Macy's

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Former Employee - Sales Manager  in  Atlanta, GA
Former Employee - Sales Manager in Atlanta, GA

Pros

Company was fair and really focused on development and promoting talent

Cons

Economy caused cuts in payroll

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Don't give up and shoot for being the best

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great place for high school/college students, but base pay isn't enough to live off.

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

    Pros

    Great culture. Fun place to work. Great sales, so it's easy to create a clientele.

    Cons

    No incentives to work hard. You start off making minimum wage (plu comission), and there's no opportunity for a rasie in that base pay. Most companies will give you a percentage per quarter/year if your sales numbers are up to par or exceeding goals. Macy's doesn't.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Offer incentives like percentage raises per quarter, etc. to employers if you actually want to see them do a great job with their tasks. Also, maybe not have so many sales. Sales bring in customers, but it gives them the idea that your store and the merchandise is cheap if everything is constantly on sale. Maybe you could pay employees more if they're weren't so many sales.

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  2.  

    Very low pay for such a nice store

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate  in  Mishawaka, IN
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Mishawaka, IN

    Pros

    Most of the people that work there are very professional. It's nice to have the employee discount. They have contests where you can win prizes. As long as you have black pants and a black sweater, that's all you need for your work wardrobe.

    Cons

    They ask a lot of you and give extremely low pay. I expected this place to pay more than McDonalds but they don't. Some of the full-timers try to boss the part-timers around.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make sure that people are actually getting to take their breaks. There is pressure from other employees not to take breaks. We shouldn't feel guilty when we take our breaks. Continue with the contests - maybe have a contest for full time people and one for part time people instead of lumping us all together. Give us more positive feedback.

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    Positive Outlook
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