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Neiman Marcus Reviews

Updated August 19, 2017
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Neiman Marcus President, CEO, and Director Karen W. Katz
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  • Schedule and work life balance (but that's retail (in 26 reviews)

  • Corporate turnover is very high and upper management takes too long to react to needed changes (in 39 reviews)

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  1. "Director"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Director in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Neiman Marcus full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good employees and company philosophy

    Cons

    Competitive compensation in Merchant organization


  2. "Sales"

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    Current Employee - Beauty in Tysons Corner, VA
    Current Employee - Beauty in Tysons Corner, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Neiman Marcus full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Connecting with customers, enjoy makeup artistry, driving sales

    Cons

    Unrealistic goals, unprofessional behavior between associates,

    Advice to Management

    Manageable goals, what goes for one should for everyone

  3. "Great Company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Universl Agent in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Universl Agent in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Neiman Marcus full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Takes care of their employees.

    Cons

    Some software applications could use an upgrade. However, the job gets done.


  4. "Customer Service Rep"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Neiman Marcus full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great training, Good Pay, Able to work from

    Cons

    working from home if power goes out then you have to go to work which not so bad because your able to get see co-workers.

    Advice to Management

    N/a


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Sales in Retail"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Neiman Marcus full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    -I feel like an entrepreneur, creating my own opportunities.
    -Great department manager and executive managers in our store. I can't say that this is shared at other stores.
    -Beautiful products
    -Overall enjoy the company of my peers

    Cons

    -Retail is a facing difficult times
    -Not investing in new employee onboarding is hurting the company long-term
    -As a matter of fact, I don't see a longterm vision for the company from our CEO

    Advice to Management

    -Continue to seek comments and feedback from employees


  6. Helpful (2)

    "Seek Opportunities Elsewhere"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Buyer in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Assistant Buyer in Dallas, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Neiman Marcus (More than a year)

    Pros

    Get to deal with fancy vendors and see beautiful products
    Vendors give gifts (good or decent depending on department) during conclave
    Private employee sales

    Cons

    Career advancement opportunities are limited and few
    Company execs do not fully value their employees
    Work is monotonous and mundane due to company systems
    Fitting in the NM culture can be difficult
    Pay is not competitive
    Old company trying desperately to keep up with the times
    Layoffs

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees and value their contribution to the company


  7. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Neiman Marcus full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, personal days, vacation.

    Cons

    Have to be with the company a year to move departments.

  8. "Rating"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Neiman Marcus full-time

    Pros

    the work environment is nice

    Cons

    the scheduling could be better


  9. "Assistant Buyer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Discount
    Good product and vendor relationships

    Cons

    Low pay
    Bad culture/ office environment


  10. "Sales associate"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Newport Beach, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Newport Beach, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Neiman Marcus full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great stuff, good money, best job I've ever had.

    Cons

    Business can be slow but that's the only con.


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