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Chico's FAS company is a pioneer in women's clothing and accessories retailer. The company was founded in 1983 as Folk-Art Specialties on Sanibel Island, Florida. The apparel company was founded by Marvin and Helene Gralnick. The corporate headquarter is located in Fort Myers, Florida, United States. The current President/CEO is Bonnie R Brooks. Chico's FAS produces apparel and accessories and operates under three unique brands – Chico's, White House Black Market, and Soma. It consists of 1,309 boutiques and source apparel stores operating through the three brand names in the United States including Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, and Canada, and product selling Online. Chico's FAS offers plenty of opportunities to grow with the company. Employees who share a passion for unsurpassed customer service are always recognized and rewarded.

$2B to $5B
Multiple locations
Clothing Retailers, Apparel Wholesalers
What departments Chico's employees work at?
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Sales / Retail72.8%
other occupation27.2%
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Professional experience

How many years of experience do Chico's employees have before joining?
Years of experience at Chico's: Newcomers: 15%, Experiencers: 11%, Experts: 16%, Veterans: 58%. Chico's employees have 8+ years experience on average before joining.
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Where did Chico's employees work before joining?
Where they've worked before Chico's: Alfred Angelo, Ann Taylor, Belk. Typical Chico's employees have worked at Alfred Angelo.
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Alfred Angelo
Ann Taylor
Belk
What industries did Chico's employees work in previously?
Industry Background: The most typical industries of Chico's: Niche Retailers, Clothing Retailers, Apparel Wholesalers, Food & Beverage Retailers, Motor Vehicle Retailers. Chico's employees most likely come from a Niche Retailers industry background.
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Where did Chico's employees work before joining?
Past employers' size at Chico's: Small: 25%, Medium: 15%, Large: 60%. Most Chico's employees have previously worked at large companies.
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Educational background

What did employees at Chico's study?
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Where did employees at Chico's study?
Kent State University
Ohio University-Eastern Campus
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Employee data

How long do people stay in a role at Chico's?
Time employed at Chico's: <1: 4%, 1-3: 6%, 4-8: 51%, 9-13: 26%, 14-20: 11%, 20+: 2%. Most Chico's employees stay with the company for 4-8 years which is the same as the industry average.
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How does Chico's rank for age & gender diversity?
Gender ratio at Chico's: 16.4% Male and 83.6% Female. Age ratio at Chico's: 16-20: 0%, 21-30: 9%, 31-40: 11%, 41-50: 20%, 51-60: 23%, 60+: 37%. Chico's rates - 39.6% more female than the industry average. Most Chico's employees are 60+, which is above the industry median age range.
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What are the top roles at Chico's?
Top roles of Chico's: Sales Associate, Store Manager, Sales, Manager, Style Advisor. The top role at Chico's is Sales Associate.
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Sales Associate
Store Manager
Sales
Manager
Style Advisor

Career advancement

How does Chico's rank for career advancement?
Career advancement at Chico's: very low. Chico's ranks very low for career advancement which is below the industry average.
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gender breakdown at Chico's?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
gender ratio is 83.6% female, 16.4% male.
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What industry does Chico's fall under?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
Retail.
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What’s Chico's’s yearly revenue?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
$2b to $5b, i think
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What companies are similar to Chico's?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
American Eagle Outfitters, Chico's FAS, Levenger, Ralph Lauren, Rent The Runway, Soma, True Religion Brand Jeans, White House Black Market.
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what are the chances of career advancement at Chico's?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
very low.
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How long do people usually work for Chico's?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
4-8 year(s).
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what kind of companies did Chico's employees work for?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
Large companies before Chico's.
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who are employees usually hired by after leaving Chico's?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
Alex and Ani, AllianceHealth Deaconess, Altar'd State, Ambassador Management Group, Charming Charlie, Chico's FAS, J. Jill, Self Employed.
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Who are the top previous employers of Chico's employees?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
Alfred Angelo, Ann Taylor, Belk, Chico's FAS, Coldwater Creek, Eddie Bauer, New York & Company, Talbots.
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What’s the average age at Chico's?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
60+.
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Where did most of Chico's employees go to school?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
Kent State University, Ohio University-Eastern Campus, Penn State University, Temple University, University of Oklahoma-Health Sciences Center.
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One ov the things i loved here’s the multiple onsite cafes within walking distance and and beautiful mini kitchens 4 lunches & breaks
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10 months ago
Ti’s a nice addition btw
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10 months ago
Their cafes are the perfect destination to treat well yourself!
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Hi, I am from Puerto Rico, they will soon be opening a store in Plaza del Caribe.How can get an interview.😢
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9 months ago
throught their official website😀
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9 months ago
I was hired by applying them directly
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I’ve heard chicos has shopping stores dedicated to its employees offering discounts
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10 months ago
i’m waiting 4 my discount card to be issued, will do shopping there soon
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10 months ago
I did shopping long ago at 40% off the regular price
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Yo, the hiring process here ain't too bad, it's pretty straightforward, i just got hired for the assistant manager role👨
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9 months ago
as far as u’r their type of ppl, theyll recognize u in the initial steps nd it makes further process easier :)
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9 months ago
they didn’t call me back
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I guess it’s a women owned brand
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10 months ago
Molly Langenstein is their CEO
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10 months ago
women r rockin bro
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I’m curious 2 know that Is it possible to choose the shift u want 2 work here?
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9 months ago
It depends on the availability ov the staff actually
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9 months ago
Yeah, they allow you to work in ur desired shift afaic…
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I’m curious to know about some best positions being offered here
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10 months ago
Positions r offered in retail, distribution and corporate sections
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10 months ago
U can see their current openings
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I’m just 16 & i think its not the age to join Chicos
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10 months ago
they might accept if you’re 17
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10 months ago
I was offered an opportunity here when was 21
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Hey which department is best to work in here?
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10 months ago
Which pays more ;D
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10 months ago
Go with corporate careers
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Employees get great discounts on their products🤩
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9 months ago
thats the benefit 😍
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9 months ago
wohoo that’s Y i purchase more dresses than my budget
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Ppl are appreciated as a person being here😍
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9 months ago
But some people aren’t happy even after being appreciated
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9 months ago
ow wow!! I’d love to be their next yr after my graduation
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Chico's is pretty fast-paced, isn't it?
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9 months ago
it could be at times, but not always afaik…
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9 months ago
very busy
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Hiring age
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9 months ago
I think it is from 16 and above
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9 months ago
the hiring age sholud be at least 16 years old
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I'm just wondering🤔 how to transfer to a different store
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11 months ago
If a positiob is available on the certain store😐
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11 months ago
If transferring to a different store is like the distribution center(s) then it is who you know and not what you know
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Seems like it’s very hard to get promoted here as a new employee
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10 months ago
Promotions r limitted
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10 months ago
While it's not easy, it's not impossible either!
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I’ve seen some people here who are too snappy for work
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10 months ago
tbh, i wasn’t like that & they offered me the opportunity now being promoted to a manager-level position. They focus on ppl whore dedicated & hardworking!
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10 months ago
It’s good!
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I just get a call for the interview for the assistant manager position. So excited about choco’s rollercoaster
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10 months ago
I’m too waiting for their call, hope to get it soon
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10 months ago
They ask standard questions get ready 4 it
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After working at chico’s i finally got a sense of real fashion styling
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10 months ago
Of course, u will get it after working in a fashion industry💁
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10 months ago
Fashion-oriented people hang out here
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I've heard that there are certain discounts offered for part time employees
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10 months ago
40 % off regular price
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10 months ago
They offer 10% off in clearance items🤨
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What hours are available for me to work if I were to work 7 days during after school hours for a part time🤔
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9 months ago
Monday through Saturday 9-1, 5-9 Sunday 12-4
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9 months ago
Flexible schedules for college students👨
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What attracts you too be at chicos?
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10 months ago
Nothing actually…
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10 months ago
Will tell you when comes 2 my mind
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If u lack communication skills, u will fail doing a job here bcz many roles require that skill tbh…
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9 months ago
It's a good point!
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9 months ago
It helps you to excel in career fast…
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I’ve heard they also offer training to their employees
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9 months ago
Every company gives training to its employees btw
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9 months ago
You heard it right :)
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Is this brand only available in USA?
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9 months ago
They r available across many locations
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9 months ago
their online services are offered to many regions
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I’ve a high school diploma and prior retail experience which type of job will suit me here?
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9 months ago
u can see whenever they announce
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9 months ago
in-store positions r offered at this qualification imo…
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Any reviews on working for the Norman OK location?🤗
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10 months ago
pretty much decent reviews😲
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10 months ago
Not to say much about
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What is current salary for sales lead key holder in Fort Lauderdale?😐
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9 months ago
fair and decent pay rate
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9 months ago
It depends on experience and skills
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I can't see to find anywhere that states Chico's personal appearance guidelines. (ie, hair color,piercings, tattoos etc)
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9 months ago
There is a dress code that must be followed when you work there.
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9 months ago
I know that the company does not have an opinion on hair colors or piercings and tattoos but keep in mind the type of costumer that you are dealing with and how they will see you.
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The work environment here’s gr8 as you are surrounded by happy ppl & beautiful clothing
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10 months ago
haha clothing is amazing, I love browsing during my breaks
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10 months ago
It can't be the same for everyone :(
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I’m in love with Chicos benefits especially On-site Health Center On-site Fitness Center/Classes, On-site Child Care, Bikes for Cross Company, Travel Fresh Flowers
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9 months ago
their benefits r exceptional 😎
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9 months ago
not offered 2 all btw
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I’ve heard U get paid biweekly here.
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9 months ago
monthly bonuses are a nice touch, keeps me motivated to work harder
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9 months ago
i 've heard great things about the pay structure here can't wait to start!
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I was tired of tough hours at my previous job but TG here i got Flexible hours to work! So happy to have more control over my work schedule🙆
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10 months ago
Work-life balance is key, this is a great move honestly
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10 months ago
i don’t thnk so coz here u also get 2 work at tight schedule
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We as employees keep pushing to make chico’s best it can be and so we deserve the raises we get after each year
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10 months ago
it helps us to keep up the good work
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10 months ago
But they should invest in professional development of their ppl afaic
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How does the bonus system work here?🤨
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9 months ago
Every $100-$200 you get about $4 extra in your second paycheck.
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9 months ago
BONUS ON ANY SALE OVER $101.00 UP $1500​
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Any overnight positions?🤔
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9 months ago
Gladly they do have overnight positions
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9 months ago
The company believed in work life balance and did not ask their employees to work and over night shifts
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