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A humiliating, miserable experience as a sales associate.

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Former Employee - Cosmetics Associate in Memphis, TN
Former Employee - Cosmetics Associate in Memphis, TN

I worked at Dillard's

Pros

The discount is fair and worth it because of the selection of merchandise you are able to purchase.
As a cosmetic associate, you are also able to receive gratis from the company that you work for.

Cons

Unfair wages. You are hired in at one amount and if you are unable to keep up with the unattainable goal, your salary is cut. Sometimes it is cut by over a dollar. The goals are not just with your cosmetic line that you work for. You are expected to cross sell.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Make the goals attainable to keep good, knowledgable staff. Do not cut employee's wages. Most of the lines do not have commission so it is unfair to cut their pay without commission. Make the selling goals appropriate for the job they are hired to do .

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great job Horrible company

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    Current Employee - Buyer in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Buyer in Phoenix, AZ

    I have been working at Dillard's

    Pros

    Coworkers are awesome and e product is obviously fun to work with.

    Cons

    No holidays, expected to work when stores are open. Horrible leadership. Management are catty ladies who live for Dillard's and have no personal lives therefore do not understand personal lives.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get with the times. Loyal employees are respected and given more vacation than 2 weeks for 10 years.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Promising in the beginning but stagnant after time.

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    Current Employee - Buyer in Saint Petersburg, FL
    Current Employee - Buyer in Saint Petersburg, FL

    I have been working at Dillard's

    Pros

    Promote people to Buyer based on performance, not amount of experience. Great hands on learning.

    Cons

    Difficult to gain experience in areas of the company, I.e. Corporate buying positions, .COM/E-Commerce. Inconsistent management direction. insufficient salary. Questionable management competence.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more consistent. Give your buyers more respect and credit.

    No opinion of CEO
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