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The Children's Place Reviews

Updated September 19, 2018
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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 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 61 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. "Great working environment"

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    Former Employee - Registrar and Floor in Pasadena, TX
    Former Employee - Registrar and Floor in Pasadena, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Positive working environment and good management

    Cons

    Only Part time unless you are management


  2. "It's Decent"

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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

    I do not have children, but the discounts are great! Management is excellent and the people I work with are what makes work fun

    Cons

    The hours and pay do not go hand in hand

  3. "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


  4. "store manager"

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

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

    Pros

    benefits
    pto/vacation time
    discount on clothes

    Cons

    not putting the right people in management positions
    not enough hours for the workload
    unrealistic expectations
    disconnect from corporate to the work force

    Advice to Management

    understand and stick up for your employees. You know what the company is asking is unrealistic. It's selling children's clothes, not saving lives.


  5. "Assistant Manager"

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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

    Fast paced, good benefits and time off

    Cons

    Workload, payroll, shipment overload, training from a corporate level


  6. "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Secaucus, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Secaucus, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fun environment, fast pace, great first job

    Cons

    unstable hours, other than that it was a great place to gain customer service


  7. "Sales Lead"

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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

    Best company to work for.

    Cons

    The credit card of the store.

    Advice to Management

    Yes.

  8. "Legal Department"

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    Former Employee - Paralegal in Secaucus, NJ
    Former Employee - Paralegal in Secaucus, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Children's Place full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great opportunity! Great learning experiences and Good people.

    Cons

    New management and constant turn arounds

    Advice to Management

    Keep the people that knows what they’re doing. Why recreate the wheel


  9. "Great job....if you have no family"

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

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

    Pros

    Great Benefit Package
    Flexible schedules. Will really work with you when you need a day off

    Cons

    Not too much support from Corporate.
    Enormous levels of shipment coming in to store, and not enough payroll hours to deal with it. My store manager gets salary for 40 hours and works between 65 and 70 hours per week to help deal with it.

    Advice to Management

    Figure out how to give more help to store level management.


  10. "associates"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    good company no complaints with this

    Cons

    none it is a great company


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