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Macy's California Reviews

Updated August 1, 2018
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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. "Freelance Retail Staff and Mngmt Support"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Freelance Retail Support in Central Valley, CA
    Former Employee - Freelance Retail Support in Central Valley, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Effervescent, enthusiastic, vivacious, working atmosphere...constantly changing- a plus!

    Cons

    Honest talent is lost in shuffle.

    Advice to Management

    Metamorphosis is a good thing.


  2. "Seasonal Sales"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Seasonal Sales Associate in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Seasonal Sales Associate in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    always have hours through the week

    Cons

    over worked in different departments

    Advice to Management

    better training

  3. "Shoes/ suits"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fun environment
    Easy to learn

    Cons

    Management is useless
    No non pro

    Advice to Management

    Actually answer questions, don’t just give excuses


  4. "Recovery Supervisor"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Recovery Supervisor in Citrus Heights, CA
    Former Employee - Recovery Supervisor in Citrus Heights, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Macy's is a family known company, been around for many years,and trusted by many nation wide

    Cons

    More hrs. a week, better pay


  5. "Don’t wait for a raise"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - AST Associate in Fresno, CA
    Former Employee - AST Associate in Fresno, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fun and friendly atmosphere, flexable schedule

    Cons

    Safety issues; stonewalling or lack of concern when issues are raised

    Advice to Management

    None


  6. "Great place"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Makeup Counter in Alhambra, CA
    Current Employee - Makeup Counter in Alhambra, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Some pros would be good working environment

    Cons

    Coworkers gossip way too much

    Advice to Management

    Train employees better


  7. "Great place to begin and gain experience but that is it!"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Shoe Expeditor in San Fernando, CA
    Current Employee - Shoe Expeditor in San Fernando, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    1. Good working hours during seasonal time.
    2. Entry positions do not require prior experience so great place to start

    Cons

    1. Working hours reduced drastically off season
    2. Overworks employees
    3. Some managers can be unorganized in terms of scheduling and handling.
    4. Favoration of certain employees
    5. Pay does not compensate work done

  8. "Full time beauty advisor"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Beauty Advisor in Brea, CA
    Current Employee - Beauty Advisor in Brea, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    a lot of hands on experience and the work enviornment is very cool and fun

    Cons

    the management is very unorganized

    Advice to Management

    hire people that are actually qualified for the position.


  9. "Wedding and Gift Registry Advisor"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Wedding and Gift Registry Advisor in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Wedding and Gift Registry Advisor in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The discount and the people that you will meet

    Cons

    You get treated the same as any other Associate


  10. "Great place to begin and gain experience, however not for the long run"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Shoe Expeditor in San Fernando, CA
    Current Employee - Shoe Expeditor in San Fernando, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    1. Has plenty of hours during seasonal times.
    2. Great place to start and gain experience

    Cons

    1. Off season working hours are reduced drastically.
    2. Overworks employees
    3. Some managers can be unorganized in terms of scheduling and handling.
    4. Favoration occurs greatly.
    5. Salary does not compensate for work done.


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