Bath & Body Works Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated Jan 12, 2021

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Bath & Body Works CEO Nick Coe
Nick Coe
1,906 Ratings
Pros
  • "Lots of free products each month(in 266 reviews)

  • "Fun work environment during the holidays(in 205 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "We had call-in shifts so there were days you would have a temporary schedule and would have to call in to see if they needed you or not(in 283 reviews)

  • "Work life balance was challenging(in 193 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great Job

      Dec 30, 2019 - Sales Associate in Mississauga, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great job good benefits work-life balance work in shifts

      Cons

      difficult management too many people working part time

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    2. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Good Start, but only for a bit

      Jul 8, 2019 - Sales Associate in Mississauga, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Learn a lot Amazing team (not usually including the managers) Some opportunity to move up Floorsets

      Cons

      Long hours No work/life balance You can go from having no shifts for a few months to working 20 hours

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Store Manager

      Jan 27, 2019 - Store Manager in Kelowna, BC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Excellent benefits and wage. Fun place to work and great training

      Cons

      Work life balance is a struggle

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good

      Jan 26, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Fellow co workers, fun atmopsphere

      Cons

      Work life balance could improve

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    5. 1.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Store Manager

      Feb 24, 2019 - Store Manager in Vancouver, BC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      -Gratis- great opp to try the product -Onboarding program is well laid out -Very friendly upper field when you see them -Simple operating procedures

      Cons

      -work life balance is non existent during the busy months: if you have kids do not take a position as you will work a lot of late nights -no store visits from District Mgr -DMs basically don’t do anything except micro manage -Revolving door of DMs, no consistency; can’t retain SMs due to the quality of DMs hired -No appreciation, No value -little to no urgency -high CV pressure, you will be written up/let go if you do not perform

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    6. 3.0