Michaels Store Manager Reviews

Updated Aug 5, 2020

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36%
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Michaels President and CEO Ashley Buchanan
Ashley Buchanan
4 Ratings
  1. Helpful (1)

    "Always love going to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Aventura, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Michaels full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Team members are awesome and need more benefits for them

    Cons

    Customers some times are rude

  2. Helpful (2)

    "Be prepared toWork!"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Dallas, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Michaels full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    People, pay, benefits, work environment, and bonus potential.

    Cons

    Underfunded payroll, long hours and inconsistent hours, and constant shuffle of leadership.

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  3. "Great Place to Work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations Manager/Assistant Store Manager in Apple Valley, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Michaels full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Fun environment, great employees, easy hours

    Cons

    Pay is not super great.

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  4. "Way too much work not enough hours - company doesn't care about associates in store aka corporate"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Michaels full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Benefits and 401k is good

    Cons

    Too many changes every week and no hours to keep up with it

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  5. Helpful (3)

    "Na"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - ASM- Assistant Store Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Michaels full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    None none none

    Cons

    Not enough payroll Corporate greed

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  6. Helpful (1)

    "Add new stuff doesnt fix a broken system."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Warwick, RI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Michaels full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Employees where one of the only reasons I wanted to work there.

    Cons

    We had more work add to us by the corporations and it was placed on us on how to figure it out with no additional payroll.

  7. Helpful (2)

    "Nope"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Store Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Michaels full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    It’s a job if you really need one Bad

    Cons

    Almost everything everyday changes hourly.

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  8. Helpful (3)

    "SOS"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Dallas, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Michaels full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Every other weekend off. Just be prepared to break your back when you get back to work.

    Cons

    Michaels payroll limits how well you can lead your team.

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  9. Helpful (1)

    "HR is not your friend and leadership team is weak"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Retail Store Manager in Boston, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Michaels full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Discounts on sale items thirty percent

    Cons

    The turn overrate with management is crazy. They cut payroll and expect you to do more with less.

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  10. Helpful (1)

    "Michael's"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Store Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Michaels full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good salary and employee benefits

    Cons

    Lack of staff and hours

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