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Belk Reviews

Updated July 16, 2018
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  • "Work life balance is not so balanced" (in 53 reviews)

  • "Management too heavily push credit card sign ups" (in 75 reviews)

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  1. "Great Experience and work environment"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associaate
    Current Employee - Sales Associaate
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Belk part-time

    Pros

    Great coworkers, great managers, great discount.

    Cons

    retail can be challenging sometimes


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Don't do it"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Belk part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Coworkers were like family. Time off not bad

    Cons

    Poor management, negative atmosphere, no job advancement

    Advice to Management

    None

  3. "A better you!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Belk full-time

    Pros

    Positive environment and friendly people

    Cons

    Have not had any yet


  4. "Retail Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Belk part-time

    Pros

    the people i worked with

    Cons

    dealing with angry customers


  5. "Cosmetic sales"

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    Current Employee - Cosmetics Sales Associate in Deland, FL
    Current Employee - Cosmetics Sales Associate in Deland, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Belk full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Close to home, Family atmosphere, great store manager

    Cons

    Long hours at holidays Especially being open Thanksgiving day


  6. "Excellent Company"

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    Current Employee - Clinique Counter Manager in Hartwell, GA
    Current Employee - Clinique Counter Manager in Hartwell, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Belk full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Very family oriented. Takes very good care of associates and customers.

    Cons

    Working on Thanksgiving, but understandable.


  7. "Good management"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Belk part-time

    Pros

    The majority of the associates are really great to work with

    Cons

    Too much emphasis on getting credit applications and sales goals

    Advice to Management

    Revise some of the corporate procedures

  8. "Inventory"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Charlotte, NC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Belk full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Management was awesome really contacted with some of their employees.

    Cons

    Too many chiefs not enough indians


  9. "Fragrance Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jacksonville, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jacksonville, FL

    I worked at Belk part-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great place to work! Love my coworkers and management was fair.

    Cons

    Too many credit apps that are required

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Mixed feelings"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Planner
    Former Employee - Assistant Planner
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Belk full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great people, close team environment
    Advancement opportunities

    Cons

    Big transition period with no direction. Need a process and clear job roles
    Terrible hours and high stress level


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