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Trans World Entertainment Employer Reviews

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If you love entertainment this was the place
Visual Merchandising Manager (Former Employee), Albany, NYJune 29, 2014
Great times with a good company. The entertainment industry is a great place to enjoy lots of perks the only downside is the pay was awful.
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Enjoyable place to work
General Manager (Former Employee), Wayne, NJMay 20, 2014
Pros: happy customers:)
Cons: loss prevention - teaching the staff how important being smart is
Make sure everything was in its proper place
Inventory of certain items to make sure it is correct
Change store around to planner
Make Schedules
Schedule breaks
Train staff on add ons

Hardest was Loss Prevention
Seeing customers happy with their purchases
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a great place to work
Accounts payable merchandise assistant: (Former Employee), Albany, NYApril 29, 2014
Pros: free movie tickets and cd's
Cons: its in new york
entered invoices and receipts into the computer system, matched the receipts to the invoices. the hardest part was being inside all day.
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Great company
Sales Associate (Current Employee), Livingston, NJApril 1, 2014
Pros: free lunch
Cons: not alot of hours available
Managers are friendly and knowledgeable.Company regards you to take care of the customer first. Business will dictate the hours you work.
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Selling physical product was a challenge but very satisfying
District Manager (Former Employee), MichiganFebruary 14, 2014
Pros: selling music/flexible schedule
Cons: too much effort was put into permission based marketing
The job had many perks but the challenge of selling physical product in the current environment was challenging. I had a very good team and we had many years of success.
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Retail at its funnest
Store Manager/Music and Video Stores (Former Employee), Elmont, NYJanuary 18, 2014
Fast paced, urban, nice and loud! Selling music and movies with a great employee discount and bonus program.
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productive
Associate (Former Employee), Carson, CAOctober 22, 2013
Pros: got the chance to familiar our children with our kind of job
we have good incentives and the management was generous enough.
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Good local teams, disconnected corporate.
Assistant Store Manager (Former Employee), Cary, NCSeptember 4, 2013
Pros: fun environment, relaxed atmosphere, small teams.
Cons: corporate out of touch with store-level.
You get to spend large portions of your day talking to people about movies, music, shows, and collectibles. Local store personnel are all really friendly for the most part, and get along pretty well. Corporate's focus on selling "add-on" stuff like magazine subscriptions seems counter-intuitive, like it's playing against their strengths as a brick-and-mortar – more... with live people for customers to talk to instead of sales-driven computer programs. – less
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Experience Appreciated
Assistant Manager (Former Employee), Trumbull, CTAugust 26, 2013
I worked there for 3 years and quickly advanced to an assistant manager. I appreciated all the knowledge gained and work experience. However, the pay wasn't that great and there was a lot of favoritism. I left for a better paying more professional job.
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A fun place for the movie and music lover.
Third Key and Sales Associate (Former Employee), Frederick, MDJuly 2, 2013
Was a great opportunity to interact with the clients to find out exactly what they were interested in. It was a great reflection at the end of the day to be able to provide service to someone who enjoyed media entertainment as equally as oneself as an employee.
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trans world was a good place to work.
Quality Control Clerk (Former Employee), Carson, CAApril 30, 2013
I work there for 5 years and I learn alot plus I enjoy know all my freinds there and also miss them.TRANS WORLD IS CLOSE DOWN NOW.
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Retail
Assistant Manager (Former Employee), Atlanta, GAMarch 25, 2013
Retail job dealing with all range of emotion from customers.

Has made me very capable of dealing with the needs of a wide variety of people.
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My Job
Senior Assistant Manager (Former Employee), Cincinnati, OHFebruary 7, 2013
Pros: co-workers, atmoshere and customers
Cons: finding doctors in my health care plan
The reason why I loved this job was the people I worked with and the customers that came in. It just feels so good to find a customer something that they been searching for awhile. But then again, the worst part of the job is also the customers. The ones that don't understand that something is out of print. But I try not to let that keep me down. I've – more... made many friends just meeting people in my store. – less
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never again (Former Employee), Dallas, TXNovember 9, 2012
Pros: discount
Cons: pretty much everything else
not the type of company that puts their employees first...management left a lot to be desired...all in all one of worst places I've ever worked
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It was a very stressful posistion. They expected you to work almost 24/7
General Manager (Former Employee), Wayne, NJAugust 27, 2012
Pros: good insentives
Cons: limited work life balance
It is a very tuff industry due to technology. Due to I Pads, I Pods etc...it is very hard to sell DVDs and CDs.
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Listened to new music and watched new movies
Assistant Manager (Former Employee), Port Chester, NYAugust 24, 2012
I was an assistant manager, I did customer service, answered phones, checked in shippment, rang on register
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It was one of the best jobs I every had.
Customer Service Representative (Former Employee), Carson, CAAugust 20, 2012
Pros: they allow you to make up time losted.
A typical day at work was normally a good day.
I learn marketing skills
Management was fair
My co-worker were good people never had a problem
The hardest part of the job was leaving after five years
Learning something new from my supervisor that was not related to my position.
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fun people, great product to work with and enjoyable customer base
MIT/Assistant Manager (Former Employee), Bristol, CTJuly 22, 2012
Pros: small environment with trustworth associates
Cons: low pay
maintaining and running all day to day operations and having fun with the product while forging great business consumer relationships.
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Fun Work Environment
Order Picker (Former Employee), North Canton, OHMay 3, 2012
To pick orders according to specifications. To package orders for shipping to customer.
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Productive company within a failing industry
Internal Audit - Intern (Current Employee), Albany, NYApril 16, 2012
TWE is a great place to grow and advance professionally. It also offers the ability to extensively network with others in the same profession. It is sad to see the effects the downturn of the entertainment industry has had on the company.