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"Working at Kohls"

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Ad Set Associate in Albuquerque, NM
Current Employee - Ad Set Associate in Albuquerque, NM
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

1) The people are friendly.
2) The pay is decent.
3) The associate discount is nice.
4) You get recognized on your birthday (cake, cupcakes, etc)
5) Those who want to rise in the workplace have many opportunities to do so.
6) They have a nice rewards system.
7) The managers really care about how the associate is doing and tries to help them improve
so that they can do better at their job and keep working at Kohl's. They are understanding and usually don't bite no matter what.
8) They offer benefits for part-time employees that are there for three months as well as full-time (it's a smaller package, but I don't know of any other retail store that offers benefits to part-time associates!)

Cons

1) It's retail. The hours can be sucky.
2) Sometimes they don't always hire the best managers-- most of the managers at my store are good but there is one that doesn't really know what he's doing.
Not much else I can think of. They've got one of the best set of policies for employees I can think of-- if you want to work retail I think Kohl's is the best place there is.

Advice to Management

They're doing a pretty good job-- but I would advise that when you have a manager who's being reported on as bad by associates that you should handle it quickly!

Other Employee Reviews for Kohl's

  1. "Kohl's was "okay""

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Buena Park, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Buena Park, CA
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great for retail and customer service experience, fair associate discount, great coworkers

    Cons

    Tend to schedule even though requested days off were approved

    Advice to Management

    Please do not become a part of the inappropriate activities with employees.


  2. "A lot of opportunity..."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lexington, KY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lexington, KY
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Kohl's has great opportunities for those wanting to challenge themselves. They don't push responsibility on you, but they recognize people that take initiative. If you ask for more, management will take the time to foster your personal strengths. It won't happen over night. You sort of have to wait in line for your turn, but if you show you are a hard worker, team player, and willing to learn-this company will take care of you.

    Cons

    Communication from corporate to the sales floor is not always available. They have many resources, but changes in the system frequently fall through the cracks. Kohl's gives a lot of freedom to their employees at all levels to make decisions about handling issues at hand. The right answer isn't always the same answer. So if you are the type of person that lives and dies by the rules, it will be especially challenging for you at Kohl's.

    Advice to Management

    Offer the same MIT training and placement to existing associates with college degrees that you do to college seniors.

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