J. Crew

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J. Crew Reviews

Updated 19 December 2014
Updated 19 December 2014
671 Reviews
3.8
671 Reviews
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J. Crew Chairman and CEO Mickey Drexler
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444 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • There was also a great discount for employees that was great during the holidays (in 92 reviews)

  • Flexible Hours, Great Employee Discount, Great brand image cultivated by Mickey Drexler (in 76 reviews)


Cons
  • On Call shifts, management that doesn't know how to properly schedule employees (in 38 reviews)

  • All part-time employees were required to work at least 8 hours on either Saturday or Sunday (in 21 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Superb work environment

    Former Employee - Seasonal Sales Associate
    Former Employee - Seasonal Sales Associate

    I worked at J. Crew part-time

    Pros

    Positive work environment, great support and training from superiors, lots of entry-level autonomy, and wonderful discounts.

    Cons

    I guess working late nights or on Saturdays sometimes? They try to accommodate your schedule though.

    Recommends
  2.  

    it s agood company ,love working here the only thing bad abt the company is management

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Mumbai
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Mumbai

    I have been working at J. Crew full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    good working environment ,heafty salary,good apparaisal,great work life balance

    Cons

    bad management, too much work load

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    open up

  3.  

    Senior Software Engineer

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at J. Crew

    Pros

    * Great work life balance
    * Amazing management
    * Summer fridays, parties, events

    Cons

    * Work is fun here in JCrew

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Internship

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Retail Chief Executive Director in New York, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Retail Chief Executive Director in New York, NY (US)

    I have been working at J. Crew

    Pros

    Great Staff. Great environment. Amazing benefits. The discounts were pretty amazing too.

    Cons

    Hours were really boring and they didn't give us any breakfast. Overall it was a great amazing place to work. I would love to be part of the J Crew family in the future.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Better Management.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    find it worth it

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Associate
    Current Employee - Sales Associate

    I have been working at J. Crew

    Pros

    depending on which store you work at everyone is super nice and has a lot of fun. That doesn't mean that there is a lack of work ethic. the reason why i enjoy working retail at jcrew so much is because it holds the perfect balance between work and fun.

    Cons

    the customers. easy job but can be super stressful at times

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Good work environment, helpful peers - good starting job to open up opportunities in other retail spaces

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Associate
    Current Employee - Sales Associate

    I have been working at J. Crew

    Pros

    You get a discount off clothes in store, surrounded by peers who appreciate your taste. rewarding opportunity that teaches you basic basic skills to take on into the future.

    Cons

    Pay could have been higher but that's okay

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    pretty good place to work

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Designer
    Current Employee - Senior Designer

    I have been working at J. Crew full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    nice people, structured, no crazy fashion divas

    Cons

    workload in design can be enormous, unorganized, no vision, no specific direction

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Great Place to Work!

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at J. Crew full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Friendly, customer-focused environment
    Fosters a great work-life balance
    Encourage growth
    Generous PTO

    Cons

    Because of the pros, management positions tend to stay filled for long periods and best opportunities tend to involve changing stores.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Sales Associate (Part-Time)

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    Current Employee - Part Time Sales Associate in Tucson, AZ (US)
    Current Employee - Part Time Sales Associate in Tucson, AZ (US)

    I have been working at J. Crew

    Pros

    Love working for a company that is so passionate about their brand.

    Cons

    I wish I could get more hours.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Overall positive.

    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Bloomington, MN (US)
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Bloomington, MN (US)

    I worked at J. Crew

    Pros

    good training and good clothing discount. standard pay. friendly cowokers.

    Cons

    difficult to move up to management quickly.

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