J. C. Penney

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J. C. Penney Reviews in San Diego, CA

1,962 Reviews

3.0
1,962 Reviews
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J. C. Penney Chief Executive Officer Mike Ullman
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465 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • It once was a good company to work for with a nice employee discount (in 146 reviews)

  • Work-life balance mostly good except during high volume holiday sales season (in 45 reviews)


Cons
  • Short sighted management, desperate for employees so work/life balance hard during peak seasons (in 43 reviews)

  • They beat into you to get people to sign up for a JCP credit card (in 77 reviews)

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  1.  

    JCP was a great long standing company to work for.

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    Former Employee - Merchandise Execution  in  San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Merchandise Execution in San Diego, CA

    Pros

    Work life balance was always something I valued as a management person. Not always the case on the lower levels

    Cons

    Lots of current turn oil within the organization. A lot of uncertainty and organizational changes have led to loss of jobs.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Good place to start

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Support Associate  in  San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Support Associate in San Diego, CA

    Pros

    I gained a lot if experience as a sales associate. They were flexible with my school schedule and it gave me a good understanding of of the basics of customer service and retail.

    Cons

    Opportunities to move up were limited at the time.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Jc penney is a alright place to work they push customer service, thats very emportant to them.

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    Former Employee - Commissioned Sales Specialist  in  San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Commissioned Sales Specialist in San Diego, CA

    Pros

    Working for Jc penney can get your foot in the door for other customer service jobs.

    Cons

    I worked on commissions so it was very dog eat dog. Also pushing credit put alot of pressure on the employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    stop pushing credit on the employees.

    No opinion of CEO

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