Careers FAQs

How can I learn if a specific store is hiring?

Each of our over 100+ coast to coast stores is responsible for its own hiring, allowing us to hire candidates from the local community. You may apply in person at one of our stores near you (no appointment is necessary) or view Current Openings online.

When do you begin hiring for a new store opening?

New store associate hiring usually begins about five months before opening day. We encourage you to apply online at Careers. Management positions are filled from within by current Crate and Barrel associates.

How can I apply for a Store Management position?

Store Management positions are filled from within by experienced Crate and Barrel associates. We offer outstanding entry-level opportunities to qualified applicants seeking a fast and successful career path. If you are interested in beginning a career at Crate and Barrel we encourage you to apply at one of our stores or view Current Employment Opportunities for an up-to-date list of open positions.

How often do you update online job postings?

Current job opportunities are updated continuously. We suggest that you check in often.

Do you offer part-time positions?

Yes, our Stores, Distribution Centers and Call Center offer part-time opportunities. Please view Current Openings or call one of our stores near you.

What are the next steps after you receive my resume?

All resumes submitted will receive a confirmation. We will review your qualifications in the context of our current hiring needs and contact you should there be an appropriate opportunity. Your resume will be kept active for one year from the date of receipt. Please understand that due to the volume of resumes we receive, we are unable to accept or return phone call inquiries.

Does Crate and Barrel promote from within?

Crate and Barrel is strongly committed to promoting from within whenever possible. We train and support our associates to take on a range of responsibilities. As part of their professional development, we also encourage associates to follow their individual interests and take an active role in guiding their own careers.

Do you have an internship program?

Yes, we offer internships from time to time based on business need.  Please view Current Openings to see if there is an internship opportunity available near you.

How many associates work at Crate and Barrel?

The Crate and Barrel family numbers approximately 6,500 associates between our Stores, Distribution Centers and Contact Center. During the busy holiday season, this number increases to over 10,000 associates. Our Corporate Office located in Northbrook, Illinois, is home to 500+ associates.