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"Very nice place to work."

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Cashier/Stocking/Customer Service in Cupertino, CA
Current Employee - Cashier/Stocking/Customer Service in Cupertino, CA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Michaels Stores part-time (Less than a year)

Pros

Overall, the working environment had a positive effect on my perception on retail work and store maintenance. Management policy and store cleanliness maintenance and go-backs seemed to flow acceptably, and I can safely say that the team environment was very helpful to my perspective on how work hours go. I only regret that I couldn't be of more help within that limited time to them.

Cons

Not much I could say. I didn't have much time to stay there, since I was only working seasonal part-time. Nevertheless, from what I gathered, not much, if at all. Also, the reason for my lack of opinion on the CEO themselves had to do with me never having seen any example of their work directly. Otherwise, my perspective of them is rather positive.

Advice to Management

Not much I can remember that would help, except perhaps maybe have a sort of system for the go-backs? Then again, the time I worked was December 2007 to January 2008. Might have changed that ever since already.

Other Employee Reviews for Michaels Stores

  1. "Bittersweet"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Certified Framer in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Certified Framer in Orlando, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Michaels Stores part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Making new friends with employees.
    Helping customers with creativity/crafty ideas.
    25% regular discount
    Shopping/Health Benefits

    Cons

    Dealing with customers getting upset for no reason.
    Sometimes seen as just another body used to help around the store.
    Picking up items left in wrong places due to customers.
    GLITTER, especially during the holidays.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Not good for management"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Portland, OR
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Michaels Stores full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    There can be great bonus potential

    Cons

    Not a quality of life and major micro-managing

    Advice to Management

    Invest the time in your managers

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