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Levi Strauss Reviews

Updated 12 December 2017
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Levi Strauss President and CEO Chip Bergh
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  • He was not realistic regarding employee work-life balance (in 25 reviews)

  • The current IT upper management run by a CFO whose only interested in bottom line IT services (in 33 reviews)

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  1. "Great benefits"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Levi Strauss part-time

    Pros

    - 40% off
    - Amazing staff
    - Hours were perfect for a student (mostly 5 hours a shift, can ask for more)
    - Targets were realistic

    Cons

    Because it is a jeans store, people like to try on the whole store which let to running back and forth for a customer.


  2. "Stylist"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Stylist in Birmingham, England
    Current Employee - Stylist in Birmingham, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Levi Strauss part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Bonus for beating store targets, friendly and fun

    Cons

    Can be difficult to meet sales targets some days


  3. "The brand we can all be passionate about selling"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Store Manager in London, England
    Former Employee - Assistant Store Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Levi Strauss full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Amazing brand values, amazing history that comes with it & the denim styles will change your concept on how jeans should fit

    Cons

    Not very competitive salaries & bonus scheme only really suits senior management & little communication about events and media exposure.

    Advice to Management

    Look into store managers time management some completely abuse their position but know how to stretch their boundaries


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  5. "Sales Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Sales Assistant in London, England
    Current Employee - Sales Assistant in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Levi Strauss part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good Company to work for, great perks, good rate

    Cons

    Wish the discount was a bit more

    Advice to Management

    N.A


  6. "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Levi Strauss part-time

    Pros

    Friendly environment, thorough and well-explained training, £120 worth of uniform each month, very high standards for presentation and quality of the shop floor.

    Cons

    Require's a lot of product knowledge and can seem daunting when first starting out.


  7. "Patience is needed"

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    Current Employee - Stylist and Merchandiser in London, England
    Current Employee - Stylist and Merchandiser in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Levi Strauss full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Free Uniform - Bonus if we hit target - great discount for family and friends - of course you get to wear Levis

    Cons

    Sometimes a late finish would mean leaving at 10:30 and 11:30 around Christmas - have to work Saturdays and Sundays

    Advice to Management

    Help the full timers out a bit more, park timers should work weekends


  8. "Great company adore all of the clothes & benefits, not so great management :("

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate - Stylist in Norwich, England
    Current Employee - Sales Associate - Stylist in Norwich, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Levi Strauss part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    40% discount, monthly bonus scheme, Perkbox benefits including phone insurance and gym memberships, uniform allowance every 3 months, £160 for 8hour contracts and more for more hours, paid holiday and sick leave

    Cons

    Don't know if it's a company wide issue but rotas are not posted until the week before sometimes even the day before, and there have been many issues with contact between management and staff and customers have noticed and commented

    Advice to Management

    Take staff complaints about managers more seriously please, they seem to just be brushed off the shoulder


  9. "."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Levi Strauss part-time

    Pros

    the discount was a good thing for me

    Cons

    The managment was a good thing for me

    Advice to Management

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  10. "Good perks and training provided"

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    Former Employee - Stylist (Sales Assistant) in Brighton, England
    Former Employee - Stylist (Sales Assistant) in Brighton, England
    Recommends

    I worked at Levi Strauss part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Fun first day - consisted of trying on jeans and learning about the different styles .
    Perks of free jeans (uniform allowance) plus decent discount.
    Lots of training provided including learning to tailor jeans.
    As a younger staff member I was paid the same as older staff so above min wage

    Cons

    Very sales targets driven


  11. "good"

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    Former Employee - Sales in Ashford, Surrey, South East England, England
    Former Employee - Sales in Ashford, Surrey, South East England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Levi Strauss part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    good pay
    good shifts
    good holiday

    Cons

    management are difficult to work with at times
    no work life

    Advice to Management

    work better as a team


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