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Macy's Ohio Reviews

Updated September 17, 2018
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  • "Work life balance is nonexistent within a salaried position" (in 399 reviews)

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

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  1. "Great company with growth potential."

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cincinnati, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company with growth potential.

    Cons

    FT hours can be 28


  2. "Macy's Experiences"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Data Analyst in Cincinnati, OH
    Former Employee - Data Analyst in Cincinnati, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Team oriented benefits department. The work environment, growth, and training opportunities were great.

    Cons

    The retail market is transitioning and constant changes are occurring. This translates into consolidation and uncertainty.

    Advice to Management

    Take risks and be original. Reinvent your retail business.

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Modern day slavery extremely low pay"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Cincinnati, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    learning to value yourself and say when enough is enough

    Cons

    low pay
    no advancement
    management selfish
    lie to get you in the door
    unconfirmed hours
    rotating postion
    working everywhere
    macy's cards

    Advice to Management

    You know what employees work hardest, treat them right and pay them their worth instead of using them up until they get tired and leave . . this is why your turnover rate is so high, treating workers like crap. it was so stressful working their and you got no acknowledgement for your hard work. I feel sorry for new employees working into this trap.


  4. "Great team of employees to work with"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cincinnati, OH
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cincinnati, OH

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

    Pros

    Everyone worked together, Manager was easy to talk to, Co-workers always willing to help

    Cons

    Pay was not the bestt


  5. "Great place that lets you do your job and go home!"

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    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Collections Specialist in Mason, OH
    Current Employee - Collections Specialist in Mason, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    No micro managing,fun work environment,competitive wages

    Cons

    Not flexible with life changes,repetitive work day,rude customers

    Advice to Management

    Work with agents in schedule changes


  6. "So fun for the holidays!"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cincinnati, OH
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cincinnati, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Upper management is so great!!!

    Cons

    None really, pay is low but all retail is.


  7. "Retail Okay"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Resources in Cincinnati, OH
    Former Employee - Human Resources in Cincinnati, OH
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great vacation and perks for discount.

    Cons

    Managers are promoted erroneously with no managerial experience. Makes for bad managers in the corporate office.

  8. "Sales associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cincinnati, OH

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

    Pros

    employee discount, great benefits, flexible hours

    Cons

    Minors have strict schedule, mandatory to work weekends and can't choose availability for weekends


  9. "Sales Associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cincinnati, OH
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cincinnati, OH

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

    Pros

    Allow you to meet awesome individuals.

    Cons

    To many individuals wanted to have higher power. And some individuals would over step their boundaries.


  10. "Commissioned Sales Associate"

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    Current Employee - Commissioned Sales Associate in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Commissioned Sales Associate in Columbus, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Weekly pay (Friday)
    Relexed Dress Code
    20% - 30% Discount

    Cons

    No life / work balance
    Managers play favorites
    Poor Pay
    Expensive Health Benefits
    Unreasonable Sales Goals
    Macys Credit Card sales tactics are pushy and APR is too high.

    Advice to Management

    Store is never properly cleaned unless there is a “corporate” visit scheduled. You need to see what the day to day operation is like and do unannounced visits.
    Morning “rally” is boring and usually uninformative.


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