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Victoria's Secret Reviews

Updated January 23, 2019
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  • "Could improve work life balance of associates" (in 311 reviews)

  • "No work life balance yet that's what they preach" (in 108 reviews)

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  1. "Great!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Victoria's Secret part-time

    Pros

    Nice discount
    Fun place to work

    Cons

    None that I can think of!


  2. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Brand Delivery and Operations Supervisor
    Current Employee - Brand Delivery and Operations Supervisor
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Victoria's Secret full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Overtime available always. Good starting pay.

    Cons

    Very little work life balance

  3. "The secret is out!"

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    Former Employee - Backroom Associate in Tyler, TX
    Former Employee - Backroom Associate in Tyler, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Victoria's Secret full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    monthly gratis
    40% discount to all L Brand Stores

    Cons

    Doesn't care for your personal life
    Self-centered
    I saw girls get turned away for not being "pretty enough"

    Advice to Management

    Active listening is key.


  4. "Perfect College Job"

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    Former Employee - Bra Specialist
    Former Employee - Bra Specialist
    Recommends

    I worked at Victoria's Secret full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great service and life experience. Every manager offered constructive criticism that demonstrated company values. They were genuine and passionate about the brand.

    Cons

    Long hours on your feet.


  5. "Selling Mgr"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Selling Department Manager in Memphis, TN
    Former Employee - Assistant Selling Department Manager in Memphis, TN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Victoria's Secret full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Compensation, training, work life balance

    Cons

    Constant change/vision , went from quality to quantity in selections , went from specialty to every other,

    Advice to Management

    Listen to employees about concern and don’t be so quick to brush concerns under rug, pay attention to reasons why people leave


  6. "Great Opportunity to Make Money"

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

    I worked at Victoria's Secret part-time

    Pros

    Great commission. It's easy to exceed your sales goals with a little on-the-job training.

    Cons

    Little upward mobility. It can be difficult to ask for a raise.


  7. "Bra Fitting Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Victoria's Secret part-time

    Pros

    fun atmosphere, great leadership team

    Cons

    not much work life balance

  8. "Nice"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Sugar Land, TX
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Sugar Land, TX

    I worked at Victoria's Secret part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay
    Free stuff monthly

    Cons

    None I enjoyed the job


  9. "sales associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Victoria's Secret (Less than a year)

    Pros

    meeting new people
    learning about sales

    Cons

    cliques like high school and long hours on feet


  10. "Victoria's Secret"

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    Former Employee - Supervisor
    Former Employee - Supervisor

    I worked at Victoria's Secret part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    They offer a competitive salary. They also provide a lot of hands on training to keep associates up to date and knowledgeable on the product and the company as a whole.

    Cons

    Loss prevention is a major issue