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"Sometimes fun, often annoying"

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Former Employee - Seasonal Sales Associate in Ventura, CA
Former Employee - Seasonal Sales Associate in Ventura, CA
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Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

Not a very strict dress code, many fun co-workers, interesting hiring process, reasonable supervisors/managers

Cons

Too much emphasis on credit card applications, the ability to speak Spanish is basically required, no one is assigned to monitor the customers as they enter and exit the dressing rooms, so there is a lot of theft (which supervisors suggest you are responsible for) and the rooms are very messy

Advice to Management

Chill out about JCP credit cards. Sometimes it's not possible to get 2 a week

Other Employee Reviews for J. C. Penney

  1. "Decent minimum wage job."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Associate
    Current Employee - Customer Service Associate
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at J. C. Penney part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I was given a decent amount of hours and they worked around my class schedule.

    Cons

    The pay wasn't very good but I wouldn't expect much out of a retail job. I knew of a couple people who had worked there for well over 10 years and still didn't make much.


  2. "Very unprofessional."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Decent percent off merchandise. You can use your discount on any department so there is a lot of merchandise that you can get cheap. During holidays they provide lunch for employees so you don't have to wait through lines.

    Cons

    Slow pace. There were often very few customers so I ended up just cleaning and then getting in trouble for there not being enough sales. We should not be blamed for there being no customers in the store.

    When I was sent "white tile blitzing" I would get in trouble for bringing in the "wrong" type of customer.

    Very negative attitudes. On one of my first days there I was scheduled for one hour before anybody showed up. I was never told when my first day orientation would be and then I was docked for being late.

    Advice to Management

    Try to have more communication with employees and stress a good attitude.

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