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"Growth possible, but achievement feels empty"

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - MCA in Austin, TX
Current Employee - MCA in Austin, TX
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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

Pros

You could easily shoot up in this company if you are intelligent and hardworking, because those that work here are often not very strong competition.
If you are a good employee, they can be very flexible with hours.

Cons

You have virtually no control over the processes you are asked to oversee; the systems are slow and out-of-date, and you often feel completely unimportant because you are given an archaic, frustrating toolkit.
Full-time employment is nearly unheard of in non-sales, non-management roles.
Pay is awful, and getting above minimum wage is a difficult and rarely actualized pursuit.

Advice to Management

Corporate management needs to trim the fat, and focus more on dollars-per-square-foot in their stores so they look and feel less like a Big Lots and a Pay Less, and more like a Macy's and a Lowe's.

Other Employee Reviews for Sears

  1. Helpful (1)

    "unhappy employee's make the job hard because on low wages and compensation"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Braintree, MA
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Braintree, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Sears full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    The upper management support the team at the store level

    Cons

    employees do not care about there job,which in turn show on the customer experience very difficult to change that kind of attitude if they are not compensate adequately.The good folks will leave the company and the one's that have no motivation and real interest to provide the customer a real shopping experience will stay,because the cycle always continue you get what you pay for....

    Advice to Management

    Change the compensation for all levels of staff make them value there jobs and always strive to be the best,compensate them well that way they do not leave and we attract top talent into the company.


  2. "Depends on location"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Softlines ASM in Cheyenne, WY
    Current Employee - Softlines ASM in Cheyenne, WY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Competitive salary, room for advancement, great associates.

    Cons

    Cheyenne location poorly managed. Policy followed inconsistently, favorites get what they want and those that are not on the favorite list are targeted, store is run with a bias to men and women are treated differently. When you speak up to management and district management you are retaliated against for sharing your feelings.

    Advice to Management

    Interview associates in store don't always believe 100% what SGM's communicate.

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