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Updated Nov 28, 2022

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Found 1,345 of over 1K reviews
3.5
58% Recommend to a Friend
Talbots CEO Lizanne Kindler
77% Approve of CEO

Found 1,345 of over 1K reviews

3.5
58%
Recommend to a Friend
77%
Approve of CEO
Talbots CEO Lizanne Kindler
Lizanne Kindler
499 Ratings

Top Review Highlights by Sentiment

Pros
  • "The people were great to work with(in 68 reviews)
  • "There are also great benefits for reaching sales goals.(in 49 reviews)
  • "Customers/Truly loved visual ops even though it was a tough job/Discount descent/Some of the coworkers were great some terrible(in 41 reviews)
  • "flexible hours and fairly easy(in 35 reviews)
  • "Great work life balance.(in 30 reviews)
Cons
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  1. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 8 years

    Part-time

    Nov 19, 2022 - Sales Associate 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Hired at Talbots 5 years ago part time at Christmas ….stayed at Marshals Associate at Marshals at present for 6 years

    Cons

    Concern with customer service during my interview

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  2. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Great company for small jobs

    Nov 28, 2022 - Sales Associate 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great management, employee discounts, and fantastic customers.

    Cons

    Limited number of employees, low benefits, short lunch.

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  4. 4.0
    Current Employee

    My thoughts

    Nov 17, 2022 - Store Manager in Saint Louis, MO
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Culture is good, clients are wonderful

    Cons

    There a long time, few raises

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  5. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    loved it

    Nov 10, 2022 - Client Specialist in Nashville, TN
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    everything was good i loved it

    Cons

    hours are really scattered there

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  6. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Working at talbots

    Nov 8, 2022 - Retail Sales Associate 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Best place to work in

    Cons

    Nothing, everything is great, im telling youu

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  7. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Weekly pay option is great!

    Nov 7, 2022 - Sales Associate 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Weekly pay option is great!

    Cons

    No cons to share at this time.

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  8. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    it was ok

    Nov 10, 2022 - Sales Associate/Key Holder in Greenville, NC
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    The customers are great. Get to wear what you want

    Cons

    the management lacks, broken promises

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  9. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Great job, great managers!

    Oct 19, 2022 - Retail Associate in Baton Rouge, LA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Understanding managers, great training setup

    Cons

    I did not have any negative experiences, but I wish the pay was higher.

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  10. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 10 years

    associate

    Oct 18, 2022 - Shipper/Receiver 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    the distribution center is closed now

    Cons

    there were no cons at all

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  11. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Talbots

    Oct 14, 2022 - Maintenance Technician 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Treats all employees fair, great hours

    Cons

    Better communication, inform the employees better about business updates and how the company is doing,

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Talbots has an overall rating of 3.5 out of 5, based on over 1,380 reviews left anonymously by employees. 58% of employees would recommend working at Talbots to a friend and 50% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Talbots employees rate their compensation and benefits as 2.8 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Talbots. This rating has improved by 3% over the last 12 months.

58% of Talbots employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Talbots 3.4 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.5 for culture and values and 3.1 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Talbots to be workplace, benefits, coworkers and the cons to be senior leadership, career development, management.

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