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Madewell Reviews

Updated October 20, 2018
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  • "Part-time was really only once a week" (in 23 reviews)

  • "Not much room for growth within the company" (in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Great company!"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in San Antonio, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Madewell part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I love working at Madewell! My co-workers and management team make me excited to come to work. I feel supported and valued by my team.

    Cons

    Not too many hours available for part-timers, but room for advancement/ great for students.


  2. "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Madewell part-time

    Pros

    Flexible Hours and relaxed environment

    Cons

    Limited benefits and career opportunities

  3. "Assistant manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Madewell part-time

    Pros

    Amazing team and flexible schedule

    Cons

    Limited benefits and no other complaints


  4. "easy, but sometimes boring work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    easy
    fun environment
    flexible hours
    decent pay

    Cons

    can get monotonous at times


  5. "Great place to work!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Madewell part-time

    Pros

    Flexible schedule and lots of opportunity for growth

    Cons

    Bad schedules depending on manager preferences


  6. "Great part time job for students"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Madewell part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    All the managers and part time employees are passionate about the brand. You learn a lot about customer oriented service. My managers are super flexible about my schedule! Really great employee discounts also. Management makes me feel valued!

    Cons

    Slow technology — there could he progress for faster inventory control apps


  7. "Can be easy if you're not full-time"

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    Current Employee - Visual Merchandising Associate in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Visual Merchandising Associate in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Madewell part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Fun, casual, good discount, mostly female environment, customers are enjoyable to work with

    Cons

    Poor management, stressful at times, employee voices are rarely heard, feedback is hard to give and receive

    Advice to Management

    Listen to employee needs, and don't create environments of stress due to favoring certain employees over others. Make coming to work fun.

  8. "Great for Starting in Retail"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate
    Former Employee - Sales Associate
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Friendly, loyal customer-base
    - Positive, team-oriented work environment
    - Communicating with Corporate is painless
    - A lot of flexibility for setting your availability
    - Contests with monetary and product prizes

    Cons

    - No room for moving up in the company
    - No room for pay raises
    - Hires managers from outside rather than promoting within
    - Seasonal hires get paid more per hour than seasoned employees who often have to spend time and energy helping them learn

    Advice to Management

    Consider your current employees who have been working with you for a long time when hiring full-time positions


  9. "Amazing place to work"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate
    Current Employee - Sales Associate

    I have been working at Madewell (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great management, great coworkers, and customer-oriented.

    Cons

    I mean, retail can be long sometimes.


  10. "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in New York, NY

    I worked at Madewell part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    easy, great discount , nice and pretty understanding staff

    Cons

    long hours, strict management , closing is irritating and tedious


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