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Lifetouch Reviews

Updated January 16, 2019
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Pros
  • "Working with kids, learning how to take better portraits" (in 52 reviews)

  • "Dynamic atmosphere, everyday you are in a different place meeting new people" (in 34 reviews)

Cons
  • "Although you do get a gas card the wear and tear you put on your car is tremendous" (in 46 reviews)

  • "They kept changing the Account Executive title in the beginning to CSR to justify their low pay" (in 70 reviews)

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  1. "Fun if you like kids"

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

    Pros

    Early hours, fun coworkers, free gas

    Cons

    Equipment was a lot to haul around


  2. "Good Start, No Growth"

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    Former Employee - Photographer in Akron, OH
    Former Employee - Photographer in Akron, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place to learn the basics of using photo equipment and posing clients.

    Cons

    Not much room for growth once basics are learned. No full-time opportunities unless a management position is available.

    Advice to Management

    Consider full-time for photographers.

  3. "I learned so much!"

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    Former Employee - Senior Photographer
    Former Employee - Senior Photographer
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Lifetouch part-time

    Pros

    Training is about a week long and goes through everything you'll need to know on the field. don't be afraid to ask questions. Work atmosphere is great and everyone pretty much gets along.

    Cons

    Work slows down significantly during the holidays.

    Advice to Management

    None. Love the management and supervisors! Always more than willing to help.


  4. "Photographer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Work with kids
    Leave work at reasonable time
    Off all summer

    Cons

    Too much equipment
    No consistent schedule


  5. "Sales Professional"

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    Current Employee - Sales Professional in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Sales Professional in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots to do and never a dull moment. Their's is a specialized industry where complexities can be unique and it takes time to be truly effective.

    Cons

    It can be very stressful during the fall season and very difficult to catch up if you have fallen behind

    Advice to Management

    More quality operations support and better execution at the lab


  6. "Excellent company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Territory Sales Manager in San Antonio, TX
    Former Employee - Territory Sales Manager in San Antonio, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Lifetouch full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Lifetouch is a great company to work for.

    Cons

    Unfortunately, the church directory industry is in decline due to technology advances that allow churches to create their own church directories.

    Advice to Management

    Hang in there. There are still a lot of churches that still see the value of a professional directory.


  7. "Good people"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Lifetouch part-time

    Pros

    Good people to work with.

    Cons

    Lack of caring from management.

    Advice to Management

    Pay your employees what they're worth.

  8. "Just looking"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lifetouch full-time

    Pros

    travel meet people and Happy results

    Cons

    low pay lots of travel stresseful management


  9. "Good company that worked around School Schedule"

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

    I worked at Lifetouch part-time

    Pros

    Flexible schedule. Worked with me on schedule

    Cons

    No promotion availability. Can be high stress.


  10. "School Photographer"

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

    I have been working at Lifetouch full-time

    Pros

    Nice people
    Fun to work with kids

    Cons

    Early hours
    Job not for everyone