Macy's Cosmetics Counter Manager Reviews

Updated Jul 25, 2020

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2.6
40%
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54%
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Macy's CEO Jeff Gennette
Jeff Gennette
20 Ratings
  1. "Beauty advisor"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cosmetics Counter Manager in Sarasota, FL

    I worked at Macy's full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Loved my job with a passion

    Cons

    Loved skin care make up

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  2. "It was fun until it wasn't"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cosmetics Counter Manager in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Form great connections Learn artistry and sales skills from those around

    Cons

    upper management doesn't care about you simple as that. you're higher ups just care how your numbers are other than that your just another employee.

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  3. "Decent"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cosmetics Counter Manager in Overland Park, KS
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Decent work environment good coworkers and laid back

    Cons

    Not super great management, bad base pay, bad hours, holidays etc.

  4. "Retail isn't for sissies"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Cosmetics Counter Manager in Manchester, CT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Macy's full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    coworkers, no work outside of work, benefits not too bad

    Cons

    poor management, increasing responsibilities with no increase in salary, rude customers, lack of support

  5. "Can be a good or bad experience depending on which brand you work for"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Cosmetics Counter Manager in Oakbrook Ter, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Perks like commission and gratis from your brand as well as the surrounding counters

    Cons

    No work/life balance, slow days, turnover rate is high when it comes to management

  6. Helpful (2)

    "Not a high end store anymore"

    1.0
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    Current Employee - Cosmetics Counter Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Working in cosmetics, I’m a professional makeup artist

    Cons

    Terrible management, no respect whatsoever

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  7. "Not a good place to work"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Cosmetics Counter Manager in Elmhurst, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Working here was hard. You ask to be trained and we never get it.

    Cons

    The companys management is not good. Managment seem to not have it at balance. They dont coach nor teach. Employees dont follow instructions

  8. "Can be great"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Cosmetics Counter Manager in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Macy's full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Nice co-workers, nice discount and deals and there can be growth opportunities.

    Cons

    Retail is a very hard industry to work in.

  9. "Could be an amazing job"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Cosmetics Counter Manager in Palm Desert, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Macy's full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Tons of discounts, lots of co workers, fun product, lots of selling tools

    Cons

    Even the best of the best is pushed to build more.

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  10. "Great place to work if you love make up a fragrances"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Cosmetic Counter Manager in Baton Rouge, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Macy's full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Macys have great commission pay

    Cons

    Macys is usually short of staff

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