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556 Reviews
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    Open, friendly place for work

    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Scarborough, ON
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Scarborough, ON

    I worked at The Children's Place part-time (less than an year)


    The management is friendly, engaging, and always thinking of ways to improve. They are helpful, easy to approach and talk to, and ready to help both the customer as well as their employees. Schedules are flexible, and managers are accommodating and very fair and understanding.


    Hours are inconsistent. It is difficult to determine a stable or consistent paycheque, as you could work an abundance of hours during the holidays but then drop to only a few in a week immediately after.

The Children's Place Interviews

Updated 19 Nov, 2014
Updated 19 Nov, 2014

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Interview Difficulty




    Sales Associate Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person – interviewed at The Children's Place.

    Interview Details

    I applied in September and did not get an interview until October. It was a group interview with 6 people. Some questions we went in a circle to answer and there were some where it was a free for all, answer or don't if you don't want to. In all it was a good experience, the managers were nice as well.

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    • Choose an item you are wearing and try to sell it to me.   Answer Question
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Headquarters Secaucus, NJ
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1989
Type Company - Public (PLCE)
Industry Retail
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (CAD) per year
Competitors Target, The Gap, Gymboree

If The Children's Place Retail Stores had a grandma, she'd proclaim, "My, how fast you've grown!" The clothing retailer operates about 1,060 Children's Place stores, primarily in malls and outlet centers throughout the US and Canada. It also sells apparel online. The Children's Place outfits children from newborn to 12 years old in its own brand of value-priced apparel, shoes, and accessories, most of which is produced by manufacturers in China, Vietnam, and Africa. In 2008 the retailer exited its 200-plus-store Disney Stores retail business (30% of sales), which it... More

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