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The Jones Group Reviews

Updated July 7, 2017
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  1. "Product development"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Jones Group full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, paid leave and time off. Team oriented environment working toward the same goal.

    Cons

    Long hours. Old school management so lots of unnecessary meetings and trips to finalize assortment.


  2. "Benefits"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at The Jones Group full-time

    Pros

    good health care coverage for employees

    Cons

    no cons with health care coverage

    Advice to Management

    none

  3. "Store Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at The Jones Group full-time

    Pros

    Salary, Benefits, Discount, Great Service Team, and Wonderful Customers.

    Cons

    Company was constantly making changes. Did not have a clear vision for the brand at that time.

    Advice to Management

    The store is closed.


  4. "Not for the faint of heart"

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    Former Employee - Senior Designer in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Senior Designer in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at The Jones Group full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits if you can ever leave the office for a doctors appointment or vacation.

    Cons

    High level of stress, fear tactics are used by management. Management likes to schedule meetings at the end of day. Beware if you have after work obligations.

    Advice to Management

    Give positive feedback, promote from within, do not promote a culture of yelling and fighting within the ranks.


  5. "Customer Service Representative"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Jones Group full-time

    Pros

    Great company, great team of people to work with

    Cons

    Went downhill after sold to investment firm


  6. "Company is now-defunct"

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

    I worked at The Jones Group full-time

    Pros

    Large corporate environment with lots of mobility

    Cons

    Bureaucracy and red tape made things difficult

    Advice to Management

    Company no longer exists - it was sold and taken from public to private


  7. "Great Company and Good People"

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    Former Employee - Retail Coordinator
    Former Employee - Retail Coordinator
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Jones Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great communication from management. Team building events.

    Cons

    Too many layoffs due to down trend in retail environment.

  8. "Operations Coordinator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Jones Group (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits and family like atmosphere

    Cons

    The company became public and went up for sale


  9. "Lease accounting analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at The Jones Group full-time

    Pros

    Health care is great and office environment

    Cons

    Distance of the company is too far


  10. "OK"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Some of the pros of working at the Jones group: Discounts if you're into the brands, easy commute into midtown NY

    Cons

    some of the cons of working at the Jones group: confused management, departments are really into their silos


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