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Fort Worth, Texas-based Pier 1 Imports is a global importer of home decor and furniture. The firm seek sout uniqueness and great value, and strives to inspire and empower customers. Pier 1 is dedicated to helping children, youth and families in the community to overcome life’s challenges. The team is committed to being successful as a business while also living its values every day: challenging and supporting one another, and fostering a fun, friendly and open environment. If you’re pursuing a career where you can leverage your potential, you will find a wide range of full and part-time open positions within the areas of corporate, distribution, stores, and customer relations. A Pier 1 job will come with an array of benefits including PTO, medical and financial incentives.

Company - Public
$1B to 2B
Large
Multiple locations
Home Furnishing Retailers, Lessors of Intangible Assets
1962
What departments Pier 1 employees work at?
DepartmentsRatio
Retail31.4%
other occupation23.7%
Sales Managers & Supervisors22.8%
Sales - Other14.4%
General and Operations Managers7.7%
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Professional experience

How many years of experience do Pier 1 employees have before joining?
Years of experience at Pier 1: Newcomers: 30%, Experiencers: 16%, Experts: 15%, Veterans: 39%. Pier 1 employees have 8+ years experience on average before joining.
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Where did Pier 1 employees work before joining?
Where they've worked before Pier 1: Bath & Body Works, Express, Gap Inc.. Typical Pier 1 employees have worked at Bath & Body Works.
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Express
Gap Inc.
What industries did Pier 1 employees work in previously?
Industry Background: The most typical industries of Pier 1: Niche Retailers, Clothing Retailers, Food & Beverage Retailers, General Merchandise Retailers, Colleges / Universities. Pier 1 employees most likely come from a Niche Retailers industry background.
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Where did Pier 1 employees work before joining?
Past employers' size at Pier 1: Small: 26%, Medium: 9%, Large: 65%. Most Pier 1 employees have previously worked at large companies.
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Educational background

What did employees at Pier 1 study?
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Where did employees at Pier 1 study?
Tarrant County College
Texas A&M University-Texarkana
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Employee data

How long do people stay in a role at Pier 1?
Time employed at Pier 1: <1: 7%, 1-3: 22%, 4-8: 47%, 9-13: 13%, 14-20: 7%, 20+: 4%. Most Pier 1 employees stay with the company for 4-8 years which is the same as the industry average.
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How does Pier 1 rank for age & gender diversity?
Gender ratio at Pier 1: 33.2% Male and 66.8% Female. Age ratio at Pier 1: 16-20: 1%, 21-30: 54%, 31-40: 23%, 41-50: 13%, 51-60: 7%, 60+: 2%. Pier 1 rates - 22.8% more female than the industry average. Most Pier 1 employees are 21-30, which is below the industry median age range.
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What are the top roles at Pier 1?
Top roles of Pier 1: Sales Associate, Store Manager, Sales, Manager, Regional Manager. The top role at Pier 1 is Sales Associate.
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Store Manager
Sales
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Regional Manager

Career advancement

How does Pier 1 rank for career advancement?
Career advancement at Pier 1: low. Pier 1 ranks low for career advancement which is same as the industry average.
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What companies do Pier 1 employees go on to work at?
Future employers of Pier 1: Bath & Body Works, JCPenney, Kirkland's, Sephora, Starbucks. People who work at Pier 1 most typically go on to work for the Bath & Body Works.
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JCPenney
Kirkland's
Sephora
Starbucks

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Fort Worth, TX - May 9, 2021
Awesome place to work
4.6
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Professional growth
4
Salary & Benefits
5
Work-Life balance
5
Recognition & Support
5
Culture and Values
Pier1 was one of the best places I ever had together pleasure of working for. It was exciting to go work each day. I enjoyed all my coworkers and respected all of management. We were a family.

Pros and Cons
Friendly office and loving people.
Company went out of business
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What’s the stock symbol of Pier 1?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
PIR.
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What’s the gender distribution at Pier 1?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
66.8% female, 33.2% male.
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What year was Pier 1 founded?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
1962.
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What industry does Pier 1 belong to?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
Retail.
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How much revenue does Pier 1 generate?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
$1b to 2b.
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What’s the average length of tenure at Pier 1?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Typically 4-8 year(s).
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what kind of companies did Pier 1 employees work for?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
Large companies before Pier 1.
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How often do employees get promoted at Pier 1 ?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
advancement opportunities are low
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Top future employers of Pier 1 employees?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Bath & Body Works, JCPenney, Kirkland's, Self Employed, Sephora, Starbucks, Target, Ulta Beauty.
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Where did employees work before joining Pier 1?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Bath & Body Works, Express, Gap Inc., JCPenney, Neiman Marcus, Old Navy, RadioShack, Target.
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What’s the average age at Pier 1?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
i think it’s 21-30.
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Where did most of Pier 1 employees go to school?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Tarrant County College, Texas A&M University-Texarkana, Texas Christian University, The University of Texas at Arlington, University of North Texas.
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I hope it's not difficult working here
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10 months ago
it can really be
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10 months ago
it's really overwhelming! but it's very flexible place to work tho
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I have heard the company provides employees with every support they would ever need
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9 months ago
it's really necessary for company to support their employees
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9 months ago
it's one of the things that have helped them to keep retain their employees 💪
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I am curious about it that it is offering remote work for now or not?
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10 months ago
Remote work is not done in it for a time being. 🤪
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10 months ago
No work from home allowance for a while. 🟢
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I have heard that it is good at taking care of employee and the pay it offers you is quite good.
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11 months ago
Quite handsome salary package. I was able to pay my student loans by doing this job. 🙂
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11 months ago
When I worked in this organization salary package was so so good. I used to part a lot from the money i used to earn. 🥰
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Are part time sales associates drug tested?
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10 months ago
Part time sales associates were not drug tested during my time
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10 months ago
Nope! Nor do they do background checks
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How are the work from home hours? Benefits? PTO?
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10 months ago
Benefits are restricted to only FT and management employees
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10 months ago
There is not an option to work from home
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what is the nature of the questions you were asked during your employment
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10 months ago
Asked basic questions that are expected in an interview
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10 months ago
What makes me a good manager
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when I first started working here, going to work every day is always hard for me. but nowadays, it's been so fun that I don't feel comfortable not going to work.
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10 months ago
same here. I am always excited; always new and beautiful products
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9 months ago
I'm very happy going into work and leaving work every day.
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are your work schedule flexible
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9 months ago
the way they made the schedule makes it very easy to achieve a balance work-life
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9 months ago
not to my expectations, but it's decent
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it's really very stressful working here sometimes. the customers can be very frustrating
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9 months ago
Customers can tend to get "testy" and many times it is understandable.
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9 months ago
Physical labor of moving furniture, carpets, and the heavy odds-n-ends...mehn, its really tiring
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Working in a stressful enviornment is quite a headache, I am curious about the enviornment of it.
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9 months ago
Great place and wonderful atmosphere, I love it. 😍
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9 months ago
fun job and worked with great people over the years. 😇
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how long will it take before I know about the fate of my employment
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9 months ago
that's true. you will know yourself by judging your performance during the screening 💯
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9 months ago
one week or thereabout
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what is the pay like. doi they pay well?
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10 months ago
at least, it's better than what they offer at some places
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10 months ago
fr💯
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Chances of career advancement in it matters a lot. I want to know career advancement chances of employee in it.
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9 months ago
it will give all the tricks you need for the coming future, if you are talented enough the chances are there.🙃
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9 months ago
No career advancement. You may join it to gain exerience of course
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I am a teacher by profession and unsatisfied by my current job. I wanna switch to this organization please tell me about the interview procedure of it.
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10 months ago
The interviewer will ask you quite simple questions, it is on you to make him believe that you are different from others. 😆
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10 months ago
The questions asked during the interview are like WHY DO YOU WANT THIS JOB? or HOW CAN YOU BE A PERFECT FIT FOR THE JOB. You have to be unique and make him realize that he will be at loss if he did not choose you. 😊
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I am working in an institute with a quite non serious and rude management. I want to know about the management of this organization.
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10 months ago
Management will treat yougood as long as you work in a favour of it. 😋
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10 months ago
When I used to work in it my manager was quite wonderful to me. 🤗
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I got a call fromthe HR that i can join it but i am curious about the leaves they offer in a month.
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10 months ago
It will give you the time off you need:)
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10 months ago
It offers at least 4 offs in a month. ps allow you to take 2 extra leaves. 😝
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Hey! I am a new here. Kindly tell what are the benefits it is offering?
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10 months ago
Good salary and compensation packages
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10 months ago
Flexible working hours also you get a chance to work in a very pleasant environment
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I would like to know, how many hours/days would be the training goes on here.
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9 months ago
Not really a set number of days unless you have a hard time learning.
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9 months ago
5 days of training🖐
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the retaining rate has been consistently high. that really sounds good
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10 months ago
no particular reason. like me now, I didn't leave the store for any fault of the company. I just changed professions
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10 months ago
they really have a very low turnover rate. I am impressed
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I have come to realised that everyone always has a reason why they can't leave this place. the environment has been my best part of working here
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10 months ago
it's true. there is always something holding you back
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10 months ago
it's true. there is always something holding you back
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Are there specific colors or styles of clothing required while working?
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9 months ago
Solid color collared shirts and jeans to be worn with company apron.
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9 months ago
Yes. It is required to wear a solid colored shirt - long or short sleeved
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I left my previous workplace where men were given priority and were considered more during hiring. I wanna know Is it hiring female employees?
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10 months ago
The gender ratio of it contains 66.8% of women. 😇
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10 months ago
it prefer hard working womwn to work for them. Apply and join the diverse team! 🤩
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what's a typical day like at this place
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9 months ago
Amazing!!!
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9 months ago
Depending on the day. Opening and overseeing the floor
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do you have to be at a certain age before you work here
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10 months ago
Most are graduates of high school.
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10 months ago
16yrs. of age or 18yrs. of age
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do they hire people without experience too
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10 months ago
Yes, but it all depends if they like your “vibe or no
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10 months ago
I really hope they do
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when is paycheck
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10 months ago
Depends on your location. When I was in Alabama, bi-weekly
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10 months ago
it's weekly🤡
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I really struggled with the hiring process when I applied last year. I hope the hiring process is better now
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10 months ago
it's much better. got hired within weeks
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10 months ago
I think they have a very functional HR now
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I wonder if the company incorporated raises as part of the benefits you enjoy here. been thinking how often raises happen
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9 months ago
per year
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9 months ago
it's not that often 😉
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I saw it on a website of it that they offers quarterly bonuses to their employees.
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10 months ago
It gives bonuses and they are so goood. 😇
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10 months ago
It does give bonuses to the employee but stopped giving for a time-being. it will continue to offer bonuses soon. 🙃
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it's too much of a hassle getting job these days. I would like to apply here, do you think I will have it easy?
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9 months ago
if you put in the effort, you will definitely have it easy
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9 months ago
getting a job at this place hasn't been this easy🤌
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What is the dress code involving tattoos and piercings?
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10 months ago
It is relaxed
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10 months ago
You can show tattoos and have piercings at some locations💪
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tbvh, the company is really trying. but it will really improve the company as a whole if they offer more compensation
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9 months ago
I advise they should also promote growth
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9 months ago
exactly 💯. it will greatly help
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I left my prev place because of the hours. I hope you don't work plenty hours at this place
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10 months ago
The hours were pretty flexible as long as changes communicated in advance
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10 months ago
Had 40 hours a week😳
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how easy is it to get hired here
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10 months ago
they have to vet you thoroughly, so it's not easy to get hired
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9 months ago
it's not that difficult 🤌
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what expert advice would you give to someone looking forward to work here
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10 months ago
Love the product they offer🤝
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9 months ago
Don't lie about experience
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