Talbots Reviews

Updated May 29, 2020

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3.5
62%
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Talbots CEO Lizanne Kindler
Lizanne Kindler
369 Ratings
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  1. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Vero Beach, FL
    Recommends

    I worked at Talbots part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Loved the people I worked with and the discount.

    Cons

    The customers could be rude.

    Talbots2020-05-29
  2. "Great atmosphere"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Client Specialist 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Talbots part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Coworkers, atmosphere, flexibility, customers, discount

    Cons

    Pay, not enough hours to give out

    Talbots2020-05-24
  3. "Great place to work!"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Kingwood, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Talbots part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Wonderful people selling quality clothing.

    Cons

    I have no cons to relay.

    Talbots2020-05-19
  4. "Review"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Senior Programmer Analyst 

    I have been working at Talbots full-time

    Pros

    Supportive Management and very nice colleagues.

    Cons

    Need to support for training

    Talbots2020-05-15
  5. "Great people, great company!"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Outsourcing Relations Specialist in Knoxville, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Talbots full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Teamwork, support in taking care of customers, management actually cares

    Cons

    Limited advancement opportunities, but this is due mainly to the long tenor of associates. Also long periods of sitting, but this is the norm for working in a call center

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    Talbots2020-05-12
  6. "Great place to work!"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Talbots part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Love the company culture and always great direction and training. Customers come first.

    Cons

    No control over the credit card issues customers may have.

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    Talbots2020-04-23
  7. "Good"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Blowing Rock, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Talbots part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good pay, coworkers, and flexible hours

    Cons

    Short shifts, rude customers at times, and slow days

    Talbots2020-04-19
  8. "Great work environment"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Providence, RI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Talbots part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    flexible hours Enjoyable work experience with other workers management

    Cons

    Extremely slow days Super expensive. Not to many good sales

    Talbots2020-04-10
  9. "Decent retail job"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Norwood, OH

    I worked at Talbots part-time

    Pros

    The people you work with are overall very supportive and nice

    Cons

    Pay, the customers can be extremely rude

    Talbots2020-04-23
  10. "Old School style of managers still dominate cutting edge retailer..."

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    Current Employee - Visual Operations Manager in San Antonio, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Talbots full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great products, innovative tools and solutions for the customers to really virtually walk into the store, get personalized assistance and styling. I was hoping to find a serious long-term home. I am a doer and achiever.

    Cons

    Many of the old school survivalist approaches when things get rough and you're really supposed to be applying the new processes. Ran into that a lot, even touring the store across the country.

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    Talbots2020-04-08
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