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Fun, Entertaining, and Upbeat

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Sales Leader in Gaithersburg, MD (US)
Current Employee - Sales Leader in Gaithersburg, MD (US)

I have been working at Pier 1 Imports part-time (More than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

You get to work with a variety of people; whether it be coworkers or customers
you learn a lot about the merchandise as you work there, and a lot of it is very interesting
Unlike the competitors (Crate & Barrel, Pottery Barn), Pier 1 stuff is very colorful and unique

Cons

It can take time to move up within the company, and you have to usually be able to transfer to other stores in order to move up
A lot of managers try to low ball with hourly pay (though Pier 1 does pay above min wage), you have to have the courage to ask for something higher
They really push to achieve their goals for the Credit Card we endorse.

Advice to Management

Understand there are good weeks and bad week with results of sales and Credit Card openings

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  1. Fun, energetic company to work for if you enjoy home decor

    Former Employee - Sales Associate
    Former Employee - Sales Associate

    I worked at Pier 1 Imports part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    -The people are amazing.
    -Holiday season is fantastic.
    -The work environment is warm, exciting due to what you're selling.
    -Not required to be pushy - just know your product knowledge, be happy and enthusiastic and you're set.

    Cons

    I have no cons to list...

  2. All in all, a great experience and a company that rewards performance.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Pier 1 Imports full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    professional, knowledgeable employees
    freedom with creativity
    awesome and inspiring merchandise

    Cons

    highly concentrated mostly female environment which can be catty and petty
    difficult time with competitive wages for employees apart from management

    Advice to Management

    Work with your staff to earn their respect, loyalty, and trust. Don't be afraid to develop them and make them as good as you are it will pay off for everyone in the long run. Reach out to your customer base and be honest with them. They will reward you with their loyalty when you go the extra mile.

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