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Overall my experience was poor due to Regional/Territorial Management team.

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Former Employee - Store Manager in Sacramento, CA
Former Employee - Store Manager in Sacramento, CA

I worked at Kohl's full-time (More than 3 years)

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

Pros

Exciting product lines. They strive to design everything to be as efficient as possible ie fixtures, visual, reports etc. They research and test everything they roll out to death (this is a good thing they want to ensure if they bring it to the store that it works well and provides value.

Cons

Because Kohls strives to provide a nearly identical shopping experience to all customers--EVERYTHING is controlled centrally (at headquarters). So it is very difficult to change sets and customize merchandising, or inventory needs at the store level. Not unlike many other retailers directions is given with regard to how mannequins should be dressed but if a bow on a dress was not exactly like the picture you would be called on it.

Advice to Management

HR interferes way too much with basic associate issues. Just so you know prior to a corporate visit (which was a couple times a year) we would be told by DM and RVP to spend as much payroll as possible and then they would come back two-three days later and tell us we would HAVE to make payroll. This happened for EVERY visit in CA.

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  1. it was pretty much expected

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Woodbury, MN
    Former Employee - Cashier in Woodbury, MN

    I worked at Kohl's part-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    my coworkers were pretty nice and friendly and the e3's were pretty chilll

    Cons

    hated standing and having to smile and greet every customer, regardless if they were rude or not


  2. ok.....if your in college

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    Current Employee - MMJ Sales Associate in Brooklyn, NY
    Current Employee - MMJ Sales Associate in Brooklyn, NY

    I have been working at Kohl's part-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    great co-workers decent discounts on clearance and other clothes

    Cons

    lousy pay,supervisors that are incompetent,inconsistant work days, high turnover

    Advice to Management

    raise the pay and listen to the associates


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