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skinChemists Reviews

Updated November 7, 2016
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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Excellent Team"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Logistics Manager in Islington, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Logistics Manager in Islington, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at skinChemists full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good Environment
    Multi Culture and Multi Language people working under one Roof.
    Very good Team

    Cons

    Short time and big task always

    Advice to Management

    Keep Working Hard as one Team


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Good company to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Account Manager in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Business Account Manager in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great Team to work with
    Office is not bad
    Brand are growing so fast and sales are getting better.
    very good company to work for if you want to learn new things in short time

    Cons

    Senior management seems too concerned about sales


  3. "Warehouse operations"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Warehouse Operations in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Warehouse Operations in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at skinChemists full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    ScinChemists is a brilliant company to work for. ScinChemists is very professional and there are always opportunities to progress within the company. You get rewarded for doing a good job. I have been working for ScinChemists for 1 year and I have loved every single moment. I am proud to be an employee of SkinChemists.

    Cons

    I do however must stress that the management are quite demanding and the overload of responsibilities given can be overwhelming at times"

    Advice to Management

    Improve communications between departments and managment.


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  5. "Toxic Workplace AVOID!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Marketing in London, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Good location
    Nice team
    Good location again

    Cons

    Conniving, bullying and erratic management (bulling and stress element has lead me to report and take this case further with HMRC)
    Bad communication and misleadership
    No room for growth
    Long Working Hourse
    Toxic environment, staff always on edge
    VERY HIGH staff turnover - 9 staff left within 2 months


  6. Helpful (1)

    "My experience at skinchemists"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Development in Islington, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Business Development in Islington, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at skinChemists full-time

    Pros

    Wonderful products, lovely team, travel

    Cons

    No management, no one trust anyone,

    Advice to Management

    Take it easy and relax...


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Nice company to work for"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at skinChemists full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good Team to work with
    Company and brands are growing very fast
    Passionate management

    Cons

    too much ambitious for stock

    Advice to Management

    Good Luck


  8. Helpful (1)

    "Hell hole- do not work here!!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    The team who made it bearable. However I'm sure the tradition will continue that most will have left before your first day.

    Cons

    Erratic CEO - what does he actually do all day except think of ways of antagonising his staff?
    Bad communication.
    A doomed company.

    Advice to Management

    GET HELP!


  9. "I worked at Skinchemists"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Graphic Designer
    Former Employee - Graphic Designer
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at skinChemists full-time

    Pros

    the people there were very relaxed and overall very fun to work with. very realxed and casual
    Cons

    Cons

    Low pay, not enough hours, and too many brands, when basically everyone does the same thing
    Advice to Management

    Advice to Management

    My management was pretty cool and laid back, i didnt have any problems with them really


  10. Helpful (4)

    "DO NOT WORK FOR THIS COMPANY!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at skinChemists full-time

    Pros

    Great team sadly poorly managed by directionless CEO

    Cons

    Dirty and disorganised office.
    Poorly managed .
    Poor staff retention .
    No marketing budget.
    No PR support.
    Zero brand awareness not respected within beauty industry .
    Zero customer care .
    Eractic management .

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  11. Helpful (4)

    "marketing"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Great team to work with

    Cons

    Bad management, unrealistic objectives and unfair treatment



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