Cotton On Reviews

Updated 26 May 2020

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3.3
56%
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76%
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Cotton On CEO Peter Johnson
Peter Johnson
223 Ratings
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  • "Atop heavily focussed on KPIs, often have to endure some form of bullying from upper management when expectations aren’t met(in 69 reviews)

  • "Manager attitudes towards casuals flexibility varies, but for the most part they’re great(in 35 reviews)

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  1. "Great Company to work for!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cotton On full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Great staff discount - Opportunity for progression

    Cons

    - Minimal hours available for casual staff

    Cotton On2020-04-01
  2. "Overall great place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marketing 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Cotton On full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Culture, on site gym, flexible work hours

    Cons

    Long commute to Geelong from Melbourne

    Cotton On2020-05-17
  3. "Average work place"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Assistant in Blacktown
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cotton On part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    great team, flexible, good discounts

    Cons

    - expects you to do everything on your own

    Cotton On2020-05-18
  4. "Average Casual Employee Experience"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Retail Assistant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Cotton On part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Flexible work hours - Average pay

    Cons

    - Hours only good if the store is making good money - Not a lot of consideration for employees wellbeing

    Cotton On2020-05-12
  5. "Repetitive, boring, and ageist"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in Brisbane
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cotton On part-time

    Pros

    50% discount, is pretty much the only good thing, but only if you are under a size 14, don't bother ordering online

    Cons

    Ageist, repetitive, you will only get hours if you're beasties with the bosses.

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    Cotton On2020-05-05
  6. "good"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cotton On full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    good - no problems supportive and flexible

    Cons

    none - good to work for and supportive

    Cotton On2020-03-28
  7. "Fun bunch of people to work with"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Casual Sales Assistant 

    I have been working at Cotton On part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Roster flexibility that suits uni schedule - Monthly employee discounts are pretty good

    Cons

    - Shifts are determined by how well the store does so can experience fluctuations, shifts being cut week on week

    Cotton On2020-02-28
  8. "amazing culture, people and work environment"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Product Developer PD3 in North Geelong
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cotton On full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    culture, people, progression opportunities, flexibility

    Cons

    location is a pain if you live in melbourne

    Cotton On2020-02-26
  9. "Good"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate 

    I worked at Cotton On part-time

    Pros

    Good working environment, good management

    Cons

    Low pay for junior staff

    Cotton On2020-02-27
  10. "Great people, work, and culture!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Assistant in Strathpine

    I worked at Cotton On part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great team, opportunity for career progression, varying responsibilities.

    Cons

    There are no negatives to this position.

    Cotton On2020-02-26
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