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Updated November 14, 2018
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  • "Work life balance is nonexistent within a salaried position" (in 405 reviews)

  • "Did I mention the forceful pushing of Macy's credit cards" (in 879 reviews)

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  1. "Great company with growth potential."

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    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. Helpful (1)

    "Eh...not too bad. Used to be better"

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    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Columbus, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Discount, paid time off, easy to trade shifts

    Cons

    Pay, mandatory 6 day work weeks during holiday, no work/life balance

    Advice to Management

    Hire more people or lower expectations

  3. "Great work/life balance and culture"

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Cincinnati, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Macy's as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good work/life balance and culture

    Cons

    New Senior Leadership has changes that may not be in-line with Silicon Valley expectations


  4. "merchandise support"

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Cincinnati, OH
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Cincinnati, OH
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Macy's as a contractor (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    its only in the morning, so you're off early.

    Cons

    hours are competitive, you have to be extra friendly with managers for hours


  5. "Clerk"

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    Former Employee - Clerk in Mentor, OH
    Former Employee - Clerk in Mentor, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Busy work place. Kind people

    Cons

    Too slow. Must work holidays


  6. "Team-Dependent Experience"

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    Current Employee - Corporate in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - Corporate in Cincinnati, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Benefits
    - Culture
    - Work-Life Balance

    Cons

    - Difficult time for business

    Advice to Management

    Thank you for listening to your colleagues' complaints - try to understand the motivations behind their complaints, so that you can understand them.


  7. "It's fine"

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Cincinnati, OH
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Cincinnati, OH

    I worked at Macy's as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Worked as a seasonal employee. It's fine, you get paid minimum plus overtime during the season. Good way to get money and your coworkers are fun to be around.

    Cons

    No sitting allowed unless you're on a break

  8. "Trash at the bottom"

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    Current Employee - Asset Protection Detective in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - Asset Protection Detective in Cincinnati, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Theres aways work so thats good

    Cons

    The pay is trash. The raises, what are raises? Direct managers are over worked and upper management is out of touch with the way the store runs

    Advice to Management

    Run a store for 2 weeks in Q4. Then rethink your strategies.


  9. "Good for a bit."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mason, OH
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mason, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, decent hours, great culture and easy work.

    Cons

    Lack of support from management, constant change and old technology.

    Advice to Management

    Support your associates and even if you don't have confidence in them, be in their corner.


  10. "Macy's Experiences"

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    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.


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