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Hudson, Ohio-based JOANN Stores is a retailer of home decoration crafts and fabrics, with more than 865 stores across 49 states and an e-commerce business. Team members in stores, distribution centers and the store support center are inspired by creativity, dynamism and on-trend ideas. If you wish to launch a career at JOANN Stores, you can benefit from tuition reimbursement, medical, dental and vision plans, 401(K), life insurance, discounts, health savings and flexible savings accounts.

Company - Private
$2B to $5B
Large
Multiple locations
Niche Retailers
1943
What departments JOANN Stores employees work at?
DepartmentsRatio
other occupation29.6%
Sales Managers & Supervisors13.7%
Retail10%
Administrative - Other8.8%
Buyers / Purchasers6.1%
Management - Other6%
Arts / Entertainment / Media5.7%
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Professional experience

How many years of experience do JOANN Stores employees have before joining?
Years of experience at JOANN Stores: Newcomers: 30%, Experiencers: 16%, Experts: 18%, Veterans: 36%. JOANN Stores employees have 8+ years experience on average before joining.
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A year ago
Call me and begin working for you asap.
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A year ago
Don't delete. Call me , I'll start asap .
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Where did JOANN Stores employees work before joining?
Where they've worked before JOANN Stores: American Greetings, Kohl's, Macy's. Typical JOANN Stores employees have worked at American Greetings.
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American Greetings
Kohl's
Macy's
What industries did JOANN Stores employees work in previously?
Industry Background: The most typical industries of JOANN Stores: Niche Retailers, Clothing Retailers, Colleges / Universities, General Merchandise Retailers, Food & Beverage Retailers. JOANN Stores employees most likely come from a Niche Retailers industry background.
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Where did JOANN Stores employees work before joining?
Past employers' size at JOANN Stores: Small: 30%, Medium: 10%, Large: 60%. Most JOANN Stores employees have previously worked at large companies.
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Educational background

What did employees at JOANN Stores study?
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Where did employees at JOANN Stores study?
Bowling Green State University-Firelands
Cleveland State University
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Employee data

How long do people stay in a role at JOANN Stores?
Time employed at JOANN Stores: <1: 12%, 1-3: 33%, 4-8: 33%, 9-13: 13%, 14-20: 6%, 20+: 4%. Most JOANN Stores employees stay with the company for 4-8 years which is the same as the industry average.
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How does JOANN Stores rank for age & gender diversity?
Gender ratio at JOANN Stores: 33.7% Male and 66.3% Female. Age ratio at JOANN Stores: 16-20: 1%, 21-30: 54%, 31-40: 21%, 41-50: 13%, 51-60: 9%, 60+: 2%. JOANN Stores rates - 22.3% more female than the industry average. Most JOANN Stores employees are 21-30, which is below the industry median age range.
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What are the top roles at JOANN Stores?
Top roles of JOANN Stores: Team Members, Store Manager, Sales Associate, Cashier, Manager. The top role at JOANN Stores is Team Members.
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Store Manager
Sales Associate
Cashier
Manager

Career advancement

How does JOANN Stores rank for career advancement?
Career advancement at JOANN Stores: medium. JOANN Stores ranks medium for career advancement which is above the industry average.
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What companies do JOANN Stores employees go on to work at?
Future employers of JOANN Stores: American Greetings, Big Lots, Kohl's, Lowe's, Target. People who work at JOANN Stores most typically go on to work for the American Greetings.
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American Greetings
Big Lots
Kohl's
Lowe's
Target

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gender breakdown at JOANN Stores?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
gender ratio is 66.3% female, 33.7% male.
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When was JOANN Stores founded?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
I think 1943.
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What industry is JOANN Stores in?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
Retail.
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What’s JOANN Stores’s yearly revenue?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
$2b to $5b, i think
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How often do employees get promoted at JOANN Stores ?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
advancement opportunities are medium
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What’s the average length of tenure at JOANN Stores?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Typically 4-8 year(s).
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what kind of companies did JOANN Stores employees work for?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Large companies before JOANN Stores.
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Top future employers of JOANN Stores employees?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
American Greetings, Big Lots, Kohl's, Lowe's, Self Employed, Target, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Walmart.
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Who are the top previous employers of JOANN Stores employees?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
from what i found these companies American Greetings, Kohl's, Macy's, OfficeMax, Self Employed, Target, Things Remembered, Walmart.
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What’s the average age at JOANN Stores?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
i think it’s 21-30.
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Where did most of JOANN Stores employees go to school?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Bowling Green State University-Firelands, Cleveland State University, Kent State University, The Ohio State University, The University of Akron.
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the yearly bonus is definitely something to look forward to at this company Its a great way to show employees that their hard work is valued ⭐
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A year ago
its like waiting for Christmas morning, but with a bonus instead of presents 🎁
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A year ago
i am pretty sure the anticipation of the yearly bonus is what keeps me going during those tough work weeks 😂
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Did I hear right? I heard they only offer benefits to full time workers
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A year ago
hardly will you see any company really offering benefits to part time workers.
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A year ago
but I have heard part times could enjoy discounts on purchases too, tho
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I think negotiating my pay scale here can be a nerve-wracking experience, but it paid off in the end if you derserve 🤞
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A year ago
congratx on your successful pay negotiation!
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A year ago
i think employee should do if they allow to negotiate🎉
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I think its great that the company offers gym memberships to some employees, good motivation to stay healthy and fit 🏋
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A year ago
I want it, how can i get 🤑
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A year ago
there is some eligibility critera for it
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what are the employement benefits here?
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A year ago
I love the education reimbursement 💯
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A year ago
in early times, i got PTO, life insurance ans some good employee discounts
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I have never been through a layoff myself, but I know several people who have, i am glad this company is resolving these issues and there are no lay offs now
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11 months ago
i have been through a layoff before and its definitely a tough experience
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11 months ago
yeah but now so its great to see that the company is making positive changes! 👍
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i was pleasantly surprised when i received a bonus along with my promotion, It made me feel valued and happy
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11 months ago
congrats on the promotion and bonus, you deserve it 💼
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11 months ago
wow, thats great news 🤑
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what's the pace of work like
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A year ago
One minute it's slow, the next it's packed...lol..so intense sometimes 🧐
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A year ago
Sometimes mind numbingly slow, other times extremely stressful and busy.
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I have learned so much from my colleagues over the years, their unique perspectives and ideas have changed my perspective possitively 🤔
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11 months ago
learning from others is one of the best ways to develop new skills and broaden your knowledge 📚
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11 months ago
Right, teamwork really does make the dream work 🤝
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In my opinion, company should provide free meals and coffee only on occasion rather than every day, It makes it more special and appreciated 🎉
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A year ago
hehe its this a private agent trying to bann our free food services 😄
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A year ago
Now i am habitual please delete the post :D :D
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If you are an employee who frequently drives for work, I highly recommend the fuel card program
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11 months ago
Thanks, its a great thing to manage expenses 😎
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11 months ago
truly, its a great benefit to have
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Does anyone know how much is the hourly wage starting as a Seasonal Cashier and little experience?
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11 months ago
I started at federal minimum wage for my state at $7.75 an hour.
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11 months ago
$8 in Georgia👍
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i am happy that company allows employees to wear what they feel comfortable in, as long as its appropriate
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11 months ago
yup i follow my free-style dressing
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11 months ago
hmm i also like this policy 👍
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I was wondering about the type of test they do. have heard they do drug test
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A year ago
There was none😎
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A year ago
if I remember correctly, they test with a mouth swab. they test for alcohol, cocaine
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is there any promotion policy in place?
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A year ago
yes, there is. have to apply internally and interview numerous times.
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A year ago
a year of employment and then they will consider it
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i strongly believe that employees should be able to express themselves in their own way, and i am glad this company supports that belief 🤘
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A year ago
amm thats a good news for those who like this stuff, i have seen quite a few workers wearing face piercings
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A year ago
yeah i have seen most of the face piercings are allowed ❤
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i think the overtime rate at this company is pretty generous, it makes it a little easier to work those extra hours 💰
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11 months ago
Yeah pretty fair 🤗
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11 months ago
fair and very good addition to my overall pay
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I heard they dont necassarily drug test upon hiring? 💉
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A year ago
they can anytime; 😐
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A year ago
yeah not mandatory but mostly they do if they suspect anything
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i have worked under managers who were excellent at delegating tasks, but lacked the ability to inspire their team, i am happy here the managers are extremely qualified
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A year ago
we have the leaders who not only delegate tasks but also motivate and inspire their team 💪
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A year ago
such a good thing to be thankfull for the company
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The working environment in this company is innovative and forward-thinking creating an exciting and dynamic work culture
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11 months ago
I cant wait to see what new ideas and concepts come out of this forward-thinking work environment 💡
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11 months ago
True men
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the focus on professional development is one of the things that sets this company apart I love that I have access to the resources for growing in my career 📈
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11 months ago
this company is all about investing in its employees and helping them reach their full potential 🌟
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11 months ago
wow amazing i cant wait to start my journey
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How does the company handle scheduling conflicts, i want to work night shift but not always being allowed 🤔
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11 months ago
may be the company thinks you need your beauty sleep 😉
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11 months ago
have you tried talking to your manager about your preference? 😴
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what's so great about working here? what could be your best part working here
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11 months ago
Getting to be around so many crafts and creativity.
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11 months ago
Discount. Getting to see new product. Sometimes fun coworkers.
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the company's commitment to tech and digitalization is admirable, they are constantly investing in new tools and resources 👍
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A year ago
wow great to see this company embrace technology and innovation
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A year ago
Yoo very excited to see what new advancements we will be using next 🤖
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Hi guys according to your experiences how long does it take fot a pay raise
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11 months ago
once in a yr but not 100% sure 🥴
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11 months ago
i got my last raise in 1.3 years
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I love that our company is always looking to stay ahead of the curve and anticipate future trends we are constantly researching and innovating 🚀
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11 months ago
Ohh i am getting excited to be part of this company 🤩
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10 months ago
yeah always pushing boundaries and breaking new ground
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I think that offering maternity leave is not just a nice-to-have perk, but a necessary policy for health and well-being of employees and their families 👨
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11 months ago
True i also think the same 💯
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11 months ago
I agree with it
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I appreciate the transparency around the promotion process and the clear criteria for advancement, i did not have any problem with it 🙌
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11 months ago
i am in the waiting list for my first promo i hope i will get a good experience
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11 months ago
the fair policy is always good 😍
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the company's hiring process was very thorough, which made me feel like they truly care about finding the right fit for the job 🙌
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A year ago
thank God, i also have an upcoming interview
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A year ago
hmm thats so good for the candidates 🤗
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Personally, I found the probation period to be a bit stressful here, working closely with manager could improve it 😬
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A year ago
the probation period can feel like walking on a tightrope!
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A year ago
well it has gone now, Hopefully now working closely with your manager will ease the stress 😬
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i just finished attending a job fair here and It was a bit hectic but I got to meet a lot of different people 😂
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A year ago
did you get a good oppurtunity
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A year ago
i was not informed about it sadly 🥲
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when do you get a raise
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11 months ago
annually, if at all
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11 months ago
Every 6 months👍
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parking can be a source of tension between co-workers, I wish company should find a better way to manage it
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A year ago
mey be the company can provide more parking spots to ease the tension
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A year ago
i think the admin team is not working actively on this issue
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I am so curious about the background test i heard it takes a lot of time
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11 months ago
3 days, despite the warehouse being kept extremely short staffed and the turn over rate high, you have to continuously call in to get hired on
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11 months ago
about a week 🙂
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how is the vacation policy here? does it allow to take a much-needed break and come back to work feeling refreshed? 🌴
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A year ago
my experience was very good with leaves
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A year ago
i just came back from a two-week vacation, and I feel like a whole new person, definitely take advantage of the vacation policy here 🏖
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i recently got hired and i would say the drug test and background check process was straightforward and easy to follow 👍
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11 months ago
have to say they have very good admin and management staff 😎
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11 months ago
It took me 4 days but thats a very good time
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I recently attended an employee training program on data analysis, and it was a game-changer for my career! 📈
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A year ago
what did you learn from that can you share with us?
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11 months ago
good to hear that the training program had a positive impact on your career! 💪
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our company actively work towards creating a culture of inclusion and belonging. Its not enough to just have a diverse workforce 💡
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11 months ago
I love the culture 🫂
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10 months ago
I am so happy that i have supporting co workers
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reallly impressed with the the 401K investment options and low fees, Its a great way to build a solid nest egg for retirement without breaking the bank 💼
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A year ago
i love the low fees, its a huge bonus, without sacrificing your current financial stability getting a 401K is just so good 💰
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A year ago
the planning can be overwhelming, but this company makes it easier by offering great investment options and low fees💰
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I am 16 years old and getting 17 in 3 months, can i work here?
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11 months ago
Not now
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11 months ago
noh bro celebrate two more birthdays first 😂
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i did not heard a satisfctory answer yet, can you work remotely at this company?
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A year ago
well its a retail store, u have got to be where the people are
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A year ago
Not a remote job 😏
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how did your interview go? what question was asked
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11 months ago
the interview is really simple with easy questions 🤌
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11 months ago
Experience and availability basic retail interview questions
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I appreciate the company's policy of granting sick leave without requiring a doctor's certificate for minor illnesses, It shows that they trust their employees 🙏
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A year ago
Well, it depeneds on job position 🤗
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A year ago
Overall i would say the leave policy is good
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what's the pay you start off with as a new hire?
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A year ago
$9.00 hour
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A year ago
When I first got hired, the company started me with $7.15/hr.
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happy to hear there is mostly no maximum age limit for the store job positions, as I thought it would only be suitable for younger people
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A year ago
Age is just a number
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A year ago
good to see they recognize the value of experience and diversity 🌟
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I am willing to start a job at this store i wanna know what is the starting pay for an inexperienced person 🤔
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11 months ago
started at 14$ raised to 20$ once I went full-time
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11 months ago
what i experienced is the sales floor team members have a starting pay of $15/hr, but there are lower positions that have a starting pay of $11/hr 😐
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I am really curious about the different cultures in our various office locations, can anyone who has transferred share their experience?
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A year ago
I believe the work culture is very different but i's amazing to learn from new perspectives 🤝
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A year ago
i had the opportunity to work a new office for a few months and it was a great experience!💼
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I am very grateful for the opportunity to work from home as a marketing manager here, but I do wish there were more opportunities for in-person collaboration and team-building activities
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11 months ago
yeah without physical interaction its not entertaining
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11 months ago
its great that the company offers flexibility for remote work 🤞
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Is it possible to work part-time at the company? 🤔
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11 months ago
yess so many part time jobs
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11 months ago
i do part time job its very common and easy here
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how would you describe the working hours. are they flexible?
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11 months ago
I don't agree with you. the hours are okay and pretty flexible
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11 months ago
Some times its three hours a day or four, but many are off shifts
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