Bloomingdale's

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HR and upper management from hell

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Former Employee - Sales Associate in Chevy Chase, MD
Former Employee - Sales Associate in Chevy Chase, MD

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 ManagementAdvice

Get new management.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

585 Other Employee Reviews for Bloomingdale's (View Most Recent)

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  1.  

    Great Store to start a career in retail

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    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 ManagementAdvice

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 4 people found this helpful  

    Surprised they are still in business

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Specialist in Costa Mesa, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Specialist in Costa Mesa, CA

    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 ManagementAdvice

    Fire everyone in management and start from scratch.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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