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"Star Selling Ambassador"

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - SSA/Seasonal Manager
Current Employee - SSA/Seasonal Manager
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

This is a good job to help enter into retail managment. You can get a taste and then decide if you want to pursue it further. Responsiblities include supervising employees, driving sales and credit goals, and resolving minor customer difficulties.

Cons

Work/life balance doesn't exist. The pay is not competitive. Think of it more as an internship than a job.

Advice to Management

SSAs need more training than regular seasonal associates. Don't send SSAs out with a red badge without explaining clearly how to use register overrides and call for assistance. More training on managment judgement calls is necessary. The training in general is lacking. It doesn't prepare associates to deal with plenty things, such as proper demeanor toward customers, or what to do if there is an accident or emergency in the store.

Other Employee Reviews for Macy's

  1. "Pros and cons"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Specialist
    Current Employee - Sales Specialist
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    I am a mother of a 12 year old, and I need to focus on her education. I am working on part time and this gives me flexible hours.So I get a feeling that I am also working and at the same time I am not
    woking throughout the week so I still have time to help with my daughters projects and test.I do all my shoping in Macys on the daysI go to work so I dont have to go separately for shoping.I can use my coupons on top of twenty percent employee discont.During holiday season we get to open thanks for sharing applications and in this I earn almost 500 dollars macy money which I can use for my christmas shoping.Because I work there I know when the products hit rock bottom prices and i save lot of money by buying the products at the right time.This is not a great place for good earning but a good place if you consider your work as a passtime since my earning covers my monthly macys bill and also almost cover my daughters extra curricular fees.

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    Cons

    Definitely not a place to earn good.If you work in the clothing section ,recovery of the floor kills you and you sincerely feel you are not paid enough for the work you are doing.Managers dont help you a lot in recovery.

    Advice to Management

    Managers need to help in the recovery of the floor on the big sale sale day.At the end of the day they are paid more for associates hard work.


  2. "Merchandising Associate"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    20% employee discount. Work hours.

    Cons

    Pay rate!! No benefits of any kind.

    Advice to Management

    Pay attention to the quality of your employees and do not take them for granted.

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