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Macy's Sales Reviews

Updated August 16, 2018
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  • "Work life balance is nonexistent within a salaried position" (in 398 reviews)

  • "Did I mention the forceful pushing of Macy's credit cards" (in 870 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (4)

    "Sales Associate"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Kenner, LA
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Kenner, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Worked around school and work schedule
    Company discount
    Exciting customers
    Team oriented coworkers
    Pleasant orientation and training
    Helpful staff and HR

    Cons

    Invest in a good pair of work shoes if you love your feet

    Advice to Management

    None. I had a good experience.


  2. "Shoe department"

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    Current Employee - Shoe Sales Associate in Rutherfrd Col, NC
    Current Employee - Shoe Sales Associate in Rutherfrd Col, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great hours and great flexibility

    Cons

    Constantly picking up after shoes that arent wannted

  3. "Sales Associate"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate
    Current Employee - Sales Associate
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    They work around your schedule. Benefits are automatically awarded every year. Raises are also set like clock work.

    Cons

    Working nights, weekends, and holidays. Practically no vacation during the winter. Setting vacation and unavailable days is restricted during sale days; no matter what.


  4. "It’s okay. Could get paid more for the work"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    They give you Flexible hours. They also work around your school schedule

    Cons

    Not much pay. Way too much work for lower pay

    Advice to Management

    Not much


  5. "Very flexible job that can become a bit too comfortable for those not in school or looking to move forward and up"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Brandon, FL
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Brandon, FL
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible
    Fair, responsive assoaciates
    Associate discount. 20-30%

    Cons

    Miscommunication among management
    And older building. Some charm is lost


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Good management and engaging"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Saint Paul, MN
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Saint Paul, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Employee appreciation,great discounts. Friendly, Good managers.

    Cons

    I am working at macys for 2yrs now,and apparently there are ups and downs just like in a family, but By the end of the day we are all macys family and I consider macys as my second home. All it takes is being patient.

    Advice to Management

    All the managers in Macys Roseville are friendly, supportive and I am blessed to have a role model. Iam looking upto to them and become a great manager like them after I graduate.


  7. "Sales associate"

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    Current Intern - Sales Associate in Warwick, RI
    Current Intern - Sales Associate in Warwick, RI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Most flexible job place as i have ever find

    Cons

    I have not seen yet

    Advice to Management

    Not internally well connected management.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Skokie, IL
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Skokie, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Most of employees are friendly.

    Cons

    Customers are always right event when they want to insult you.


  9. "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in East Brunswick, NJ
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in East Brunswick, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Learned communication skills and technology

    Cons

    Base pay is minimum wage and less


  10. "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Full Time Sales Associate in Pittsburgh, PA
    Former Employee - Full Time Sales Associate in Pittsburgh, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    I enjoyed using the employee discount

    Cons

    longer hours than rest of the mall

    Advice to Management

    Support your employees.