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Sears Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer Edward S. Lampert
Edward S. Lampert
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    Challenging, Rewarding, idea generating positions at Sears Home Improvement

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Home Solutions Advisor/Lead Generater in Madison, WI
    Current Employee - Home Solutions Advisor/Lead Generater in Madison, WI

    I have been working at Sears

    Pros

    Sears Holdings Mission Statement and supporting cultural ideas that promote excellence through ingenuity by receiving and giving constant feedback. Focused Recognition tools are utilized daily to ensure everyone is recognized for going above and beyond the call of duty.

    Cons

    Recovering from the economic downturn is not an easy thing for a company to do. I encourage Sears to join the wave of the future and remain open to embracing the latest technology, Sometimes we receive word that changes for the better get stopped because "we never did it that way before" when in fact, that's exactly why we should be open to trying them out.

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    Keep doing what your doing! Listen to your employees...they are your best asset. Move forward with the cultural value and change the negative stigma that Sears started to gain. If people could see what's going on behind the scenes now, everyone would want to join us to work here!

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Sears Interviews

Updated Feb 26, 2015
Updated Feb 26, 2015

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    I applied in-person – interviewed at Sears.

    Interview Details

    Interview process was laid back and very enjoyable. Very nice people. Supervisor was kind and asked a lot of questions about me as a person rather than the basic ABC interview questions. Felt like they really got to know me for the better.

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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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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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