Claire's Stores Reviews

Updated Jul 7, 2020

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Claire's Stores CEO Ryan Vero
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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Best job I’ve ever held"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Claire's Stores full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Amazing benefits, paid vacation, flexible hours

    Cons

    Work some weekends, work most holidays

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  2. "Not the best but not the worst place I've worked at"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Claire's Stores full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Fun environment Room to get bonuses Could dress up for work

    Cons

    Do not get paid enough for the work you are asked to do Planograms were not able to be done in the time allotted - very unrealistic Expected you to always be on call, but higher ups would not answer their phones.

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  3. "i wouldn’t recommend working here"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Third Key Holder in Puyallup, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Claire's Stores part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    good discounts, gain customer service experience

    Cons

    poor management, low wage, little to no hours besides holiday time.

  4. "Great first job"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Third Key in East Lansing, MI
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Claire's Stores full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    It was a great first job

    Cons

    Difficult customers and required holidays

  5. "Great job for teens"

    2.0
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    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Claire's Stores full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    nice discount which can be used at icings, nice customers.

    Cons

    Pressure to make sales for the day even in low traffic, favoritism for promotions, very low wages.

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  6. "Claire's Sales Associate"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Sales Associate 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Claire's Stores part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible hours, laid back, fun

    Cons

    They barely trained me to pierce ears and then had me pierce ears even after I stated I wasn't comfortable with it.

  7. "Eh"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Buyer 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Claire's Stores full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Young atmosphere, female empowerment, creative atmosphere

    Cons

    Not a lot of diversity, hard to move up the corporate ladder, long days and low pay

  8. "Good store, not great treatment of employees"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Third Key Holder in Temple, TX

    I have been working at Claire's Stores part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexibility Entry level Face to face operations

    Cons

    No hierarchy that is actually used

  9. "good job for teens"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Third Key Manager in Saint Louis, MO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Claire's Stores part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    always something to do, very fun job, would def recommend to a teen looking for money.

    Cons

    always on your feet, dress code is very strict you can't wear anything you would normally wear. you have to deal with crying babies

  10. "Good Summer Job"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Claire's Stores full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Respectful management, great work atmosphere, and good pay were all attributes that helped me thrive in Claire’s

    Cons

    Not very good at giving hours.

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