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"Great place to work and the people are great too"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Sales Associate
Current Employee - Sales Associate
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I have been working at Pier 1 Imports part-time (Less than a year)

Pros

Discount is great; beautiful place to work

Cons

Many job responsibilities with little pay

Advice to Management

Increase base pay sales associates

Other Employee Reviews for Pier 1 Imports

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Worst Job of My Life"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Seasonal Sales Associate
    Former Employee - Seasonal Sales Associate
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pier 1 Imports part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Most of the people I worked with were very friendly. The assistant manger was a total sweetheart.

    Cons

    I was hired on as seasonal. I was lucky if I got more than 10 hours a week. Everyone was given a name tag and trained on register except me. I was expected to open credit cards on the sales floor. The manager rode me to get sales and peoples email addresses constantly. I was never praised when I met my goals or made big sales, although I was constantly reminded when I didn't. I was expected to move heavy pieces of furniture by myself and no one even trained me on how to do it safely. Employee discount is a joke with the hours they give to seasonal employees. I could barely afford to pay my bills much less buy expensive furniture and home goods with my tiny paychecks.

    Advice to Management

    Give employees more hours. I get that seasonal employees are only temporary but they should be treated with the same respect as everyone else.


  2. "All in all, a great experience and a company that rewards performance."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pier 1 Imports full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    professional, knowledgeable employees
    freedom with creativity
    awesome and inspiring merchandise

    Cons

    highly concentrated mostly female environment which can be catty and petty
    difficult time with competitive wages for employees apart from management

    Advice to Management

    Work with your staff to earn their respect, loyalty, and trust. Don't be afraid to develop them and make them as good as you are it will pay off for everyone in the long run. Reach out to your customer base and be honest with them. They will reward you with their loyalty when you go the extra mile.

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