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Updated April 20, 2018
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  • Work life balance is nonexistent within a salaried position (in 383 reviews)

  • Did I mention the forceful pushing of Macy's credit cards (in 857 reviews)

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  1. "Beauty Advisor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Great work environment, great employee benefits, and flexible schedule.

    Cons

    If working in clothing, fitting rooms get messy.


  2. "A great company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    unlimited resources to learn, many different opportunities and the support to switch between different career paths multiple times, lots of friendly people who genuinely care about their work

    Cons

    upper management stuck in their old school ways, unwilling to adapt to more current ways of thinking and management style

  3. "Seasonal Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Coworkers were very nice and supportive.

    Cons

    I felt like there were so many managers on the floor, all telling me different things. Sometimes it was a bit overbearing. There wasn't a lot of organization in terms of managing the seasonal employees.


  4. "Merchandiser"

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    Former Employee - Merchandiser in San Antonio, TX
    Former Employee - Merchandiser in San Antonio, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Early hours
    Lots to learn about how a store functions
    Opportunity to work with visual merchandisers

    Cons

    Pay isn’t enough
    Lots of heavy lifting
    Crazy manager


  5. "Macys"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good to employees and have an established system

    Cons

    Not the best customer service


  6. "Good Place to Work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Macy's part-time

    Pros

    It was organized and a good learning experience for a first job.

    Cons

    The customers can be exhausting


  7. "Half and half"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Macy's part-time

    Pros

    Good pay, pay weekly, hours were good, extremely flexible, easy work

    Cons

    Crappy co workers like really crappy, they would take things from you

    Advice to Management

    Hire better managers who won’t disrespect you

  8. "Wonderful company to work for!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Exciting learning and growth culture with continuous feedback; excellent mentoring program

    Cons

    Company needs to better project staffing models for both exempt and hourly employees


  9. "Great job for high school/college students"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Macy's full-time

    Pros

    Flexible work hours, Easy tasks

    Cons

    Early start shifts, Minimum pay


  10. "Shoe's Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Macy's part-time

    Pros

    Great place to work and the people were awesome!

    Cons

    Sometimes felt as though we had to constantly look over our shoulders

    Advice to Management

    Don't breathe down your employees necks, it creates a sort of tug of war between management and employees.


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