J. C. Penney

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J. C. Penney Reviews

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J. C. Penney Chief Executive Officer Mike Ullman
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    Sales Associate

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Duluth, MN
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Duluth, MN

    I worked at J. C. Penney part-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule.
    If you work hard it's easy to get more hours if you need them.
    Nice management team

    Cons

    Rate of pay was low and it took a long time to get a decent rate of pay. Holiday hours until midnight were tough.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Work hard to pay the associates who work the hardest for you

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J. C. Penney Interviews

Updated Nov 17, 2014
Updated Nov 17, 2014

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    Seasonal Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Group Interview. They had us pitch to the group a new service that we believe the company should offer to its customers. There was also supposed to be a team block building project that we never got to. We also had to answer questions like "What is the first word that comes to mind when you think of JCP?" Amongst other basic interview questions. Like any interview, as long as you do some simple research on the company and know how to answer common behavioral questions, it'll be a breeze.

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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 Kohl's, Macy's

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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