Macy's Reviews

Updated February 5, 2015
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  1. Overall a nice place to start a career in retail/fashion.

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    Former Employee - Receiving in Detroit, MI
    Former Employee - Receiving in Detroit, MI

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

    Pros

    Employee benefits, nice work environment

    Cons

    Few hours, pay should be higher for amount of work done.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  2. No work/life balance

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Detroit, MI

    I have been working at Macy's full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Many opportunities for growth and advancement

    Cons

    The personal sacrifice needed to take advantage of those opportunities

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please find a way to show your Sales Managers how much they are appreciated. In order for them to continually make the associates happy, who in turn make their customers happy, the Sales Managers need to be engaged and feel valued.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3. It was good, I enjoyed it

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Detroit, MI
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Detroit, MI

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

    Pros

    great benefits, they have great pay, and flexible hours. there's also chance of promotion when you've worked there long enough

    Cons

    they change your hours, and when your on call they can call you at any time and you have to show up

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. Good company

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    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager in Detroit, MI

    I have been working at Macy's full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great associate, discounts, and benefits

    Cons

    Long hours and high expectations

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful

    Stay away if you are over 40

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Lower Management in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Lower Management in Detroit, MI

    I have been working at Macy's full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Paid time off and employee discount

    Cons

    If you are over 40 and have years of experience and have proven yourself there is still no opportunity for advancement. The company will promote and quickly advance young people with no work history or job skills. The younger group under 35 can be poor performers but still get a promotion because of their age.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Look at performance and experience over youth.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7. 3 people found this helpful

    Tries too hard to be Nieman Marcus

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Loss Prevention Supervisor in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Assistant Loss Prevention Supervisor in Detroit, MI

    I have been working at Macy's full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Entry Level positions in loss prevention

    Cons

    Low pay
    High Stress
    Treated poorly by company
    poor technology
    expected to give up personal lives for company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay more
    Invest in technology

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful

    My co-workers are one reason I have stayed at this job, they are great

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    Current Employee - Merchandiser in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Merchandiser in Detroit, MI

    I have been working at Macy's

    Pros

    Good Employee discount, I work early shift, so I get out early, good if you have kids,

    Cons

    Poor communication, Difficult to move up unless management likes you

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat people with respect, there are many employees that have college degrees and get treated like they have a grade school education.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

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