Michaels Stores
2.7 of 5 830 reviews
www.michaels.com Irving, TX 5000+ Employees

Michaels Stores Reviews

Updated Jul 10, 2014
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2.7 830 reviews

                             

52% Approve of the CEO

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Chuck Rubin

(108 ratings)

37% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "The employee discount is good, especially the associate appreciation discounts offered seasonally"
    in 55 reviews
  • "I liked the people I worked with and working around arts and crafts"
    in 19 reviews
Cons:
  • "Even for full-time associates, don't expect 40 hours a week unless it's peak season"
    in 61 reviews
  • "Benefits for part time is not so great - maybe they could offer full time benefits to"
    in 60 reviews
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    totally outstanding and great experience and wonderful place to work

    Associate (Former Employee)
    Irving, TX

    ProsThe place is great and get to learn new ways to be creative and help others as well. Great benefits as well.

    Conslike to move up to management position.

    Advice to Senior Managementtotally great and very open to help out and be a team player as much as they can.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    LOVE THIS PLACE!!!!!!!

    Replenishment Associate (Current Employee)
    Bethlehem, GA

    ProsIf you are a creative and personable person you will love this place. I wouldnt want to work anywhere else

    ConsNot enough actual management done by store level supervisors. MUCH ROOM for improvement

    Advice to Senior ManagementHold store level supervisors to a high standard, when they dont meet standards REPLACE them

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    great company

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    Prosexcellent atmosphere great coworkers good location

    Conscurrent lack of hrs,pay, job security

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great Company

    Manager (Current Employee)
    Smyrna, GA

    ProsEasy to manage and run, can move up quickly

    ConsNagging customers at times with usual moms and older ladies

    Advice to Senior Managementstop with 60% off framing and figure a way to better promote

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    totally amazing! i love working here

    Cashier (Former Employee)
    Fleming Island, FL

    Prosdiscounts are good, bout 10 percent off

    Consalot of old people go there

    Advice to Senior Managementnpthing bad or good to report

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great Atmosphere and People!

    Wilton Cake Decorating Instructor/Cashier (Current Employee)
    Anderson, SC

    ProsI am currently not only a Wilton Cake Decorating Instructor at Michaels but also a cashier. I work with a ton of people that I get along with really well, and they are really understanding. I started only as the Instructor, and then when I came on hard times financially was told to talk to my store manager about picking up some cashiering shifts and he was more than happy to accomodate. Not only are they willing to work with you but have a great discount program.

    ConsI get paid what Wilton has set up for a payment schedule for my Instructor shifts, but I have heard that the pay is around minimum wage, so unless they are really hard up don't look to get too much more in pay from them right away.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great place to work, if your full time.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat Advancement opportunity for those willing to work hard.

    ConsPart time employee give very few hours, so I can understand the turn around.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Cashier & Sales Associate for 2 years

    Cashier/Sales (Current Employee)
    Ellicott City, MD

    ProsRespectful management, wellness programs that are fun and engaging, get to know regular customers quickly because it is a relatively small store.

    ConsSometimes it can be difficult to get hours, can't move up in company that well if you're just an hourly employee.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great Place

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsFun working environment,customers are always nice and want to talk to you about their project.

    ConsNot enough hours for employees.

    Advice to Senior ManagementIncrease the hours you allow each store.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Sales associate

    Sales Associate (Former Employee)
    Hamilton, NJ

    ProsGreat place to work. Amen.

    ConsYou have to wear a uniform.

    Advice to Senior ManagementTake managers from ac moore

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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