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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

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    Great place to work at if your manager isnt a idiot

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    Former Employee - Support Specialist  in  Langhorne, PA
    Former Employee - Support Specialist in Langhorne, PA

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

    Pros

    flexible hours
    you can move to different departments to gain experience
    extra hours are always available

    Cons

    schedule will change at last minute without notice
    tedious work and lots of standing
    it is the cashiers job to recover but you can be yanked from the task that your doing to help recover the store
    No more night shift, It's very counter productive to try and recover the store while there are customers in the store

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    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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