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Updated Aug 18, 2021

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  1. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Laid back job with no room to grow.

    Sep 21, 2015 - PT Supervisor and KeyHolder in Destin, FL
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    Paid weekly. Decent pay. Laid back atmosphere. Easy dress code. 40% off employee discount. Decent hours to compliment the pay.


    No room to grow within company. Upper management (Store Manager and District Manager) lacking. Associates constantly overlooked and not getting recognition.

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  2. 2.0
    Current Employee, more than 8 years


    Feb 18, 2017 - Keyholder/Floor Leader in New York, NY
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    I started working at Godiva as seasonal help and was asked to stay on, that was over 10 years ago.If you have to work retail, this job is fine, especially if you have a full time job elsewhere. They work with my schedule and homelife and my manager is fantastic.


    The quality of the product has decreased since Campbell sold Godiva. It was once known as a luxury chocolate and has been down graded to commercial. The brand went downhill when they started stocking it in CVS, Walgreens, Walmart, and other big box stores but the prices keep going up. It's a commercial chocolate, made in a factory, flash frozen and stored in a warehouse for god knows how long. The packaging as changed also, they once had cute tie-ons for all the different holidays, now it's a ribbon like all the other chocolates available. Godiva is grasping at straws, ice cream. shakes and now smoothies. I see them taking out the display tables and putting in little bistro table and we will become waiters and waitresses. Upper management does not have a clue as to what happens on a day to day basis in the boutiques. Product does not arrive on time for holidays yet you are expected to meet ridiculous goals. You can't sell what you don't have. The pay is slightly above minimum wage when you first start and raises are ridiculously low. There is no room for advancement and absolutely no creative thinking. You do what they tell you to do whether or not it makes sense for your store or not. The people who work in the store have no input yet we are the ones that deal with the customers everyday. Upper managemen