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Bloomingdale's Reviews

Updated October 15, 2018
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  • "I work draw vs commission which means you essentially pay back your hours before you can make commission" (in 47 reviews)

  • "There is also zero room for growth" (in 45 reviews)

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  1. "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Bloomingdale's part-time

    Pros

    Potential advancement with in company

    Cons

    Long hours, crazy shifts. Not so flexible.


  2. "I enjoyed my time at Bloomingdales it was a very professional place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hackensack, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hackensack, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bloomingdale's full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    They care about the employees and their families.

    Cons

    The holiday hours were long

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!

  3. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Bloomingdale's full-time

    Pros

    Good scheduling and staff

    Cons

    Draw vs commission. Only after a certain amount of selling do you then get your commission


  4. "Great place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bloomingdale's part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Sales managers partner with you to help you reach goals and become better

    Cons

    Fast moving environment with nonstop change and kpi statistics


  5. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bloomingdale's full-time

    Pros

    Really great company to work for, extremely flexible with hours

    Cons

    company tends to hold you hostage during holiday season


  6. "Hiring"

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    Current Employee - Sales Professional in Costa Mesa, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Professional in Costa Mesa, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bloomingdale's full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Quick hiring, easy interview, best place for retail jobs so far

    Cons

    No negotiations for wage and commissions, kind of pushi to make you choose the department that they need


  7. "Smooth experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bloomingdale's full-time

    Pros

    Straightforward
    Easy
    Character questions
    Behavior questions

    Cons

    Not really. There was no cons

  8. "Sales Associate."

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bloomingdale's (More than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly Staff
    Great Union Benefits

    Cons

    Low pay due to draw vs comission.

    Advice to Management

    Raise the pay


  9. "Former Employee Review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Bloomingdale's full-time

    Pros

    Work life balance was great.

    Cons

    The base pay is really low. Especially in commissioned areas.


  10. "If You Like Fashion, This Job is Perfect Starting Place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Bloomingdale's full-time

    Pros

    work life balance
    relaxed environment
    focus on customers as clients and not just numbers

    Cons

    commission vs draw structure absolutely hinders finances


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