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Helpful (5)

HR and upper management from hell

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Sales Associate in Chevy Chase, MD
Former Employee - Sales Associate in Chevy Chase, MD
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at Bloomingdale's part-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

Great products and great sales associates

Cons

Incompetent and lazy HR and management. All except for the assistant store manager. But unfortunately her previous job must have been working with animals because she incapable of talking to other humans. You would really think it was a corporate job judging by how sneaky and deceptive the upper management was. It's only retail. I wish I had read reviews prior to working here.

Advice to Management

Get new management.

Other Employee Reviews for Bloomingdale's

  1. Great Store to start a career in retail

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bloomingdale's full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Very big on building relationships, Great vacation,401k,insurance,discount.

    Cons

    No real set schedule. You know your schedule 1-2 weeks out,, You can request off, as long as there is not a sale or event, which there are many, Hard To move up in the company.

    Advice to Management

    Give associates a schedule 1 month out, to live a life & have a better ability to have clients return to see them.


  2. Helpful (4)

    Surprised they are still in business

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Specialist in Costa Mesa, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Specialist in Costa Mesa, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Bloomingdale's full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Associate training - only if you have no similar college etc training and need a BASIC sales training program Associate discount - but you cannot afford the merchandise at your salary even after the discount

    Cons

    I worked at the South Coast Plaza location for a year. Everything the others mention about incompetent management, no chance of moving up, dangerous backrooms, weekend hours etc. Employees are not respected in any way, taken as slaves,work that you do and not required is forgotten, if you miss anything, you can never get that off your record. The managers never stand up for anyone, so afraid of losing their own jobs. Unless it is for a few months until you find something better _ although you might not have the time - don't go to work for them.

    Advice to Management

    Fire everyone in management and start from scratch.


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