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Way Overworked and very Underpaid!

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Current Employee - Presenatation Replenishment Manager
Current Employee - Presenatation Replenishment Manager

I have been working at Michaels Stores full-time for more than a year

Pros

I have worked with some great people although they come and go very quickly.

Cons

Most employees average about 15-20 hours at minimum wage or slightly above. Management doesn't really do much until they find out a DM or corporate employee is coming to visit, at that point they want to yell and scream and try to fix everything they have been doing wrong since the last visit! My store alone has been through 3 Store Managers in 1 year! Very high turn over.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Talk to your employees more, and hear what they have to say. Don't promote people just because they are there. Consider paying more for great employees instead of paying minimum wage to 20 sub -par employees.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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

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  1.  

    Shots in the dark.

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    Former Employee - Seasonal Sales Associate
    Former Employee - Seasonal Sales Associate

    I worked at Michaels Stores as a contractor for less than a year

    Pros

    I love this store and I loved working here the ambiance was right up my alley considering it was a craft store that could easily double as a step-ahead-of-last-resort if one is really trying to avoid having to go to blick's. The work is fast paced but there is room for advancement and benefits, etc.

    Cons

    It really depends on which one you go to because stock is different depending on where you go and so is management it could be great at one store or just terrible like you won't believe it and well I say read reviews before you go in one and call ahead of time for stock checks because you'll learn a lot more than if you just show up at the store also try using the 'online catalogue' and I put it that way because you cannot place online orders as one would presume.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    New management that has less issues it's okay to have bad days but everyday is a bit much.

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

    Good experience for a first job.

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    Former Employee - Associate
    Former Employee - Associate

    I worked at Michaels Stores part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Friendly people, cared about their employees for the most part.

    Cons

    Boring job, not a lot of people in the store at certain times.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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