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The Body Shop Manager Reviews

Updated 12 Jun 2019

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The Body Shop CEO David Boynton
David Boynton
8 Ratings
  1. "Brilliant"

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Store Manager 

    I have been working at The Body Shop full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    People based, challenging, fun, amazing benefits

    Cons

    Working hours and work life balance

    The Body Shop2019-06-06
  2. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Body Shop full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Friendly people, always willing to help different stores out within wider business

    Cons

    No progression very limited Pay is not good

    The Body Shop2019-06-12
  3. "It was fun whilst t lasted"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at The Body Shop full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Every day is different. Great exposure to experience

    Cons

    Long hours, short staffed

    Advice to Management

    Long term management plan needs to be in place for stress

    The Body Shop2019-05-20
  4. "Flexible but so unorganized"

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    Current Employee - Manager in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at The Body Shop full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible working, opportunity to travel with work and no micro management

    Cons

    Office locations, working environment, low pay, lack of leadership and little opportunities for progression

    The Body Shop2019-04-24
  5. Helpful (1)

    "Started off feeling really cared for and then the cracks started to show."

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    Current Employee - Store Manager in Rugby, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Body Shop full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Quick progression, faced-paced, ethical, positive

    Cons

    High pressure, unorganised, last minute

    Advice to Management

    Don’t allow yourself to be used just to help “the needs of the business”

    The Body Shop2018-12-29
  6. Helpful (1)

    "Enrich not Exploit?"

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    Former Employee - Store Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at The Body Shop full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Generous benefits package. Good products, loads of training and development. Smaller pools/ team are very supportive almost family like.

    Cons

    No stability , managers/ assistant managers and team leaders are moved around and shoved into roles they are not capable of! The business has a huge focus on Enrich and Not Exploit, however they are more than happy to exploit their team members on a regular basis. The Senior leadership team are bullies , they have no self awareness and are happy to exhaust their team but offer very little support in return. This...

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    Advice to Management

    There is little point offering advice as the problem starts from the very top! During my employment i watched many wonderfully supportive and kind SLT members turn into monsters.

    The Body Shop2019-01-27
  7. Helpful (1)

    "Wonderful ethical standards and community feel"

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      Former Employee - Senior Manager in Littlehampton, England
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I worked at The Body Shop full-time for more than 3 years

      Pros

      Community feel, high ethical standards, engaged team

      Cons

      Lean structure, split UK head offices

      Advice to Management

      Continue the work forward with Natura to return to former glory !

      The Body Shop2018-11-12
    • "Good experience so far"

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      Current Employee - Brand Manager in London, England
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I have been working at The Body Shop full-time for more than 3 years

      Pros

      Great working for a company whose values are high.

      Cons

      Great structure, sometimes info gets lost.

      Advice to Management

      Get to know all the staff and what they do.

      The Body Shop2018-07-24
    • "Product manager"

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      Former Employee - Product Marketing Manager in Croydon, England
      Recommends
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at The Body Shop full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Values, commitment, culture , human company, nice staff

      Cons

      Few career promotion and head office outside london

      Advice to Management

      More long-term investment in the employee,

      The Body Shop2018-02-15
    • "Assistant Manager"

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      Former Employee - Assistant Manager 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at The Body Shop full-time

      Pros

      Generous staff discount Free products with new launches Community Traded ingredients Values and campaign

      Cons

      They don't treat all their staff fairly. Favouritism is clearly visible especially with promotions and progression. They will look after only who they want to.

      Advice to Management

      Treat all your employees fairly and appreciate those who do work really hard.

      The Body Shop2017-10-01
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