Sales Executive (Former Employee) – Leesburg, VA – February 26, 2016
lots of standing up management was okay not very helpful sometimes co-workers were the best part of the job. co-workers were like my family. hardest part of the job was dealing with the unnecessary drama and stress.
This job was a company that allowed you to grow with your commission if you sold certain items. It also provided great communication skills.
Assistant Manager (Former Employee) – Thousand Oaks, CA – August 16, 2018
A typical day at work could be either busy or slow. It all depended on the day. I learned how to provide world class customer service and provide the customer with what they needed and wanted. The workplace was easy for the most part in terms of communicating with other staff members and customers. The hardest part of the job was selling expensive suits, and the most enjoyable part of the job was getting commission on good sales, and making the customer happy, provided them with their wants and needs.
When work was slow and we weren't able to get good commission, or meet our sales goals.
I was not impressed by management or upper management of the company. They would say one thing but do another. They played favorites. I worked hard as an employee and received no raise in the time frame I worked there, only because I wasnt a full time employee which they told me there were no positions for. However, soon after leaving there were new people hired and full time positions staffed.
I would recommend Jos. A. Bank to anyone as a good place to work with all the bells and whistles!
Master Tailor (Former Employee) – Lees Summit, MO – August 6, 2018
I spent my last 5 years of full time employment at Jos A. Bank. It was fasted paced, exciting and we never had a dull moment. The job gave me a very good quality of life. I received several raises and always had good reviews. I loved all of my customers and they loved me back. Everyone said I was the best tailor they ever had! Jos A. Bank afforded me the luxury to buy a home, take several cruises and purchase my dream car!
Benefits, clean new facility, work in teams, paid on time bi-weekly, and paid a competitive wage.
Regional Director (Former Employee) – Nashville, TN – August 3, 2018
Assocites don't leave the company because of the company they leave because of the management. Associates should understand why they are asked to do something. Language at work should be simple and free of politic. Everyone should have a chance for advancement if they try . Situational leadership is the key ( everyone is different and should approach differently). We have to sell the ideas not tell them. Follow KISS ( Keep it simple and stupid) approach.
A typical work day was very easy for a sales associate. it was either putting away stock, or taking measurements for weddings or prom. I learned how to take measurements and a good sense of style for men's clothing. The manager there was very cool. Great personality and if you needed anything, she would help you. I don't think there was a hard part of a job, all my duties and responsibilities were fairly easy. The most enjoyable part of the job was the fact that my friend worked there, so we would work and hang out at the same time.
Store Manager (Former Employee) – Tulsa, OK – July 23, 2018
Really went down hill quickly after company was bought out by Men's Warehouse. My successor was paid a fraction of what I was paid so my superior was not able to find an adequate person for the job. I was able to lead employees to success before buyout. Commissions cut and always an emphasis for management to be top in sales because their commission is much less than sales staff.
a typical day at work consisted of cleaning the store, folding clothes, restocking, being a stylist for customers, fitting people, and taking measurements for the tailor to adjust the suit or customize the shirt. i learned how to fold clothes, how to fit people, and how to style. the work place culture was very collaborative and team oriented to work together to make a sale. the hardest part of the job was fitting people and sizing them due to the various body shapes and sizes it was always difficult to find the perfect fitting shirt and suit for a person and making the necessary marks for the tailor to do so. the most enjoyable part of the job was creating all these new connections with the customers to see them happy and content with what they're getting within in their budget.
Assistant Store Manager (Former Employee) – The Villages, FL – July 17, 2018
After years as an employee I have discovered favoritism & competition that is not needed. We are taught to be team players but......
Often times the hours are long & list of jobs to be completed in one day are to much. Most stores are shorthanded. There are wonderful days when things go smoothly and there is no cut-throat but usually needs to be brought to others in the store.
Working at JoS. A. Bank was great for the most part, however, the manager of the store was lazy and not very bright, which made working there much less enjoyable. She has since been replaced, so I'm sure it is a great place to work now!
Assistant Manager (Current Employee) – Woodstock, GA – June 26, 2018
The best company to work for. Cares for customers and the services provided to them. Most importantly cares for their employee and their well-being, it's driven to succeed. Always enjoy going in at work