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"A good "for now" job"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Sales Associate in Las Vegas, NV
Current Employee - Sales Associate in Las Vegas, NV
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Express part-time (Less than a year)

Pros

- Great associate discounts (30% off, new quarter weekends give us 45% off)
- Good upbeat music
- Friendly co-workers and generally friendly managers
- Fashionable store, love the style
- Love the creativity I can put into my work outfits
- 5 hour shifts... better than other retail places with 3 or 4 hr shifts

Cons

- Pressure to meet goals to "go green" and extreme pressure for the Express Credit Card
- No recognition for doing a good job, but a lot of criticism for things you do wrong
- BAD HOURS. Despite the 5 hour shifts, you'll probably only work one or two days out of the week. Many associates have second jobs because of this.
- Many on-call hours, which they don't even use 99% of the time.
- Managers play favorites.
- Bad pay and bad hours for such expensive clothes.
- No discount on red tag items.

Advice to Management

rid the on-call hours and have better training for new associates. I didn't really know how to "sell" until a new quarter meeting where an old associate helped me with how to sell and add on

Other Employee Reviews for Express

  1. "Store manager"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Store Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Express full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great way to learn in depth about your business because every monday is your day. Amazing discount 40% regular, 55% first day of every quarter, random extra discounts for contests

    Cons

    No seperation between work and your personal life. If you want to go corporate theres no other choice than moving to ohio.

    Advice to Management

    Find a way to give the managers a line between work and everything else.


  2. "A good enough part-time college job"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Seattle, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Express part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    There is a discount, good people to work with, and often very nice clothes to work with and buy. I wouldn't recommend working there full time though.

    Cons

    Not very good pay, hours can be very random, and often not enough people working to cover the entire store, so you have to spread yourself thin.

    Advice to Management

    Better pay, or allow a commission.


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