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Container Store Reviews

Updated August 16, 2017
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Container Store CEO Melissa Reiff
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  • Part Time with limited Full Time positions (in 117 reviews)

  • Most positions part-time with little chance to grow (in 88 reviews)

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  1. "Great Experience"

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    Former Employee - Merchandise/Sales Associate in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Merchandise/Sales Associate in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Container Store (More than a year)

    Pros

    Positive work experience, great coworkers, good salary

    Cons

    Nothing bad to say honestly


  2. "Don't count to work many hours."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in South Florida, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in South Florida, FL
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Container Store part-time

    Pros

    Great colleagues.
    Benefits even when you are a part time employee.
    It was a great company before going public.

    Cons

    No room to advance.
    You have to work every weekend, Saturday or Sunday.

    Advice to Management

    Do not micro manage people.

  3. "Visual Sales"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Container Store part-time

    Pros

    Flexible Hours
    Good Benefits
    Seasonal is the best position if you are a college student

    Cons

    They often cut shifts short recently


  4. "Visual Sales"

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    Current Employee - Visual Sales - Part Time in Hallandale Beach, FL
    Current Employee - Visual Sales - Part Time in Hallandale Beach, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Container Store part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great teamwork, we are a small, family!

    Cons

    Not many full time opportunities.

    Advice to Management

    None.


  5. "Good for retail work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    The best co-workers. Store has great products and customer service.

    Cons

    Work hours, usual for retail.

    Advice to Management

    Enhance life/work balance.


  6. Helpful (3)

    "Great Place To Work"

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    Current Employee - Part Time Sales Associate in Overland Park, KS
    Current Employee - Part Time Sales Associate in Overland Park, KS
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Container Store part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great training, fun peers, flexible schedules

    Cons

    Company now has to answer to shareholders, putting employees at the back of the line with respect to salary increases

    Advice to Management

    Remember the company mantra of 1=3 and don't expect hard- working, dependable part-time employees to go 2+ years without any level of increase


  7. "visual merchandiser"

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    Current Employee - Visual Merchandiser
    Current Employee - Visual Merchandiser
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Container Store full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    good pay, vacation time, benefits

    Cons

    over worked, cuts, no holidays with family

  8. "Merchandiser"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Container Store part-time

    Pros

    Great team, brand and company. While I was there, all staff was genuinely happy to work there. Great training program and discount was pretty good as well. Part time workers were eligible for Healthcare

    Cons

    none come to mind. All retail can have cons.


  9. "Sales Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Container Store part-time

    Pros

    Friendly, exciting atmosphere. Welcoming environment.

    Cons

    Have to wear an earpiece device to communicate.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Visual Sales"

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    Current Employee - Visual Merchandiser in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Visual Merchandiser in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Container Store full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great coworkers with little downtime

    Cons

    Too much too
    Iittle too late

    Advice to Management

    Stop trying to fix things that aren't broken


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