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Macy's Brooklyn Reviews

Updated September 1, 2017
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  1. "Decent Job"

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    Former Employee - Beauty Advisor in Brooklyn, NY
    Former Employee - Beauty Advisor in Brooklyn, NY
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    I had a great department manager and some great co workers.

    Cons

    I worked for a cosmetics counter. It can be very stressful when you have high goals and not a lot of customers. Some conworkers and be cut throat and steal sales.


  2. "It depends"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Visual Merchandiser in Brooklyn, NY
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Visual Merchandiser in Brooklyn, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The discounts, the sales and breaks.

    Cons

    worked both in sales and merchandise, two different experience. Have to have patience for those customer, and managers as well, they demand alot from you that your not getting paid to do

  3. "Pay is not enough"

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    Current Freelancer - Anonymous Freelancer in Brooklyn, NY
    Current Freelancer - Anonymous Freelancer in Brooklyn, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Macys money
    Great co workers
    Discount is always good to have

    Cons

    Long hours
    Favoritism
    Doing more work than others
    Not getting paid enough

    Advice to Management

    Respect your workers more, thats why your turnover rate is so high. Treat us like we matter in how you speak and pay us and people will want to stay there and work hard. Its not rocket science.


  4. "Horrible Management"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Brooklyn, NY
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Brooklyn, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The online system is good for maintaining work hours and picking up shift

    Cons

    The managers have favorite and if your not one of the favorite, they will make you do all the work , harass you and treat you like garage. they don't want you to have a personal life or go to school.

    Advice to Management

    do you job and stop trying to make a social life at work


  5. "Sales Manager"

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    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Brooklyn, NY
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Brooklyn, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fast paste environment
    Great learning experience

    Cons

    Lack of Work-life balance
    Upper management needs a lot of work


  6. "Macy's"

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    Former Employee - Stock/Sales Associate in Brooklyn, NY
    Former Employee - Stock/Sales Associate in Brooklyn, NY

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

    Pros

    They give extra hours when they can

    Cons

    Bad raises
    Bad management
    Customers are rude

    Advice to Management

    Do better


  7. "Working at Macy's"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Brooklyn, NY
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Brooklyn, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Fun environment and your manager works with you and is always around.

    Cons

    It is hard to get time off during holidays unless you put in that you cannot work ahead of time.

  8. "sales associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brooklyn, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brooklyn, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits and good management

    Cons

    Low wage not flexible with scheduling

    Advice to Management

    Need better management


  9. "Sales Associate"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Brooklyn, NY
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Brooklyn, NY
    Doesn't Recommend

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

    Pros

    -Benefits
    -Flexible hours if you are part time

    Cons

    -Overdemanding
    -Upper Management doesn't show great value for employees

    Advice to Management

    Respect employees.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Executive salesman"

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    Former Employee - Executive Sales Manager in Brooklyn, NY
    Former Employee - Executive Sales Manager in Brooklyn, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Macy's full-time

    Pros

    Good for the experience when you want to become a store manager it gives you the all-around Global Experience

    Cons

    Unstable unprofessional environment no structure workload is unrealistic goal


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