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Guess? Reviews

Updated 2 March 2015
Updated 2 March 2015
355 Reviews
2.8
355 Reviews
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Guess? Vice Chairman and CEO Paul Marciano
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Factory, you have 40% employee discount for regular price items and the markdowns are really good (in 32 reviews)

  • You get a 40% discount and they are very flexible regarding a schedule (in 28 reviews)


Cons
  • They promote work life balance but don't really stand by it (in 12 reviews)

  • While most upper management was pretty fair, there was some politics that got in the way sometimes (in 17 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Fast-paced retail

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Store Co-Manager
    Former Employee - Store Co-Manager

    I worked at Guess? full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits package! Discount is excellent.

    Cons

    Low paying Salary position. 45+ hour weeks. Never out at scheduled times.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Increase wages. Allow more reasonable deadlines.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  2.  

    Holiday staff review

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I worked at Guess?

    Pros

    Fast-paced so time flies by during holiday season
    Young environment, can easily make friends

    Cons

    Stressful, too much management pressure to meet sale targets but no actual incentive to meeting them

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Offer better incentives

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    I worked for the company for 3 years

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    Former Employee - Assistant Ma
    Former Employee - Assistant Ma

    I worked at Guess? full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Easy to get promoted, good hours, nice staff

    Cons

    No connection with DM,RD's etc..

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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  5.  

    It was a great experience, very fun.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Buford, GA (US)
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Buford, GA (US)

    I have been working at Guess?

    Pros

    Fun, exciting, upbeat, and exciting employee contests and discounts for merchandise.

    Cons

    Hours, weekend nights at clean up time, employees and customers can be rude. No room to move up if the higher ups are great an love their jobs.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make sure to understand your customers and employees, and treat them with respect.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Great company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Guess?

    Pros

    good employee discount
    fun environment
    surrounded by fashionable clothes

    Cons

    pressure to sell
    favoritism by management
    expected to work long hours

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    sales associate

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Guess?

    Pros

    Fun people, discounts, good work schedule, customer interaction,

    Cons

    some employees were less friendly

  8.  

    It all depends on who's your supervisor

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Atlanta, GA (US)
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Atlanta, GA (US)

    I have been working at Guess?

    Pros

    Benefits, company culture , training and development program

    Cons

    Scheduling and they ask too much but give you limited resources to help you succeed.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Adapt to new trends quicker

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Meet your goal!!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Representative
    Former Employee - Sales Representative

    I worked at Guess?

    Pros

    You can meet a lot of fun people and have some great customer interactions.
    If you meet your sales goals, you definitely feel appreciated and valued.
    If management is good and you work hard, you can really have a great time.
    Good flexible hours to work around your school schedule.

    Cons

    Low pay.
    Can become stressful sometimes due to not meeting your goal or if you have issues with customers.
    Tiring, since you have to be on your feet for many hours.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep the motivation and inspiration going!

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Loved Guess

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in New York, NY (US)
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in New York, NY (US)

    I worked at Guess?

    Pros

    Team
    The Job
    Gotta love a discount.
    Fashion
    The managers were awesome at Guess. Worked there for almost 3 years!

    Cons

    No room for growth at all. its beyond hard to see anyone that works so hard there and wants to be more but the company doesn't allowed that person to try.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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