Michaels Stores - I enjoy working here, yet hours could be better. | Glassdoor
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"I enjoy working here, yet hours could be better."

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  • Culture & Values
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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

As a crafty person who mainly does jewelry and art, Michael's is a cool place for me to work. I feel that by being crafty myself, I am able to help customers more efficiently. I also cashier alongside of occasional sales floor, and it is enjoyable to me to talk to customers about projects they're working on. I have met some fabulous people. I also get along great with my coworkers.

Cons

This is a fairly slow time of the year, which means hours are not superb. I wish they were better but there's not much you can do about that. My hours are decent now (about 20 per week as a cashier), but they could be better. Also, sometimes I feel like the store is understaffed and it is VERY frustrating when you're the only cashier and have a long line with nobody to help on backup. YOU are the one who has to take the blow of angry customers, when it's not your fault and you don't have the power to do anything about it.

Advice to Management

Perhaps have more cashiers working during the day when you know sales will be high or at LEAST a reliable backup person.

Other Employee Reviews for Michaels Stores

  1. "hourly associate"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Floral Designer in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Floral Designer in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Get to be very creative, able to think out of the box

    Cons

    Do not give enough hours


  2. Helpful (1)

    "not a fun place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Buffalo, NY
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Buffalo, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Michaels Stores full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    lot of great people to work with at store ,fun customers,nice discount 25%

    Cons

    micromanaged,lack of communication in district and regional level,long hours,be ready to do lots of moving of merchandise

    Advice to Management

    people at district and regional levels need to be more honest and not talking out of both sides of their mouth

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