Burlington Coat Factory

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Burlington Coat Factory Reviews

Updated 28 October 2014
Updated 28 October 2014
491 Reviews
2.4
491 Reviews
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Burlington Coat Factory President and CEO Tom Kingsbury
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great deals offered on products sold and the employee discount for these products (in 13 reviews)

  • If you're a high school or college student then this is a good place to work part time (in 13 reviews)


Cons
  • minimum wage, but once the minimum wage went up our wages were not adjusted (in 35 reviews)

  • No appropriate work/life balance - people that create their own are penalized (in 12 reviews)

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    my time at Burlington was very interesting as I was one of the first sales assoc to help put the store together

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Kingston, NY (US)
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Kingston, NY (US)

    I worked at Burlington Coat Factory full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    helping customers finding the right coat for size and style for all customers of different ages

    Cons

    my biggest things to consider were to be a team player helping one customer and letting the next customer u notice they r waiting but u will be right with them

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    upper management was very nice to me teaching me different things to do in the receiving dept

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    OK

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Cashier in New York, NY (US)
    Former Employee - Customer Service Cashier in New York, NY (US)

    I worked at Burlington Coat Factory part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Nice coworkers, management a little rude but it was fun working there.

    Cons

    Progress inside the company take time.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More activities for coworkers to get involved.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    I loved working here but not the pay.

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Cashier in Bakersfield, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Customer Service Cashier in Bakersfield, CA (US)

    I worked at Burlington Coat Factory part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    The job was great. It kept me busy to where my work days went by quickly. The management team really values and recognizes good work ethics when they see it.

    Cons

    They had me working as a supervisor for about 75% of the time I was working there and I should have been paid the same amount as the supervisors.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work. Might want to consider raising the pay for all positions because it's entirely too much work for the little pay.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    burlington

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    Former Employee - Receiving/Cashier in Woodbridge, VA (US)
    Former Employee - Receiving/Cashier in Woodbridge, VA (US)

    I worked at Burlington Coat Factory part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    harder you work more hours you gain

    Cons

    very unprofessional needs to tighten management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    run the store more smooth

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Good place to work. Sometimes frustrating.

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    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Burlington, NJ (US)
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Burlington, NJ (US)

    I have been working at Burlington Coat Factory full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    People are good. Environment lax at times.

    Cons

    Stressful expectations with poor resources.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7. 2 people found this helpful  

    Feeks like i was in high school

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    Former Employee - Merchandise Team Associate in New York, NY (US)
    Former Employee - Merchandise Team Associate in New York, NY (US)

    I worked at Burlington Coat Factory part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    pay,hours, people i worked with

    Cons

    management was horrible and unorganized

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    think about employees and be more professional

  8.  

    Frustrated

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Burlington Coat Factory

    Pros

    the customers they are loyal

    Cons

    The Store Managers treating employees like crap

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  9.  

    Its OK gets boring and repetitive.

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    Current Employee - Flow Team in Spokane, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Flow Team in Spokane, WA (US)

    I have been working at Burlington Coat Factory part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    its easy work unless your on ;the flow team which is balls to the wall for 6 hours.

    Cons

    Gets boring when the store slows down you do odd jobs.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give the flow team a higher pay they deserve it.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Okay for students, maybe..

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    Former Employee - Receiving Associate in Mesa, AZ (US)
    Former Employee - Receiving Associate in Mesa, AZ (US)

    I worked at Burlington Coat Factory part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    You work with some great people, usually.. Would be an ideal job for a full time student or someone in need of a 2nd part time job.

    Cons

    Poor hours, under staffed and lacking proper managements.. Wages are a little lacking though above minimum wage, impossible to live off of if its your only source of income.

    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11.  

    Good

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    Current Employee - Anonymous
    Current Employee - Anonymous

    I have been working at Burlington Coat Factory

    Pros

    It was fun at first

    Cons

    Hard ti get a raised

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please atleast a dollar raise for hardworker employees

    No opinion of CEO

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