Customer service (Former Employee) – Calgary, AB – 6 November 2018
I was mainly a cashier and I liked it because management gave us a lot of freedom to make choices for ourselves. They were attentive and kind to the employees. The other girls were helpful to the guests and to fellow employees.
Sales Associate (Current Employee) – Ottawa, ON – 30 October 2018
Management is rude! They Do not acknowledge you or your hard work. Expect to much from employees will get mad and yell at you if did something wrong. No training at all you’re put on the floor with no training and expect you to know everything. You get no hours. I do not recommend you to work here!!!!
Sales Support Associate (Former Employee) – Calgary, AB – 4 October 2018
When I started my job at Victoria's Secret I was significantly younger than all of the other employees, I was under 18 and it was very difficult for mew to make friends. The managers were wonderful until one of them was replaced. They weren't very accommodating with the schedules as they tried to make me work 40 hour weeks while still in school.
Sales and Support Generalist (Former Employee) – Toronto, ON – 5 September 2018
Worked here for 2+ years. I loved the people, however management comes and goes. The employees are over worked with little to no recognition or advancement opportunities. Not a place to grow, just to work part time for some extra money.
Cashier (Former Employee) – Toronto, ON – 29 August 2018
It was a competitive and fast paced environment, you will learn people skills and life skills with this job. the hardest part of the job would be sales if it was a slow day however being yourself was the easiest way to go
Sales Associate (Current Employee) – Burlington, ON – 28 August 2018
I loved working here. The only problem was how management treated employees there was always a favourite game being played. They always picked certain people over others but as for benefits and how the actual company treated you it was very nice!
Sales Associate / Cashier (Former Employee) – Edmonton, AB – 7 August 2018
Management drives associates to push sales to (sometimes) extremes, it's the only focus of the company despite their claims of promoting a work-family environment. There's a definite hierarchy between cashiers, sales, backroom. Very competitive environment but you can meet great people and become a quicker thinker and better learner.
Sales Specialist (Former Employee) – Burnaby, BC – 31 July 2018
A typical day at work would be me on the sales floor, assisting customers with buying needs and offering them promotions as well as bra measurements. I learned how to be a team player, take direction, and how to communicate with a large range of people. The hardest part of the job was when it got busy and I had to manage a lot of tasks at once. The most enjoyable was easily my coworkers who made everyday at work a great one.
Seasonal Sales Associate/Cashier (Former Employee) – Calgary, AB – 30 July 2018
was cool, management always tried to make me feel welcome. hardest part of the job was dealing with the musty people that came in. some employees were rude for no reason so had to calm down the customers they made mad.
Sales Associate (Former Employee) – London, ON – 26 July 2018
The company itself is amazing as its an empowering place for women to work however the london masonville location is not run this way anymore. The managers are rude, hurtful to employees and do not care about what the employees wants and needs are. The job entitles you to free things each month including new bras and/or products but its not even worth working there for that. The pay is minimum wage and the amount of stress they force on you to sell bras will have you feeling depressed if its not a job you're used to.
I learned quite a lot at this job although it was my first job, it was very educational. However, it seemed as if they played favorites in a way, they gave most of the shifts to people that had previously worked there and instead of taking the time to teach and show each new employee each job. There was a 3-day sort of workshop that highlighted a brief description of each job. Despite that, the environment was friendly and inviting. Overall if you want a basic understanding of what retail is like this is the place to start.
You learn a lot as a first job, and very friendly enviroment
Favoritism and not enough with the teaching portion
Sales Associate (Former Employee) – Scarborough, ON – 4 July 2018
incountering many people on a daily, attending to what they need or want. their are many types of product that it can confuse you. hardest part of the job is that tohers employees can take your sales. most enjoyable part of the job is that you're helping others
Généraliste en soutien commercial (Current Employee) – Laval, QC – 18 June 2018
Working at Victoria's Secret definitely made me grow as a person. I learned a lot. From acquiring customer services skills, to how they manage the store and I got a little taste of how sales goals work. Management made some questionnable decisions at times but we still had to work together as a team and keep. Hardest part of the job for me was managing the huge lineups we would get at the cash during holidays or sales. The most enjoyable part was the people I got to work with.