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Macy's US Reviews

Updated September 18, 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 874 reviews)

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  1. "Finance Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Finance Manager, PB Marketing in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Finance Manager, PB Marketing in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work/Life Balance, People, Internal & External Education

    Cons

    The last many years always downsizing.


  2. "Macy's Experiences"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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.

  3. "Shoe expeditor"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cerritos, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cerritos, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Macy's part-time

    Pros

    Pay is decent, store discount, easy and fun

    Cons

    Very little hours they give you, everything else is great.

    Advice to Management

    It would be nice if you gave us more hours and not hire more people


  4. "Sales associate"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Westland, MI
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Westland, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Macy's part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great environment, people nice, fun, catch good deals, flexible schedule.

    Cons

    Employee discounts, over worked.


  5. "Good place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Fte Sales Onsultant in Madison, WI
    Former Employee - Fte Sales Onsultant in Madison, WI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good and safe place to start getting work experience.

    Cons

    Shifts. Less PTO options even for full time employees. You have to earn them than getting them a number of them by default.


  6. "Assistant Store Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Store Manager in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Assistant Store Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Macy's full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, fun work environment- people will become your family. Great opportunities for advancement if you work hard.

    Cons

    Proven difficult to switch career paths if your interests change- there is favoritism to a certain extent and you must be able to manage through political environment to succeed and advance.

    Advice to Management

    Follow the same advice that you give and always recognize your hardest working employees.


  7. "Commission"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Commission Sales in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Commission Sales in Houston, TX
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Very friendly Environment, flexible while going to school

    Cons

    Work on holidays, nothing else really

    Advice to Management

    Nothing

  8. "Wearhouse associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Macys Prep Associate in Martinsburg, WV
    Current Employee - Macys Prep Associate in Martinsburg, WV
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Macys was a great adventure but i am looking for something new to further my education in knowledge of a new experience.

    Cons

    I dont think i can find any cons between this wearhouse. It was a very good job but i am looking for something new.

    Advice to Management

    Good management comes with good hard working workers. A good manager can create a good team, a bad manager can tear apart a team.


  9. "Assistant Planner"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Planner in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Assistant Planner in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great perks like flexible schedules, work from home, and summer hours. Excellent maternity leave, paid time off and unlimited sick days.

    Cons

    Company culture leaves a lot to be desired. Office politics heavily contribute to promotions, sometimes making it difficult to move around.


  10. "Great work place for full time students"

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    Current Employee - Retail Merchandiser in Monterey, CA
    Current Employee - Retail Merchandiser in Monterey, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    -Very flexible with hours especially if you are a full time student
    - Great managers
    - Great work environment

    Cons

    Sometimes the other employees are lazy and do not do the work properly, which annoys everyone

    Advice to Management

    Be more strict with the associates so they can recover the area better


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