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Hollister Co. Reviews

Updated 9 December 2017
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  • Call in shifts were a pain too, too often if you were on call youd find that you werent needed (in 121 reviews)

  • Minimum wage in NC was not worth what you had to deal with (in 264 reviews)

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  1. "Fun while the novelty of it lasts."

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Hollister Floor Model in Dartford, England
    Former Employee - Hollister Floor Model in Dartford, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hollister Co. part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Bragging rights of calling yourself a model! Friends think its quite cool, good way to impress girls.

    Cons

    Very very boring job with useless bosses.

    Advice to Management

    Keep moving the staff around, be more dynamic.


  2. "confused conpany"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends

    Pros

    All employees get a 50% discount

    Cons

    it' almost impossible to Progress to management position

    Advice to Management

    be more organised and stop employing so many kids.


  3. "Fun place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Floor Model in Cambridge, East of England, England
    Former Employee - Floor Model in Cambridge, East of England, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hollister Co. part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Fun atmosphere, good discount on clothes, nice managers, good student, flexible job

    Cons

    Have to spend a lot on the uniform which is hard when you only work part time. Usually only 5 hour long shifts which isn't ideal if you're travelling a far distance.

    Advice to Management

    Give us longer shifts and work out a uniform scheme so we don't have to buy new uniform every couple of months


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  5. "Hollister"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Hollister Floor Model in Birmingham, England
    Current Employee - Hollister Floor Model in Birmingham, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hollister Co. part-time

    Pros

    Really friendly staff, great atmosphere and interesting job! Loved it! I would definatkey work in a hollister store again very enjoyable.

    Cons

    Can be very hot and if you are looking for a permemenant and reliable job regarding hours this may not be the one as they are given whenever and are zero hour contacts.

    Advice to Management

    Keep the positive review notes as this is very formal and helps to know where you stand as an employee. Keep young management as they are easier to get along with.


  6. "Model"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Hollister Co. part-time

    Pros

    beautiful and social people willing to go out and entertain you whilst on the shift. Once part of the family. you are a family for life

    Cons

    It is really dark in the shops and sometimes customers find that they have purchased the wrong colour. Smell of cologne makes you light headed.

    Advice to Management

    bring back the old look policy. The company was much more liquid in the old days. It was more popular and you there was a real sense of pride working there.


  7. "I have worked at the company for a long time."

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Model/Brand Representative
    Current Employee - Model/Brand Representative
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Hollister Co. part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Very social work environment. Everyone is around the same age (late teens to mid twenties, even the managers) so it's easy to get along with and relate to everyone.

    - It's mostly a chilled/trendy workplace. Managers can be pretty relaxed and empathetic because most of them started part time.

    - customers are young as well so easier to deal with mostly.

    - we used to have these stressful 'call-in' shifts but they've discontinued them.

    - discount 50% on triple a and 20% everything else.

    Cons

    - Depending on your manager, sometimes you can get very little training or guidance and yet be expected to do everything perfectly AND quickly. Sometimes it can be very stressful and taken way too seriously for a minimum wage retail job.

    - sometimes you won't get scheduled at all because the more shifts you work the more you can get. Shifts are based solely on performance.

    - the company as a whole has gotten way more disorganised than it used to be and appears to be having an identity crisis. In some ways I prefer how they used to be pre-2015; work was much more structured and enjoyable.

    Advice to Management

    I wish the company did some things differently. I wish training was better and I wish we could bring back the look policy and style guide.. The company has improved in many ways but also gotten worse in other ways.


  8. "Work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Hollister Co. full-time

    Pros

    Great culture, friendly atmosphere almost

    Cons

    Managers are busy but not always have time for you

    Advice to Management

    busy


  9. "Easy job to get into retail"

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    Former Employee - Stock Associate in Birmingham, England
    Former Employee - Stock Associate in Birmingham, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hollister Co. part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly working environment, relaxed paced

    Cons

    Lack of communication between managers

    Advice to Management

    Keep associates better informed about current status and changes to the store


  10. "best job ever"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Model/Brand Representative
    Current Employee - Model/Brand Representative
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Hollister Co. part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    such a fun environment, fun friends to work with, managers are more like friends than bosses, only 5hr long shifts, amazing flexibilty, i look forward to going to work everyday i love it

    Cons

    0hr means it isnt always reliable but if you work well you will get shifts

    Advice to Management

    nothing, management is the best


  11. "Hollister Model"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible shifts, great people, amazing part time job when you are young, fun environment, great discount

    Cons

    Call-in shifts are the worst not knowing if you will be needed or not and having to keep that time period free either way

    Advice to Management

    Get rid of call-in shifts - people hate them and often don't turn up/call in


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