Dillard's

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Dillard's Reviews

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Dillard's Chairman and CEO Bill Dillard II
Bill Dillard II
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    It was a very good learning experience working with different social conflicts and personalities.

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    Former Employee - Sales
    Former Employee - Sales

    I worked at Dillard's part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    They worked with me on my schedule to a point and gave me the option of part-time or full. The pay was better than most part-time jobs in the area. Do your job well, and they will reward you. Great discounts!

    Cons

    Since you worked on commission, you had a lot of competition among the employees. You better be strong to withstand mean spirited employees and stand your ground with your customers. You have a goal that will be reviewed every month. You get moved among departments frequently, and the atmosphere is very high tension.

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    Make a better working environment for the employees. Too much pressure placed on employees to compete. I believe the customers are the ones that truly suffer because of this fact.

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Dillard's Interviews

Updated Nov 16, 2014
Updated Nov 16, 2014

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    Executive Development Program, Buyer Training Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at Dillard's.

    Interview Details

    They interviewed several soon to be graduates at my university. The practice is the face to face interview then another interview at HQ in Little Rock, Arkansas. Its a half a day process and they would pay for it all and one would meet the Buying team. The training program would last several weeks then one would be given a department to management in one the various regions before being able to work in the buying of Headquarters.

    Interview Questions
    • One question: Do you mind living in Little Rock, AR. Seeing that I have never been there I was unable to answer the question using prior knowledge but am up to relocation. Thus, I answered "yes."   Answer Question
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Dillard's Awards & Accolades

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Barron's 500, Barron's, 2009
Top Intern Employers, CollegeGrad, 2009
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Additional Info

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Website www.dillards.com
Headquarters Little Rock, AR
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1938
Type Company - Public (DDS)
Industry Retail
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Nordstrom, Belk

Tradition is trying to catch up with the times at Dillard's. Sandwiched between retail giant Macy's and discount chains, such as Kohl's, Dillard's is rethinking its strategy and trimming its store count. The department store chain operates about 290 locations (down from 330 in 2005) in about 30 states, covering the Sunbelt and the central US. Its stores cater to middle- and upper-middle-income women, selling name-brand and private-label merchandise with a focus on apparel and home furnishings. Women's apparel and accessories account for more than 35% sales. Founded in... More

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