Macy's Chicago Reviews

Updated Mar 26, 2020

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3.0
37%
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49%
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Macy's CEO Jeff Gennette
Jeff Gennette
23 Ratings
  1. "Opportunity Zone"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Flex Member/Impulse in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Macy's full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Flexibility in terms of schedule - Opportunity for growth within company based on efforts - Exposure to a multitude of brands to sharpen knowledge

    Cons

    - Base d on your perspective of environment * You choose

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    Macy's2019-10-11
  2. Helpful (1)

    "The worst job I've ever worked at"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Fine Jewelry Sales Associate in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Macy's part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    the discount is very generous

    Cons

    workplace gossip hostile environment the low-quality people

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    Macy's2020-03-26
  3. "It was ok"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Copy Center Manager in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Macy's part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    A lot of interesting people

    Cons

    Nothing special. Kind of catty girls

    Macy's2020-01-17
  4. "Ehh"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Macy's part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The people you meet, the discount, no responsibilities

    Cons

    Management sucks and doesn't care, the store is so dirty and constantly under construction, the weird scene that occurs in the bathrooms (that management actually allows)

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    Macy's2019-12-28
  5. "It was okay..."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Remerchandiser in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Macy's part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Easy task, pays good, and relax environment. Also uniform is all black casual.

    Cons

    Given tasks outside of departments. Weird cutbacks from time to time.

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    Macy's2019-12-18
  6. "Nothing special"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Macy's full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The people You work with

    Cons

    Management Dress code Schedules To much focus on selling cc

    Macy's2019-12-17
  7. "Holiday"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Hostess in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Macy's part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible schedule Decent pay

    Cons

    Long hours No break (very short break) On your feet constantly

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    Macy's2019-12-03
  8. "Part time associate"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Macy's part-time

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, fast paced for those who like it, great work/life balance

    Cons

    Working within a team environment can be challenging, pay should be more due to responsibilities

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    Macy's2019-11-18
  9. "Counter Manager"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Macy's full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    interacting with the public, friendly co-workers, beauty gratis.

    Cons

    Vagrants in the store harassing employees and customers.

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    Macy's2019-11-05
  10. Helpful (1)

    "Some Pros, Lots of Cons"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Fine Jewelry Sales Associate in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Macy's part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Weekly Pay Online Schedules with Options to advertise or swap with other associates Learning about all things jewelry

    Cons

    Management Expectations are unrealistic Catty Set up to fail

    Macy's2019-10-02
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