked. And the reason was because of the people . . . Most of whom were from every corner of the globe, and a lot of whom had been working there for several years to several decades. A real family environment that was incredibly accepting and tolerant of every race, religion, and creed . . . But that’s New York for ya I guess. At Century, you...

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    Cons

    Sadly, towards the end, they cut our hours and cut slots, creating more work with less people to do the work. Everyone was exhausted, and retention became almost impossible with new hires. No raises . . . even with a perfect eval. Very strict separation between management and associates. They kinda never let you forget where you rank in the scheme of things. The word “manager” seems to evoke the same connotations...

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    Advice to Management

    None really. They have been doing it this way for a long time, and it seems to work for them. Maybe just a little bit more transparency, and less “managers only” mentality. It just comes off as a bit old fashioned in this modern day and age of 21st century American society (no pun intended, but there ya go). As far as hours, pay, and job slots go... this cannot be determined on the store level. So not much more can...

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    Century 21 Stores2019-05-01
  5. "Experience"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at Century 21 Stores part-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Friendly co workers good experience

      Cons

      Pay was not really what was expected

      Century 21 Stores2019-04-27
    • "Now is a good time to part ways"

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

      I worked at Century 21 Stores full-time for more than 6 years

      Pros

      -better benefits and growth opportunities years ago -used to be a job I enjoyed going to

      Cons

      -no growth opportunities -misleading direction from corporate -terrible communication -not worth the stress -pay is terrible -no recognition

      Advice to Management

      Communication is lacking in every division of this company. They start projects with little to no though behind them. Expect the stores to run with less staff and to be more customer focused. No good training. When you start its a free for all everything I learned was through my own experience of trial and error.

      Century 21 Stores2019-04-16
    • "Great"

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      Former Employee - Security Guard 
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at Century 21 Stores part-time

      Pros

      Good schedule Works around school

      Cons

      Short staff & Short breaks

      Century 21 Stores2019-03-26
    • "Good Company Enviornment"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Century 21 Stores full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      People are good workers here

      Cons

      Training is needed for new employees

      Advice to Management

      Get better training

      Century 21 Stores2019-03-21
    • "Ideal for High school Or College Student"

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      Current Employee - Cashier in Brooklyn, NY

      I have been working at Century 21 Stores part-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      Management works with your schedule.

      Cons

      You get treated as if you are not an adult

      Century 21 Stores2019-03-20
    • "The number or neutral and unhappy employees is astounding"

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        Current Employee - Sales 

        I have been working at Century 21 Stores full-time for more than a year

        Pros

        discount on merchandise, fun HR activities and occasional snacks, coworkers are typically friendly to each other

        Cons

        no pay increase at all even if your there several years, unrealistic expectations of sales associates, easy to accumulate points(which that go towards a speech or possible firing)

        Advice to Management

        a modest pay increase that is scaled for the amount of time working there, managers who don't treat employees like teenagers and reprimand often for small things, and it shouldn't take a year to accumulate sick time that is wrong

        Century 21 Stores2019-03-25
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