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A fast paced positive environment

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Product Consultant  in  Indianapolis, IN
Current Employee - Product Consultant in Indianapolis, IN

I have been working at J. C. Penney

Pros

Products we get to work with
Gratis
Make up Training
Contests
Access to exclusive products
Job Security
Promotions
Managerial Support

Cons

Low hourly pay rate
Distance from my home
Communication from JCP to Sephora
Don't know everyone that works in the store

Advice to ManagementAdvice

The Beauty Manager needs to me more motivated and commited to her team and store. Should be working to help those who want to, to get promoted.

Recommends

Other Reviews for J. C. Penney

  1.  

    A good summer job

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Service Associate  in  Knoxville, TN
    Former Employee - Customer Service Associate in Knoxville, TN

    I worked at J. C. Penney

    Pros

    Flexible hours and employee discount

    Cons

    Understaffed during peak times and around holidays

    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Company is headed south

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at J. C. Penney

    Pros

    Employee discount
    Flexibility in scheduling
    Co-worker interactions

    Cons

    Since Ron Johnson took over very secretive
    A company in decline
    The left hand doesn't know what the right hand is doing

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Do you want to know where the company is going, look to Circuit City. You are on their path right now. You can not create a cost structure like Kohls without first addressing some of the underlying structural differences in the way you merchandise merchandise.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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