Compare Kohl's vs Build-A-Bear BETA

See how working at Kohl's vs. Build-A-Bear compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Kohl's vs. Build-A-Bear. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Kohl's

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Build-A-Bear

Employee Ratings

  • Kohl's scored higher in 5 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Build-A-Bear scored higher in 4 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Senior Management and Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 10605 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 737 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.1
Career Opportunities
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Work-life balance
3.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Kohl's Ceo Michelle Gass
80%
80%Michelle Gass
Kohl's employees rated their CEO Approval 28% higher than Build-A-Bear employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Build-A-Bear Ceo Sharon John
52%
52%Sharon John
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
64%
Kohl's employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 5% higher than Build-A-Bear employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
59%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
43%
Kohl's employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 7% higher than Build-A-Bear employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
36%

Salaries

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What Employees Say

  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Kohl's.
  • "Fun environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Build-A-Bear.
  • Kohl's had 326 more reviews than Build-A-Bear that mentioned "Part time" as a Con.
  • Kohl's had 301 more reviews than Build-A-Bear that mentioned "Minimum wage" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 744 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 582 reviews)
Pros
"Fun environment"(in 62 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 56 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Part time"(in 360 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 340 reviews)
Cons
"Minimum wage"(in 39 reviews)
"Part time"(in 34 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Personal Assistant/Office Manager

I have been working at Kohl's full-time for more than a year

Pros

Multicultural, great management, professional, good hours

Cons

Salary is poor considering the responsibilities taken

Advice to Management

You need to improve the training to your employees

Former Employee - Team Leader

I worked at Build-A-Bear part-time for less than a year

Pros

Great staff and management. An upbeat place of work.

Cons

Can experience hostile customers when it comes close to Christmas time.

Job Postings

Kohl's has 11,674 more recently posted open jobs than Build-A-Bear.