Macy's

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Macy's Reviews

Updated January 30, 2015
Updated January 30, 2015
5,531 Reviews
2.9
5,531 Reviews
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Macy's Chairman & CEO Terry J. Lundgren
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • the employee discount is good even though one must use their Macys card to get it (in 589 reviews)

  • The company offers some flexibility in terms of work/life balance (in 107 reviews)


Cons
  • They promise a work/life balance but I have not figured that part out yet (in 118 reviews)

  • There is a great deal of pressure to sell Macy's credit cards to customers (in 373 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    recovery team

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Macy's

    Pros

    sometimes not enough hours given to me

    Cons

    nice company to work for

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    give me more hours

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2.  

    Seasonal Merchandiser

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Macy's Seasonal Merchandiser in Escondido, CA
    Current Employee - Macy's Seasonal Merchandiser in Escondido, CA

    I have been working at Macy's as a contractor (less than a year)

    Pros

    The position is pretty straight-forward, you transport clothes from the dock to the retail floor. Scheduling was usually 7 am to 3 pm, for holiday retail this is great! Also merchandisers do not handle any registers nor transactions. Supervisors are pleasant and organized. I was offered a permanent position at the end of the holiday season. Breaks and lunch were always respected.

    Cons

    The only complaint I have would be regarding inventory which must be made during graveyard shift. I am a early morning riser and all night sleeper.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work! Treat others the way you would like to be treated. Give raises when deserved.

    Recommends
  3.  

    A good company to work for but opportunity to advance is diminishing.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - GENERAL SALES MANAGER
    Current Employee - GENERAL SALES MANAGER

    I have been working at Macy's full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    -Benefits
    -Competitive Salary
    -Nationwide store network
    -Tuition assistace

    Cons

    -Shrinking management
    -Cart before the horse approach with numerous company rollouts

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    -Reach out to Junior executives who are feeling career pressure after recent cut backs.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
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  5.  

    Love it great people and great structure. The higher-up executives build you and train you for the next step!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Ambassador in Baton Rouge, LA
    Current Employee - Sales Ambassador in Baton Rouge, LA

    I have been working at Macy's full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, great people!

    Cons

    The attendance point system

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Actively supervise, and delegate wisely

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  6.  

    Good Company. Bad Store Location

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Loss Prevention Manager
    Former Employee - Loss Prevention Manager

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

    Pros

    As a Loss Prevention Manager, I was able to recruit and hire my own team. I was able to make the schedule for the Loss Prevention department in the store and that was valuable for my personal work life balance.

    Cons

    As a Loss Prevention Manager, I had to be available 24 hours a day. The location I worked in had many alarm system problems. This meant multiple calls to drive to the store to reset alarm.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Everyone is friendly, the job is easy, and fits my schedule.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Tyler, TX
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Tyler, TX

    I have been working at Macy's part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    The discount and sales are good, working with people is rewarding, and there is room for potential.

    Cons

    The pay could be higher, the store is open too long, and not all stores have the same items causing disappointment to customers who were looking for something that is not available.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management should continue to communicate with employees and perform their duties as usual.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Optician

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Macy's

    Pros

    Bonuses for each pair of glasses you sell. Flexibility.

    Cons

    Poor management. Not enough hours. Not enough customers.

  9.  

    Company is great, pay isn't.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Macy's

    Pros

    The people are truly spectacular.

    Cons

    The pay is horrible. Is not a challenging environment, or room for growth.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Higher pay

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Flexible, easy, but beware of unprofessional employees

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Cool Springs, TN
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Cool Springs, TN

    I have been working at Macy's full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    I really enjoyed the flexibility and power I had over my schedule; you can go online and swap shifts as well as pick up extra shifts throughout the store. You get to see your schedule up to three weeks in advance. You can choose to work in different departments should you want a change of scenery. It's easy to get credits here- you get extra discounts on merchandise in "Macy's Money" every time you open a credit. No micromanagement and you're free to take care of your assigned area as you please.

    Cons

    At the location I worked, many of my coworkers did not get along and would cause disturbances in the workplace- even in front of the customers. Management did nothing for conflict resolution. Pay is also non negotiable, and raises are minimal and based on sales performance after a few months.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promote cooperative attitudes in the workplace and peace between coworkers. It would be a much more pleasant place to work if the employees respected one another and became a team.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Lol

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at Macy's

    Pros

    Nice place to work at.

    Cons

    Cons not really much I can say

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None I eould give you guys

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