Hot Topic Seasonal Sales Associate Reviews

Updated 14 Jul 2020

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3.2
32%
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44%
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Hot Topic CEO Steve Vranes
Steve Vranes
4 Ratings
  1. "Great Place to Work"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Seasonal Sales Associate in Killeen, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hot Topic part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible Hours, Friendly Coworkers, Fun Working Environment

    Cons

    Small Shop, Lack of Hours to give

  2. "AWESOME COMPANY"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Seasonal Apparel Sales Associate in Pooler, GA
    Recommends

    I worked at Hot Topic part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    no uniform. Amazing management. I loved everyone I worked with.

    Cons

    Only con is the pay is too low. They offer minimum wage.


  3. "Not so hot topic"

    3.0
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    Former Contractor - Seasonal Sales Associate in Lafayette, LA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Hot Topic for less than a year

    Pros

    The only good thing at hot topic Is the discount

    Cons

    The only con is the hours they don't give you enough hours or days. I was seasonal I only worked 13 days out of 3 months.

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  4. "Not the best"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Seasonal Sales Associate in San Antonio, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Hot Topic part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - Great Discount - Relaxed environment and Dress code

    Cons

    - Minimum Wage - Managers do not communicate with each other - Not many hours - Not much training - Never given breaks - Store is super dusty and impossible to keep clean - No cameras to prevent theft

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  5. Helpful (1)

    "I am a Seasonal Associate I have only worked one shift and haven't worked for 3 weeks."

    1.0
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    Current Employee - Seasonal Sales Associate in Marietta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Hot Topic part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good discount, good Dress code, and nice people to work with in person

    Cons

    Horrible management, Never on the schedule, no communication.

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  6. "Management is awful"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Seasonal Sales Associate in Newport News, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hot Topic part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Lots of fun Comfortable enviroment Nice co-workers

    Cons

    Unclear Instruction You will literally lose your job if your manager happens to come in one day in a bad mood Unsafe working conditions Unstable management HORRIBLE pay Confusing rules and regulations

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  7. "LOVE IT THERE!"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Seasonal Sales Associate in Durham, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hot Topic part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Management. Best manager I have ever had. Coworkers are all nice and the customers most of the time were amazing.

    Cons

    For me, the travel time from where I live to there is hard, because of pay.

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  8. "Great Experience"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Seasonal Sales Associate 

    I worked at Hot Topic part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Amazing co-workers, friendly customers, amazing boss

    Cons

    Little pay and little hours

  9. "Terrible Hours"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Seasonal Sales Associate 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hot Topic part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible Hours Employee Discount (40% off in store)

    Cons

    Not Enough Hours Too Much Free Time

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  10. "It was a great starter job!"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Seasonal Sales Associate in Ventura, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hot Topic part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    I was a seasonal sales associate. The discounts were good, the environment was fun, and everyone was great to work with. The manager also kept excellent communication with his employees. Definitely recommend if you need a first job.

    Cons

    Not any cons I can remember.

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