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Clinique Reviews

Updated August 18, 2017
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Clinique President & CEO Fabrizio Freda
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Pros
  • Very good with training, free products, discount on Est (in 24 reviews)

  • Increases knowledge in skin care (in 15 reviews)

Cons
  • They say you'll get a certain % of sales goals but if you make your sales goal which didn't happen offer as targets are too high (in 14 reviews)

  • At liberty of the department store you're counter is in, so the management may not have the best relationship with the executives of Clinique (in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Great company to work for!!!"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Clinique full-time

    Pros

    Skincare knowledge, career growth, and gratis

    Cons

    Retailer you may work for


  2. "Sales driven"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good pay and knowledge of makeup

    Cons

    Very sales driven, long hours

    Advice to Management

    Provide Incentive.

  3. "Counter Manager"

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

    I have been working at Clinique full-time

    Pros

    Tons of education; fun products

    Cons

    Unrealistic sales plans, too many locations


  4. "Clinique consultant review here now"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Clinique full-time

    Pros

    The training was top notch, the leads were great

    Cons

    Catty coworkers and cut throat culture

    Advice to Management

    Be nicer


  5. "Great Entry Level Position"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Clinique full-time

    Pros

    Great training, supportive management team!

    Cons

    Pay isn't that great, building clientele can be difficult.

    Advice to Management

    Either commission or base pay needs to be increased to keep people around.


  6. "Perfect job for a college student"

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    Former Employee - Associate Consultant in Columbia, MO
    Former Employee - Associate Consultant in Columbia, MO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Clinique part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The hours were decently flexible and I didn't ever have to work too late. The pay was great, and the job was fun! The clients are almost always pleasant and grateful for your help, and the associates get along well.

    Cons

    At liberty of the department store you're counter is in, so the management may not have the best relationship with the executives of Clinique.

    Advice to Management

    Account Coordinator's should check in a little more often with counters if they can, to help bridge the gap between consultants and executives.


  7. "great work culture"

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

    I have been working at Clinique full-time

    Pros

    very smart people to work with. Can learn a lot and everyone is very friendly. Good vacation and time off.

    Cons

    Compensation doesnt always reflect amount of work put in.

  8. "Clinique counter manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seminole, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seminole, FL

    I have been working at Clinique full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Best job ever love the products and Clinique treats the Reps top notch
    They make sure we have proper training and Gratis to choose from so we can try and tell customers

    Cons

    Pay rate could be a little higher

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work Clinique
    Love it!!!!


  9. "Cosmetic Retail"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Clinique full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Company constantly gives Gratis
    Provides several trained seminars

    Cons

    Low pay scale in comparison to other cosmetic retail counters
    Educational seminars curriculum is often repetitive

    Advice to Management

    Provide a more encouraging and positive work environment for employees to help employees excel.


  10. "Ok"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Clinique part-time

    Pros

    -friendly coworkers
    -flexible hours
    -product knowledge
    -discount

    Cons

    -low hours
    -low clients
    -low pay
    -management is hardly present


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