Compare J. C. Penney vs Arcandor BETA

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J. C. Penney

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Arcandor

Employee Ratings

  • Arcandor scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management and Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 9073 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
5.0
(based on 1 reviews)
Arcandor employees rated their Overall Rating 1.6 higher than J. C. Penney employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Career Opportunities
5.0
Arcandor employees rated their Career Opportunities 2.0 higher than J. C. Penney employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Arcandor employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.9 higher than J. C. Penney employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
5.0
Arcandor employees rated their Work-life balance 1.7 higher than J. C. Penney employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
5.0
Arcandor employees rated their Senior Management 2.0 higher than J. C. Penney employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
Culture & Values
5.0
Arcandor employees rated their Culture & Values 1.6 higher than J. C. Penney employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
J. C. Penney Ceo Jill Soltau
66%
66%Jill Soltau
CEO Approval
Arcandor placeholder CEO image
N/A0 Ratings
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
54%
% Recommend to a friend
N/A
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
25%
Positive Business Outlook
N/A

Salaries

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Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate1093 Salaries
$10/hr
Temporary497 Salaries
$28,137/yr
Customer Service405 Salaries
$25,949/yr
There are no salaries matching this company.

What Employees Say

  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Pro at J. C. Penney.
  • "Credit card applications" was the most mentioned Con at J. C. Penney.
Pros
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 612 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 312 reviews)
There aren't enough reviews matching this company to generate pros and cons.
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 221 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Hair Stylist

I worked at J. C. Penney part-time

Pros

It is a full service salon. Allowed flexible hours. Took walk ins. They had different classes that taught about cuts, color and styles

Cons

really do not have a con because I really enjoyed working there.

"Summer Intern"May 29, 2018

Current Intern - Anonymous Intern

I have been working at Arcandor

Pros

Authentic culture, CSR, caring managers, looks like they were really trying to make the world a better place

Cons

Seems to be not a profitable business, they struggled

Advice to Management

Looks like they filed for insolvency

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