J. C. Penney Reviews

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    Amazing! Its a great first job. Everyone is so nice and make you feel like family!

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    I worked at J. C. Penney part-time

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    Great pay, for first job. There's so many departments to choose to work in too!


    Breaks are only 15 minutes, every four hours.

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    Senior Loss Prevention Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Richmond, VA
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    Accepted Offer
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    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at J. C. Penney (Richmond, VA).


    App is online and assessment challenging, but the interview was not difficult, the key is to be proactive in all your answers and you will be fine. If the hiring manager likes you as a person you will be ok in the hiring process since it is a one on one interview and not a panel interview.

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    • Tell me a time when you were faced with a problem, how did you deal with it and what was the out come?   1 Answer

J. C. Penney Awards & Accolades

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America's Top Corporations for Multicultural Business Opportunities, DiversityBusiness.com, 2012
Top 50 Companies for Diversity, DiversityInc, 2012
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Additional Info

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Website www.jcpenney.com
Headquarters Plano, TX
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1902
Type Company - Public (JCP)
Industry Retail
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

An old name in retailing, J. C. Penney has been busy reinventing itself to bring style to Middle America's department store shoppers. The company's chain of more than 1,100 JCPenney department stores in the US and Puerto Rico has found itself squeezed between upscale competitors and major discounters (Kohls, Target, Wal-Mart). There are 230-plus Sephora shops inside JCPenney locations, and specialty menswear is available at Foundry Big & Tall Supply stores. One of the nation's top catalog operators, Penney is exiting its legacy mail-order business and expanding its... More

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