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Belk Reviews

Updated March 22, 2019
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  • "Work life balance is not so balanced" (in 62 reviews)

  • "Only cares about credit card applications" (in 79 reviews)

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  1. "Positive Enviornment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Management was professional and respectful but the organization was a little big for me.

    Cons

    Working weekends, huge staff, many layers of upper management

    Advice to Management

    None really, they work hard.


  2. "Team Leader-Processing"

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    Current Employee - Operations Team Lead in Jasper, AL
    Current Employee - Operations Team Lead in Jasper, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Belk part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great environment and very flexible schedule.

    Cons

    Holiday hours and blackout days.

  3. "Good job"

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    Former Employee - Dock Lead in Chattanooga, TN
    Former Employee - Dock Lead in Chattanooga, TN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Discount is great and so are the sales

    Cons

    Heavy set people can't move up, it doesn't fit their perfect image.


  4. "Steady"

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    Former Employee - Support Team in Gainesville, FL
    Former Employee - Support Team in Gainesville, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Hours are always a given.

    Cons

    Working with the sales associates are difficult because support and sales have two different titles.


  5. "Decent wages, Poor mid level management"

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    Former Employee - Visual Merchandiser in Savannah, GA
    Former Employee - Visual Merchandiser in Savannah, GA

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

    Pros

    Decent hourly wage and benefits for for time. Physical job that made the time go by.

    Cons

    Not much for progression with staff. Some members of management very unprofessional and never dealt with accordingly.


  6. "Seasonal Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Seasonal Sales Associate
    Former Employee - Seasonal Sales Associate

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

    Pros

    Great people and you learn new skills.

    Cons

    Scanning guns didn't always work.


  7. "Typical retail"

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    Former Employee - Sales Team Manager in Greenville, SC
    Former Employee - Sales Team Manager in Greenville, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Never down time, decent health insurance, great discount, great pay at higher volume locations.

    Cons

    Rude customers, not enough payroll for salesfloor coverage, expectations for management to work all day and every day.

  8. "What they promise and what they deliver are very different"

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    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Mobile, AL
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Mobile, AL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Their pay is competitive and have good benefits

    Cons

    No training, No clear direction for stores or company

    Advice to Management

    Invest in your people


  9. "Love my job"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Belk part-time

    Pros

    Everyone is so nice at my location and my managers are the best. I feel important

    Cons

    Rude customers sometimes, short hours sometimes


  10. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Visual Merchandise Leader
    Current Employee - Visual Merchandise Leader
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    -Fun job with growth potential
    -Good communication and organization
    -Decent benefits

    Cons

    -Opportunities in coaching and development