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If you were in charge, what would you do to make Talbots a better place to work?

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First I would make sure to have a good relationship with my staff. I would want them to feel like they can come to me with any issues. I would try to be as open as possible and not negative towards no ones issue. I would treat all employees the same, no special treatment cause of your title. Everyone is IMPORTANT! If you treat staff with respect then they will carry all that respect to the way they treat the customers!!

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They abide and follow their own policies and procedures in upper management. To be honest and forthright about their products retail versus outlet. They really is a big difference in the quality.

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Better staffing to fully cover the store. Be more considerate of employees. Do something about the the theft other than put it on already overworked staff.

Answered - ASSISTANT MANAGER (Current Employee) - Washington State

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Make the working hours more balanced between all the associates.

Answered - Sales Associate (Current Employee) - Moosic, PA

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Let the managers ,,, manage and do shipment and floor sets and manage the employees and not make their sale goals so hard to reach when you are trying to get everything else completed.

Answered - Assistant Store Manager (Former Employee) - Austin, TX

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I would increase basic salary for individual positions to be in line with competitors.

Answered - Assistant Operational Manager (Current Employee) - Paoli, PA

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Give direction, be understanding follow the times.

Answered - Assistant Store Manager (Former Employee) - Highland Village, TX

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I would thoroughly check applicants references, and I would create an actual training program for new hires. Also I not discriminate against male employees, like I was.

Also they do not care about their employees health.

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