Pros: casual fridays, free food and beverages
Cons: getting through to superiors
Since I was a trainee at the company, there weren't many challenges my role faced.
I learned many things that had to do with Merchandising and Management.
My boss was a very humble and caring woman who always attended to my needs. She was also very productive as a Merchandiser and set a great example.
Coworkers were great, it was an all female office – more... making the experience worthwhile.
The hardest part of working at J.McLaughlin was having to set appointments with the company's CEO. The merchandising department was required to get the CEO's approval before distributing merchandise to boutiques throughout the U.S.
Every Friday the company would provide us with a whole day of free food and beverages, it was also "casual Friday" meaning we were able to dress how we liked as opposed to dressing office formal. – less