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Dillard's expects you to meet your quota's or your gone

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Sales Associate in Toledo, OH
Current Employee - Sales Associate in Toledo, OH

I have been working at Dillard's part-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

1.If you meet your sales goals and work hard Dillard's is an ok place to work. Retail is not for everyone.
2.If you are competitive and goal oriented you will do well working here.
3.25% Employee Discount, why shop anywhere else? Merchandise is top notch.
4.New employees receive one time 50% off anything they need for work.
5.It is important to gain good rapport with your customers and staff this establishes a bit of loyalty, so be likable.
6.Many insensitive programs to earn extra bucks, do diligence pays off.
7.If you work a holiday you get paid time and 1/2 and earn another day off with pay.

Cons

1.You must have thick skin, competition is fierce, and turn over is high. Management is always looking for the next best thing to replace you.
2.Having a sales goal means you better reach your goals or your out. This means learn your merchandise and open credit apps.
3.Vacation is earned by number of hour worked, for every hour you work you get 1/2 hour of vaca time.Become informed.
4.Being on your feet constantly is hard on the body, so be sure to use that 50% one time discount to buy good shoes.
5.No vaca allowed between Nov 15th-Jan 15th. Prime selling time. No fun with family. You'll be missed at the family reunions.
6.Benefits are expense and not very good. If you have options with a spouse or parent opt out for now.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Reevaluate how you pay your Business managers, and don't make them sell, this is unfair to them and the sales associates. Treat them well and they will give you their loyalty.

Recommends
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    DillaDillards the worst company to work for
    The worst company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Cosmetic Counter Manager in Littleton, CO
    Current Employee - Cosmetic Counter Manager in Littleton, CO

    I have been working at Dillard's full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    If you work in cosmetics the gratis is fantastic.

    Cons

    If you don't make your sales per hour ( SPH ) they will give you a pay cut.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay cuts are not a way to discipline a employee

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Horrible management

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Customer Service in Fayetteville, AR
    Current Employee - Customer Service in Fayetteville, AR

    I have been working at Dillard's part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    None, unless you are a frequent shopper and would like 25 discount

    Cons

    Poor hours, poor management. There is a lot of competition some associates can be very mean and get away with it! They hire monthly so they don't care to loose anyone! There is no one who can help you!!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to employees, treat then better, give them better hours and don't treat them like crap!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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