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The Children's Place Reviews

Updated July 24, 2017
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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. "Executive manager"

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    • Senior Management
    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.


  5. "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.


  6. "New"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Flexible hours, nice employee discount

    Cons

    unorganized, too many managers input, no structure


  7. "Sales Associate"

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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 part-time

    Pros

    The 30% discount on top of sales and clearance! Super helpful to people with kids !

    Cons

    The pay is very terrible for all the work that sales associates do. We clean the store, come in early to do floorsets, change big marketing signs, pricing and signing the store, replenish the store , process shipment, Maintain the register , and last but not least Provide Great Customer Service!

    Advice to Management

    Fight to get raises and never interfere in a person opportunity to move up in the company.

  8. "Mangement is flexible but low pay"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in San Antonio, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    It's a typical retail job, easy basics such as cash register, inventory, stock, and keeping the floor organized

    Cons

    Low pay, no commission. Hours are based on performance

    Advice to Management

    Stay flexible it makes work less of a hassle


  9. "Great part time job"

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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

    Very manageable workload. Helpful managers.

    Cons

    Not a lot of hours.


  10. "Good job for mom's or students"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Sarasota, FL
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Sarasota, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible scheduling, good discount, good benefits for full time employees

    Cons

    Low pay raises, pushing credit cards is hard


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