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Upper management has ruined this company

Senior Manager (Former Employee) Dover, DE

ProsMost associates are dedicated and care about the customers.
Interacting with customers.
Associate discount is pretty good

ConsUnrealistic expectations, too much to do with very little staff
Hours can be horrible during peak events
Clothing assortment has really become very poor

Advice to Senior ManagementHome office management is joke, need to live in reality. Take a step back and look what you are during to this company and it's employees.

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

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    Like Rome, all empires eventually fall.

    Sephora Sales (Current Employee)

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


    Pros: Co-workers are great (most of them anyway). Misery loves company.… Cons: I work at the Sephora inside JCP and we have to ask EVERY client; 1. "are you a beauty insider? Would you like to sign… Advice to Senior Management: Look, last years figures and this years figures are not going to compare when the company is going through major reorganization. A reorganization by a… 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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    For Support Specialist positions -If you're not used to walking or standing still for long periods, dont bother applying

    Support Specialist (Current Employee) Amherst, NY

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


    Pros: Employee discount of 25% is great, especially when used with… Cons: You don't get to choose your schedule, some start times are anywhere from 3am, 5am, 6am, etc. You might get scheduled to start 3am… Advice to Senior Management: Have a training spend on one time showing you exactly what to do for a couple weeks, with the trainer checking… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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