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you learn a lot about the products!
Prestige Consultant (Former Employee) –  Geneva, ILApril 10, 2018
Only benefit for working at ulta is learning products and gratis. The girls are awesome and sweet. the hours are terrible when working at ulta and you most definitely dont get paid enough
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Meh
Prestige Manager (Former Employee) –  Gambrills, MDApril 10, 2018
Working for Ulta Beauty was meh. I think if management was better/more professional I would have had a better experience. Also, very little room for growth.
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Fun coworkers
Prestige Beauty Advisor/Lead Cashier (Former Employee) –  Orlando, FLApril 10, 2018
coworkers were always there for emotional support but management wasn't a good ear to talk to. the brushed things often. The promos from the third parties were very helpful with their brands.
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great place to work
Beauty Advisor/Lead Cashier (Former Employee) –  Glendora, CAApril 9, 2018
If you love make up, this is your place to be. To be surrounded by make up is great because you get to see what is new in stock. If you love helping people make decisions regarding make up or giving advice this is a great opportunity
Pros
2 15 minute breaks, then hour lunch
Cons
no cons
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If you just need a part time job or are a future makeup artist , this a good experience and knowledge
Prestige Beauty Advisor (Current Employee) –  Davie, FLApril 9, 2018
Typical day of greeting and helping guests and making goals when it comes to loyalty programs. You do receive gratis as a prestige beauty advisor, discount should be increased since the pay isn’t good (pay is decent if you work in boutiques). Staff works together as a team and we do have fun at work if you love anything Beauty. Pace differs day to day, But the only way you work full time is if you are management.
Pros
Gratis, small discount, constant training on products
Cons
Not enough hours, discount is low, hourly pay is low
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Great retail job
Sales Generalist (Former Employee) –  Wichita, KSApril 9, 2018
The managers were friendly and encouraging. A regular work day is fast paced. Because I was part time I could unexpectedly go from 30 hours a week to 12. I could be very inconvenient.
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always changing
Salon Manager/ Trainer (Former Employee) –  Houston, TXApril 9, 2018
Always changing! Either adding new products or taking away after a set has been done. Creating new positions then within a year deleting the position. The company continues to grow but they forget about the staff on the front lines taking care of the customers.
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terrible
Sales Associate (Former Employee) –  San Antonio, TXApril 9, 2018
terrible hours, poor management , okay pay, rude coworkers, dont help work with your schedule, ZERO training, not fun at all and no makeup training at all, basically you only know with what you walk in with
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nine
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The only upside is their vast cosmetic brands
Cashier/Sales Associate (Former Employee) –  Madison, MSApril 9, 2018
The only benefit was working with makeup and the customers. The management was chaotic and their turnover rate was way too high for managers within the first six months of opening the store. I'm glad I left as early as I did.
Pros
Training with Cosmetic Brands
Cons
Bad management, poor hours
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Great start to a career in Beauty
Counter Manager (Current Employee) –  OhioApril 9, 2018
Focusing on making daily sales plan, helping clients throughout the entire store, and educating all store partners to build business. Asking clients open ended questions to build an entire bag. Linking store partners to build service sales and client retention. Great place to build a career.
Pros
Vendor education
Cons
Short Breaks
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Pays decent but poor place to work
Machine Operator (Current Employee) –  Greenwood, INApril 9, 2018
Pays a decent rate for machine operators and material handlers but poor work environment. Poor management only worried about numbers and not about quality or safety.
Pros
Benefits and short work week
Cons
Poor management and work atmosphere
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4.0
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fast paced
Replenishment Clerk, Backup Supervisor (Former Employee) –  Chambersburg, PAApril 9, 2018
fast paced environment. needed a strong know-how to be able to do the job. it was enjoyable and the computer work was challenging but it was fun for me.
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Not Recommending
Operations Manager (Former Employee) –  KentuckyApril 8, 2018
Not recommending this company for anyone looking for long term commitment with advancement Great first time job or college kids! Pay could be better for experienced management.
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Fun place to work
Beauty Advisor (Current Employee) –  New Philadelphia, OHApril 8, 2018
Great for a first job or part-time job. Fun atmosphere and great teamwork. Managers are great at the location I work for. Very flexible in the scheudle
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fun
Sales Associate (Former Employee) –  Woodbridge, VAApril 7, 2018
it was a lot of fun working at ultra. all the managers were really great, and always worked with your schedule. the best part for me was organizing all the products, and the discount was great.
Pros
discount
Cons
lack of hours
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Career
Sales Associate (Former Employee) –  Tracy, CAApril 6, 2018
Ulta was fun. My co workers were fun. The management wasn’t they teamed up against you. They gave you poor hours if they didn’t like you. It was a horrible experience but I loved everything else about it.
Pros
Makeup discount
Cons
Hours
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No appreciation for the staff
Beauty Advisor (Current Employee) –  Pembroke Pines, FLApril 6, 2018
Discount is the only thing that makes it bearable. No place for advancement and the hourly pay rate is not worth it. The management is lazy and doesn't treat they're coworkers as coworkers.
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great job if the management team is good
Retail Operations Manager (Former Employee) –  Myrtle Beach, SCApril 5, 2018
Working at ulta had the typical disadvantages of retail i.e. varying hours, crazy customers, and working for managers who are not always professional. I worked in two different stores and one was amazing but the store manager at the other was a nightmare very unprofessional and rude. With that being said it was a fun job i love makeup so getting to work with it everyday and do various training with brands was amazing. The product and services discount was amazing.
Pros
makeup training, discounts, working with various brands
Cons
company policies about returns, management, work life balance
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5.0
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Oppurtunity to grow
Skin Therapist (Current Employee) –  Miami, FLApril 5, 2018
No matter your position Ulta offers a variety of positions that you can advance into. Management is always understanding and fair to it's employees. You may also apply for health care and 401k benefits.
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Long hours
Operations Manager (Former Employee) –  Phoenix, AZApril 5, 2018
Tons of long hours. Work life balance suffered due to this. It was an ok place to work, but if you want to have time outside of work do not work here. Average 50+ hour work weeks for an entry level base salary.
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