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Sears Reviews

Updated August 21, 2014
Updated August 21, 2014
3,753 Reviews

2.4
3,753 Reviews
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Sears Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer Edward S. Lampert
Edward S. Lampert
632 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Time flexibility for some positions, which allows to have a good work-life balance (in 87 reviews)

  • Despite how difficult it was to work at Sears I am glad I met such great people (in 123 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-Life balance; No consideration for anything employee related (in 96 reviews)

  • Recognition & hours based almost entirely on pushing high interest credit cards (in 163 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Not too bad

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Telemarketer (Outbound)  in  Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - Sales Telemarketer (Outbound) in Orlando, FL

    Pros

    Nice people. They want you to do well there. WIll give you the opportunity to develop better quality in your sales call if you aren't doing too well.

    Cons

    Management didn't seem to helpful at times. Not too educated on how to mentor new sales associates. Or at least my manager didn't.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Compliments and a better reward system.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 4 people found this helpful  

    Stay away from here.

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    Former Employee - Sales  in  Pasadena, CA
    Former Employee - Sales in Pasadena, CA

    Pros

    The break room, and the day I quit.

    Cons

    This company is a joke! Most managers don't have a clue. Most workers can't speak English, including management. They train you to trick customers to open credit cards. I

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I wasted 9 month of my life in this place. Thank god I finish scoop and got out.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    You start from the bottom and learn alot if you have the patience.

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    Current Employee - Advanced Tech  in  Montclair, CA
    Current Employee - Advanced Tech in Montclair, CA

    Pros

    Comission based technician pay with still a base hourly. So you dont totally lose out if its a slow week. Doesnt take too much to move up as a tech if you put in the time and are willing to learn. Average yearly salary for the highest tech is 35k-40k. To make less or more is up to you.

    Cons

    Base pay is poor at around $9/hr for entry level tech with no comission and then $6.75-$7.50/hr plus comission after you are promoted. Minimum wage plus comission would be descent but I guess theyre cheap like that.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Raise the base pay of your comission employees to minimum wage atleast.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5.  

    Good

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    People/pay depends on your job and business

    Cons

    Metrics system causes management to stress

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Lose metric system

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Dynamic, challenging, rewarding

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Working in retail requires management to be on point, adaptable, and flexible. Sears Holdings Corporation values their field staff.

    Cons

    None. I loved my position, employees, customers and fellow management staff.

  7.  

    Sears, Sears, Sears

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great advancement opportunities that do not require a 4 year degree.

    Cons

    Prehistoric practices, Bonus program sucks. You usually have your bonus or do not have it by the time the company emails you your information!!!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  8.  

    Loss Prevention manager

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    Current Employee - Loss Prevention Manager  in  Fort Myers, FL
    Current Employee - Loss Prevention Manager in Fort Myers, FL

    Pros

    not age prejudice, eeo compliant

    Cons

    expectations for life revolve around work, generally part time employer with scheduling issues

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Amazing Job

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Loss Prevention Lead  in  Corpus Christi, TX
    Former Employee - Loss Prevention Lead in Corpus Christi, TX

    Pros

    Team Work, Great Working With Other People

    Cons

    None At this time Because Its A Good Job

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
  10.  

    Mattress Sales

    • Work/Life Balance
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    you can make a lot if you really try .

    Cons

    if you don't sell your screwed !

  11.  

    Sears work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    I like to talk to my friends about my work because they are awesome they appreciate me for who i am

    Cons

    It very very hard and people don like to help when they are asked to they will just stand there an watch you

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Grow up

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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