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Great people oriented company

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at J. C. Penney

Pros

Company wants to develop their staff

Cons

Lots of changes going on, but a great vision

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Other Reviews for J. C. Penney

  1.  

    lots of work to get ahead, promotions hard to come. Not based necessarily on performance, about who you know and impress

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at J. C. Penney

    Pros

    opportunity to relocate, most of the team members are friendly

    Cons

    long hours, pay isn't always "equal" for jobs that are being performed. Haven't had a raise in a couple of years, other than a cost of living increase for a relocation. Even though it was a bigger store and more people to manage, and in a state of disaster upon my arrival from the previous person who was terminated.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    work life balance, non-existent if you want to see a promotion. home office team is out of touch with the realities of actually working in a store on a day to day basis. Take a look at the attendance policy, far to lenient.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Good work environment, poor company direction by new CEO Ron Johnson.

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    Former Employee - Senior Industrial Engineer  in  Lenexa, KS
    Former Employee - Senior Industrial Engineer in Lenexa, KS

    I worked at J. C. Penney full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work life balance. Very satisfying work when project are available. Great management teams. Previous years credit given to boost vacation time. Very competitive salary with good sign on bonus.

    Cons

    Minimal raises and bonus payouts. Promotional opportunities very limited without relocation. Corporate strategy changes created uncertainty in job security. Poor insurance benefits.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Create a growth plan with Management Trainee's that shows promotional opportunities and salary increase to reduce turnover.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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