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Former Employee - Merchandise Planner in Plano, TX
Former Employee - Merchandise Planner in Plano, TX

I worked at J. C. Penney

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Great place to work. Employees are given a clear career path and tools with lots of room for vertical growth.

Cons

Difficult to change career paths once you get embedded in an area. Recommend one actively research other areas early in career in order to successfully change directions without financial set back.

Advice to Management

Have annual in house career fairs for employees so they have an opportunity to research potential new interests and career paths.

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  1. Horrible

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    Former Employee - Loss Prevention Officer in Saint Louis, MO
    Former Employee - Loss Prevention Officer in Saint Louis, MO

    I worked at J. C. Penney

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    No quotas or productivity. Pretty lax policies on apprehensions. Started to go downhill in the last few years with the new director of Loss Prevention.

    Cons

    Horrible. No support from management. They will throw you under the bus and stab you in the back at the slightest chance. Absolutely NO recognition or respect. Company could not care less if they had LP at all. Look at the LP department as a drain.

    Advice to Management

    Power trips are bad for morale and mean you are a bad leader.


  2. If retail, I guess I want to work here?

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Baton Rouge, LA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Baton Rouge, LA

    I have been working at J. C. Penney

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Decent Pay Good Benefits Nice Management You get to dress up Great discount Management feeds you on holidays....sometimes s s

    Cons

    long hours work every weekend Always on your feet Save money on air, its hot in there! Customers, lower class

    Advice to Management

    JC Penney is overall good place to work. However, retail is not a good place to be if you want decent hours.


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