Pier 1 Imports Job Application Guide
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San Mateo, CA
Number of stores:
$1.86 billion (2012)
Alexander W. Smith, Andrew Laudato
Pier 1 Imports is a specialty retailer who focuses on selling furniture, interior decoration, and seasonal decor. There are more than 1,000 Pier 1 stores spread across the United States, Mexico, Canada, and Puerto Rico.
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Pier 1 offers one of the quickest and most user-friendly job applications we’ve ever seen. Rather than make you jump through dozens of hoops and answer question after question like many employers do, all you need to do to apply to Pier 1 Imports is provide your basic contact information (name, email address, phone number, email address), and upload your resume and cover letter.
We couldn’t believe it either, but that’s all there is to it. If you already have a resume and cover letter prepared, the entire application process should take you no more than 5-10 minutes.
Pier 1 does not provide automatic application updates at this time (it’s one of the few drawbacks to having such a simple and quick application process). If you want to know if you’re still being considered for a position you’ve applied to, just check with the hiring manager at the store you’ve applied to work at.
Pier 1 Imports is an equal opportunity employer. They don’t consider an applicant’s age, gender, ethnicity, or disability while making decisions related to employment.
Jobs available at Pier 1 Imports
In their stores, Pier 1 is always hiring sales associates, supervisors, and managers. There are also many opportunities available in their distribution centers and corporate offices. Search jobs
Types of people Pier 1 Imports wants to hire
Pier 1 wants to hire friendly, hardworking, and dedicated people who have a passion for their products and enjoy working as part of a team. Customer service and sales experience are very important to Pier 1, so if you have any experience in those areas, you should do your best to emphasize them on your cover letter and resume.
You must be at least 18 years old to work at Pier 1 Imports.
Alexander Smith is the CEO of Pier 1 Imports. Michael Ferrari is the Chairman, and Bob Sanders was the founder.
Pier 1 Imports is a publicly traded company (NYSE PIR). They reported $1.8 billion in revenue in 2012.
The first Pier 1 Imports opened in 1962 in San Mateo, California. The store was originally a store for hippies, and primarily sold products like incense and love beads.
Within five years, Pier 1 had expanded their product offerings and their business grew steadily. In 1966 there were 16 locations, and the company opened their corporate headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas.
By 1972, Pier 1 Imports had over 120 locations. The rapid growth continued over the next decade, and by 1985, they had 265 stores. In the next five years, they double that again.
Today, there are over 1,000 Pier 1 Imports locations in North America.