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Sally Beauty Reviews

Updated June 21, 2017
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  • Low pay making it impossible to find good help when fast food restaurants pay over (in 65 reviews)

  • I decided to leave because of the expectations of this company and some of the upper management were greater than it was worth (in 60 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Sales associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Easy friendly ppl and discount

    Cons

    Some customers are really rude


  2. "Director"

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    Former Employee - Director in Denton, TX
    Former Employee - Director in Denton, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sally Beauty full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Fun, exciting work and great people

    Cons

    Pay is not competitive, no work-life balance, more responsibility and work hours than similar positions at other companies

    Advice to Management

    Finish and execute the compensation improvements they have been promising for years.

  3. "Great for the most part"

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    Current Employee - Store Manager in San Clemente, CA
    Current Employee - Store Manager in San Clemente, CA
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Sally Beauty full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    I get to engage with customers on a personal level. Potential for bonuses and insentives

    Cons

    $$ They don't pay very well and use the justification of the benefits (that few people earn)


  4. "Fun place to work"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Colorado Springs, CO
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Colorado Springs, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    we have a steady store so I always have time to get things done.

    Cons

    Pay isn't great and customers can be difficult to deal with sometimes.


  5. "Great starting place"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Broken Arrow, OK
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Broken Arrow, OK
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    You become close to the ladies you work with

    Cons

    Hardly time with family (if you have kids)

    Advice to Management

    Allow more flexibility in scheduling


  6. "Orderpulling"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Order Puller in Jacksonville, FL
    Former Employee - Order Puller in Jacksonville, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sally Beauty part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good pay
    Good movement
    Good work

    Cons

    Hours need to6amto 3pm
    Not so fast but fast


  7. "Cool"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Renton, WA
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Renton, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sally Beauty full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    No late nights cool store manager every other weekend off. Would work there again in any location within united States

    Cons

    Out dated payment equipment not modern so customer couldn't pay with phone frustrating inventory control too little in demand products and not enough staff sometimes

    Advice to Management

    Be more modern

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Territory Leader"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Teritory Leader in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Teritory Leader in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sally Beauty full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    A highly committed ,fun team of District leaders and Store leaders. Always willing to do what's necessary to achieve results.

    Cons

    Compensation, specially base pay it is not competitive with the rest of retail companies.

    Advice to Management

    Take care of your people.


  9. Helpful (2)

    "It's okay not really all that"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Silver Spring, MD
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Silver Spring, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Sally Beauty (More than a year)

    Pros

    Pays for my small bills

    Cons

    Not something you can just live on as an adult

    Advice to Management

    Relax on dress code increase pay


  10. Helpful (2)

    "you can find better"

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    Former Employee - Store Manager in Orange, TX
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Orange, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Sally Beauty full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    5 free products a month, employee discounts

    Cons

    horrible pay, bad middle and upper management, no work/life balance, hostile environment, no job security or growth

    Advice to Management

    pay your employees more if you want them to stay and don't keep people on staff who have had multiple discrimination law suits filed against them


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