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Toys "R" Us Houston Reviews

Updated July 18, 2017
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Toys "R" Us Chairman and Chief Executive Officer David A. Brandon
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  • There is no commitment to Work Life Balance for store management from October to February (in 56 reviews)

  • Management focus on credit cards; not enough hours (in 149 reviews)

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  1. "stocker"

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    Former Employee - Mechanic in League City, TX
    Former Employee - Mechanic in League City, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Toys "R" Us part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    good toy discounts with alot to choose from

    Cons

    not enough pay for the work you have to do


  2. "An okay first job in retail"

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    Former Employee - Team Member in Sugar Land, TX
    Former Employee - Team Member in Sugar Land, TX
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Toys "R" Us part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    get to be around toys and explain to parents the appeal to children

    Cons

    too much work for little pay

    Advice to Management

    do not exhuast cashier team to reshop, hire even more during holiday season.lines were being created into the store

  3. "Working at Toys R Us."

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    Former Employee - Stocker in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Stocker in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Toys "R" Us (More than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly environment, great workers, fast paced.

    Cons

    Low wage, no benefits, over worked.

    Advice to Management

    People who have been working at Toys R Us for over atleast 2 years should get atleast a little raise. I worked with someone who worked for the company for five years and still haven't recieved a raise and is still making $8 an hour.


  4. "Assistant Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Toys "R" Us full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Fast pace, keeps you busy. Room to Grow in Management

    Cons

    At certain times of the year they don't give enough hours to run a store.

    Advice to Management

    If your looking for an ever changing environment in retail this is the place for you!


  5. "Cant make the managers happy"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Cashier in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Toys "R" Us part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    will respect your time off requests

    Cons

    No matter what you do, managers didnt like me. All they care about is selling credit card applications to customers.

    Advice to Management

    If your employees can speak more then 1 language, listen to customers, have knowledge of toys and video games, overlook the stupid sell credit card applications per day.


  6. "Seasonal Team Member"

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    Former Employee - Seasonal Team Member in Katy, TX
    Former Employee - Seasonal Team Member in Katy, TX

    I worked at Toys "R" Us (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very friendly co-workers! Best seasonal job anyone could ever have. Perfect for students home for the holidays.

    Cons

    Sometimes I had very ling shifts but other than that I loved it.


  7. "Reasons"

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    Current Employee - Sales Floor Team Member in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Sales Floor Team Member in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Toys "R" Us (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good Pay, Good Work Hours.

    Cons

    Long Hours, sometimes messy, not much cons. Such a very good store.

    Advice to Management

    Nothing much, very nice people.

  8. "Cool Experience"

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    Former Employee - Seasonal Sales Team Member in Sugar Land, TX
    Former Employee - Seasonal Sales Team Member in Sugar Land, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Toys "R" Us part-time

    Pros

    Fun and chill environment, but very professional

    Cons

    the hourly wage but its whatever


  9. "Not a bad place to work"

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    Former Employee - Human Resources Generalist in Porter, TX
    Former Employee - Human Resources Generalist in Porter, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Toys "R" Us (More than a year)

    Pros

    You work hard but have fun

    Cons

    Low salary and high expectations with little or no training


  10. "Cool part-time job"

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    Former Employee - Cashier/Sales Associate in Webster, TX
    Former Employee - Cashier/Sales Associate in Webster, TX

    I worked at Toys "R" Us (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Easy work, nice management, fun environment

    Cons

    Pay wasn't the best & no growth oppurtunity


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