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Macerich Reviews

Updated January 6, 2018
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Macerich President, CEO, and Director Art Coppola
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  • Upper Management changes their priorities constantly (in 6 reviews)

  • There are many work environment issues such as bullying and harassment (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Sr Property Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Macerich full-time

    Pros

    Stable company in an industry that is changing

    Cons

    Need to be proactive vs reactive


  2. "Anonymous"

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

    Pros

    The CEO is one of the best in the industry.. you won't find another CEO that is as involved and dedicated as ours. His passion and overall interest in retail is unrivaled. There is no other CEO in this industry that is willing to cold call and put himself on the line in order to help his people. Retail is evolving and it's changing, and there are those that struggle, but we don't have to worry about struggling. We have it down, and if it wasn't for Art, that wouldn't be the case.

    Cons

    As a large corporate company, we need to evolve technologically. Technology should be the central focus. Macerich will move mountains if they start to care more about systems that will help the overall lead generation

    Advice to Management

    Invest in the millennial

  3. "Solid Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great people and teams, benefits, work life balance.

    Cons

    Lack of opportunities to grow. Best opportunities go to family and friends of executives.

    Advice to Management

    Develop talent from within, I've seen a lot of talent leave for better opportunities.


  4. "Stable Job"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Macerich full-time

    Pros

    Stable job, flexible hours, and location is great

    Cons

    limited growth, not enough social activities


  5. "Good Company to build career"

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

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

    Pros

    Great company culture, they take care of their own. Decent room for growth if you show talent and hard work. They have great resources since it's a public company, and the people up top are very smart and approachable.

    Cons

    You don't get much training unless you happen to get set up with a good mentor. When/if you get let go there is no loyalty to having worked for the company, they cut the chord very quickly, and harshly.

    Advice to Management

    You should make time to invest in your younger employees. In the long run it only makes your own job easier.


  6. Helpful (2)

    "IT Department"

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    Former Employee - IT Support in Phoenix, AZ
    Former Employee - IT Support in Phoenix, AZ
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great coworkers, friendly and willing to help. Management tries to make it fun by holding monthly fun events ordering pizza, watching movies, etc.

    Cons

    Unfortunately, as is typical of alot of IT departments the ones that are promoted to leadership roles are prior developers, etc with little management experience and unfortunately it is not a natural fit with their backgound/personality.

    Advice to Management

    when the life of a product comes to an end, true leaders/managers should see the potential of existing employees and try to find places for their talent where they can contribute. Macerich managers unfortunately urge you instead to find another job.


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    "Mgmt"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Macerich full-time

    Pros

    Really aren't many; just another big co w/benefits that go with.

    Cons

    Too many; big turnover, no loyalty, horrible mgmt, etc.

    Advice to Management

    Sell

  8. "Marketing Manager"

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    Former Employee - Senior Marketing Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Marketing Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Macerich full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Company is very organized and has ample resources to support its managers. There are always new projects and initiatives, which is refreshing vs. a routine job.

    Cons

    No cons but be prepared to work weekends and holidays. If you love what you do, especially special events, t won't matter.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!


  9. Helpful (1)

    "One of those diamond in the ruff great companies"

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    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in Santa Monica, CA
    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in Santa Monica, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company that respects employees and cares about work/life balance. Wonderful family-like culture with very caring management. However, every department has a different culture. My experience in my department was very positive and I truly enjoyed working for my boss and other VP's.

    Cons

    Next to no interdepartmental communication. If I worked in a department where I had to rely on communication between leasing or accounting, etc I can see how I would extremely frustrated. Heard many rumors that the accounting department was strict and inflexible and lended itself to a very anxiety prone environment. Also, H.R. did not seem to have their ducks in a row. Had a wonky experience when I needed advice from them.

    Advice to Management

    Communicate more! Enough with the "good ol' boys" mentality. Would love to see some more women in management and VP roles because you do have a great company!


  10. "Great Work Environment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Monica, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Monica, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fantastic work environment. Great people. Very flexible with schedules to accommodate commutes, family needs, etc.

    Cons

    Just like any company, a poor direct supervisor can outweigh the overall company culture. There is definitely some of that at Macerich.


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