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Express Reviews

Updated September 21, 2017
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David G. Kornberg
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  • Hard to have a good work/life balance (in 66 reviews)

  • Started at minimum wage and didn't get a raise until almost 2 years later (working seasonally) (in 158 reviews)

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  1. "Sales Associates"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Express part-time

    Pros

    Great team/staff members and environment to work in.

    Cons

    In my personal experience, I do not have any cons to list.


  2. "Very good EXPRESS work experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brownsville, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brownsville, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Express part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good experience in customer service and the retail business

    Cons

    Chance for advancement can take long

  3. "Good Job"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier
    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier
    Recommends

    I have been working at Express part-time

    Pros

    great pay, great discount, awesome coworkers

    Cons

    it is a little understaffed


  4. "Good opportunity. My manager is encouraging and the whole team is good."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    30% Discount
    You get to know different responsibilities in retail.

    Cons

    Not much opportunities for promotion.
    Discount is only for merch that is 30% off already.

    Advice to Management

    If you want associates to wear Express products at work, I hope you give a bigger discount.


  5. "Okay for summer job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Learn how retail sales works, fun if your managers are good

    Cons

    Obviously low pay bc part-time


  6. "Easy and simple application process"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Express part-time

    Pros

    Job was not very difficult, management was kind and easy to talk to

    Cons

    Sometimes it was a little disorganized


  7. Helpful (1)

    "They're Alright"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Considerate of needs when you first apply.

    Cons

    Jobs are definitely not what I'd expected.

    Advice to Management

    Don't hire on employees for a certain shift and then "volun-tell" them they are being moved.

  8. "Good place"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in White Plains, NY
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in White Plains, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Express part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good employee deals for the clothes.

    Cons

    Too persistent with Express Next Rewards.

    Advice to Management

    Good Management


  9. "Visual Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Visual Assistant in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Visual Assistant in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Express part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Use of creativity, fun environment, always opportunity for more hours, and very satisfying when floret is done

    Cons

    Long hours sometimes, re-do a lot of projects until it's perfect


  10. "Sale Leader"

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    Current Employee - Sales Manager
    Current Employee - Sales Manager

    I have been working at Express full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great work environment, opportunity for growth, the best locations has the best teams of managers and associates.

    Cons

    Possible long hours with no over time, monthly/quarterly hour cuts due to budget, consistent changes (works well if store is well organized if not it can be a big headache) with advertisement due to marketing push for greater sales

    Advice to Management

    Loyalty is key, respect of others goes a great distance


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