Employee Review

  1. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Great People, Fair Pay, High Volume

    May 10, 2019 - Crew Member in New Brunswick, NJ
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Pays well, great management, fun environment, more flexible schedule than other retailers, snacking all day every day, you are encouraged to be yourself

    Cons

    very VERY high volume - if you aren't a people-person, this isn't for you! they are fairly flexible with your schedule but you must work weekends (but that's retail life anywhere), snacking all day every day

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  1. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Love it here

    Jun 17, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Amazing environment, people always happy

    Cons

    A lot of physical labor

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  2. 1.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Feel the churn - intentionally keep associates below 40 hours to control benefits scheme

    Jun 9, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Not much aside from HMO health insurance if you're trying to get by (ie between career track jobs or you're in school) and you need a job that mostly leaves you alone when you clock out. Only recommended if you're OK with being a drone and need a paycheck with baseline benefits for a finite amount of time. Your coworkers are more aptly described as fellow soldiers in the trenches, so there's a certain solidarity or at least understanding that such environments predictably create.

    Cons

    Bizarre yet transparent attitude towards workers organizing. This place does not care about you, but central to their brand identity is "Universal Likeability" -- Less of a con, and more to demystify; it's not all rainbows and heel clicking, in fact, it's the marketing campaign you're buying into, whether customer or employee. The nonstop way-above-grocery-average hustle borne of their corporate world envied retail business model keeps folk's heads down and concerned about what they're doing when they're off work. Any malaise or poor management is covered up by the grind. It's a boring vortex, but you signed up knowing it was a jobby-job to make ends meet. Good luck.

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