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"Good entry level experience"

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irving, TX
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irving, TX
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Michaels Stores full-time

Pros

Schedule flexibility
Opportunities to "try something new" in a career path

Cons

Work/life balance (Depending where you land)
Little interaction among departments
Management needs development

Advice to Management

Be more keen on actual management experience when moving people into those positions
HR should do more to follow up with new hires to ensure they are transitioning well into the company
Follow through of employee development plans

Other Employee Reviews for Michaels Stores

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Never get a job here"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Coppell, TX
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Coppell, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Michaels Stores as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    You can build retail, marketing, and corporate experiences.

    Cons

    - High politics between co-workers, managers, departments
    - Combined 3 people jobs into 1 position= working through lunch hour, staying late, over time hours on the weekend, no time to take compensation hours or vacation
    - At least 3 meetings on one day
    - Gossip between women. (90% of this company is women)
    - Managers who does not have power or knowledge of about the job move up to higher positions
    - Miscommunications, no communication between vendors, different departments and corporate.


  2. "It has its ups and downs, generally a fun place to work though."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Avon, MA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Avon, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Michaels Stores part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Inspire creativity, work with young kids, do arts and crafts, pretty easy job, get a store discount

    Cons

    Lots of angry customers who want coupons, typical retail stuff

    Advice to Management

    Offer better raises and opportunities if applicable


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