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Kohl's – Why Work For Us?

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Kohl’s is proud to be a member of the community. And being a part of a community means we have responsibilities to fulfill. We think it’s important to give time, energy and money through our many Kohl’s Cares programs. We also protect the environment by seeking innovative solutions that encourage long-term stability. Responsibility to our investors, communities and environment — it’s all a part of what makes us Kohl’s.

Investor Relations

At Kohl’s, we have a responsibility to our investment community to provide accurate, timely and helpful information about our company. Whether you’re a prospective investor or long-time shareholder, we’re sure you’ll find these pages valuable. 

Kohl’s Cares

We believe in giving back to the communities we serve, not just with money and resources but also with talent and time. Through our community giving and volunteer program, we support kids’ health and education, environmental initiatives nationwide and women’s health in Wisconsin, specifically the fight against breast cancer. Because the way we see it, giving back also means looking ahead. 

Sustainability

Kohl’s is committed to protecting and conserving the environment by seeking innovative solutions that encourage long-term sustainability. From large-scale initiatives, like constructing environmentally friendly buildings, to everyday practices, like recycling hangers, we’re taking big steps to ensure we leave a smaller footprint. 

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Our Purpose

To inspire and empower families to lead fulfilled lives.

Employee Value Proposition

At Kohl’s, our mission is to inspire and empower families to lead fulfilled lives. And there’s no more rewarding job than that. Because it’s not just about selling things. It’s about letting customers know that the things that make their lives better are within their reach. We build great brands, launch new technologies to make shopping easier, contribute our time and dollars to improve the world we live in and dream up ways to empower our customers and Associates to create a life they love. Our Associates make a difference in the lives of our customers. Let us make a difference in yours. Welcome to Kohl’s.

Put Customers First

Putting customers first means we…
  • See customers as a constant source of inspiration and guidance.
  • Take a “yes we can” approach to everything we do.
  • Support the communities and causes our customers and Associates care about.

Act with Integrity

Acting with integrity means we…
  • Earn trust by living up to our commitments.
  • Treat others with respect and fairness.
  • Make decisions that support the reputation of the organization.

Build Great Teams

Building great teams means we…
  • Communicate openly and embrace diverse perspectives.
  • Actively promote the empowerment, engagement, and continous development of all Associates.
  • Recognize and celebrate greatness.

Drive Results

Driving results means we…
  • Work with a sense of urgency and accountability.
  • Seek out information to make smart decisions.
  • Offer up new ideas and solutions beyond the status quo.

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Working at Kohl’s is a unique experience — one that supports your individual career and life goals, and empowers you to seize new opportunities. At Kohl’s, we know how personal your work and life are to you — your individual and family situation, your role and career path and your impact on our results. Kohl’s provides Total Rewards as well as the support and resources to help you at each stage in your life and your career.

With Kohl’s Total Rewards, so much is possible — you have the opportunity to be set by making the most of your core pay and benefit programs, to be great by getting rewarded for high performance, and to be you by choosing what’s best for you from among many unique programs.

With Kohl’s Total Rewards, it’s Personal Made Possible.

Be Set

This is the foundation for your Total Rewards and includes the core pay and benefit programs offered by all large employers.

  • Base Compensation
  • Health & Insurance Benefits
  • Time Off & Flexibility
  • Retirement & Financial Benefits

Be Great

These rewards are intended to motivate and recognize strong individual and team performance.

  • Compensation Increases
  • Incentives & Bonus Programs
  • Recognition

Be You

These rewards make Kohl’s unique and reflect the company’s culture and values.

  • Work/Life Programs
  • Educational & Social Programs
  • Wellness

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    Very wonderful experience, great work environment.

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    Former Employee - Point of Sale Associate in Bloomington, IL
    Former Employee - Point of Sale Associate in Bloomington, IL

    I worked at Kohl's part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Great managers
    Flexible hours
    Awesome co-workers
    Rest breaks throughout shifts
    Fun job
    Close to home
    A lot of people my age (college age)
    Awesome discounts

    Cons

    Low pay
    Very cold in store
    Extremely busy
    Some rude customers
    Customers lie & take advantage of you
    Sometimes too many discounts
    Some unprofessional employees
    Not enough hours

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Great place to have a part time job but not enough hours

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Kohl's Interviews

Updated Jan 29, 2015
Updated Jan 29, 2015

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    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Kohl's.

    Interview Details

    Interview was easy. It was a group interview with very easy questions. Everyone just copied what each person said. This was the only interview, and they called me back within 5 days and offered me the position.

    Interview Questions
    • what would you do if a customer asked you a question, and you didn't know the answer.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

Kohl's Awards & Accolades

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National Top 50 Green Companies (#2), Green Power Partnership, 2012
National Top 50 Green Companies (#2), Green Power Partnership, 2010
Best Place to Launch a Career, BusinessWeek, 2009
Top 200 World's Most Reputable Companies, Forbes, 2009
Barron's 500, Barron's, 2009
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Additional Info

Website www.kohlscorporation.com
Headquarters Menomonee Falls, WI
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1962
Type Company - Public (KSS)
Industry Retail
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year

Kohl's wants to be easy on shoppers and tough on competition. It operates some 1,090 discount department stores in 49 states. More than a quarter of its stores are in the Midwest, where Kohl's continues to grow while rapidly expanding into other markets. Moderately priced name-brand and private-label apparel, shoes, accessories, and housewares are sold through centrally located cash registers, designed to expedite checkout and keep staff costs down. Kohl's competes with discount and mid-level department stores. Merchandising relationships allow Kohl's to carry top brands... More

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