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A fun place to work.

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Former Employee - Assistant Manager  in  New Bern, NC (US)
Former Employee - Assistant Manager in New Bern, NC (US)

I worked at Pier 1 Imports part-time for more than a year

Pros

The employee discount was a big plus. They offer insurance options for part-time employees. Opportunities to interact with people/customers from all walks of life.

Cons

Store managers are in charge of scheduling. My personal experience was that the store manager continually scheduled me and another manager for weekend shifts, but refused to work more than one weekend for every two months despite higher management requesting she work more weekends. They require you to push their store credit card, so if you have a problem pushing 23%APR cards on people, this may not be the place for you.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

I would advise regional managers to require schedule submissions from store managers along with sales reports. This would give better insight to what problems may be leading to poor store performance.

Recommends
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Over worked, Underpaid

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Pier 1 Imports

    Pros

    The 25% discount is great. There are lots of pretty things to look at.

    Cons

    The furniture quality is poor, Merchandise is overpriced, The training is minimal.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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    Great place to work!

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Fort Worth, TX (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Worth, TX (US)

    I worked at Pier 1 Imports full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good work/life balance. Great bonus program! Laid back company.

    Cons

    Once you are hired in for a particular position, you will be stuck with that position. No opportunities to move up within the company. People tend to stick around for a long time. Company pays below market value.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Create more opportunities for people to advance. Pay people what they are worth.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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