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Seasonal Store Associate

Seasonal Store Associate (Former Employee) Hayward, CA

ProsGood seasonal job, people were nice, lots of treats and goodies from management. Pay was slightly above minimum, which was a plus!

ConsDoing all training via computer programs was no substitute for good hands on training. Most of what I learned was actually through working on the floor.

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    Restructuring is not going well at JCP.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Vancouver, WA

    I have been working at J. C. Penney full-time for more than 8 years


    Pros: Seeing new brands and a new vision at an older retailer is exciting. Theoretically stores… Cons: New brands and pricing structure began as a good thing, but corporate cannot decide on one strategy and stick to it. Every day people… Advice to Senior Management: Take a closer look at the people you have leading the… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    • Disapproves of CEO

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    Will not last long

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Cherry Hill, NJ

    I have been working at J. C. Penney full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Will have a very mild holiday with probably hardly any… Cons: Macy's is better. Macy's has a fabulous cosmetics dept. JCP only has Sephora that plays teenie bopper music. It's housed underneath a tightly condensed section… Advice to Senior Management: The grass is greener on the other side. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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