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Updated February 22, 2018
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Pros
  • Employee discount is beyond impressive (in 55 reviews)

  • Great pay, Great employee discount (in 54 reviews)

Cons
  • Work every weekend, work-life balance can be an opportunity (in 125 reviews)

  • Like many others have mentioned there is absolutely no work life balance (in 49 reviews)

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  1. "Stock manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Aventura, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Aventura, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at MAC Cosmetics full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great environment, great leadership ,safe work place fantastic co-workers , very organized and team and united way to work from management to every single employees, great benefits .

    Cons

    Need better recognition for every employee not just some

    Advice to Management

    Appreciate more your hard worker employees
    The ones that are always there for the company and recognize when they go above and beyond to help any situation.


  2. "An amazing job and company that truly cares for and rewards their artists. You are given many opportunities."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at MAC Cosmetics part-time

    Pros

    Opportunity
    Benefits
    Artistry
    A fun experience and you learn so much while working at MAC

    Cons

    It can be hard to manage your social life and work life.

  3. "Its a great company to work for."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at MAC Cosmetics full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits , pay, and discount.

    Cons

    Drama and no work/life balance

    Advice to Management

    Lead by example


  4. "Best job ever"

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    Current Employee - Freelance Makeup Artist in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Freelance Makeup Artist in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at MAC Cosmetics part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly teams
    Friendly managers
    Increased product knowledge
    Improved artistry skills

    Cons

    No discount for freelancers unfortunately


  5. "freelancer/on call"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at MAC Cosmetics part-time

    Pros

    -the environments great
    -love what i do
    -management is awesome

    Cons

    - no discount
    -not enough hours


  6. "Regional Trainer"

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    Former Employee - Regional Trainer
    Former Employee - Regional Trainer
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at MAC Cosmetics full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    - Makeup Artistry focused
    - You kind of get to make your own schedule (with limitations)
    -30-50% travel (i loved it)
    - Company Car, Cell Phone, Laptop, and ipad

    Cons

    - 30-50% travel (some people won't love this)
    - Working some weekends
    - Opportunities for growth


  7. "Mac Cosmetics Orlando is a great place to work."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at MAC Cosmetics full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good hour for the most part.

    Cons

    Sales goals can be high, working holiday mall hour

  8. "Temporary Employee"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at MAC Cosmetics full-time

    Pros

    The people are so nice!

    Cons

    It is very disorganized between departments


  9. "I’ve been with Mac cosmetics for 12 years."

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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Cedar Hill, TX
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Cedar Hill, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at MAC Cosmetics full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great company with great artistry. The training is really good and so is the discount! They push you to be the best of the best.

    Cons

    There is none this company is a wonderful company just time to move on to bigger opportunities. Whose hiring? Can’t wait to see what’s out there!


  10. "Pros and cons of working for this company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at MAC Cosmetics full-time

    Pros

    Gratis, and meeting great people.

    Cons

    Hours are crazy and the benefits aren’t good

    Advice to Management

    Be fair across the board and stop treating your employees like they’re slaves.


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