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Pretty on the outside...

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Dallas, TX
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX

I worked at Neiman Marcus

Pros

The discount was pretty good. 30/30 and 50/30 made the prices reasonable. Co-workers were nice. Flexible work hours in corporate.

Cons

Terrible benefits and compensation. Lack of leadership. Tenure was valued more than skill. Lack of technology. None of their systems were linked.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Have a unified vision. The more the departments work together the more successful the company can be as a whole.

Doesn't Recommend
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    Your clients are your life.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Neiman Marcus

    Pros

    The employee discount is pretty good. Coworkers are mostly fun to be around. EXCELLENT 401K! Beautiful merchandise. Loyal customers. Very fashion-informative. Not too many rules and not so much pressure (as long as you are not a terrible sales associate).

    Cons

    Shark-like environment. Some coworkers are sneaky and will do anything to steal your customers/ sales. Return policy is way too lenient. Inflexible scheduling. Management engages in favoritism (corruption in a sense).

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You managers yell at us for being "snobby" to customers, yet the management team is even more guilty of this! Hire some new blood in the management team, fresh approaches to different situations in necessary.

    Approves of CEO
  2. 4 people found this helpful  

    It went from being great to being eerie in a matter of weeks.

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate  in  Bellevue, WA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Bellevue, WA

    I worked at Neiman Marcus

    Pros

    The employee discount is great, and the 30/30's are really great. The Clients can be fun to work with and fellow employees make for a great environment.

    Cons

    Things were going great until there were changes in upper management. It suddenly went from being great to being unprofessional (to say the least, more like disturbing bad dream). It became evident that the new management was on a mission to justify their actions without any regard to several employees.

    The executives and corporate have no interest in hearing anything if it opposes their motives/actions, regardless of how fallacious it is.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Advice to the new management: encourage and practice fair dealings of all people; encourage maturity in new management; be honest with yourselves and others.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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