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Converse Reviews

Updated 15 Feb 2020

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3.9
77%
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93%
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Converse President and CEO Scott Uzzell (no image)
Scott Uzzell
16 Ratings
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  • "High turnover of leadership and upper management has created a individualistic culture which pins people against each other(in 14 reviews)

  • "Overall I thought it was a great place to work at so no cons(in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Operations"

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    Customer Operations Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Converse

    Pros

    Great atmosphere, passionate team. Interaction between departments in territory.

    Cons

    Sometimes processes do not work

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    Converse2016-11-28
  2. "work life generally."

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    Former Employee - Sales Assistant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Converse part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    good environment and workforce with customer

    Cons

    may be busy from time to time in the shop

    Converse2019-11-12
  3. "Rushed, short staffed, no resources"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Converse full-time

    Pros

    Great discount on Converse and Nike product

    Cons

    No budget for hours, constantly understaffed, micromanagement from senior leaders, very high expectations on limited resources. Temporary contracts that do not inspire loyalty from a workforce. No care for staff. Work life balance is awful, contacted on day off without fail.

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    Converse2019-06-08
  4. "Great Culture"

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    Communications Executive in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Converse

    Pros

    Great company, exciting, unusual and innovative. Challenging work and great development.

    Cons

    Not a bad word to say

    Converse2015-11-25
  5. "Job"

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    Current Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Hanover, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Converse part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The employee and family discounts

    Cons

    Can only wear converse brand in store

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    Converse2020-02-15
  6. "Meet guest and consultant about ptoduct"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Converse part-time

    Pros

    Good leader and good environment

    Cons

    Nothing to say. Good manager

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    Converse2020-01-23
  7. "Grass greener..."

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    Current Employee - Product in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Converse full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great benefits, awesome work life balance, cool people

    Cons

    Antiquated processes, minimal lunch options

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    Converse2020-01-21
  8. "-"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Converse full-time

    Pros

    flexible and easy going supervisors

    Cons

    long hours in retail outlet

    Converse2020-01-14
  9. "Experience in Operations for Converse"

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    Current Employee - Operations Specialist 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Converse full-time

    Pros

    One the main advantages is the possibility to propose initiatives that will be listened. Everyone has a voice inside and if you bring a good idea you will be able to put it in practice. Flexibility for your time off and also at the campus.

    Cons

    Not big career opportunities

    Converse2019-12-25
  10. "Great culture"

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    Current Employee - Operations Supervisor in Pearl, MS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Converse full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Pay and incentives, the overall culture was great! Comfortable dress code!

    Cons

    As any retail job work life balance can be difficult but manageable. There was lack of training for my team including the store manager. Our dm was not involved!

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    Converse2019-12-16

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