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"From the view of an ASM in training"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager In Training in Palatine, IL
Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager In Training in Palatine, IL
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

There are many opportunities available. If you want a career in retail- Sears is great experience to have on your resume. You are given responsibility and are held accountable for your tasks. This is also great to have experience for career advancement. Being proactive is very important at Sears. If you are not happy with how things are working for you- effective communication is important to get ahead.

Cons

If you do not get along with your managers, your hours will get cut. It is a fast paced environment where there is a lot to do in little time. And if you can not handle it, then this is not the place for you.

Advice to Management

To be recongnized, you must know your department and your numbers. This takes an understanding of the industry in general as well as your demographic of the store you work for. Also, it is important to establish an effective line of communication with your staff. To guide others to reach their full potential they must be given the tools to accomplish the job.

Other Employee Reviews for Sears

  1. "Sears Holdings"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in Hoffman Estates, IL
    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in Hoffman Estates, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Decent Employee Discounts
    Nice physical work environment
    Access to public transportation

    Cons

    Hard to advance
    Lots of bureaucratic red tape to maneuver through

    Advice to Management

    Obtain more creative ideas from employees


  2. "Its ok for the right money"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Loss Prevention, Associate/Agent in Annapolis, MD
    Current Employee - Loss Prevention, Associate/Agent in Annapolis, MD
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    They work with your schedule so you can do to school or social life

    Cons

    They are starting to micro manage to much. The curb rule will get you fired if you dont follow it and they are very case driven. Also there pay is horrible i was grandfathered in to the right pay scale. Dont expect more then 9.00/hr

    Advice to Management

    Consisteany


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