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Review averages

  • 32 employees say

    Excellent (3)
    9.375%
    Good (10)
    31.25%
    Satisfactory (8)
    25%
    Subpar (11)
    34.375%
    2,51
  • 0 applicants say

    Excellent (0)
    0%
    Good (0)
    0%
    Satisfactory (0)
    0%
    Subpar (0)
    0%
    0

Reviews for Cosmoprof

Reviews - What employees say

2,51 Employees say
0 Applicants say
  • 16.Aug. 2018
  • Employee

Company Culture

The culture was great up until the new manager took over. He did not like promoting honesty and punished employees for answering questions as so.

Support from management

Planning the store setup was the only help that I have every received from management.

Teamwork

The only kind of teamwork the new manager involved himself in was one that would benefit the company.

Freedom to work independently

The only time I had freedom to work independently was when the manager had his "friend" in the office. Other than that, he was just about breathing down your neck at the register.

Internal Communication

The manager specifically did not communicate appropriately because I think he had other motives for the company. Seems like he was trying to push all current employees out of the door.

Gender Equality

It seemed that shortly after the manager had cleaned house, he was looking for a certain "type" of employee.

Attitude towards older colleagues

If you consider the manager an older colleague, then yes.

Career Development

No room for growth with this company unless you suck up to managers.

Overall compensation for your work

Pay was minimal but hours are fair.

Office / Work Environment

After the new manager came in, the work environment was left with a feeling of foreboding.

Environmental Friendliness

As far as environmental Friendliness goes, I can assure you that it was all fake.

Work-Life Balance

When I first started, there was a lot of flexibility and sharing of schedules to make home life work. After the new manager was hired, that all went away very quickly. There were set and strict schedules.

Company Image

Looks great from the outside, doesn't it?

Job Security

I would still be working there if there was job security. Hours were steady though.

Handicapped Accessibility

Shelves were mostly too high but any employee could help assist if need be.

Workplace Safety

As far as safety goes, everything was mostly safe. Just as long as we don't count the rickety shelf in the back office.

Challenging Work

Work was not challenging at all. Things were pretty much easygoing when it came to setting up and decorating for events.

Inclusive / Diverse

It was diverse when I first started, but only because the current manager hadn't fired all of us yet.

Suggestions for improvement

  • Management replacement.

What I like about the company

I like that it had the potential to be a creative space and I really enjoyed the employee discount.

What I dislike about the company

I was highly disappointed with the treatment of employees. I feel like I was discriminated against because of my appearance. Tattoos, piercings, hair color, etc.

Company Culture
1
Support from management
1
Teamwork
1
Freedom to work independently
1
Internal Communication
1
Gender Equality
1
Attitude towards older colleagues
2
Career Development
1
Overall compensation for your work
3
Office / Work Environment
1
Environmental Friendliness
1
Work-Life Balance
3
Company Image
4
Job Security
3
Handicapped Accessibility
3
Workplace Safety
4
Challenging Work
5
Inclusive / Diverse
1
  • Company
    Cosmoprof
  • City
    Egg Harbor Township
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Former employee
  • Position
    Employee
  • Department
    Others

The following perks were offered to me

Employee discounts is offered Employee events is offered

Suggestions for improvement

  • Get some modern technology. Investing in new computers and printers would leave less room for error.

What I like about the company

Some room for growth if management positions become available. Free employee samples so you can recommend products to customers. If you are interested in the beauty industry you can learn from clients as CosmoProf is only open to industry professionals who usually will share their expertise. Also a good way to become familiar with various products and color lines.

What I dislike about the company

Pay isn’t great but is fair for an easy job. The one thing that I really don’t like is that their technology is extremely outdated. Really old computers and printers that are not user friendly. Like really old, like early 90s computers. Non laser printers that take ages to print. If a customer forgets their membership card the system to look them up only works half the time. IT and the helpline have to be contacted constantly for looking up members and computer issues and it’s hard to get through to people. My biggest gripe would be that their technology is super old and makes everything slower and harder than it should be.

Company Culture
4
Support from management
5
Teamwork
4
Freedom to work independently
3
Internal Communication
3
Gender Equality
5
Attitude towards older colleagues
5
Career Development
4
Overall compensation for your work
4
Office / Work Environment
5
Environmental Friendliness
2
Work-Life Balance
4
Company Image
5
Job Security
5
Handicapped Accessibility
2
Workplace Safety
5
Challenging Work
2
Inclusive / Diverse
3

The following benefits were offered to me

Parking is offered Easy access to public transportation is offered Desirable office location is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered
  • Company
    COSMOPROF BEAUTY SYSTEMS GROUP
  • City
    Santa Rosa
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

Employee discounts is offered

Overall compensation for your work

The pay is way too low for the work expected…

Suggestions for improvement

  • We don't make a livable wage and get very little encouragement or aknowlefgement for how hard we have to work.

What I like about the company

The hours are decent and job itself is quite enjoyable.

What I dislike about the company

it's very on organized… Many of us don't feel appreciated and we don't feel like a team… It is simply not enough wage to survive in the world we live in today… Benefits are decent but they really need new health insurance. Being that it's such a large corporation I would think they could find a better plan… I'm tempted to go outside and find better insurance somewhere else…

Company Culture
3
Support from management
3
Teamwork
3
Freedom to work independently
3
Internal Communication
3
Gender Equality
4
Attitude towards older colleagues
3
Career Development
2
Overall compensation for your work
2
Office / Work Environment
3
Environmental Friendliness
3
Work-Life Balance
3
Company Image
3
Job Security
3
Handicapped Accessibility
4
Workplace Safety
4
Challenging Work
3
Inclusive / Diverse
3

The following benefits were offered to me

Flex. working hours is offered Parking is offered 401(k) is offered Tuition assistance is offered Flexible spending account is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    Cosmo Prof
  • City
    Maryland
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee
  • Department
    Others

The following perks were offered to me

Employee discounts is offered

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Review averages

  • 32 employees say

    Excellent (3)
    9.375%
    Good (10)
    31.25%
    Satisfactory (8)
    25%
    Subpar (11)
    34.375%
    2,51
  • 0 applicants say

    Excellent (0)
    0%
    Good (0)
    0%
    Satisfactory (0)
    0%
    Subpar (0)
    0%
    0

kununu score comparisons

Cosmoprof
2,51
32 reviews

Industry average (Consulting)
3,73
95.001 reviews

kununu average
3,34
3,029,000 reviews