Macy's Reviews

Updated August 30, 2015
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Macy's Chairman & CEO Terry J. Lundgren
Terry J. Lundgren
48 Ratings

Pros
  • 2- Employee discount (on top of store markdowns) is a wonderful thing (in 589 reviews)

  • hours are balanced for work life balance (in 107 reviews)

Cons
  • There is no work life balance as the company struggles to compete with other stores by offering lame OneDay sales with peculiar hours (in 118 reviews)

  • Morning meetings consisted of the store manager basically telling you to "push" store credit cards on customers (in 373 reviews)

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125 Employee Reviews

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  1. My review was excellent

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sale Associate in The Woodlands, TX
    Former Employee - Sale Associate in The Woodlands, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Macy's part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible hours and I liked the department I worked in and the associates I worked with.

    Cons

    Low pay raise Annually at review time .

    Advice to Management

    my manager was awesome to work with.


  2. Not a step up....

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Macy's full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The people you work with/manage

    Cons

    The backstabbing managers, senior managers, DMs

    Advice to Management

    Pay people what they are worth. Cut the cattiness, backstabbing that managers do to each other. It's a horid way to work.


  3. Cosmetic/Fragrance

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cosmetics/Fragrance Associate in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Cosmetics/Fragrance Associate in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very Polite Customers, Positive Workers, And Lovely Store.

    Cons

    More Hours, Need Help, Smothered

    Advice to Management

    Great Job


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  5. Great job

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Macy's (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good flexible hours, wonderful store tomadvance

    Cons

    Management can be to stern with employees

    Advice to Management

    Just do your job, and add a bit more effort'


  6. Interview

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Part-Time Sales Associate in Sugar Land, TX
    Current Employee - Part-Time Sales Associate in Sugar Land, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Macy's (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very nice co-workers and polite customers.

    Cons

    Not many hours and lots of standing.

    Advice to Management

    None.


  7. It isn't worth the pay

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Merchandise Team Associate in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Merchandise Team Associate in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Paid every Friday Discount on clothes

    Cons

    Too much work for too little pay Rude management

    Advice to Management

    Hire people that actually want to work Promote from within


  8. It was okay.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Houston, TX

    I worked at Macy's full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The department managers were very nice and helpful.

    Cons

    The hours/scheduling gets rough during the holidays and I didn't see much promotion within the store.

    Advice to Management

    Promote more from within the stores if possible.


  9. Associate support

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Associate in Houston, TX

    I worked at Macy's (More than a year)

    Pros

    great learning curve, opportunities for growth

    Cons

    low pay, not enough incentives, despite great work ethic opportunity to advance is very slow in coming

    Advice to Management

    more incentives to keep degreed graduates


  10. Selling supervisor

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Selling Supervisor in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Selling Supervisor in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Macy's full-time

    Pros

    Love the position I'm currently in . Great place to work

    Cons

    Haven't had any cons so far. Have been with the company for 6 months

    Advice to Management

    Continue doing what you do. Great balance between all the hats you wear


  11. Good experience

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Ralph Lauren Specialist in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Ralph Lauren Specialist in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people, good and fun environment, fast paced environment, flexible schedule.

    Cons

    Below average pay, 30 cent raises for being a superb associate, closing every weekend. A few bad managers.

    Advice to Management

    Train managers to be more employee oriented instead of them just having the mentality that "I'm a manager so I'll just tell people what to do"



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