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Sears Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer Edward S. Lampert
Edward S. Lampert
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Sears

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Offers a great work/life balance, work on a great team. Stays ahead of the curve in technology. Opportunity to move between departments.

    Cons

    No raises unless you change positions. Benefits are minimal

    Advice to Management

    To keep quality employees, a yearly wage increase would be beneficial.

Sears Interviews

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    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Sears.

    Interview

    The interview process went through 3 rounds. First round with general manager, second round with cashier lead and third round with the store operations manager. They asked generic interview questions, nothing unexpected and I really liked how they took interest in my background and past experiences. I connected well with one of them because she shared the same alma matter. I came back for the 2nd and 3rd interviews the next day and got hired on the spot.

    Interview Questions

    • Why should we hire you and past retail experiences   1 Answer

Sears Awards & Accolades

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Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2010
Top 200 World's Most Reputable Companies, Forbes, 2009
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Additional Info

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Website www.searshc.com
Headquarters Hoffman Estates, IL
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1886
Type Company - Public (SHLD)
Industry Retail
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year

I say retail, you say real estate giant. Time will tell for Sears Holdings, the corporation created by the acquisition of troubled department store operator Sears, Roebuck and Co. by Kmart Holding Corp. The megamerger created one of the nation's largest retailers with about 4,000 stores in North America. Though it has since lost ground, the holding company steers the varied retail operations of Sears (about 840 US department stores) and Kmart (about 1,300 discount outlets), which continue to operate separately under their familiar brand names. Sears Holdings also owns a... More

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