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Claire's Stores Reviews

Updated March 18, 2019
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Pros
  • "50% discount on almost everything" (in 115 reviews)

  • "It’s an awesome store the employee discount is really good" (in 90 reviews)

Cons
  • "Upper management likes to pretend this company has it altogether, but they certainly do not" (in 82 reviews)

  • "The district manager is horriable" (in 76 reviews)

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  1. "Very good experience. Training with district Manger helps you grow in the company."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Commerce, CA
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Commerce, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Claire's Stores full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Bonus and you do your own schedules according to policy

    Cons

    Their is always something to do. Depending on the volume of the store.

    Advice to Management

    Always be in contact with the DM with any questions and concerns. Build and train a great team.


  2. "third key at claires"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Third Key Holder in Lynnfield, MA
    Current Employee - Third Key Holder in Lynnfield, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Claire's Stores part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    learns some management skills, and customer service skills

    Cons

    no benefits unless manager and or assistant manager

  3. "Fun place to work if you have a good manager"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Orem, UT
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Orem, UT

    I worked at Claire's Stores part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The store I worked at was very busy, so I was never bored
    Most of the customers were very sweet and fun
    Decent salary
    Lots of fun interaction with others

    Cons

    I didn't have a great manager which presented some issues
    Not all stores are busy
    Normal cons of working in retail

    Advice to Management

    Find the time to FULLY train your employees. Do not put employees in situations that they are not prepared for, especially in regards to ear-piercing.


  4. "Fun!"

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Third Key Manager
    Former Employee - Third Key Manager

    I worked at Claire's Stores part-time

    Pros

    fun, fast-paced, get to pierce ears!

    Cons

    competitive, standing for long hours, lift heavy boxes


  5. "Good first job"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Mount Pleasant, MI
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Mount Pleasant, MI
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fun work environment when making memories with kids.

    Cons

    Unorganized company that does a lot of things by hand and can be faster with new technology.

    Advice to Management

    Work with the people at store level more. They have good ideas that are not heard.


  6. "A fun environment where there’s always something to do"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    The excitement of others shopping

    Cons

    Difficulty keeping stock in order

    Advice to Management

    Treat your employees like humans.


  7. "Great job to have while in school"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Corporate listened to requests and needs of the store when submitted.

    Cons

    Hour flexibility was good yet difficult some times when taking night courses at school.

    Advice to Management

    Provide more opportunity to grow for all levels of employees.

  8. "Sometimey"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Claire's Stores full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexibility. Fun work environment. Great discount.

    Cons

    Slow hiring process. Understaffed but not enough payroll hours


  9. "Fun, friendly and great work space."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    All the sweet kids, and great employees.

    Cons

    Working hours is about it.

    Advice to Management

    I have no advice to give.


  10. "Great Environment"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier

    I worked at Claire's Stores part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    All the employees were nice and felt like family.
    Management was always understanding with scheduling.

    Cons

    Not a lot of hours