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30+ days ago

Senior Endeca Technical Lead

JCPenney Plano, TX

Job Title:Senior Endeca Technical Lead Job ID:320730 Location:Plano, Texas Email to Friend Save Job Apply Now No Thanks Return to Previous Page… Beyond.com


30+ days ago

Supply Chain Leader in Training

JCPenney United States

Job Title:Supply Chain Leader in Training Job ID:317577 Location: Email to Friend Save Job Apply Now No Thanks Return to Previous Page Requirements… Beyond.com


30+ days ago

Merchandise Operations Leader-Houston, TX-2995

JCPenney Houston, TX

Job Title:Merchandise Operations Leader-Houston, TX-2995 Job ID:320621 Location:Houston, Texas Email to Friend Save Job Apply Now No Thanks Return to… Beyond.com


30+ days ago

Loss Prevention Leader

JCPenney Calumet City, IL

Job Title:Loss Prevention Leader - 2163 - Calumet City, IL Job ID:320561 Location:Calumet City, Illinois Email to Friend Save Job Apply Now No Thanks… Beyond.com


30+ days ago

Sr Director -Integrated Marketing Communications

JCPenney Plano, TX

Manages the development and implementation of integrated marketing plans across seasons, events and holidays for the JCPenney enterprise. Establishes… Beyond.com


30+ days ago

Merchandise Operations Leader--Nogales, AZ--1052

JCPenney Nogales, AZ

FOR THIS ROLE: Merchandising, Visual Execution and Pricing / Signing - Actively walks the floor and strategizes with specialists/experts to plan and… Beyond.com


30+ days ago

Salon Massage Therapist

JCPenney Lone Tree, CO

Engages with clients You are all about the relationship. You know that building trust and comfort with your clients is what leads to providing a… Beyond.com


30+ days ago

Sup Chain Ops Sr Mgr

JCPenney Buena Park, CA

Job Title:Sup Chain Ops Sr Mgr Job ID:319652 Location:Buena Park, California Email to Friend Save Job Apply Now No Thanks Return to Previous Page… Beyond.com


30+ days ago

Carton Process Assoc - Engin

JCPenney Spanish Fork, UT

Quality - Checks an inspects cartons to reflect accurate quantity and conditions for further processing. Production Prepares cars for processing by… Beyond.com


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    Former Employee - Service Leader in Omaha, NE
    Former Employee - Service Leader in Omaha, NE

    I worked at J. C. Penney full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    JCP is a great salary retail job from an hours perspective.
    The older population is a tight knit group that if you can penetrate its political walls you will enjoy your time. (I did this by being nice, respectful, asking for their insight and heeding their opinions and ideas, etc.)

    Cons

    -You may have "bonus" written on your contract but that is not going to come as JCP requires the store to hit unrealistic sales goals from a dying marketplace: department stores.
    -Way to much merch to manage. I truthfully think that the buyers at JCP Corporate are complete idiots. Overbuying so much terrible merchandise that won't even sell on clearance that the store is required to package it all up and send it to liquidators by the TRUCKLOADS. Completely ruining any semblance of profit from the companies low traffic-small pocketed target customers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Sent a letter to Ron Johnson while I was in stores about what we were going through in stores to accommodate his daily-changing vision. (No joke, we had to add and remove product from shelves sometimes 2-3 times per day because he changed his mind.)

    That said, Ron Johnson was a game-changer for JCP. His concepts COULD WORK but he worked to implement them WAY too quickly. Initiative after initiative. Quitting programs after short-term failures. This abrupt nature of the business was no helping the company create a gradual re-branding, a gradual move towards a great experience, a gradual move towards different product on the shelves (and not getting rid of the staple brands).

    Now all of that said, JCP needs to understand that the companies ways HAVE to change. People do not enjoy shopping there anymore, things do need to change or you will continue to be more and more like Sears who is hanging on for dear life like a cliff hanger.

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