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Pier 1 Imports CEO Alasdair James
Alasdair James
140 Ratings
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  • "They are aggressive with trying to get customers to open their credit card(in 328 reviews)

  • "This is a part time job, I needed full time(in 110 reviews)

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  1. Sales Associate

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Pier 1 Imports part-time

    Pros

    The people I work with and the customers that come into the store are very kind and encouraging.

    Cons

    Living in a smaller town makes it difficult to reach your goals when one or two people come in every hour in the evenings.

  2. Good place to work

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier 
    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Pier 1 Imports for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Flex schedule especially for students and great environment to work in

    Cons

    like most retail jobs the pay is not good

  3. Sales associate at Pier 1

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Santa Maria, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pier 1 Imports part-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    25% discount, mostly nice customers and coworkers.

    Cons

    Have to unload truck full of heavy furniture and then put it together Have to climb ladders frequently

    Advice to Management

    Hire a male to help with truck

  4. Sale leader

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pier 1 Imports

    Pros

    Good management team. Enjoyed working with them.

    Cons

    I can't think of any.

  5. Helpful (1)

    Loved working for this company

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    Former Employee - Lead Sales Associate in Bloomington, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Pier 1 Imports part-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Great work environment. Always enjoyed coming to work and got along well with all of my coworkers.

    Cons

    Hard to make into a career

  6. Was a great place to work

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Pier 1 Imports full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    Great discount Good health insurance Usually flexible schedule Generous pto

    Cons

    To much product Dangerous stock rooms

    Advice to Management

    Narrow focus of product assortment

  7. Visual and sales

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Pier 1 Imports part-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    Be fair to all employees!

    Cons

    Don’t lose hard working, talented, educated people

    Advice to Management

    No favoritism ,

  8. Eh

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    Former Employee - Sales Lead in Enfield, CT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Pier 1 Imports part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good associates to work with.

    Cons

    There is little room for promotion.

  9. Good

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Pier 1 Imports part-time

    Pros

    Good job for most anyone looking

    Cons

    A lot to take in at first but easily adaptable

  10. Does Not Value its Employees

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    Former Employee - Sales Leader 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Pier 1 Imports part-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    -Creative environment -If you're lucky enough to work with cool people the job can be fun sometimes.

    Cons

    -Raises are horrible. New employees (without experience) making more than associates who had been there 5+ years. Apparently management has no control over it. -Discount keeps getting worse. The discount was nice until they started adding all the exclusions. -Doesn't care about employees. It is very obvious the company does not care about its staff especially at the store level. -Bad Safety protocols. Lifting 50lb+...

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    Advice to Management

    Not much they can do considering a lot of these decisions are coming from a corporate level. As a company, my advice is find a way to sell better merchandise, instead of trying so desperately to appeal the the Millennial with marketing . Millennials walk through the store everyday and leave not because they have no money but because they know they can go to HomeGoods, Target or IKEA and find the same stuff for half...

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