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TJX Companies Reviews

Updated August 19, 2017
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  • Work life balance non existent especially in New York (in 31 reviews)

  • For a struggling college student, not being able to get full time, I couldn't afford to go to school with the amount of hours I was given (in 49 reviews)

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  1. "Retail, it is what it is"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate
    Former Employee - Associate
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at TJX Companies part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    + Was willing to work around my college schedule
    + No micro-managing
    + willing to adapt as a company

    Cons

    - prepare to be called frequently to come in if you're reliable and hardworking
    - increased pressure to push as many store credit cards as possible
    - department you get hired for isn't necessarily the one you'll end up in the most


  2. "Recruiting"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Recruiter in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Recruiter in Philadelphia, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at TJX Companies full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Paid weekly and a few folks really were nice people.

    Cons

    Too many clicks with HR group, Drama, Office politics negative energy almost daily, Some leaders talking down to employees, not the best pay.

    Advice to Management

    Read Richard Branson's books, quotes, etc.

  3. "Allocation"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at TJX Companies full-time

    Pros

    This was a great company to work for if you are interested in climbing the corporate ladder.

    Cons

    The availability to work from home was not a possibility.


  4. "Good company for those willing to work hard"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at TJX Companies full-time

    Pros

    Fast paced, decent pay, room for advancement

    Cons

    Fast paced, can be a little crazy


  5. "Long term employee"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Marlborough, MA
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Marlborough, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at TJX Companies full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Health Benefits, diversity , discount, knowledge of the business, charity outreach of all areas. Longtime friendships, work life balance, acknowledgement of associates at all levels

    Cons

    Advancement, longtime associates not always able to stay in You career choice to advance. Upper management can play favorites and sabotage a new position

    Advice to Management

    Don't under estimate your employees they are smarter than you think.


  6. "Store environment"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Norwood, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Norwood, MA

    I have been working at TJX Companies part-time

    Pros

    Great co-workers
    Loyal customers
    Learn communication and people skills

    Cons

    Management only cares about credit cards
    Pay is horrendous

    Advice to Management

    Be more open-minded
    Get younger managers


  7. "Coordinator/Associate"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Coordinator
    Current Employee - Coordinator

    I have been working at TJX Companies full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    You get to work with people from all over the world. There's so much diversity and positiveness.

    Cons

    There's not much room for advancement.

  8. "Allocation Analyst"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at TJX Companies full-time

    Pros

    Work-life balance (can flex at any time in the week, go to doctors' appointments), promotions happen frequently, generally nice people, commute isn't terrible

    Cons

    Lack of diversity in experience and people (everyone is from the area), people can talk behind your back while you're there, very fast-paced, different standards are set for different people, mixed messaging constantly - you have to like "working in the gray," buyers are made out to be revered gods and can act like such


  9. "Team Lead"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Team Leader in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Team Leader in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at TJX Companies part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great environment. Good for PT unless your magt.

    Cons

    lack of hours. no raises and lack of pay.

    Advice to Management

    n/a


  10. "Home Goods Associate"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in Concord, NH
    Current Employee - Associate in Concord, NH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great store crew
    Pleasant work environment
    Opportunity to advance

    Cons

    Not many benefits for part time associates

    Advice to Management

    Provide Part Time Associates with pro-rated vacation and sick hours


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