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Intern at Saks Fifth Avenue

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Former Intern - Graduate Intern in New York, NY
Former Intern - Graduate Intern in New York, NY

I worked at Saks Fifth Avenue as an intern (Less than a year)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

It was very well rounded. I met with people from multiple departments that worked with my supervisor. Everyone was open and shared as much information as they sought after.

Cons

During more than one round, the people I was scheduled to interview with had changed. Furthermore, it was a bit dragged out, considering the position.

Advice to Management

Since it was a bit dragged out anyways, ensure the people that are interviewing have a very free/flexible day. Rather than dragging out the number of rounds, drag out the timing.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    A company that is very biased

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    Former Employee - Cosmetics Manager
    Former Employee - Cosmetics Manager

    I worked at Saks Fifth Avenue full-time (More than 8 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    The pay is very good compared to most retail chains. The working hours are also good. They really don't change much even at Christmas.

    Cons

    They hire managers based on personality and not qualifications. The majority of sales associates are usually more qualified than the managers. They will not hire within the store for a manager. They go outside for candidates. There is little to no opportunity for growth in this company so try to start at the highest point possible.

    Advice to Management

    Hire more qualified managers and promote from within.

  2. Helpful (1)

    It has it's pros and cons

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Merchandiser in Grapevine, TX
    Current Employee - Merchandiser in Grapevine, TX

    I have been working at Saks Fifth Avenue part-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    They work well with your personal schedule, great discount, and easy sales goals.

    Cons

    Hours fluctuate too much, pay is not great, lack of communication between management and employees, lack of participation from management to meet goals.

    Advice to Management

    Please be aware of what goes on out on the sales floor by participating and interacting with employees and customers.

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