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"Former Sales Associate"

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Former Employee - Merchandise/Sales Associate in Panama City, FL
Former Employee - Merchandise/Sales Associate in Panama City, FL
No opinion of CEO

I worked at TJ Maxx part-time (More than a year)

Pros

Was my first "real" job, worked on and off for almost 3 years...Great for part-time employment. I loved my managers even though I sometimes felt under-appreciated. They were very understanding about personal situations and make you feel like family in a way.

Cons

Unless you are working towards a management positions it isn't a career job.

Other Employee Reviews for TJ Maxx

  1. Helpful (2)

    "Like Managing a Revolving Garage Sale"

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    Current Employee - Store Manager in Corona, CA
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Corona, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    You are employed and given many hopes and promises of advancement and sold the company culture.

    Cons

    You are expected to work 60 plus hours weekly and more during inventories and unrealistic expectations of how to get the work done with budgets that are deplorable.

    Advice to Management

    Seek an alternative way to merchandise your stores that makes maintaining them realistic.


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Means to an End"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Omaha, NE
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Omaha, NE
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at TJ Maxx part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Having one part time job that you're not turning cartwheels about is better than having nothing.
    Some really nice people work there you always get to meet your "work friends"
    not all that difficult, given my particular position at the store.
    Room enough to breath but not terribly huge store.
    Payment every Friday.
    It was a means to an end so I didn't wind up having no job over summers and holidays.

    Cons

    The management preach about how the associates need to do this and that by the letter but then they don't back it up themselves. They do not communicate with each other. They don't come to a mutual resolve about how they'll deal with a situation. One shouldn't have to only speak to this certain manager or that certain manager, and avoid another one, just so they can get something done and done right. Very disorganized. They like to work people to death and don't take into account that some of them have full time jobs other than there. But then complain about too much overtime. You are expect to sell those TJmaxx cards and they'll hound you to death about it, but they don't give you any reward for selling enough, aside from a mug.
    Dumb policies.

    Advice to Management

    Get it together, Listen to your associates and treat them right, and stop acting like you have the right to work them to death. Communicate, discuss things so you all know what's up, it shouldn't be that difficult. Stop letting certain managers keep people past their normal hours during normal closing times, for things that aren't that serious, and then turn around and complain about overtime.
    A little respect goes a long way.

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