Zellers
3.2 of 5 87 reviews
www.zellers.com Brampton, Canada 5000+ Employees

Zellers Reviews

Updated Jun 24, 2014
Zellers – White Rock – “front of store”

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3.2 87 reviews

                             

76% Approve of the CEO

Zellers President and CEO A. Mark Foote

A. Mark Foote

(34 ratings)

44% of employees recommend this company to a friend
87 Employee Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Great people; manager was wonderful; customers were terrific (although there is a rotton apple in every bunch)"
    in 5 reviews
  • "good part time job for high school students i suppose"
    in 4 reviews
Cons:
  • "In order to recieve a discount, all employees must use hbc credit card"
    in 4 reviews
  • "Credit blend and credit card referrals are the only thing management cares about"
    in 5 reviews
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    Pretty good for a starting job

    Fashion Associate (Former Employee)
    Moncton, NB (Canada)

    ProsYou get to work with many different people and have a wide customer base.

    ConsStrict dress code
    Not a able to talk with other workers while on the floor
    No staff discount

    Advice to Senior ManagementIf you have two workers that will work well together then I feel like they should be able to work together.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    It was an alright company for a part time student

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    Pros- Availability flexibility
    - Accommodating
    - Met some nice people
    - points you could earn on selling a credit card

    Cons- no promotions/poor pay
    - they always find flaws in you when they don't have the budget
    - unable to move up in the company unless you are really good friends with management
    - would schedule less staff on busy days
    - Rude store manager to all the staff

    Advice to Senior Management- Be considerate of employees and not the profit they make for you
    - Appreciate employee work by providing them with some kind words incentive
    -Treat employees with respect as you will get it back
    - Promote old and hard workers to higher position and not anyone management likes personally.

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    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat place to learn and work

    ConsPoor strategic managament and financial forecasting

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Enjoyed working at zellers

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsIt was a great team

    ConsI am sorry it closed

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    This is a very fast paced working environment.

    Store Manager (Former Employee)
    Ottawa, ON (Canada)

    ProsThere were lots of opportunities for advancement.

    ConsYou must have a very flexible availability.

    Advice to Senior Managementif you enjoy a fast paced, high energy environment, then this is the job for you.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    It was okay

    Cashier (Current Employee)
    Toronto, ON (Canada)

    Pros-good part time job for high school students i suppose
    - quite flexible in shift scheduling

    Cons- short shifts (4 hour shifts)
    - uniform requirement
    - co - workers generally older age

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Good 10 years

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGreat co-workers
    Nice managers
    Decent pay good benefits

    ConsSad to see it close

    Advice to Senior ManagementZellers should have updated and went more modern it would probably still be around

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    Lost time

    Associate (Current Employee)
    Montreal, QC (Canada)

    ProsGenerally it's no reason for work there.

    ConsCompensation & Benefits are not good

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    It was a great run!

    Cashier (Former Employee)
    Toronto, ON (Canada)

    ProsFlexible schedule, willing to accommodate changing schedule of a student
    earn rewards points when getting credit applications sign up!
    Friendly staff, management who care about staff

    Constoo little pay raise
    not enough staff coverage especially around meal times

    Advice to Senior ManagementGood luck to all former management and employees!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Interesting,

    Store Manager (Current Employee)
    Quebec, QC (Canada)

    ProsWell paid,nice surronding,friendly staff.Could have stay open if management would have listen to store manager

    ConsCould not innovate.In general,there was not many cons.Place was nice to work in.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNow close

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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