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Liz Claiborne Reviews

Updated September 17, 2016
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Liz Claiborne CEO and Director William L. McComb
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Pros
  • Good work life balance, Close early before all holidays (in 7 reviews)

  • Great people & culture, very diversified (in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • When Bill McComb came on board everything changed (in 3 reviews)

  • The traditional customer no longer exists and the customer that you are after needs to know you are there (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "amazing opportunity"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Executive Administrative Assistant in Middletown, NJ
    Former Employee - Executive Administrative Assistant in Middletown, NJ
    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Liz Claiborne (Less than a year)

    Pros

    great place to work

    Cons

    no longer in business


  2. "Sr. Retail Systems Manager"

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

    Pros

    Pay was better than average

    Cons

    Layoffs constantly, poor management approach

    Advice to Management

    Fix financials


  3. "was once a great company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Liz Claiborne (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Once known in the industry and by forbes magazine as top companies to work for and it was true

    Cons

    New CEO Bill Mccomb ruined the company

    Advice to Management

    board allowed the demise and still some are allowed to remain on the BOD


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  5. "Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Destrehan, LA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Destrehan, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Liz Claiborne full-time

    Pros

    Loved the people, structure of the company, benefits, advancement, organization

    Cons

    No con enjoyed the company

    Advice to Management

    Trying is the key to all sucess


  6. "Great experience for me"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Distribution Manager in Santa Fe Springs, CA
    Former Employee - Distribution Manager in Santa Fe Springs, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Liz Claiborne full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Very exciting and dynamic work experience. I was very committed to the company for 10 years. They knew you and showed appreciation for any job well done

    Cons

    It was sad to see the company make poor decisions on some of the brands they purchased and tried to develop. It is not the same company as when I worked there.


  7. "10 Years"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I worked at Liz Claiborne full-time

    Pros

    Worked with amazing people! Loved every minute of it!

    Cons

    This was years ago. It's not the same company today.


  8. "Merchandiser"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Liz Claiborne full-time

    Pros

    Good systems. Good work life balance.

    Cons

    Lack of vision. lack of brand identity.

    Advice to Management

    need clarity in vision


  9. "Director, HR"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people & culture, very diversified.

    Cons

    My have lost the design sight for the namesake brand


  10. "Liz Claiborne"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great people and strong brand

    Cons

    Older female customer with a lot of competition


  11. "Supervisor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Really fun company to work at.

    Cons

    Really needed to work extra hard to see benefit.



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