Kohl's

  www.kohlscorporation.com
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Really good company...just not a really good company to be employed with.

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Menomonee Falls, WI
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Menomonee Falls, WI

I have been working at Kohl's full-time (more than an year)

Pros

REALLY good health benefits, 401(k) matching program and shares of stock. Good work/life balance and friendly people. Care a lot about the community and giving back.

Cons

Extremely political, communication between departments is terrible, managers do nothing to develop their people (or support career advancement) unless you are a Merchant Analyst or Assistant Buyer - any other position (upper or lower) and they could care less. Culture is extremely political. Company does not appreciate new ideas and thinking outside of the box. There is a hierarchy and it is strictly followed - do not speak up unless you are directly asked. There is a HUGE lack of diversity and segmenting throughout the company, and 90% of middle- to upper-management are male.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

HR needs to spend more time talking to the employees at all levels instead of just upper management. A real plan to develop and promote internal moves is really needed instead of a band-aid program to satisfy horrible results in employee reviews.

Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

2428 Other Employee Reviews for Kohl's (View Most Recent)

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  1.  

    Overall a good experience but very mundane

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    Former Employee - Store Manager in Columbia, SC
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Columbia, SC

    I worked at Kohl's as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Positive team environment
    Opportunities to network with top senior management
    Very clear corporate structure, know exactly who to answer to
    Positive emphasis on providing excellent customer service

    Cons

    Poor senior leadership
    People ahead of you in the corporate structure being fearful of you surpassing them and trying to hold you back
    Terrible hours
    Extremely mundane and boring daily responsibilities
    Senior management does a poor job of intertwining the needs for good customer service and selling credit

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Your interns are an asset, not your competition

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Do not work at Kohls for your own peace of mind and if you want a family life.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Louisville, KY
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Louisville, KY

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

    Pros

    discounts,clean store,lighted parking lot,nice customers.

    Cons

    Store manager was an arrogant a** hole and really didn't mind stepping on associates feelings. Near Walmart store

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You need to REALLY check out WHOM you are hiring as store manager as they represent YOUR company.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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