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"Great company benefits and bonus."

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  • Senior Management
Former Intern - Buyer in New York, NY
Former Intern - Buyer in New York, NY
Recommends
Approves of CEO

I worked at Ross Stores as an intern (More than 3 years)

Pros

Ross Stores has a friendly corporate culture. The buying job has reasonable goals and management trusts you to get the job done without their medling.

Cons

Offices are dark and a bit depressing, not many windows. Store visits are grueling and disappointing because store line doesn't excute properly and merchandising is a mess

Advice to Management

Stay supportive of team. Great people on board.

Other Employee Reviews for Ross Stores

  1. Helpful (2)

    "May work for some but definitely was uncomfortable and turned me off being a buyer"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Buyer I in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Assistant Buyer I in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Ross Stores full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Less Cattiness then at other fashion companies
     ALOT of work and personal responsibility so you have exposure to enough things
    You are given a fair amount of freedom over your buys if you can defend it.

    Cons

    -The overuse of temps (keeping a year then firing and getting new ones) slows down job functions when ever 6mo you have to retrain new temps, especially when the ones you had were AMAZING!

    -Division of buying categories often led to overlap for buyers, making it harder to not get Catty if your sales were going elsewhere
    -All lands on your buyer, if they are too busy to train or leave town often you may learn nothing
    -Unrealistic Goals
    -Additional reporting to higher ups that can impede some of your higher priority work
    -Long work hours
    -Different categories have different responsibilities, so one assistant can get all they need done with time to spare while another has another 3 hours on their day, but are considered at the same level and looked at as equals in relation to promotions.
    -A handful of the management people seem a bit racist and definitely sexist.

    Advice to Management

    Start new buyers with people that have TIME to train. Starting a new buyer that has a HUGE business is overwhelming and they will eventually burn out.


  2. "store manager"

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    Former Employee - Store Manager in West Palm Beach, FL
    Former Employee - Store Manager in West Palm Beach, FL
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ross Stores full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    40-45 hour work weeks
    discounts
    no 6 day work weeks even during holiday season

    Cons

    never enough payroll
    can never make their mind up on processes
    never question anything


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