I have been working at Belk full-time (More than 8 years)
Benefits, 401k, flexible schedule, and great associates. Managers are easy to talk to. Store level managers seem to care about the associates.
Impression upper management doesn't care about the "little people". Work life balance doesn't exist. Refuse to pay people what they are worth. Promotion from title instead of work. Not enough people scheduled to handle the load on the sales floor. More responsibility but no more money. Cut hours but not duties.
Advice to Management
More training, talent costs money, and the "little people" do count.
I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Belk (Huntsville, AL).
Applied online in December (During Seasonal ) got a call to come in and interview for Estée Lauder, Bobbi brown, Chanel & Laura Mercier ( interviewed with all 4 counter managers ) they basically talked about what their company represents and we discussed past experiences with both beauty and sales ! ( they are big on sales ) afterwards I did a demonstration with Bobbi brown a week a later a received an email to take a talent assessment two days later the account manager for Laura mercier contacted me for a quick over the phone interview (discussed past experiences) three days later I received a call from Belk's HR with an offer for Laura Mercier Full time .... long process FOR ME but well worth it !
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