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Cartier Reviews

Updated Jan 13, 2020

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3.6
67%
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97%
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Cartier CEO Cyrille Vigneron
Cyrille Vigneron
49 Ratings
Pros
  • "Un beau cadre de travail et un style de management bienveillant(in 13 reviews)

  • "Lots of overtime and worked with some of the most amazing works of jewelry in the world(in 11 reviews)

Cons
  • "The fact that I am not fluent in French might be an obstacle(in 14 reviews)

  • "High pressure, long hours, bad management, no upward mobility, no retirement plan,(in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Boutique Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Cartier full-time

    Pros

    Warm team members, organized operation structure, professional work environment, fancy event and staff dinner

    Cons

    short of staff and lunch break is very short

    Cartier2015-06-05
  2. Helpful (1)

    "Sales Assocate"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cartier full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Uniform, dry cleaning, health benefits

    Cons

    High pressure, long hours, bad management, no upward mobility, no retirement plan,

    Advice to Management

    Needs to be more involved in the business, support staff needs and listen to feedback

    Cartier2017-09-19
  3. "Sales"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Cartier full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    No late night Free uniform dry cleaning

    Cons

    Both jewelry and watches always broken yet management insist that's clients fault Other sales associates always steal sales and clients yet manager turned a blind eye Abusive and toxic work environment HR and management throw you under the bus only to save their jobs Never trust HR nor whistleblower, they will make your life hell Keep cutting commissions therefore a lot of sales left to competitors Too much red tapes and policies Most boutique managers are nightmares yet HR never investigate

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    Advice to Management

    They won't listen anyway, no point

    Cartier2017-09-07
  4. "Sales"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cartier full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great coaching, training, mentoring.

    Cons

    Too many overbearing policies that conflicted with ability to do a good job.

    Advice to Management

    Employ more 'retail' experience in corporate head office.

    Cartier2017-07-07
  5. Helpful (1)

    "Boutique assistant"

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    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cartier

    Pros

    Some cool people, easy going and easy job.

    Cons

    Very old fashioned, too much favouritism. Very low staff.

    Advice to Management

    Please take care of your workers. Super selfish managers who only think about themselves when they should focus more on team.

    Cartier2017-05-03
  6. Helpful (3)

    "look elsewhere"

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    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Cartier

    Pros

    good discounts , and benefits

    Cons

    , horrible back stabbing environment , in north American division management self centered , consider sales staff as chattel . excellent environment for sycophants . used to be a wonderful organization , they really lowered their standards. took luxury to a wallmart level

    Advice to Management

    Look to the Companies past , MR Perrin was on the right path

    Cartier2014-04-06
  7. Helpful (1)

    "Great"

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    Former Employee - Sales Advisor 

    I worked at Cartier full-time

    Pros

    Team oriented, great money, great company

    Cons

    micromanagement is the only complaint

    Cartier2020-01-14
  8. "Not enought growth"

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    Former Employee - Vm Coordinator 

    I worked at Cartier full-time

    Pros

    Great people and very fun environment

    Cons

    Too much competition within the corporation

    Cartier2020-01-08
  9. "Management style"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cartier full-time

    Pros

    Good company with good products

    Cons

    Management keeps changing, bias towards French

    Advice to Management

    Hire more locals, they know the local context better

    Cartier2020-01-08
  10. "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Cartier full-time

    Pros

    Great learning experience in many aspects

    Cons

    Higher foreign management should try to adapt to local culture

    Cartier2019-11-18
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