Kirkland's Reviews

Updated Jun 22, 2020

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3.2
55%
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53%
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Kirkland's President & CEO W. Michael Madden (no image)
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174 Ratings
Pros
  • "You also receive a 20% employee discount on each transaction you make(in 57 reviews)

  • "Creativity, flexible hours, independent on floor(in 34 reviews)

Cons
  • "There is very low pay so dont go in thinking 10(in 56 reviews)

  • "Some rude and unfriendly upper management(in 37 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Amazing"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager 

    I have been working at Kirkland's part-time

    Pros

    Customers, pace, job requirements, products

    Cons

    There really aren't any cons. It's a fun place to work

  2. "Great job"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative 

    I worked at Kirkland's part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Friendly fun environment and great first job

    Cons

    Pay was not so good

  3. "Not worth the pay"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Keyholder/Floor Leader in Roanoke, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Kirkland's part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Store discounts, variety of items

    Cons

    Stores are not given enough hours to appropriately staff their stores, having to unload trucks at 4AM with no light or heaters in the dead of winter, very low pay for what is expected of employees

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  4. "Nice Enough First Job"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Former Employee - Seasonal Sales Associate in Southaven, MS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Kirkland's part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    There is always a task to do to keep busy

    Cons

    Management wasn't great to work with

  5. "Good job"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Sales Associate 

    I worked at Kirkland's part-time

    Pros

    Good Hours and fun people

    Cons

    Pay could be a better

  6. "Beautiful Stores"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Madison, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kirkland's part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fast paced, fresh, positive environment

    Cons

    Can be labor intensive, speed of cash out is too slow, high turnover

  7. "Mount Juliet, TN (US), kirklands"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Stocker/Truck Unloader in Mount Juliet, TN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Kirkland's part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    good people, honest work, a great first job

    Cons

    the work hours/or lack of are not great

  8. "Great company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate Buyer in Brentwood, TN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Kirkland's full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Coworkers, benefits, environment, location, ladder

    Cons

    I cannot think of any cons

  9. Helpful (1)

    "Overall Good!"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Livermore, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Kirkland's part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    I had the best managers that let me succeed at a very young age. I moved into an assistant manager position relatively quickly.

    Cons

    Hours aren't always guaranteed. Your experience depends on your store manager.

  10. Helpful (1)

    "Okayish"

    1.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Team Member in Shreveport, LA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Kirkland's part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    flexible hours, easy job to do

    Cons

    sucky management, crazy rules, no break for part time workers.

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