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Enlightening plethora of resources within the Fashion Industry

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Sales Associate in Boston, MA
Former Employee - Sales Associate in Boston, MA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at Saks Fifth Avenue full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

-Brand knowledge, Networking, Great Benefits,

Cons

Large corporation which doesnt give great incentive or options for internal advancement

Advice to Management

Consider hiring within before out. Make it easier to transfer locations - make your employees feel like you care about them.

Other Employee Reviews for Saks Fifth Avenue

  1. Handbag Associate

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Handbag Associate in Troy, MI
    Former Employee - Handbag Associate in Troy, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Saks Fifth Avenue full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Working with amazing designer handbags such as Chanel, Dior, and Prada. Amazing employee discount even on brands that never go on sale. The opportunity to make a decent sales commission.

    Cons

    Working on the sales floor is extremely competitive. Be careful of other employees who have reputation of stealing others sales. If working as a full time employee be aware that if a customer returns an item that counts against your sales goals. Since the pay is based on the draw system you either make your hourly or you make your commission, whichever is higher. But in order to make commission you must be above your sales goals weekly to stay out of the hole.

    Advice to Management

    Treat everyone equally. Management tends to side with whomever has the highest sales.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Unappreciative and poor management

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Contemporary Sportswear Associate in Palm Beach Gardens, FL
    Former Employee - Contemporary Sportswear Associate in Palm Beach Gardens, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Saks Fifth Avenue full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The discount The employees are often nicer The actual Clients The pay (unless your store is seasonal)

    Cons

    Management belittles associates They will treat you as if you are incompetent No development Menial tasks and work Favoritism if full time- then you have NO Life due to hours and store events

    Advice to Management

    Read How to Win Friends and Influence people. Just because you have experience doesn't mean you are capable of being an effective leader or manager


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