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Macy's Orlando Reviews

Updated June 10, 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 867 reviews)

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  1. "Merchandising/Freight"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Macys in Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - Macys in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people to work with and an great environment.

    Cons

    Cons, seasonal thats the only con, seasonal makes u wanna be full time at macys.

    Advice to Management

    No advice, management always knew and know what to say and do to make there employee feel welcome.


  2. "Support Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Orlando, FL
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    You get to work Independently
    You have great Discount
    Fun Environment

    Cons

    Early shift
    Have to work on certain Holidays

  3. "Love the organization, but some store management needs coaching."

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    Former Employee - Fulfillment Associate in Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - Fulfillment Associate in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I like the exposure to products and flexible schedule.

    Cons

    I was unable to continue working because I accepted another part-time job. Management was unwilling to give me 3 days a week to work both positions.

    Advice to Management

    I had a part-time job w/ Macy's for almost 4 years. During that time I worked multiple positions & varying hours. When I was unable to rely on my manager to provide me consistent hours in order to support myself I took on another part-time job for 3 days a week totaling 24 hours. Those days were Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. These days are typically the slowest days of the work week in the store. My immediate supervisor informed me they would not be able to accommodate those hours. I was only guaranteed 12 hours on random days of the week with Macy's. On top of that I wouldn't find out what my schedule for the coming week starting on Sunday would be until Thursday. I was unable to schedule job interviews, doctors appointments, because of that. As a result, my manager ceased to put me on the schedule. I was technically hired as a seasonal employee, though I was told they needed help and I was welcome to stay. I was a previous Macy's customer & will always be. I would suggest management consider the employees time and life outside of working hours.


  4. "Overall, great"

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    Current Employee - Retail Sales Manager in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Manager in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Opportunity for advancement. Great brand. Great benefits. Good environment to work. Great experience leading the sales floor at a very young age.

    Cons

    Declining sales. It is tough to make sales goals. It is possible but it takes truly learning the business and avoid distractions and roadblocks

    Advice to Management

    Simplify workload of sales managers


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Commission Sales Associate"

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    Current Employee - Commission Sales Associate in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Commission Sales Associate in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Working environment, Commission, Company Values, many different possitions.

    Cons

    Low pay if you can't make the commission goal, they ask too much from sales associate even though we have support staff.


  6. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fulfilling job if you’re a “people person”. Have fun with the interaction with customers and employees. Very interactive and great training / learning opportunities. Learning to overcome challenges.

    Cons

    Promotions. Hard to move up. Some challenges in keeping work life balance. Not a typical 9-5 job - total opposite including weekends.

    Advice to Management

    None.


  7. "Receiving team lead"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oviedo, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oviedo, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    possibility of advancement with hard work and reliability. Easy to develop working relationships and friendships with coworkers.

    Cons

    Paid low wages. Little guarantee of consistent hours on a weekly basis. Benefits are expensive and difficult to earn

    Advice to Management

    Raise base pay. Hire less employees and give more hours to those that perform at high levels on a consistent basis

  8. "Sales Associate"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    great discount. Flexible associate get to pick when they want to work, great for SAHM or students.

    Cons

    Commissioned employees are aggressive and pushy


  9. "merchandiser"

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    Former Employee - Merchandiser in Sanford, FL
    Former Employee - Merchandiser in Sanford, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great, easy job. Different duties.

    Cons

    Not enough hours. Pay should be more.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Good Employment Opportunity"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good Pay
    Good Incentives
    Employer works with employees

    Cons

    Going towards clearance only, taking away from Macy's trademark
    Management is focused too much on Loyalty accounts


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