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Updated Jan 14, 2022

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3.9
73%
Recommend to a Friend
84%
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The Container Store CEO Satish Malhotra
Satish Malhotra
78 Ratings
Pros
  • "Benefits available for part-time employees(in 120 reviews)

  • "Employee discount and resources for all things needed to organize oneself(in 101 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Weekend hours required even for part-time help(in 118 reviews)

  • "It is hard to find any cons with The Container Store(in 78 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great job

      Nov 2, 2021 - Sales Associate in Palm Beach Gardens, FL
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Fun to work at this store.

      Cons

      Have to clean the bathrooms

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Harder than you think

      Jan 14, 2022 - Visual Specialist 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good discount Great leaders Easy software to learn

      Cons

      Schedule depends on resets or reworks Early mornings for replenishment truck

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Contain Yourself

      Jan 12, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Flexible, friendly, enjoyable, team players

      Cons

      no real cons, just a super cool place

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Flexible job

      Jan 6, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great coworkers, flexible work. Fun.

      Cons

      Little room for advancement. Poor technology

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Decent company

      Jan 5, 2022 - Sales Associate 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great co-worker friendly environment. Great employee discount.

      Cons

      Mixed communication from leadership. Not exactly neurodivergent friendly.

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Great Team

      Jan 2, 2022 - Designer Specialist in Las Vegas, NV
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Fun team to work with great pay (been there for years though)

      Cons

      Things have changed- as business does

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Awesome work place

      Dec 30, 2021 - Picking Associate in Aberdeen, MD
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Everyone is very friendly, the company shows appreciation to their employees, the pay and schedules are perfect. Also, the work environment is clean and comfortable.

      Cons

      The location is a bit far. And it’s nowhere to get food from in that area.

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great Discounts

      Dec 29, 2021 - Team Member in Pittsburgh, PA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Always busy, shifts fly by

      Cons

      Old technology, always short staffed, very low paying for the amount of work required per shift.

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    9. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Needlessly stressful

      Jan 11, 2022 - Merchandiser 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      The have an incredible employee discount, real possibilities of moving up, and they have an Employee First Fund that can really help out incase someone gets hurt outside of work.

      Cons

      Huge issues with managment, after initial onboarding little to no help in terms of training from management, often overworked due to staffing issues, negative work environment and culture, huge amounts of needless drama among staff.

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    10. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Going downhill and fast

      Jan 7, 2022 - Systems Engineer 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      legacy culture remains somewhat intact employee discount

      Cons

      Legacy employees being replaced with contract labor No work life balance Top heavy leadership structure and not enough worker bees "Kiss the ring" leadership style with executives

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    73% of The Container Store employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated The Container Store 3.7 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.9 for culture and values and 3.4 for career opportunities.

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