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Updated February 26, 2017
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Macy's Chairman & CEO Terry J. Lundgren
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  • Work life Balance cab be a challenge at times (in 290 reviews)

  • A lot of pressure to get people to open Macy's credit cards (in 750 reviews)

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  1. "Life at Macys"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Macy's full-time

    Pros

    The people that you work with

    Cons

    Crazy hours during the holiday season


  2. "Ok"

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    Former Employee - Sales in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Sales in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible hours and nice people

    Cons

    Low pay and poor benefits for part time

    Advice to Management

    Increase wages


  3. "Sales associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Macy's part-time

    Pros

    The only good thing about working there was that everyone was nice

    Cons

    The bad thing was that it was hard to get any shifts and to assign your schedule to your needs


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  5. "Seasonal Contract"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Houston, TX
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Managers are understanding.

    Clean work environment.

    Cons

    Not enough staff which caused scheduling conflicts.

    Advice to Management

    Difficult to recruit large amounts of employees if eventually half of employees quit. Leaving the remaining employees to make up for lost work force.


  6. "Visual Merchandiser"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    great opportunity to learn day to day operations at a large company, fast paced working retail environment, flexibility in the creative process

    Cons

    this company is constantly cutting budgets and employees. No real job security and they are extremely skimpy when it comes to pay increases.

    Advice to Management

    appreciate your workers, keep them competitively compensated, invest in your managers and bring in younger, more personally driven employees


  7. "Not Bad for A Minimum Wage Gig"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate
    Former Employee - Sales Associate

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

    Pros

    Not sitting at a desk
    Positive interactions with Customers

    Cons

    Very low pay if you are working in sales
    Extremely competitive coworkers


  8. "enjoyed"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    i enjoyed working there when I was there

    Cons

    a few of the co worker were not good


  9. "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Macy's full-time

    Pros

    Able to flex schedule

    Cons

    Your just a number no matter what

    Advice to Management

    Pay attention to who works hard not who thinks they know it all.


  10. "teamleader"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Team Leader
    Former Employee - Team Leader
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    great people to work with

    Cons

    management is only interested in bottom line numbers... if they make their numbers they will receive a bonus.

    Advice to Management

    customer service ....


  11. "Sales Associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Macy's full-time

    Pros

    discount, flexible schedule, location, sales staff

    Cons

    management too young and experienced, no leadership, confusing schedules and shifts,

    Advice to Management

    Take better care of your retail staff.



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