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Wet Seal Reviews

Updated August 21, 2017
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  • Lack of communication of upper management (corporate level) (in 25 reviews)

  • They pay their associates about 30% below minimum wage and you obviously do not receive tips (in 18 reviews)

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  1. "Store manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Wet Seal full-time

    Pros

    Flexible, good staff, easy going

    Cons

    Gave two days notice of store closing!!!


  2. "Sales associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Wet Seal (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Loved the discount! I had a Great manager

    Cons

    Holiday hours, breaks were weird.

  3. "okay"

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

    I worked at Wet Seal part-time

    Pros

    discounts and meeting different types of people

    Cons

    pay, company, too much to even for a small retail store it felt like if it had to be like a high end with all these sales as if it was commission but it was not


  4. "Buyer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Wet Seal full-time

    Pros

    Co-workers are cool. Location. Food trucks.

    Cons

    No room to grow. Management.


  5. "Co Assistant Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Wet Seal full-time

    Pros

    my team was fantastic but honestly if it weren't for them i would've left sooner

    Cons

    unreal time expectations to finish projects, not enough hours to have full coverage to prevent shrink, store condition was disgusting.

    Advice to Management

    it's such a good thing half the stores closed down. this company is so horrible to its employees


  6. "cool place to work"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associaate in Lexington-Fayette, KY
    Former Employee - Sales Associaate in Lexington-Fayette, KY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Wet Seal (More than a year)

    Pros

    fun environment to work in

    Cons

    low pay rate for job done


  7. "Love this Place!"

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

    I worked at Wet Seal full-time

    Pros

    Corporate was great! Love the fun atmosphere and people.

    Cons

    Tough business. Layoffs were painful to go through.

  8. "Sales Associate"

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

    Pros

    They are super chill. You can basically get away with anything.

    Cons

    Your coworkers will often slack off.


  9. "Retail sales associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Wet Seal part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Retail experience , helping people is a joy

    Cons

    Pay, hours, bad work team


  10. "Sales associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    They have really cute clothes

    Cons

    Horrible pay and hours , if you wanna work here which you won't since it's closing , you'd have to have a second job and watch out for management

    Advice to Management

    Treat your employees fairly


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