Mission: To help her look and feel her best!
I worked at Talbots part-time (More than 3 years)
Talbots was a great part-time job, especially for my first serious employment. They asked for the best from you. They were committed to brand excellence and maintaining a classic tradition while moving forward with the times (visually).
The management team was excellent; the GM was considerate and listened to what we needed as employees but never promised what she couldn't deliver. She was an excellent boss to work for and gave me a wonderful structure for what to look for in a leader.
The only cons would be that all the employees are only part-time. There aren't any full-time positions open until you get to corporate headquarters-type positions. I didn't anticipate any kind of growth while working there.
Any other cons were the kind that come from working part-time retail.
Advice to Management
Listen to what your employees say. Understand that your management team does so much for you in the day-to-day and they can only do so much unless you show them you really appreciate them.
I applied online. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Talbots in October 2015.
I arrived at the scheduled time, only to find Manager who set up the appointment was off!!?? She had forgotten the interview. Asked assistant to talk with me. Friendly woman not prepared to be thrown into situation, but went ahead with interview.
We were excited and honored to be recognized for the relationships we build and the customer service we deliver.
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