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Macy's Boston Reviews

Updated May 23, 2018
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  • "Work life balance is nonexistent within a salaried position" (in 393 reviews)

  • "Did I mention the forceful pushing of Macy's credit cards" (in 868 reviews)

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  1. "Macy's Sales Culture"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Management Intern in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Sales Management Intern in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Macy's full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Supervisors who care about your success
    - Close team interactions
    - Growth opportunities
    - Value engagement and collaboration
    - Rewards for sales performance

    Cons

    - Not enough emphasis on the connection to everyday sales goals and overall company success


  2. "Associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Marlborough, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Marlborough, MA

    I worked at Macy's full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Fun if you like selling

    Cons

    Unrealistic sales goals at times

    Advice to Management

    Be realistic

  3. "To much credit card pressure"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Shop Captain in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Shop Captain in Boston, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Macy's full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    A hour break not paid tho

    Cons

    Some managers was witches and nasty if you never got credit cards


  4. "Sales associate"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Hanover, MA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Hanover, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Macy's full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, friendly coworkers, great employee discount

    Cons

    Job gets repetitive, customers can be hard somtimes


  5. "Sales Associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Floor Associate in Burlington, MA
    Current Employee - Sales Floor Associate in Burlington, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Macy's full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Discount and talking to the customers

    Cons

    Hours, Little to NO TRAINING - Constantly changing programs and pushing the Charge cards on Customers IF they dont want them or know they are not going to qualify Stop

    Advice to Management

    Treat grown ups as such TRAIN THE STAFF, treat them like humans LESS TURN OVER


  6. "Support Team and Recovery Team Review"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Former Employee - Support Team and Recovery Team in Salem, NH
    Former Employee - Support Team and Recovery Team in Salem, NH
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Macy's part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Support Team and Recovery Team:
    Being able to work independently, work as a team to get the job done, great hours, great work environment, management is always willing to work with you, etc.

    Cons

    Recovery Team:
    Employer having communicational problems with the assisent manager of the department with changing employer's available hours from daytime to night time.


  7. "Flexible"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Salem, NH
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Salem, NH

    I worked at Macy's part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible hours
    Choose your own shifts
    Easy work, diverse tasks
    Independence

    Cons

    Low pay
    Lack of guidance from management

  8. "Retail Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Peabody, MA
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Peabody, MA

    I worked at Macy's part-time

    Pros

    It’s the kind of job I’d like to do

    Cons

    It’s a little bit far


  9. "Good place to work but"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Shift Supervisor in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Shift Supervisor in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Macy's full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Easy to get hired fairly easy to be promoted and the discount

    Cons

    Salary not as competitive as others company structure is somewhat shaky upper management

    Advice to Management

    salary not is competitive is others company structures somewhat shaky upper management pill with issues every day


  10. "Cashier"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Cashier in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Macy's part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Best job I've ever had

    Cons

    Not very organized but who cares

    Advice to Management

    Get out of the bathroom


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