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The Children's Place Reviews

Updated Jun 9, 2019

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Found 1684 reviews

2.7
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32%
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35%
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The Children's Place CEO Jane Elfers
Jane Elfers
700 Ratings
Pros
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  • "Greed has made upper management lose sight of who got them to the success they are are over the last few years(in 132 reviews)

  • "pressured to promote credit card(in 86 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

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

      Pros

      Fun people to work with.

      Cons

      Low pay as an associate

      The Children's Place2019-03-09
    • "Flexible Scheduling"

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      Current Employee - Sales Associate 

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

      Pros

      very flexible with schedules, fun environment

      Cons

      outdated POS system, unenthusiastic managers

      The Children's Place2019-06-09
    • "Sales associate"

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      Current Employee - Sales Associate in Chico, CA
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at The Children's Place part-time for less than a year

      Pros

      Friendly staff, very relaxed and Great customer service

      Cons

      There are no cons at this time

      Advice to Management

      None

      The Children's Place2019-06-06
    • "Great Experience"

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      Former Employee - Sales Associate 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at The Children's Place part-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Great pay Flexible Schedule

      Cons

      30 discount Great pay Benefits

      The Children's Place2019-06-01
    • "Good for the most part"

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      Former Employee - Sales Associate 

      I worked at The Children's Place part-time

      Pros

      -Flexible Hours -many hours available -great management

      Cons

      -clientele -understaffed & sometimes have to work odd hours due to company visits

      Advice to Management

      More than 2 sales associates are needed at a time - please keep that in mind

      The Children's Place2019-05-29
    • "Need to step up the pay!"

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      Current Employee - Store Manager in Chico, CA
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at The Children's Place full-time for more than 8 years

      Pros

      Work life balance Room for Advancement

      Cons

      Salary cap Benefits are not competitive

      The Children's Place2019-05-24
    • "Inspirational"

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      Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Saint Petersburg, FL
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at The Children's Place part-time for less than a year

      Pros

      Customers are amazing. Fun work environment. You get to meet new people. Customer service skills grow with experience. Always learning new sales information. Encouraged to grow as an employee.

      Cons

      Management being too strict and inflexible.

      Advice to Management

      Work with your employees especially the ones with kids. Their input keeps your company growing.

      The Children's Place2019-05-23
    • "crazy"

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      Former Employee - Store Manager in Portland, OR
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I worked at The Children's Place full-time for more than 3 years

      Pros

      gave lots of time off

      Cons

      Company was in turmoil and didn't want to know your needs in order to run the store

      Advice to Management

      RUN

      The Children's Place2019-06-03
    • "Great place to make a start in retail."

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      Current Employee - Lead Sales Associate 
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I have been working at The Children's Place full-time for less than a year

      Pros

      Friendly atmosphere, fast paced and calm environment.

      Cons

      Unprofessional associates and stubborn customers.

      The Children's Place2019-05-18
    • "Cashier"

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      Former Employee - Front End Cashier in Yuba City, CA
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at The Children's Place part-time for less than a year

      Pros

      Loved the position I had at The Children’s Place Very respectfull employees

      Cons

      No cons, I had really enjoyed working there.

      Advice to Management

      You guys are great. Thanks for all your help.

      The Children's Place2019-05-16
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