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lululemon Reviews

Updated September 19, 2018
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Pros
  • "Amazing work environment with great work/life balance" (in 80 reviews)

  • "Another great aspect about working at lululemon is that you get free workout classes" (in 42 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work / life balance that they rave about is hard" (in 66 reviews)

  • "full-time hours are considered anything about 24 hours per week which is really part-time anywhere else" (in 45 reviews)

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  1. "Sales and Merchandising Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at lululemon full-time

    Pros

    Great environment! Amazing perks when working out! Fun to go to work!

    Cons

    Long shifts on your feet! Hard to find someone to cover a shift!


  2. "Educator"

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    Current Employee - Educator in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Educator in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at lululemon full-time

    Pros

    So fun and supportive! The company is phenominal and really helps you towards your goals inside and outside the company!

    Cons

    There arent many cons to working here.

  3. Helpful (1)

    "An amazing experience"

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    Former Employee - Holiday Sales Associate in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Holiday Sales Associate in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at lululemon full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Positive environment, met so many cool people

    Cons

    Early morning staff meetings

    Advice to Management

    None -- management always asked for feedback and created an environment where it was easy to


  4. "Empowering Workplace"

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    Former Employee - Educator in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Educator in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends

    I worked at lululemon part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    good benefits
    supportive team
    values
    growth
    easy to switch shifts with other employees

    Cons

    nothing outside of the ordinary for retail - i.e. random schedule/not consistent.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to empower your employees to glow and grow :)


  5. "Fun and pays well"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at lululemon full-time

    Pros

    Plenty of room for growth personally and professionally

    Cons

    Hard to climb if you do not buy into culture


  6. "Best Retail Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at lululemon full-time

    Pros

    Support in your goals, inside and outside the company. Great benefits. Good people.

    Cons

    Politics and favoritism are very prominant.


  7. "Educator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends

    Pros

    Sweaty pursuits, great benefits, generous discount, you get to choose which pillar of the business excites you the most and specialize in those areas

    Cons

    Some managers entire lives revolve around Lululemon and they'll refuse to promote you if you express goals outside of the company

  8. "Great company at corporate office"

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    Former Employee - Team Lead in Columbus, OH
    Former Employee - Team Lead in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at lululemon full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Growing company
    Pushed employees to reach goals
    Daily workouts/classes
    Monthly bonuses if budget goals were met

    Cons

    DC life was far from corporate life
    Company values lacked focus at DC
    All work, (maybe) some time for play

    Advice to Management

    Increase accountability. If management made a mistake it seemed to be swept under the rug.


  9. "Educator"

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    Former Employee - Educator in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Educator in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at lululemon part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Fun people to work with, free workouts, discount on merchandise

    Cons

    They try to induct you into their weird cult, and treat part-time employees as if they are unimportant and “less than” if they don’t want to be lifelong employees


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Store Manager"

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    Current Employee - Store Manager
    Current Employee - Store Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at lululemon full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Growth opportunities, entrepreneurial environment, community engagement, full business and people management skill development, "fun" working environment

    Cons

    Managing very young adults, overly flexible HR department, retail hours, working holidays, difficult to maintain top talent due to wages


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