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J. Crew Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated Nov 16, 2021

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3.8
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J. Crew CEO Libby Wadle
Libby Wadle
153 Ratings

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Pros
  • "workers were all great people to work with and made working on the sales floor fun and easy.(in 245 reviews)
  • "Flexible hours and on site training(in 141 reviews)
  • "Benefits are great for full time and of course the discount is an added plus.(in 137 reviews)
  • "Managers were great and social.(in 135 reviews)
  • "Great team and coworkers.(in 114 reviews)
Cons
  • "There are times when direction is poor and management does not step up to lead the team in an organized manner.(in 188 reviews)
  • "The pay is low and you end up spending your check on their clothes because of the great discount.(in 180 reviews)
  • "Poor upper management.(in 59 reviews)
  • "no commission for selling clothing(in 40 reviews)
  • "No training experience(in 32 reviews)
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  1. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Great

    Sep 18, 2017 -  
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great - nice team to work with

    Cons

    Long hours and over nights

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  2. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Review for associate

    Mar 20, 2021 - Sales Associate 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Discount was awesome and associates were fun

    Cons

    Hours were long and commutes became a problem

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  3. 4.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    J.Crew

    Nov 29, 2018 - Sales Associate in New York, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    A great start if youre working in retail for the first time!

    Cons

    Long hours and unorganized setting

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  4. 1.0
    Former Employee

    Management stifles growth

    Feb 13, 2015 -  
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great employee discount on products

    Cons

    Long hours and short on staff

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  5. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Freelancing

    Dec 6, 2016 -  
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Everyone was pleasant and agreeable.

    Cons

    Long hours and lots of manual work

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  6. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Sales Associate

    Feb 21, 2014 -  
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great discounts and employee perks The Clothes are great A clean and loyal place to work

    Cons

    Long hours and being on-call means that you can not make plans and might not have to work

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  7. 5.0
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    Eh not the most exciting job.

    Mar 26, 2021 - Warehouse Associate in Lynchburg, VA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Overtime pay was nice and supervisors were nice

    Cons

    Boring job and long hours

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  8. 4.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Long hours but worth it

    Jan 19, 2021 - Apparel Sales Associare in Princeton, NJ
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    good for a first time retail job pay can vary from $10-$15 overall good group of people to work with you get a good discount

    Cons

    the head manager had serious attitude and was mean often you either get scheduled a lot or really not at all- meaning some days have long hours and others are like 3 hours doing same mundane tasks which can get boring after an hour

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  9. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Positive place to work

    Mar 28, 2021 - Retail Sales Associate 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Excellent company culture, encouraging sales team, great discount

    Cons

    Long hours on your feet and clientele can be difficult

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  10. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Sales Associate

    Nov 30, 2016 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    As an employee you get a variety of discounts. Work hours aren't strenuous and long. Starting pay is above minimum wage.

    Cons

    Given that it's a retail store there aren't enough hours given. Dislike the weekly pay rate, would rather choose biweekly pay.

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