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Chico's FAS Reviews

Updated February 26, 2017
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Chico's FAS President and Chief Executive Officer Shelley Broader
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  • Work life balance is not there for the product side of the business, Trust was a problem across the board (in 47 reviews)

  • Upper management extremely disrespectful in the way of communication to management and staff (in 75 reviews)

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  1. "Administrative Assistant"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Fort Myers, FL
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Fort Myers, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Chico's FAS full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great team, flexibility and good mentors

    Cons

    Lack of growth opportunity provided


  2. "Sales Associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Organized management and thorough training, great employees, great employee discount

    Cons

    Low hourly rate and "bonus" system makes it difficult to get commissions


  3. "Sales Lead/Part time manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Chico's FAS part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    There is no limit to the bonuses you can earn

    Cons

    There is not enough hours for everyone


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  5. "Horrible"

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

    I worked at Chico's FAS part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great discounts and opportunity for all

    Cons

    I feel like a pushy sales man instead of helping someone.


  6. "NA"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Production Manager in Fort Myers, FL
    Former Employee - Production Manager in Fort Myers, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Chico's FAS full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good fringe benefit. They tried hard to be the best place to work.

    Cons

    More likely that promotions go to those who know how to play better politics games


  7. "Good Company, Under Pay"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Chico's FAS part-time

    Pros

    Customers of Chicos are high dollar spenders and usually polite and pleasant. They are some of the best retail shoppers to work with. The company is very engaged with the clientel.

    Cons

    The pay is much lower than competitors. They do not offer benefits to part time employees, and Sales Leads do not get to share in monthly managerial bonuses, even though you serve in a management capacity.


  8. "General Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Chico's FAS full-time

    Pros

    great quality of life at work

    Cons

    too much promotion in store


  9. "Very limited"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Las Vegas, NV
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Las Vegas, NV
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Chico's FAS full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Salary, benefits, close to home. Hours of operation in the location is situated. Peers, staff that you work with. Customer loyalty.

    Cons

    Limited management abilities (constantly being micro-managed), no growth opportunities. Upper management extremely disrespectful in the way of communication to management and staff.

    Advice to Management

    Let managers be managers that's why they're there for.


  10. "Just because"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Chico's FAS full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Get to know customers

    Cons

    Raises not that great


  11. "Better deals as a customer"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Chico's FAS part-time

    Pros

    The other employees in the stores. Quality merchandise that you feel good about selling.

    Cons

    The discount for employees is not as good as most sales. Employees are not usually allowed to buy at the sale prices.

    Advice to Management

    Better employee discount or higher wages.



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