J. C. Penney
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www.jcpenney.com Plano, TX 5000+ Employees

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Nice long career that ended due to a bad CEO decision.

Software Engineer II (Former Employee)
Plano, TX

I worked at J. C. Penney full-time for more than 10 years

ProsThe people that work at JCPenney are some of my best friends still!

ConsTerrible leadership at most levels of the company. Career growth reliant upon politics.

Advice to Senior ManagementValue talent and promote it. Stop promising undeserved associates promotions that haven't been earned.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Once was awesome, now not so much

Department Specialist (Former Employee)
Conroe, TX

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


Pros: Flexible scheduling, supportive supervisors, location, lunch breaks, employee rooms are awesome, atmosphere is pretty laid back. Focus is entirely on customer, so… Cons: Stock sent to your store is based off national data instead of local data (i.e., HUNDREDS of fleece sheets and such sent to Houston stores… Advice to Senior Management: Have more people oriented to each department so floor associates aren't running around with their heads cut off because they don't know enough about a… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Sales Specialist (Current Employee)
Houston, TX

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


Pros: good people to work with and great products Cons: company in transition need to initiate more communication with employees. Advice to Senior Management: Tell employees what changes are and when implemented. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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