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  • "Work life balance is nonexistent within a salaried position" (in 398 reviews)

  • "Did I mention the forceful pushing of Macy's credit cards" (in 874 reviews)

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  1. "Dynamic retail environment, one of the best companies to work for."

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    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Buffalo, NY
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Buffalo, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Exciting sales staff, constant analysis of ways to improve business and job function, work with incredible people, company will grow in the future and is always looking for ways to improve customer experience

    Cons

    Not enough staff for any department, wages are too low

    Advice to Management

    Make jobs more directly related to promotional opportunity, more lower level semi-managers with a pay increase to help drive business


  2. "Consultant"

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    Former Employee - Counter Manager in Buffalo, NY
    Former Employee - Counter Manager in Buffalo, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible shifts, good employee discounts.

    Cons

    Too many nights and weekends to mesh with family balance

    Advice to Management

    Consider paying more.

  3. "Salesman"

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    Former Employee - Owner Operator in Buffalo, NY
    Former Employee - Owner Operator in Buffalo, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Macy's full-time

    Pros

    Lots of hours and discount

    Cons

    Management didn't listen. Mad when you tell them you need day off. For family needs they don't understand.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to customers, listen to your employees


  4. "1 year at Macy's"

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    Former Employee - Beauty Advisor in Buffalo, NY
    Former Employee - Beauty Advisor in Buffalo, NY

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

    Pros

    The people you work with, weekly pay

    Cons

    Point system for attendance

    Advice to Management

    Value your employees and their hard work.


  5. "sales clerk"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Buffalo, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Buffalo, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Macy's part-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    love working with people and helping people picking out clothes and giving advice if they asked

    Cons

    my store in buffalo ny closed

    Advice to Management

    none


  6. "Commissions sales associate"

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    Former Employee - Commissioned Sales Associate in Buffalo, NY
    Former Employee - Commissioned Sales Associate in Buffalo, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Work life balance
    Decent money
    Fast environment

    Cons

    No structured way to advance
    Older employees seem entitled

    Advice to Management

    Give more in store opportunities for management.


  7. "seasonal employee"

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    Former Contractor - Secretary in Buffalo, NY
    Former Contractor - Secretary in Buffalo, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Macy's as a contractor (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    employee discounts, professionalism, excellent managers and co-workers

    Cons

    no cons, no cons, no cons

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Fun"

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    Current Employee - Visual Merchandiser in Buffalo, NY
    Current Employee - Visual Merchandiser in Buffalo, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Creative freedom with projects, less rules (can use phone on sales floor), little Interaction w/ customers on sales floor and always something new +/or exciting to do.

    Cons

    Job can be very physical at times, high risk of injury if not careful. Scratched myself today while lighting Christmas tree and jabbed my thumb with a razor once trying to take dried glue off of a surface.


  9. "Flex"

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    Current Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Buffalo, NY
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Buffalo, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Macy's works around your schedule and is very understanding. And it's there's other opportunities within the company.

    Cons

    Not enough pay. You do too much for less pay.

    Advice to Management

    Management was great!


  10. "Okay"

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    Current Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Buffalo, NY
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Buffalo, NY
    Recommends

    Pros

    The scheduling system "Insite" Is great very easy to give way or pick up shifts throughout the store.

    Cons

    The fact that it is a department store can be a turn off


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