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Ross Stores Reviews

Updated May 18, 2017
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  • inflexible work / life balance (yes it's a typical 9-5 but doesn't really leave room for WFH or half days to attend to personal matters) (in 77 reviews)

  • but if its part time hours you want you'll be ok (in 164 reviews)

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  1. "Very fast paced environment, but there is large room for growth in the company."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Management in Chicago, IL
    Former Intern - Management in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Ross Stores as an intern (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Growth to climb the company
    Great people work for this company
    Consistently busy which is great
    Great training from experienced professionals

    Cons

    Tight budgeting, but that's really about it with this company. It does a great job hiring the right people and training them up very well.


  2. "I have had an awesome experience working for ROSS!!!"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - DC Area SIT in Shafter, CA
    Current Employee - DC Area SIT in Shafter, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Ross Stores full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Internal Advancement, on the job training, non-union, caring management team.

    Cons

    High turnover in some areas. Lots of changes, sometimes there's a lot of down time.

    Advice to Management

    Work on lowering VTO


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Store management experience"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Management in Rolla, MO
    Current Employee - Store Management in Rolla, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ross Stores full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Love Ross stores and I would love the opportunity to be a part of this company with my experience of more than 30 years of management in retail I would be a asset to your company

    Cons

    Learning corporate rules and compliance. Learning the ordering, seasonal, hiring procedures, overall Ross management guidelines Teaching and training new employees the Ross way.

    Advice to Management

    Love a challenge, great people skills and customer service skills. Good understanding of p & l statements.


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  5. "Step team"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - STEP TEAM in Surprise, AZ
    Current Employee - STEP TEAM in Surprise, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots of breaks relaxed environment nice people and great opportunities I love this job very much it's my future I recommend

    Cons

    There are not very many cons how ever more structure would be good I find a lot of co workers a little too relaxed

    Advice to Management

    Be nicer


  6. "Great place to work"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Texarkana, TX
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Texarkana, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Ross Stores full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great people, pay , benefits ,

    Cons

    Lots of work, lots of work , lot of work

    Advice to Management

    People don't care about how much you know until they know how much you care


  7. "Great place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommends

    I have been working at Ross Stores full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

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    People , adventures, discounts , fun, fun

    Cons

    Be ready to work

    Advice to Management

    Listen and respect each other


  8. "Store Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ross Stores full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Working with a great DM and having great connections with field leaders to quickly ask any questions I may have.

    Cons

    I don't see any cons working with Ross. My experience has been great!

    Advice to Management

    Learn to learn. There is always opportunity for growth and development.


  9. "STORE MANAGER"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ross Stores full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Positive leaders in region 2 and. Zone 14

    Cons

    Not enough payroll to complete projects

    Advice to Management

    More realistic with payroll. Looking at Serivce and Sizing shops in day and time


  10. "Havin' fun at Ross everyday"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Pensacola, FL
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Pensacola, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ross Stores full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Always something new each day!!!

    Cons

    Shrink controls on external theft

    Advice to Management

    Let the stores do more with external shrink


  11. "Store Manager"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Novato, CA
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Novato, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ross Stores full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great benefit, busy and up bit environment. friendly people.

    Cons

    Long hours. working weekends, late nights.

    Advice to Management

    Keep the stores fully staffed


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