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Store sales Manager

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Former Employee - Store Manager
Former Employee - Store Manager

I worked at Brown Shoe full-time (More than 5 years)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Loved working for this company. Started as a sales associate and worked my way up to store manager in 2 years. Many career advancement opportunity.

Cons

Not much payroll to work with during slow times. Many times worked single coverage for the majority of the day. This didn't help being able to control shrink. Did not enjoy dealing with loss prevention on a daily basis. Also a lot of nights and weekends since store managers need to be scheduled during peak sales times, which s understandable and expected in a retail environment but I not ideal for balancing work and life.

Advice to Management

Provide more payroll so store managers can staff appropriately. Better coverage helps stores provide better customer service, which is our number one priority.

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  1. Absolutely love my job

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    Current Employee - Store Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Store Manager in New York, NY

    I have been working at Brown Shoe full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    great place to work, fun, fun job

    Cons

    never enough payroll for management


  2. Frustrating

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    Former Employee - Production Supervisor in Sun Prairie, WI
    Former Employee - Production Supervisor in Sun Prairie, WI

    I worked at Brown Shoe full-time (More than 10 years)

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

    Pros

    No matter what problem the local work force encountered, it was met with a can do attitude and a real willingness to find a solution.

    Cons

    Working for this company, the first thing that you learn is that the corporate office believes that they can make no mistakes, no matter what. They were always correct.

    Advice to Management

    Sooner or later you will over capacity yourselves into a financial hole.


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