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Decent work/life balance, poor pay and benefits

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Current Employee - Manager in Paramus, NJ
Current Employee - Manager in Paramus, NJ

I have been working at Movado Group

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Work/life balance is decent. Not many people work late hours - most leave at 5 or 5:30, even top management. Decent employee discount. Very casual dress code. Summer Fridays.

Cons

Benefits are very expensive. Salaries are below average for Bergen County. "Good old boy" network. It's not what you know, it's who you know. Too many closed door meetings. HR management is terrible.

Advice to Management

Stop all the closed door meetings - after all the layoffs it just makes employees more paranoid. Make benefits package more competitive. Improve communication between CEO and President to rank and file. Eliminate the class system.

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  1. Movado Co. Store - I enjoy working for Movado but it is not somewhere I would want to stay after I graduate.

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
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    Current Employee - Third Key in San Marcos, TX
    Current Employee - Third Key in San Marcos, TX

    I have been working at Movado Group

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Sales experience, well known product, networking with great clientele, small staff size, fun and laid-back work enviroment, hourly wage is extremely competitive compared to similar retail stores in the area.

    Cons

    No raises, commission bonus plans do not adequately reward sales associates from smaller revenue stores even if they are consistently hitting their monthly budgets. Outdated inventory system can be frustrating and administrative staff tend to be condescending to line level employees and store level managers. I feel like they think they are in a more prestigious position than what they really are, and are slow to go out of their way to help track down product and transfer product.

    Advice to Management

    Upper management needs to realize that quick decisions that are not thought through well, can result in exponentially more work for line level staff and store-level mangement. Put yourself in the shoes of a store manager before you significantly alter his/her daily responsibilities regarding budget, paperwork, and enforcement of new policies. Allow store managers to run their stores how they want, including time-off, daily scheduling, lunch allowances, budgets, and access to the computer and internet.


  2. Helpful (2)

    Great First Start

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Movado Group full-time

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

    Pros

    Friendly environment (for the most part), Great recognition for work done, Dress Code, Not very strict. Though there are a lot con, the place is actually fun to work at.

    Cons

    Hit or miss management. Senior designers aren't given enough say. Not design oriented as much as should be. Design is business oriented, which leaves inovation left to side. The result is pretty much the same stuff being pumped out. There is a lot of talk about transparency, but there really isn't much. Late nights become a norm. Always talk about improvements, but theyre always VERY far down the road. All the focus is about Movado, with rarely any mention of the great work license brands do other than their numbers. HORRENDOUS discount. Designers do not receive watches they design and there is pretty much no mention of them once the design process is done.


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