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long hours, nice working environment

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Current Employee - Beauty Advisor  in  Houston, TX
Current Employee - Beauty Advisor in Houston, TX

Pros

people are nice, clean environment, training is quite thorough and self explanatory. you are not obligated to work extra hours if it is shorthanded. nice discount, at certain times of the year you get extra discounts as well. the more you sell, the more make.

Cons

long working hours, even if you're a student. No wiggle room for those who have go to school. They do not care about school. Raises are only once a year and the management are not very personal. It is hard to speak with them and they are not friendly.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Learn to be more friendly and helpful

Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

Other reviews for Macy's

  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Downwardly Mobile

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate  in  Christiana, DE
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Christiana, DE

    Pros

    Sales jobs at macys help employees develop the ability to interact with customers in ways that cannot be learned anyywhere but in a fast paced many customer environment. If an employee is intellecutally curious (most are not) they can learn significant knowledge about products,production, pricing, and human behaviour. To do this one must think for oneself and not believe all the company propaganda as truth.

    Cons

    Management is attempting to save on long term employment costs by firing as many people as possible via methods such as strict time keeping standards that do not accept doctors notes, show storms, family death as excuses. Employees are often treated in demeaning manners. Store manager Kathy Weaver was so vile in her treatment of people in our store that many worked on the selling floor in tears. She threatened to fire people almost daily. Weaver also strictly rationed food at company events. Employees were constantly monitored. Extreme favoritism. Macy's only wants newly hired people. The longer that one works there, the worse that they are treated. Management bonuses maximized at government expense. They take the tax incentives to hire new people , pay very little, and push experienced tenured people to the door. Payroll costs go down, bonuses go up, and more of our staff are on medicaid & food stamps. We have had homeless people on staff.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    I liked that i could make my own schedule

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    Former Employee - Commissioned Sales Associate  in  Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - Commissioned Sales Associate in Orlando, FL

    Pros

    I can make my own schedule. I could work in any department. we got paid every week. Lunch was 45 minutes and if gone longer no penalty. Managers were pretty chill.

    Cons

    competitive, other sales associates took their 2% commission way to serious and would definitely treat you badly in order to get a sale. Managers push you to almost force credit cards on every customers even those from out of the country. They threaten your employment if you do not create a certain amount of credits per week.

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    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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