YM Inc. Reviews

Updated October 17, 2014
Updated October 17, 2014
31 Reviews
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    Cashier

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Cashier in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I worked at YM Inc. part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Discount was decent only during employee appreciation week.

    Cons

    Everything. Hours sucked, management sucked.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be fair, schedule properly, DO WORK

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    No balance between work and personal life

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Store Manager
    Current Employee - Store Manager

    I have been working at YM Inc. full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great place to work if you love working in retail and with clothes. My co-workers are great people to work with. Bonus incentives monthly.

    Cons

    Absolutely no balance between personal life and work. No weekends off. Very demanding company as far as expectations of managers. Salary does not equate to the amount of the work load consistently put on management.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I suggest cutting down the required management hours (44) and the required "set schedule".

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    Okay Company!

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Calgary, AB (Canada)

    I worked at YM Inc. full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    - room for growth, if you can proved them you deserve the position

    Cons

    - long working hours, alot of overtime

    Neutral Outlook
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    job

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at YM Inc. full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    great job for experience and knowledge

    Cons

    no advancement availabel no incentive

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Horrible experience

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Ottawa, ON (Canada)

    I worked at YM Inc. part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    - Most co-workers
    - Nice music
    -Nice clothes

    Cons

    hours would get cut SO bad I even remember one time not having ONE shift for TWO WEEKS to a MONTH.. noone likes getting a $33 paycheck !
    the manager doesn't care for anyone but herself and the people SHE hired (I was hired by a different manager who actually cared about the employees) had to witness some Sales Associates and MGRS talk rudely to the customers (THATS WHAT SIRENS IS KNOWN FOR) when the original mgr came back from her maternity leave she fired 2 girls for NOO reason and who were counting on the job to pay their bills ! and the gossip between co-workers was a huge problem

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Conduct some intense training on the employees! teach the managers how to run their store PROPERLY and help them get a higher education.. Most mgmt are at that position because they started working there in the 10th grade and only have a High School diploma.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7.  

    Great opportunity

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Scarborough, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Scarborough, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at YM Inc. full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Lot of work, and expect to work hard and not rewarded

    Cons

    Less money and work twice hard and not great appreciation..

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Currently working at YM banner of Suzy Shier

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Upper Management
    Current Employee - Upper Management

    I have been working at YM Inc. full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Over the past 20 years I have grown and advanced through hard work. Management see the work you put in and you are rewarded accordingly.
    The clothes are great and very affordable and the people you work with are generally very goo too but that usually depends on their attitudes.

    Cons

    I wish benefits were better and that there was an rasp plan.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Thank you for providing me with a job that has taken me many places. I believe you get what you put into your job but not all companies recognize and reward accordingly. SUZY SHIER does!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Mediocre

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Vancouver, BC (Canada)

    I have been working at YM Inc. part-time

    Pros

    Meet new people
    Co-workers take their job seriously

    Cons

    Low pay - min wage unless you're Asst. Mgr or Mgr.
    Working extra hours without getting paid because budget was not made so mgr has to cut our hours. Still have to stay and clean although systems are shut down and we are logged off meaning we're technically off work already yet still working.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  10.  

    Worse retailer ever

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Edmonton, AB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Edmonton, AB (Canada)

    I have been working at YM Inc. part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good coworkers, staying a little bit longer just for them.

    Cons

    Terrible pay, overworked like slaves, too many task to do at one time, budget is impossible to reach

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Your company is corrupt, all you do is overwork everyone and you're greedy as hell. It's no wonder employees quit under a year.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11.  

    Not recommended for long term

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous
    Former Employee - Anonymous

    I worked at YM Inc. full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Discounts on already cheap items

    Cons

    Too much stress for a mediocre paycheque. So many conflicting directives from head office.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Head office should get their act together.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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