Macy's Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated Dec 20, 2020

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  • "A holiday can be stressful when working long hours(in 605 reviews)

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  1. "Experience"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Customer Service in Novi, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Macy's part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    It's great company for those of people never experienced in retail. A lot of great new opportunities. Great staff and mangers. I highly recommend it

    Cons

    Working with bad customers can get in your way sometimes. A holiday can be stressful when working long hours.

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  2. "Great company"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Associate Director in New York, NY
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Macy's full-time

    Pros

    Constantly learning. Tons of options for growth

    Cons

    Long hours, very slow to make decisions


  3. "long shifts, good pay"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Macys in Owasso, OK
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Macy's part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    willing to hire anyone, good pay

    Cons

    always on your feet, long hours

  4. "Fun places to work"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Cosmetics Counter Manager 

    I worked at Macy's full-time

    Pros

    employee discount, customer behavior, entworking

    Cons

    base salary and long hours in holiday season

  5. "Cut throat environment"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA

    I have been working at Macy's full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Productive and a great learning experience

    Cons

    Long hours, people are very cutthroat and does not provide enough training to new employees.

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  6. "Incredible"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Assistant Supervisor in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Macy's full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Respectful, kind, helpful, and hard working.

    Cons

    Long hours, they expect a lot from you, but they motivate you to work harder.

  7. "Not a bad place to work"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Jewelry Ringer in Commack, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Macy's part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    there is opportunity to move up in the business.

    Cons

    busy hours, long hours at times (closing)

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  8. Helpful (1)

    "This is a good first job for those who never worked before or wanted to find something to do."

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fredericksburg, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Macy's full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Get 1 hour lunch People are nice and willing to help They are understanding if you have a doctor appointment and will not book you during that time period on that particular day.

    Cons

    There is no set schedule and some weeks you will work 20 hours ,others 30 + hours, and sometimes 40 hours Working during the holiday Expect to stand for long hours (besides breaks) Depending on the manager there will be times when you will not get a break especially on truck days when we are not finish with the truck.

  9. "Decent Pay"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Columbia, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Macy's part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Macy Money rewards allow for you to save alot of money on purchases

    Cons

    Long hours and the need to have packages for delivery made.

  10. "Its what you'd expect from a sales associate position"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in White Plains, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Macy's part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Flexible Schedule, Employee Discount, 1 on 1 time with customers

    Cons

    Long hours, lack of help, Many managers don't want to help and would rather just delegate

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