Sales Associate in Edmonton, AB
Fun place, no hours
Though I loved every second of actually working there, this job isn’t worth it if you plan on staying after the holidays. I worked 12 hours in the last two months I was there. Everyone was extremely nice and I genuinely liked working with them, however you get very few shifts and management doesn’t distribute hours evenly. Save yourself the time and apply elsewhere if you’re looking for something reliable and long term.
Sales Associate in Coquitlam, BC
Unfriendly, “catty” staff in a workplace that promotes competition.
You are encouraged when working at Bath and Bodyworks to approach customers and push to assist and upsell them. You have to keep track of everyone who you get to sign up for emails and how well you’re doing as a sales associate is judged based on how many people say that you helped them at the till- encouraging employees to undercut each other, try to get more attention from customers, and only help people who they think might talk nicely about them at the till. The return policy was atrocious- we weren’t even to ask for receipts, if someone came in with one of our products we were to do an exchange no questions asked, even if the product was 99% used. The back room was littered with papers and otherwise cluttered the entire time I worked there, and there was nowhere to sit to eat. Every shift scheduled would be short enough to not legally require a break, and would say it would end at 5 OR 6- every single shift you had an extra hour that they could keep you without it being overtime, making it near impossible to make plans around work.
Sales Associate/Cashier in Regina, SK
Good place to work, often has horrible management
I got a job in the summer in my hometown and transferred to the store in my university's city, I recently just got let go and was given no reason for my termination. Management at the store I transferred to often thought and acted as if they were superior to associates. The management at the transferred store made associates feel dumb and made at least one worker cry during their shift more often than not. If you didn't hold a higher position than associate, you were basically comparable to gum on the bottom of a shoe to the transferred manager. Obviously that was just my store, but I would recommend trying to speak to sales and cash associates about management before accepting a position.
Seasonal Associate in Fairview, ON
Management and coworkers were great and positive! Time flies during shifts because you’re busy helping customers or you’re keeping the store clean/stocked. They offer a decent discount and the managers are always there to support you if you need help.
Seasonal Retail Associate in Calgary, AB
Positive but flawed.
Was a seasonal retail employee who got let go a few weeks early due to mall hours changing. Couple weeks later after letting everyone go they're posting again for seasonal retail workers. Work here if you just need a job over the winter, don't expect to stay or be recognized for your work. Other than that an overall positive place to work