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Helpful (1)

"Great place to work and the people are great too"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Sales Associate
Current Employee - Sales Associate
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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

Pros

Discount is great; beautiful place to work

Cons

Many job responsibilities with little pay

Advice to Management

Increase base pay sales associates

Other Employee Reviews for Pier 1 Imports

  1. Helpful (3)

    "Pier One great people, lousy pay!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Lead in Grand Junction, CO (US)
    Current Employee - Sales Lead in Grand Junction, CO (US)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Discount, Awesome people to work with, fun product

    Cons

    Everything else is pretty much awful.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in your employees and they will do the same for the company


  2. Helpful (3)

    "I wish I could still love my job, but I'm too exhausted to remember why I should."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Bellevue, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Bellevue, WA (US)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pier 1 Imports full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Fun, flexible management teams. Wide range of associates and customers to work with. Visually stimulating environment.

    Cons

    Lack of accountability in upper management Almost entirely female workplace can get catty and petty Favoritism in upper management Not enough accounting for traffic levels, store sizes, and other payroll effects Physically exhausting (my once active lifestyle is now all consumed by work) Too much stake placed upon Credit Card success My now "full time" position is only 34 hours a week, before I was promoted I was working 40 I fear the company is moving in a direction that will eliminate the enjoyable visual merchandising opportunities we have in the stores now, it seems to be getting more cookie cutter every day Inconsistent hours (I work anywhere from 6am-11pm every week) High management turnover (generally not a good sign) Managers and Assistant managers have huge expectations and responsibilities placed on them continuously, without the necessary support or time to execute them well

    Advice to Management

    Do a thorough analysis of your management team from the top down. Ask for anonymous opinions from those working under regional and territory managers to find out how well they are actually doing in their supporting roles. Place a higher value on great experience for associates and customers than on a hard percentage of credit cards opened every day. Some people are not interested in the P1RCC, and that needs to be ok.


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