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  • "Work life balance is nonexistent within a salaried position" (in 397 reviews)

  • "Did I mention the forceful pushing of Macy's credit cards" (in 870 reviews)

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  1. "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bowie, MD
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bowie, MD
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    It was a good experience and the other coworkers kept the job interesting.

    Cons

    The pay is not sufficient enough in comparison to the current minimum wage rate.

    Advice to Management

    None.


  2. "OK"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bowie, MD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bowie, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Being in management had its advantages .

    Cons

    Stressful Corporate management had a one track mind for the program of the moment

  3. "Mixed reviews"

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    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Bowie, MD
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Bowie, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay. And great coworkers

    Cons

    Employees gossip a lot
    Human Resources back track what they tell people.
    Not reliable.

    Advice to Management

    If you say your going to call someone when they have an open position because your interested. Keep your word. And if you're truly not interested don't be afraid to say that. It's better than keep giving the same person interviews with no job offering..


  4. "counter manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bowie, MD
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bowie, MD
    Doesn't Recommend

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

    Pros

    gratis, Macy money, discount, sales

    Cons

    terrible managers, bad insurance , awful attendance police!!

    Advice to Management

    need more training


  5. "Work life"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Bowie, MD
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Bowie, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Macy's part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible hours,decent discount,employee incentives,and working with a great team.

    Cons

    Rude customers and management

    Advice to Management

    Learn to interact better with your employees we're not your slaves,so do don't treat us as such.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Empowerment"

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    Former Employee - Loss Prevention Detective in Bowie, MD
    Former Employee - Loss Prevention Detective in Bowie, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Friendly staff
    Regular customers become friends
    Always there for the all the sales

    Cons

    Poor pay
    Poor management
    No respect

    Advice to Management

    Appreciate your employees
    Engage with them
    Listen to them
    Do not talk about other management among other employees


  7. "It has ito perks but not a manageable job if you have a life."

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    Current Employee - Macys Beauty Advisor in Bowie, MD
    Current Employee - Macys Beauty Advisor in Bowie, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible hours free makeup samples. Discount n Macys Money. It has is its perks but not wothe the pay.

    Cons

    Low pay, credit apps. The management works ypu so hard and it's really not even worth the pay. The turnover rate is ridiculous.

    Advice to Management

    Increase wage

  8. "Women's shoes Comission"

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    Current Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Bowie, MD
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Bowie, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Nice coworkers, snacks and some friendly bosses

    Cons

    Rude customers, very stressful during the holidays, not paid enough.

    Advice to Management

    Do a background check on all of your managers, some of them lack the proper customer service skills.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Cool company who hires incompetent slave driving management"

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    Former Employee - Beauty Specialist in Bowie, MD
    Former Employee - Beauty Specialist in Bowie, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The 20% discount
    Cosmetic line classes

    Cons

    You have to open and use your Macys card to even use tge discount!
    Incompetent, rude, disrespectful management
    Sucky commission rates...3% really?
    No room for growth opportunity
    Careless hr who only cover the companys butt
    Ridiculous sales goal and credit expectations

    Advice to Management

    Hire all new competent management and actually listen to employee concerns


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Its OK"

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    Current Employee - RFID Specialist in Bowie, MD
    Current Employee - RFID Specialist in Bowie, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Discounts and Macy' money.The people are fun to work with, co workers rule.

    Cons

    The pay… you don't get holidays until you have worked for 6 months

    Advice to Management

    Look within for people to move up in position. There are so many people with over a decade of managerial experience as a part time merchandiser of sales a


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