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Happy if you can follow the rules.

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Previously CEM, Currently Wilton Instructor in Columbia, MD
Current Employee - Previously CEM, Currently Wilton Instructor in Columbia, MD

I have been working at Michaels Stores part-time

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Great managers, fun customers, hard working & friendly co-workers.

Cons

You need to he willing to work physically hard. Rearranging isles, displays always. Unloading trucks weekly & meeting regular deadlines. Everyone is expected to work as a team & slackers do not last long.

Advice to Management

Management is great. Very sensitive to employeess needs. They have a difficult job trying to keep upper management happy, employees happy & customers happy.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Associate

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    Former Employee - Associate in Altamonte Springs, FL
    Former Employee - Associate in Altamonte Springs, FL

    I worked at Michaels Stores part-time (Less than a year)

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

    Pros

    Nice people to work with.

    Cons

    Hard to move up in this company and some polices I did not agree with like the coupon policy.

    Advice to Management

    Employee discount could be better.


  2. Not good at all.

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
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    Former Employee - Replenishment Associate in Arlington, TX
    Former Employee - Replenishment Associate in Arlington, TX

    I worked at Michaels Stores part-time (Less than a year)

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

    Pros

    Decent starting pay. SOME of the employees were very helpful, and they know you won't catch on immediately and are understanding. But they do tend to stick the new people doing the crappier work.

    Cons

    For replenishment crew, there is no reason at all. Store was very unorganized. Had to wake up at 1 am most of the time, and got off around 10 am. It changes your whole life schedule. Work is tedious, and annoying, and it's an overnight job so most of the people I worked with slugged around, didn't move fast, and were weird as all get out. Required to move around a lot, but carry a bulky annoying price gun on a shoulder sling. And a headset with long wire. And a apron. Had gear flying all over the place at all times. Just overall, a bad experience.

    Advice to Management

    Get all the managers a more cohesive arrangement. Set up a system, instead of having somebody work on this section for a minute, then go help somebody in this section, then go back to their section, then get done and have to stand around asking what to do on a freaking walkie talkie.


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