The Body Shop

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I love working for this company, however prepare for long hours

Store Manager (Current Employee)

ProsEncouraged to speak up and share ideas
Fantastic network of fellow managers for support and spirit-lifting!
Beautiful products, customer engagement and shop floor environment

ConsA lot is demanded from managers and assistant managers. You'll either embrace it (expected to 'run' your business rather than turn up and set up, close down and go) or you'll buckle.
Long hours - expectation is to be present and work at least 30 minutes before and after you're rota'd (and therefore paid) for every day but this is often more.

Advice to Senior ManagementBe realistic about the working hours required of managers/assistant managers and reflect that in the weekly scheduling if you cannot reflect it in pay.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

     

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    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    I worked at The Body Shop


    Pros: Great people, very nice atmosphere. Cons: Lots of changes causes disruption amongst employees Advice to Senior Management: Trust your staff! More
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    Overall good part-time work experience

    Seasonal Salesperson (Former Employee) Richmond, BC (Canada)

    I worked at The Body Shop part-time for less than a year


    Pros: Body Shop has a systematic training sessions on how to become a good salesperson, I was given a booklet and the manager played a video… Cons: We were asked to put on at least seven different kinds of makeup(foundation, blush, eye shadow, mascara, lipstick) for work and the… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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