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"Good place to work for someone needing a little extra pay"

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  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Sales Associate in Syracuse, NY
Current Employee - Sales Associate in Syracuse, NY
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Gratis/Buy-ins - Occasionally you get free stuff such as bras/panties/fragrances or you can buy certain things at a drastically reduced price.
Discounts - 20%-30% depending on how long you've been there
In-depth training program "On-Boarding" - 4 to 5 days, about 4 hours a day
Pretty flexible with hours - I have a full time job along with this job and they allow me to request days off when I need it
Managers are pretty nice if you are hard working and know what you are doing
You get to try on new bra collections when they come in

Cons

A lot of work - Self Studies for new bras, bra certifications, very fast paced environment, promoting launch items and making goals for those items (especially during peak days/season)

Pay is not bad, but not good - usually around $8 depending on experience and job title

Sometimes the managers overlook the good employees - Some employees will constantly look for gratification and say everything they've done well that day (most of the time it is bare minimum) and often get the gratification they want, where as others will do something above and beyond what they are asked and not look for gratification, then go unnoticed. So if you are one to really want gratification for doing something well, announce yourself and say, "Hey, I just got a customer to buy 7 Dream Angels bras" or "Hey, I just got a customer to sign up for a credit card!"

Shop lifters - Horrible in PINK especially

Advice to Management

Do not assume the associates don't know what they are talking about/or that the associates are not working hard enough to make goals. I know we have goals that we need to make, but if the associates are doing the best they can with selling, don't jump down their throats saying they aren't doing it well enough.

Other Employee Reviews for Victoria's Secret Stores

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Customer is never #1 unles he or she opens a credit card"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boca Raton, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boca Raton, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good discount at other Limited Brand stores too

    Cons

    under staffed ,scheduling usually wrong& less than a week ahead,on calls,no training

    Advice to Management

    Stop hiding in office and mingle with your team


  2. "Very Cliquey environment"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Roseville, MN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Roseville, MN
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Get 30% discount (on full price) and a free bra every 4 months
    get a bra for $15 when it first comes out
    co-workers are fun to work with

    Cons

    Too strict on dress code for minimum wage
    On-call shifts (you have to call in 2 hours befor the"shift" to see if your needed or not-made it very difficult to plan things)
    Don't have good work/life balance if your not management
    No reward or recognition for obtaining goals

    Advice to Management

    Management should try to incorporate their employees more, give them more incentives to work harder and obtain credit and meet store goals

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