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The Jones Group Reviews

Updated November 4, 2017
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  1. "Former Easy Spirit Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule, great work enviorment. life-long work realtionships.

    Cons

    Working on busy holidays

    Advice to Management

    I gogt promoted within the first few months


  2. "Account Executive"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    benefits, vacation, people, summer friday's year round, good work/life balance

    Cons

    It's hard to move up and get raises

  3. "Design Illustrator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at The Jones Group full-time

    Pros

    They're very corporate which is good because they have set SOPs and they're very professional.

    Cons

    You have some people you'll never get along with but that is not a company problem. That is just a regular people person problem.


  4. "A nice place to work with good growth opportunities."

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    Former Employee - Design Coordinator in Bristol, PA
    Former Employee - Design Coordinator in Bristol, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    People are friendly and work as a team. Good health benefits and insurance. Great company discount and perks. Friendly upper management.

    Cons

    Pay is on the low scale. Expected to work weekends at busy season. Not a lot of sick days. Minimal paid holidays.


  5. "Not viable long term"

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    Former Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at The Jones Group full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits, a lot of flexibility in schedule because they needed a reason for people not to leave

    Cons

    Terrible work environment, sale to private equity destroyed the culture, the morale and the business itself.


  6. "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


  7. "Product development"

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    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.

  8. "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.


  9. "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.


  10. "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


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