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Helpful (6)

Open to change, but terrible e-commerce focus

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Current Employee - Assistant Planner in Milwaukee, WI
Current Employee - Assistant Planner in Milwaukee, WI

I have been working at Bon-Ton Stores full-time (More than 3 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Often relaxed work environment, long-term strategic vision by CEO, flexible summer hours

Cons

Few in-office perks (no coffee, no snacks, etc.), cramped working quarters, pay is below industry average

Advice to Management

Show that you care about your employees by upgrading the physical workspace

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Bloated Corporate Structure, Unethical Business/Management Practices by Store Level Management

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Bloomington, IL
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Bloomington, IL

    I worked at Bon-Ton Stores part-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    If you just want a part-time job that you don't care about . . . this is the one very fun thing about this place. One of my favorite phrases was, "Think about work when I'm not at work . . ., I don't even think about work when I AM at work." Evading customers, scowling, ignoring them . . . it was all acceptable. Daydreaming about your boyfriend or figuring out your next move in real life was all possible if you worked a late shift. Customers rarely complained to management about sales associates because being somewhat rude was expected. And if a customer did complain, some manager would stand there and listen to their shift and then move on with their day. They did not want to do any paperwork to followup on some annoying complaint. Also 20% discount.

    Cons

    Not enough hours as part-time. They could get a ton of part-time employees and schedule them each at 10 hours.


  2. Bonton

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Bon-Ton Stores full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    lots of employee discounts each week

    Cons

    crazy coupons you can never use.


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