Kohl's Reviews

Updated March 26, 2015
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Kohl's Chairman, President & CEO Kevin B. Mansell
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Pros
  • Encouraging work life balance but this can depend on the team you are on (in 86 reviews)

  • The employee discount was nice but it didn't make up for anything else (in 188 reviews)

Cons
  • There is no work life balance as much as they would like you to believe there is (in 103 reviews)

  • Minimum wage is also not enough to be paid for what you deal with (in 120 reviews)

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  1. People working for people.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Kohl's

    Pros

    Countless networking opportunities. Career advancement.

    Cons

    Outdated technology. Slowly advancing, but far behind the competition.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2. Great people to work with.

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Saint Joseph, MO
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Saint Joseph, MO

    I worked at Kohl's full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    friendly Environment and great staff

    Cons

    Inconsistency of management, never followed through with disciplinary actions

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more consistent with staff.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3. Good entry-level opportunities

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    Former Employee - Associate in Easton, PA
    Former Employee - Associate in Easton, PA

    I worked at Kohl's part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Flexibility is very good, management is generally helpful

    Cons

    Low Pay, sometimes part time employees don't fully understand the goals of the organization

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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  5. Fast paced and challenging environment, will test your skills and ability to navigate the political landscape.

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    Former Employee - Logistics Manager in Menomonee Falls, WI
    Former Employee - Logistics Manager in Menomonee Falls, WI

    I worked at Kohl's full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great place to begin a career but most get stuck at the manager level.

    Cons

    Unless you work in Logistics, great work-life balance with plenty of opportunities for time-off.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus more on development of your people.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. Sales Associate

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Antelope, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Antelope, CA

    I worked at Kohl's part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good incentives to sell credit.

    Cons

    Slow days if not the right season

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up praise and encouragement for pos associates

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  7. Kohl's has a friendly work environment for entry-level and young employees.

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    Former Employee - Point of Sale Associate in Albuquerque, NM
    Former Employee - Point of Sale Associate in Albuquerque, NM

    I worked at Kohl's part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    1. Managers and supervisors are friendly
    2. Clean and air-conditioned environment
    3. Simple and straight-forward work

    Cons

    1. Being scheduled late nights, weekends, holidays
    2. As a cashier I was pressured to push customers to register for Kohl's charge cards
    3. Feet get sore after long shifts or double shifts

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  8. Positive, competitive, energetic and a forward thinking company that cares for their associates.

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    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Greenville, SC
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Greenville, SC

    I have been working at Kohl's

    Pros

    -Development focused
    -Personalized connections
    -Winning teams

    Cons

    Great retailer to work for

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep moving forward

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful

    Great company to work for that really cares about it's associates.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Menomonee Falls, WI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Menomonee Falls, WI

    I have been working at Kohl's

    Pros

    Kohl's offers a great work life balance. They are very focused on giving back to the community. This has by far been my favorite job and company to work for.

    Cons

    There are not any cons I can think of. I have truly enjoyed working here and couldn't imagine working anywhere else.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. Good place to work!

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Kohl's part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Very friendly and helpful management and co-workers. Great benefits.

    Cons

    I wish I could get more work hours!

  11. Great part tjme

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Kohl's

    Pros

    Easy hours willing to work

    Cons

    Low wages and work holidays

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