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"Good on hours, but only during the holidays"

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Former Employee - Sales Specialist in Palmdale, CA
Former Employee - Sales Specialist in Palmdale, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at J. C. Penney full-time (Less than a year)

Pros

+ customer oriented
+ takes good/bad reviews seriously
+ friendly environment
+ managers can be friendly& down-to-earth but know when to manage
+ 25% discount
+ the change [ppl may hate it now but things don't just happen overnight, I think they're going in the right direction]
+ good hours during the holidays
+ spirit week [reminds me of high school and I loved the spirit]
+ recognition
+ new dress code [not business attire anymore]
+ flexible schedule

Cons

- even if your department is clean, everyone has to stay til the store is clean
- late nights
- random nights where you will have to stay til 4am because the store will be inspected the next morning
- favoritism
- difficult to advance
- so many employees so some hard workers aren't recognized
- some managers are biased
- cliques
- employee drama
- the change [i understand it takes a while but it's a pain in the ass to re-explain everything to customers]
- very very little hours after holidays [full time went to part time, part time went to under pay or no hours at all]
- not enough employees at closing. sometimes there would only be one person closing at Kids, and that's a pretty big department to close by yourself
- kept pushing others to get ICAPs or online sales.

Other Employee Reviews for J. C. Penney

  1. "The "New" JCP"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Do Not Wish to Disclose in Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - Do Not Wish to Disclose in Orlando, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at J. C. Penney full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    It "used" to be a "caring, family" place to work

    Cons

    No hours, lots of recovery - for non-management

    Advice to Management

    No advice, "they" also feel the pain - blame it on the "New CEO" - Ron Johnson!


  2. "Sales Associate at JC Penney"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Ann Arbor, MI
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Ann Arbor, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at J. C. Penney part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    friendly work environment
    very good employee discount

    Cons

    inconsistent work schedule
    some late nights, and very early mornings


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