Cotton On Reviews

Updated 20 Sep 2020

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3.3
62%
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80%
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Cotton On CEO Peter Johnson
Peter Johnson
242 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 70 reviews)

  • "Manager attitudes towards casuals flexibility varies, but for the most part they’re great(in 38 reviews)

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  1. "Fun!"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

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

    Pros

    A fun and friendly environment

    Cons

    Not enough shifts, lacks career development

  2. "Fun job"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in Frankston
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cotton On part-time

    Pros

    Cool products, staff discount, fun environment

    Cons

    Less hours than I’d like


  3. "Great"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Retail Assistant- Sales Floor in Melbourne

    I worked at Cotton On full-time

    Pros

    Really liked it was great to work here

    Cons

    Long hours and customers not always great

  4. "Great company!"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Sydney
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Friendly team environment, ability to work for a number of brands, it's a company that is really making a great difference in the world

    Cons

    No cons come to mind

  5. "Young and fun work environment"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Product Developer in Geelong
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Culture Dogs allowed in the office Giving back - Fundraising and Charities Casual dress code

    Cons

    Processes Salary Unsustainable product Roles were very limiting for professional development

  6. "Pretty good job as retail assistant"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Currently Unemployed in Sydney

    I worked at Cotton On part-time

    Pros

    -Good, friendly culture -Not very hard

    Cons

    -Can get boring at smaller stores when working alone

  7. "Would recommend"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Retail Assistant in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Awesome team, really supportive environment, fun, hip, exciting, room to grow, amazing staff discount!

    Cons

    Poor work life balance during peak times, always understaffed, not a lot of movement with store positions, constantly changing management staff

  8. "Decent"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Darlinghurst

    I worked at Cotton On part-time

    Pros

    Pay, Easy, People are great

    Cons

    Long Hours, Weekend Work, Not creative

  9. "Ok"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Management in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fairly reasonable work expectations with decent pay.

    Cons

    Very toxic culture, a bit like a cult.

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  10. "."

    3.0
    Current Employee - Regional Manager in Melbourne

    I have been working at Cotton On full-time

    Pros

    Company works closely with their foundation so you feel you are giving back

    Cons

    Leadership do not fall in line with their values and practice what they preach

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