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Picture Me Portrait Studios Reviews

Updated October 1, 2017
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Pros
  • Loved managing, loved meeting new people and finding my passion (in 6 reviews)

  • Once you complete training (and unless it's a busy time of year), you work alone in the studio all day and don't have to deal with other employees (in 3 reviews)

Cons
  • Not enough pay, crazy hours, crazy customers and absolute INSANE session booking (in 9 reviews)

  • They will call your studio and ask to make an appointment after you close and if you refuse to make the (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Portrait Studio jobs are fun and Pay Well"

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

    I worked at Picture Me Portrait Studios full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    I looooooveeed meeting a variety of people, bring smiles to their faces, creating wonderful memories and exceeding Goals.

    Cons

    Not many cons that I can remember besides... Christmas holidays working 10a-10p with NO HOUR BREAK and UNREALISTIC mandatory goals of appointment scheduling every 15 mins per family/child session

    Advice to Management

    Be more hands on


  2. "Easy job"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Photographer
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Photographer
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Picture Me Portrait Studios full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good employee discounts, full time hours through the holiday season.

    Cons

    According to management, nothing in the world is more important than this job.

  3. "District Manager"

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

    I worked at Picture Me Portrait Studios full-time

    Pros

    Commission pay, holidays and extra pay for sittings

    Cons

    Hours were long They closed US locations

    Advice to Management

    Stop spending


  4. "Out of business"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Photographer
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Photographer
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Picture Me Portrait Studios part-time

    Pros

    Supervisor was always talking about her boyfriend instead of focusing on work!

    Cons

    They were rude, never said hello. Now, they are out of business!

    Advice to Management

    Say no to drugs!


  5. "Picture me staff"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Work alone and learned alot

    Cons

    No benefits and pushy about sales


  6. "Well they are bankrupt but I see why"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    A paycheck was the goal

    Cons

    Work lots of hours, required to fulfill sales goals without direction, dying industry


  7. "Phtographer/Studio Manager"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Phoenix, AZ
    Former Employee - Manager in Phoenix, AZ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Picture Me Portrait Studios (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Loved managing, loved meeting new people and finding my passion.

    Cons

    They went bankrupt so not much room for growth

  8. "Photography/ Manager"

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    Former Employee - Store Manager/Photographer in Margate, FL
    Former Employee - Store Manager/Photographer in Margate, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Picture Me Portrait Studios (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Love for photography, and love meeting new clients.

    Cons

    Not enough traffic, due to location of the business.

    Advice to Management

    Be a good listener, and a great problem solver.


  9. "Miss CPI"

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    Former Employee - Studio Manager in Noblesville, IN
    Former Employee - Studio Manager in Noblesville, IN
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Picture Me Portrait Studios full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Awesome co workers and management. Great pay and hours. Awesome customers and sales process.

    Cons

    The company closed very abruptly. Lab communication was terrible.

    Advice to Management

    Management in our territory was awesome! No complaints or advice.


  10. "Great fun company"

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

    Pros

    Good company to work was my first job and I miss it terribly

    Cons

    The lack of stores :)


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