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Fun Atmosphere!
Customer Service Cashier/Sales Floor Associate (Former Employee), Richmond, VAAugust 14, 2014
Great retail company to work for. They offer discounts to employees. They really strive to be the best and instill that same spirit into the employess . I learned various selling techniques while I was there and added them to my customer service skills. The hardest part of the job was meeting markdown deadlines, but with various strategies I managed – more... to get this task done. The enjoyable part of the job was the great support from staff. – less
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Fun fast paced environment that had opprotunity for advancement
Customer Service Supervisor (Former Employee), Philadelphia, PAAugust 14, 2014
Pros: fast advancement
Cons: other employees were very upset
counted tills and placed them in registers. checked customers out. answered any questions or concerns from customers. counted safe out at night. in charge of scheduling lunches and breaks for cashiers. hardest part of the job was working black friday. best part of the job was being able to help customers whenever i could as well as moving up in position – more... with hard work and dedication. – less
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Sales Floor Associate (Current Employee), Milwaukee, WIAugust 14, 2014
A typical day at work for me is maintaining a clean sales floor and constant monitoring fitting rooms. I help out in other departments as needed. Each day I learn a different strategy on how to help customers and keep a presentable display for our merchandise.
Our management team is good too. They're always available when we as employees need them as – more... well as our customers.
The hardest part of this position is the constant picking up and recovery. The most enjoyable part of my duties are meeting new people and being a good asset to this company. – less
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Fair place to work
Cashier, Sales Associate (Current Employee), Columbus, OHAugust 13, 2014
Pros: good people to work with, good management, breaks, good training
Cons: tiring job
The company trains and cross trains across a wide variety of different positions based on their need. A typical day of work is for a part time worker a 9 hour shift on a Saturday and Sunday. The hours are fairly long but they do include breaks for meals.
The company trains well in the retail field. They train in almost every department and they utilize – more... the most out of their employees and their abilities. The job teaches a person how to provide customer service as well as sales in the retail field.
The coworkers and the people you will usually encounter are very easy to get along with. There is a lot of mutual respect and trust in the workplace.
The hardest part of the job is the 9 hour availability on the weekends and the scheduling. There is also lots of walking around to do if you are a sales associate. The end of a workday, tiredness will not be surprised. It can be a job that can wear you out.
Management as far as the general managers go is outstanding. They take into consideration the needs of the employees and do a very good job of meeting those needs or concerns. – less
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Don't apply if you want a life!
Ladies Sportswear Associate (Former Employee), Montgomery, ALAugust 13, 2014
Pros: the employees
Cons: asistant manager needs an attitude adjustment cause her title has gone to her head.
This company does not care about it's employees at all! They will work you in the ground for a small amount of pay, will even have you working 2 departments at the same time. And when closing expect you to recover and replenish both departments by yourself! The discount is the lowest in retail history only 10% which is only sales tax here...what a waste! – more... It's just not worth it...oh they will call you in on your off days and if you have children you will close every shift while teenagers and senior citizens get day shifts! – less
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Great Job location
Sales Associate (Former Employee), Compton, CAAugust 13, 2014
Pros: having a good busy night!
Cons: getting backed up at the cashier.
A typical day at work is making sure all the merchandise items were on the sales floor,with the correct price and size!
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've learned how to be a more patient and productive Sales Team and how the Front of the store works

Management was very helpful when needed information and help to assert task properly!

The co-workers got along wonderfully as we – more... were part of a work family..helping each other when store became busy.

The hardest part of the job was getting tasks done when there was very little help..The most enjoyable part was being of assistance to customers and having the morning meetings before store opened. – less
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Not Good
Retail Sales Associate (Current Employee), Saginaw, MIAugust 13, 2014
Working In the Saginaw store is the most horrible work experience ever! The management sucks there dont care about there employees at all. The hours are HORRIBLE!!! They favor the employees who dont ever speak up and say whats on there mind. It to me is just a side job until I can get one that is worth giving my time to.
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Customer Service (Former Employee), Woonsocket,RIAugust 13, 2014
Retail Customer service, manager of Baby depot. baby registration, stocing shelves, presentations.
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Great management and great work environment
Receiver (Current Employee), Brandon, FLAugust 12, 2014
Pros: work schedule
Cons: low pay rate
Great place to work. Dynamic management and co-workers. Hardest part of the job is the physical activity. Most enjoyable part of the job is the atmosphere here is great.
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Wonderful people to work with horrible managment
Cashier/customer service work on the floors (Former Employee), Stamford, CTAugust 12, 2014
A day at work was busy , a lot of returns a lot of customers . I learned how to work a register how to cope and greet hundreds of people. The management was horrible, 10 registers open and on 2 people on them while the lines will be all the way into the clothing section, the needed better time management. The hardest part of them job was being one of – more... those two ringing up and returning all those customers the job was hard but it got done ! – less
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Not a great place to work
Account room auditor/clerk (Former Employee), Fresno, caAugust 11, 2014
Pros: nothing
Cons: everything
Hours wasn't great, they take advantage of you, the pay isn't great at all thought they would pay more then I'm getting due to they say competitive pay but no way. I would never work there again. The managers wasn't all that great either. I did so much there and they did not appreciate anything I did.
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Hard work pays with rewards at the end
Receiving Supervisor (Current Employee), Brownsville, TXAugust 11, 2014
Pros: discounts
Cons: short breaks
A typical day at work would be going with a state of mind that no matter how difficult it was to get out freight with no payroll which meant no personnel, we were going to succeed, and finish our goal for the day. I learned how to speak to personnel to get them motivated and work harder to accomplish our goal. Tried to get management involved so they – more... would know where we would be at the end of day. My co-workers worked hard and tried their best all the time. The hardest part of the job was staying focused and managed the entire group to keep focus as well to finish our goal. The most enjoyable part of the day was the end of the day when I saw everything that was accomplished. – less
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Good Job
Cashier/Customer Service (Current Employee), North Brunswick, NJAugust 11, 2014
A typical day at work is ringing up customers.
I learned that some people are very rude but then there many polite people.
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Structural management weak
Department Manager (Former Employee), Vacaville, CAAugust 11, 2014
Had upper management issues and was not structured well but was a fun place to work at sometimes.
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cashier (Former Employee), Baltimore, MDAugust 10, 2014
working for Burlington was a good experience i liked being able to learn the different departments my coworkers was great and very helpful management was good most managers helped if needed my typical day was busy and interacting with people keeping things clean and organized and much more
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Nice Place to Work
Receiving Associate Responsibilities (Current Employee), Lauderdale Lakes, FLAugust 10, 2014
Pros: good employee & manager, etc.
Cons: n/a
It is a Nice Place to Work, Good Managers, and Fair Benefits.
We unload the trucks, Process all the merchandise (Ticketing, Sensoring, & Nubbing), and put it on the floor.
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Average
Merchandiser/Sales,Recieving,Cashier (Former Employee), Egg Harbor Township, NJAugust 10, 2014
Pros: great manager
Cons: short breaks
I Really enjoyed working there it was a great place to work the management was great there was a lot of fun activities we did and i had great coworkers
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Fast Pace
Customer Service Supervisor (Current Employee), Lawrenceville, GAAugust 10, 2014
Pros: helpful meetings, discounts
Cons: short breaks, bad hours, horrible management
Being with Burlington has made me become more of a mutli-tasker, patience, and a goal oriented team leader. I work as a customer service supervisor where i supervise, and lead others to promote great customer service for the shoppers as well as instructed employers with rules to clean and organized the store. As a supervisor i work with the management – more... team to drive the store to be successful and encourage the employees to make a good shopping experience for our customers. – less
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ok place to work
Recieving Associate (Current Employee), Longview, TXAugust 9, 2014
unloading the truck, very hot there, Management hardly no communication, love my co workers,
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productive and fun work enviroment
manager (Current Employee), Meriden, CTAugust 9, 2014
Pros: breaks are aways on time
its a pretty good company to work for we work together as a team to get the job done.

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