Sears

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Good first job

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Former Employee - Cashier in San Jose, CA
Former Employee - Cashier in San Jose, CA

I worked at Sears

Pros

They are really flexible when it comes to asking for time off. Although, your pay is minimum wage you can get more by selling Sear's credit. You can also easily move up to a higher position if you show you are hardworking and dedicated.

Cons

The pay is minimum wage and you have to sell credit to all customers. You also have managers on your case if you don't reach your sale goal.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

I think they should help train new employees. On my first day, a new employee who had only worked there for a month trained me.

Recommends
No opinion of CEO

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    Disrespect and poor leadership

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Attleboro, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Attleboro, MA

    I worked at Sears

    Pros

    Cute kids and some good coworkers made this job bearable. Photography is a fun industry if you're in the right place.

    Cons

    Extremely poor leadership all the way from the top down. Ridiculous pressure, constant negativity and completely unrealistic corporate standards unsubstantiated by support from management, worthwhile pay or fair working conditions. I can't tell you how many times I was forced to punch out, and work straight through my lunch break and have no food for up to 10 or 12 hours. It was ridiculous! They didn't know how to handle their volume and they pushed their employees beyond acceptable standards of hard work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need better leadership, better incentives, more encouragement of a personal life and work balance, need to ensure studios are adequately staffed and that people can take breaks. Need better communication with customers to establish standards of service. This company pretty much invited customers to abuse employees by over-promising and then inhibiting employees capacity to deliver quality service.

    Doesn't Recommend
  2.  

    Really a meh job. Good pay during holidays tho.

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    Current Employee - Consultative Sales Associate in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Consultative Sales Associate in Austin, TX

    I have been working at Sears

    Pros

    Good pay during holidays.
    Commission pay.

    Cons

    Commission pay.
    Department under staff year long until holidays.
    Supervisors who are lazy and have less education and knowhow than you.
    Unprofessional work environmental.
    Managers are not required to have college degrees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make sure your supervisors actually do some work, and not let them delegate their taskf to the sales people who are not responsible for merchandising. Sales people sell. Hire/ promote competent supervisors/ leads.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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