Elder-Beerman Stores Reviews

Updated Apr 15, 2021

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3.0
48%
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Elder-Beerman Stores President and Chief Executive Officer Kathy Bufano
Kathy Bufano
12 Ratings
Pros
  • "This is a great company to work for, with great employee discount(in 17 reviews)

  • "Flexible hours for a college student(in 6 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Low pay for as much work that you are asked to do(in 12 reviews)

  • "You are only treated well when you can get people to apply for credit cards(in 9 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Going out of business sale

      Aug 15, 2018 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Associate were like family and friends

      Cons

      CEO didn’t care about anyone but themselves

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    2. 1.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      The struggle

      Apr 15, 2021 - Former Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The employee discount was good

      Cons

      Everything else about the company was bad

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    3. 3.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      It was good

      Feb 18, 2021 - Sales 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Time, part, parties, etc, got to live, ded

      Cons

      Alive, gone, got , the

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    4. 3.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Good employee discount

      Jan 14, 2021 - Sales Associate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      People you worked with were nice and the discount was nice

      Cons

      Low pay not much room to grow

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    5. 3.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Closed

      Nov 11, 2020 - Cash Office Manager in Newark, OH
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Close to home. I worked without supervision.

      Cons

      This store was part of the BonTon Company which closed a few years ago.

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    6. 2.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Ok Part Time Job

      Oct 16, 2020 - Retail Sales Associate in Saint Clairsville, OH
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Ok Summer Job or Part Time Retail Work

      Cons

      Pushed to "Sell" Store Credit Cards

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    7. 3.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Standard Retail Store

      Jul 18, 2020 - Sales Associate in Alliance, OH
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Liked my coworkers, easy and straightforward

      Cons

      Inconsistent hours, hard to move up in the company

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    8. 1.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      They closed

      Oct 29, 2020 - Student in Uhrichsville, OH
      Recommend
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      Pros

      They are now closed, due to bankruptcy.

      Cons

      They are now closed, so cons would be they don't know how fo manage money I guess.

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    9. 1.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Do not do it

      Sep 10, 2020 - Sales Associate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      it pays the bills (barely)

      Cons

      everything else, the management was not friendly at all

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    10. 3.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Fragrance manager

      Feb 6, 2020 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Twenty percent discount, prior knowledge of sales

      Cons

      Working nights and weekends, not for me.

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