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The Children's Place Reviews

Updated November 14, 2018
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The Children's Place President & CEO Jane Elfers
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Pros
  • "30% off employee discount on top of the sales" (in 121 reviews)

  • "Great people, great discount, perfect job for a mother or father looking for a part time job that will benefit the family" (in 62 reviews)

Cons
  • "No work life balance- all decisions are knee jerk reactions" (in 51 reviews)

  • "Upper management was clueless to employee satisfaction" (in 127 reviews)

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  1. "Amazing Environment & Team"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Children's Place full-time

    Pros

    Amazing teams, working conditions, environment, culturally great.

    Cons

    No cons that I can think of


  2. "EHH"

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    Former Employee - Team Lead in Jersey City, NJ
    Former Employee - Team Lead in Jersey City, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at The Children's Place part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible hours
    Team members become family
    Discount

    Cons

    Low Hours
    Bad pay
    Cut your hours if youre over payroll to management

  3. "Interview"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at The Children's Place part-time

    Pros

    Good pay overall. Flexible hours.

    Cons

    Hours depend on how many credit cards you get.


  4. "Retail Sales Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at The Children's Place part-time

    Pros

    The people you work with are awesome and you get to help parents find the cutest outfits for their kids.

    Cons

    The push to sell credit cards.


  5. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at The Children's Place part-time

    Pros

    Liked my hours and discount ability.

    Cons

    None, enjoyed working there while I did.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at The Children's Place part-time

    Pros

    -Company promotes within
    -Flexible Hours
    -Family culture

    Cons

    -Overworked, underpaid
    -High turnover rate


  7. "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at The Children's Place part-time

    Pros

    Fun atmosphere and good location

    Cons

    Hours can be unsteady in the summer

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Poor Company"

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    Former Employee - Sales Lead
    Former Employee - Sales Lead
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at The Children's Place part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    401K for part time employees

    Cons

    Company doesn’t care about retaining employees, terrible compensation,

    Advice to Management

    Value employees, stop making online store the top competition for stores.


  9. "Sales Associates"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at The Children's Place part-time

    Pros

    -Flexible hours for students
    -Great management if the right store manager
    Overall, it's a great first job for college students. It's very flexible, especially during midterms and finals.

    Cons

    Sales associates only get minimum wage


  10. "Designer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at The Children's Place full-time

    Pros

    good environment, nice people to work with, pay time offs

    Cons

    so..so busy! because upper management..

    Advice to Management

    think more, be smarter..


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