Michaels Stores

  www.michaels.com
  www.michaels.com
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Once you learn how the seasons change you can stay on track and enjoy the job.

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Store Manager in Orange, CA
Current Employee - Store Manager in Orange, CA

I have been working at Michaels Stores full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Great bonus program based on results.
Most executives treat you with respect and will try to help you at the store level.
Bigger company than you think with stores all around the country.

Cons

Lots to learn it can be overwhelming, normally takes a couple of years to understand.
Technology is outdated, trying to catch up fast.
Not always held to same standards from store to store can be upsetting.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

When managers change stores and things look like they suddenly are struggling dig in several stores look good on the surface but have not been run effectively for years. Takes some time to truly change the culture in a store. Don't reward stores that look good but underlying operations are terrible then next manager looks bad when trying to run operation to company expectations.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

1056 Other Employee Reviews for Michaels Stores (View Most Recent)

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    Not good for management

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Portland, OR

    I have been working at Michaels Stores full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    There can be great bonus potential

    Cons

    Not a quality of life and major micro-managing

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest the time in your managers

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Good beginning if you just start work - but no for long time

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Falls Church, VA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Falls Church, VA

    I have been working at Michaels Stores part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Every minute which you work there is paid. Interesting items for selling, dynamic working environment.

    Cons

    Very bad store management - he does not care for employees at all. Low payment.

    Doesn't Recommend
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