JoS. A. Bank - Over-worked and severely underpaid | Glassdoor
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"Over-worked and severely underpaid"

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Former Employee - Department Manager in Houston, TX
Former Employee - Department Manager in Houston, TX
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at JoS. A. Bank full-time (Less than a year)

Pros

Great discount, some schedule flexibility

Cons

No full-time benefits, commission based, minimum wage ceiling

Other Employee Reviews for JoS. A. Bank

  1. Helpful (1)

    "It's Retail"

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    Former Employee - Sales Executive in Reading, PA
    Former Employee - Sales Executive in Reading, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at JoS. A. Bank part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    If you like retail, want building a customer base and push hard for sales you can have a strong future at Jos. A. Bank.

    Cons

    Time off translates to lost sales. Expect long days and a quite irregular schedule. Work/Life balance is skewed towards work. Typical with most retailers is the press for customers personal information. Name. Address, phone number, e-mail, all used to JAB's advantage - especially "courtesy" phone calls. Also have to mention a laborious tuxedo rental program that most Sales Executives fail to fully understand leaving to many rental customers dealiing with frustration.

    Advice to Management

    Deal with work/life balance. Teach Sr. Management to respect the store associates - give them true support in developing sales and maintaining an A+ customer experience. Beat down and beat up isn't right approach when sales are declining - especially in difficult economic times.


  2. "Miserable, BTW I heard Jos. A. Bank is in the process of acquiring Men's Warehouse"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Reston, VA
    Former Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Reston, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at JoS. A. Bank full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    I gave a noble effort thinking of at least one Pro...I just can't.

    Cons

    Pay
    Hours
    Co-workers mentalities
    Tuxedo Rentals
    Direction from management
    Training/Coaching/Mentoring/ETC
    Alterations
    Computer system and POS
    Daily Goals unrealistic and inconsistent
    No unity in environment- co-workers will try cutting you down before lifting you up

    Advice to Management

    Go work as a Sales Associate, Key, Asst. or Senior Asst. Manager for a few months.

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