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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Marketing"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Linens 'n Things full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great team, fun place to work, learned a lot

    Cons

    Company went out of business


  2. "Great company, depends on location."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Grandville, MI
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Grandville, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Linens 'n Things part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, fun work environment, busy.

    Cons

    Typical retail experience, working weekends, etc.

    Advice to Management

    Don't push credit card sales!

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Don't do it"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Store Manager Operations
    Former Employee - Assistant Store Manager Operations
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Linens 'n Things full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Opportunity for advancement is good - simply because managers keep quitting so positions open up regularly

    Cons

    No work/life balance - expected to work minimum 60 hours per week in December


  4. "Executive director"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Clifton, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Clifton, NJ
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Linens 'n Things (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Work environment; teamwork; work life balance

    Cons

    Went out of business in 2009


  5. "Life was good"

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

    Pros

    management failed and the company was sold to a crook

    Cons

    great employees and the perks were great


  6. "LNT"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Worked with great people while there

    Cons

    Company is no longer in business

    Advice to Management

    Be more competitive instead of running away


  7. "It was a great company to work for. It was like family."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Freedom to grow, challenging work environment, supportive leadership.

    Cons

    Accessibility to mass transit and could have had better benefits

  8. "Ok part time job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Linens 'n Things part-time

    Pros

    They were flexible with my schedule.

    Cons

    No cons, nice place to work


  9. "Great Place. Miss It."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Nice People, Good Location in Clifton.

    Cons

    No Money. went out of business.


  10. "I received,sorted,delivered,picked up and processed mail."

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    Former Employee - Mail Room Clerk
    Former Employee - Mail Room Clerk
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Getting to know the employees, and friendly and nice atmosphere. Good benefits and pay.

    Cons

    I cannot think of any.. I worked for the company for 25 years and could not find any downsides.


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