Sales Associate (Current Employee) – Fairfax, VA – January 1, 2015
Everyday work at Charming Charlie is full of new events, new promotions, and lots of Jewelry. Very flexible with schedule, specially for students. I enjoy working at charming charlie, Employees and managers are very friendly.
Full-Time Assistant Store Manager (Former Employee) – Farragut, TN – September 7, 2015
• Manage staff, preparing daily planner and goals for the day and assigning specific duties to sales associates. • Change and organize signage to promote upcoming sales promotions. • Locate, select, and procure merchandise for markdowns. • Perform sales floor work, such as greeting or assisting customers, stocking shelves, or taking inventory. • Manage the movement of shipment from back of store out onto sales floor. • Plan store layouts or design displays. • Filling out and filing opening and closing paperwork each day. • Open and close cash registers, performing tasks such as counting money, separating charge slips, coupons, and vouchers, balancing cash drawers and making deposits for the safe. • Quickly adjust positions and sales tactics for the day to cater to the customers we have in store to increase sales. • Coaching to sales associates on all new company information and how to better handle their position to increase sales to make each segment goal and daily sales goal.
Full Time Manager (Current Employee) – Nashville, TN – September 4, 2015
The best thing about charming charlie is meeting new people daily. It keeps the momentum exciting and you never know who you are going to meet. The opportunity for advancement is a plus as well. The overall staff are very encouraging, and love what they do.
Cashier / Sales (Current Employee) – El Paso TX – August 28, 2015
A typical day at work consist of welcoming the costumer into the store along with making them feel important. Helping the customer find what they were looking for or building ideas to make sales. Informing costumers about promotions of the day to add on to sale. Maintaining the store clean and well stocked. Make sure costumers have a pleasant experience at the cash-rap by avoiding lines and keeping a friendly environment. Other days are set on shipment opening boxes and separating merchandise to set out in the store. We also have days set for resenting and visualization of the store along with marking down new items for sale. I have learned different techniques to approach costumers to maximize sales. I have learned to visualize the store to expose higher prized items to improve sales. The management keeps a friendly environment to make the workers more comfortable. I do feel the management spends to much time talking to one another other then work. I do see the management spend most of the time in the back texting and eating. I do feel as if the management would accomplish more if time was not waited. Most co-workers have worked there for long so I feel they have become complaisant and unproductive. We usually do not see each other much because most of the time it's two managers and one associate. The hardest part of the job is to complete others jobs along with yours. The most enjoyable part of this job is being around different people each day. I like having to meet costumers and the little or a lot they share during our interactions.
A typical day at Charming Charlie's consisted of helping the customer that came in to find the "it" of her style. Products ranged from clothing to jewelry and accessories. I learned more about having a sense of fashion. Management was ok wasn't too crazy about it. I wasn't able to learn too much about my co-workers because we were assigned to different zones that we had to be attentive to. The hardest part of my job was attempting to enjoy my job.
Associate Charmer (Current Employee) – Norcross, GA – August 9, 2015
How could I not love working around cute jewelry and clothes?? I got this job in May, after returning from my first year of college. It was only for the summer and the christmas season (yet to come), but I loved working at this store so much that I am transferring to a store to work at while I am at school (the locations are 8 hours apart, commuting would not be an option). The environment is so fun and easy going as well as the other workers are fun to be around. The entire team of staff has completely changed in the last six months because this location was not doing well. Corporate replaced the managers and eventually all the previous staff left, from what I heard. But I also saw many customer and employee reviews saying they were unhappy, so it was for the best. It was very easy to get the hang of, hardly anything you have to memorize and all super easy to get used to. I found it very easy to excel at. My favorite part was the outfits I got to wear! On top of the black standard, we are allowed to wear certain colors each month. Every article of clothing has to be solid color, and the only prints you can wear has to be from Charming Charlie. Only dresses and tops can be colored, skirts and pants have to be black or white, no shorts. We have to wear 4 accessories, which sounds like a lot but it was really easy to pick out outfits, I soon found out. This job was perfect for me and I'm confident it can be perfect for anyone else.
25% discount, promotional discounts for employees, first dibs on new and marked down merchandise
Closing is done by one person mainly, wish it paid a little more.
General Store Manager (Current Employee) – Yonkers, NY – August 4, 2015
Charming Charlie provides multiple advancements within the company. The work-life balance for managers can be tough to balance. The people working within Charming Charlie have upbeat personalities with strong customer service focus.
Team-member (Hourly) (Current Employee) – Rochester Hills, MI – July 25, 2015
It's a good place to work. Usually go in, get all your gear on, and basically be a personal assistant to the customers. Co-workers and managers are very nice and pleasant. The only thing is that it can get slightly slow sometimes, so a bit boring. It is very fun and teaches you great customer service skills and pushes you to reach your goals.
Customer Service Specialist (Former Employee) – Houston, TX – July 21, 2015
The environment is fun and friendly. I learned a great deal at this job as well as skills to help me succeed in my future endeavors. The management team was engaged and merely lacked the tools to help improve the work environment. The staff was friendly and always a pleasure to work with. The most difficult part of the job was the ever changing structure of the departments. Working for a company in high growth was the most enjoyable part of being part of that team.
Great Benefits and Staff
Rapid Growth and ever changing corporate structure
Fashion Advisor (Former Employee) – Erie, PA – July 17, 2015
The management team at this store was always very encouraging and made our jobs fun. We did have a sales quota to meet everday, but it never felt like it was the most important thing. The other team mates that they hired we all genuine and rumors or talking about the other employees were not tolerated.
After working for Charming Charlie for 6 months, I had been promoted to Visual Lead was trained in daily read reports, handled walk throughs with district managers, and was responsible for inventory management. There were some problems with management but when I brought this to my superior's attention it was quickly handled.
Fun and upbeat place to work, female consumer driven
Stock Lead /Visual Expert (Former Employee) – Salt Lake City, UT – June 18, 2015
A typical day at work included processing shipment and/or running the cash register. I learned how to build fixtures, create merchandise flow, work the cash register, pair and sell outfitting, create displays, submit damaged merchandise via standard operating procedure, and provide memorable and specific consultations resulting in increased profit. Management was amiable and made me feel valuable. My co-workers varied in age, but were almost exclusively women. The hardest part of my job was completing the shipment process in a very limited amount of time, but we did it! The most enjoyable part of my job was setting up displays and interacting with customers.