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Macy's Manager Reviews

Updated June 19, 2018
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  • "Work life balance is nonexistent within a salaried position" (in 393 reviews)

  • "Did I mention the forceful pushing of Macy's credit cards" (in 868 reviews)

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  1. "Nice place"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Beverly Hills, CA
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Beverly Hills, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Macy's full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Wonderful place to work at all times

    Cons

    No cons at all, beautiful company

    Advice to Management

    great people


  2. "Opportunities in new executive training"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Merchandise Team Manager
    Current Employee - Merchandise Team Manager
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    This company is ever evolving to stay relevant to the ever changing landscape of Retail. Colleagues are great to work with and feel like family. Multiple opportunities for promotion.

    Cons

    Company lacks adequate training and follow-up for executive positions.

    Advice to Management

    New executives can feel unsupported without adequate follow-up and communication amongst leadership team.

  3. "Executive employee"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Orange, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Orange, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible scheduling is all that I can think of.

    Cons

    No fair wages, favoritism, nepotism, bullying,etc

    Advice to Management

    Get rid of old outdated management who still use scare tactics to get results amongst other things. You know it’s bad when your coworker comes in and is told to interview for their next job without notice.


  4. "Very good company to work for in the offices"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Finance Manager in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Finance Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work/Life balance. The people

    Cons

    There are no cons to working in these offices


  5. "management"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Store Manager in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Store Manager in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Really good associates and sales managers

    Cons

    Macys has had a focus on eliminating managers who are in their late 40’s / 50’s - -

    Advice to Management

    Stop getting rid of experienced people
    Stop paying new asms more than store managers. Paying Assistant Store Managers $125k while Store Mangers make 90k is not right


  6. "Cosmetics Counter Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cosmetics Counter Manager
    Current Employee - Cosmetics Counter Manager
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Relaxed Environment, decent pay for counter managers depending on the line.

    Cons

    The building needs to be remodeled. Expectations are too high and store manager is overbearing. No room for growth.

    Advice to Management

    Remodel store and selling structure.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "It's what you make of it"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Marketing Manager in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Senior Marketing Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Macy's (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Your work will always impact millions of customers
    Opportunity to move across departments
    Being part of a legacy brand with such a strong influence in culture

    Cons

    Very beurocratic, lots of red tape everywhere
    Young, forward-thinking people are the minority

    Advice to Management

    Give more decision power to young managers. If you can't trust them with those, they shouldn't be there

  8. "Area Manager"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Area Manager in Memphis, TN
    Former Employee - Area Manager in Memphis, TN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great business administration and mamagement education.

    Cons

    Not appreciated by upper management.

    Advice to Management

    Appreciate your employees.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Department Manager"

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    Current Employee - Department Manager
    Current Employee - Department Manager
    Doesn't Recommend

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

    Pros

    I enjoyed working with the sales manager team and being able to develop and lead a team of eager employees

    Cons

    NO work life balance. The schedule fluctuates and is really hard to get a consistent sleep schedule.


  10. "Vice President Store Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vice President Store Manager
    Former Employee - Vice President Store Manager
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great co-workers
    Knowledgeable leaders
    Respectful company

    Cons

    Reactionary, short term commitment to strategy
    Lack of talent pipeline

    Advice to Management

    More discussions and actions around developing and retaining talent.