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The Children's Place Reviews

Updated July 24, 2017
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The Children's Place President & CEO Jane Elfers
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Pros
  • If you have kids you get 30 % as employee discount (in 109 reviews)

  • Friendly atmosphere, room for advancement, flexible schedule (in 56 reviews)

Cons
  • upper management can be a little difficult to deal with they expect a lot with little time (in 116 reviews)

  • Work/Life Balance is hard when you have a family (in 40 reviews)

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  1. "Like this job"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Super positive environment and everyone is so sweet and positive and super professional I love it

    Cons

    Hours are kinda bad but still works


  2. "Childrens place"

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

    Pros

    Great managers, 30% discount, nice environment

    Cons

    New regulations meant part time employees were only able to work under 20 hrs a week

  3. "The Greatest Place"

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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 employees are friendly and always willing to help

    Cons

    No bad things to say


  4. "Key Holder"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at The Children's Place part-time

    Pros

    Was promoted quickly. Learned a lot about management

    Cons

    Upper Management. Not a lot of teaching. You have to figure things out on your own.


  5. "Customer service"

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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 part-time

    Pros

    The customer service is great.

    Cons

    Employers are bossy behind closed doors

    Advice to Management

    Control attitudes


  6. "Executive manager"

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Scottsdale, AZ
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Scottsdale, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at The Children's Place full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Being able to solve problems and see the results. Being open to learn in the process and allow myself to grow so I can be better at my job.

    Cons

    Learning to be humble and allow other people with more experience to coach me and not take things personally.

    Advice to Management

    Being open to new ideas and welcome new outlooks. Finding acceptance of a well traveled and very organized employee that is great at negotiation and a problem solver.


  7. "Horrible"

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

    I worked at The Children's Place full-time

    Pros

    There were honestly no pros

    Cons

    Doing a lot of work for minimun wage

  8. "Sales Lead"

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    Current Employee - Sales Lead in Elizabeth, NJ
    Current Employee - Sales Lead in Elizabeth, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    30% off employee discount on top of the sales.

    Cons

    No benefits to part time associates/managers besides 401K.


  9. "Love"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Colonial Heights, VA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Colonial Heights, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Friendly atmosphere, room for advancement, flexible schedule

    Cons

    Can't think of any cons


  10. Helpful (2)

    "Decent place"

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    Former Employee - Sales Lead in Spartanburg, SC
    Former Employee - Sales Lead in Spartanburg, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good hours
    Amazing discout (which might be a con, because they took my entire paycheck :) )
    Management was understanding
    I loved the straightforward return policy

    Cons

    Not enough help
    Morale amongst employees was low

    Advice to Management

    Better training for employees. Often new hires would be thrown on the floor with little direction


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