Sears

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Sears Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer Edward S. Lampert
Edward S. Lampert
962 Ratings
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    Good pay, laid back job, very slow work culture

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - MBA Associate in Hoffman Estates, IL
    Current Employee - MBA Associate in Hoffman Estates, IL

    I have been working at Sears full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good pay (at least for Post grads)
    Very laid back culture- so negligible stress
    Lots of facilities such as bank, store, laundry, auto center, day care center, etc on campus

    Cons

    Too slow paced - high chance of getting complacent
    Too many management changes - future of the company uncertain

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Recruit the right people in management based on previous experience and skill sets instead of just the college degree.

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    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

Sears Interviews

Updated Jan 20, 2015
Updated Jan 20, 2015

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

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Getting an Interview

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    Department Supervisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Sears.

    Interview Details

    Basic interview questions. not very hard at all pretty much just asked what i did at previous job and how it related to the job that i was interviewing for.

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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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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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