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SM Retail Reviews

Updated March 29, 2017
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Pros
  • It has E Card, Leaves are convertible to cash, HMO (in 2 reviews)

  • very nice company and good salary (in 2 reviews)

Cons
  • Long hours, politics, no room for growth (in 5 reviews)

  • Too much overtime works, work life balance is not observed, low salary, slow career advancement and promotion (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Operations Planning"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Operations Planning Analyst in Pasay, Pasay (Philippines)
    Former Employee - Operations Planning Analyst in Pasay, Pasay (Philippines)
    Recommends

    I worked at SM Retail full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    High level of exposure. You get to work directly with vice presidents. Travelling.

    Cons

    Long hours. Benefits. Everything is rushed.


  2. "Working at SM Dept Store Back Office"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Treasury Assistant in Pasay, Pasay (Philippines)
    Former Employee - Treasury Assistant in Pasay, Pasay (Philippines)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    My co workers are approachable even my department manager is beey down to earth

    Cons

    have work during christmas and new year


  3. "cashier"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier in Quezon City, National Capital Region (Philippines)
    Former Employee - Cashier in Quezon City, National Capital Region (Philippines)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good expriences , and benefits,

    Cons

    Always good her and manage to her staff.

    Advice to Management

    Always good manage at company


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  5. "Best to have an internship"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Junior Systems Administrator,
    Former Intern - Junior Systems Administrator,

    I worked at SM Retail as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    This is a company that has the capability to teach their intern very well.

    Cons

    I am very happy with what I learned in this company, that's why I have nothing to say.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great relationship with the interns


  6. Helpful (2)

    "SM Retail Inc."

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Merchandising in Pasay, Pasay (Philippines)
    Current Employee - Merchandising in Pasay, Pasay (Philippines)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at SM Retail full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Company owners and the management listen to their staff. Good training ground a career in retail.

    Cons

    Highly competitive working place.

    Advice to Management

    Continue good mentoring. Invest in people.


  7. "satisfied"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Resources Assistant in Dasmariñas, Province of Cavite (Philippines)
    Former Employee - Human Resources Assistant in Dasmariñas, Province of Cavite (Philippines)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at SM Retail full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Well benefits, they help and guide employee to explore to gain knowledge.

    Cons

    Some of your social and family time set aside.

    Advice to Management

    Larger compensation for employees that you think deserved this.


  8. "Great people"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at SM Retail full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Six day workweek with six time entries per day. Strict guidelines but a good training ground for discipline. Bonuses for hitting your sales quota.

    Cons

    Movement for promotion is a little bit tight given the structure of the company


  9. "happy"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cubao (Philippines)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cubao (Philippines)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at SM Retail full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    at SM hyper market we are familly so i can job happy to the costumer.

    Cons

    no downsides of this market

    Advice to Management

    no to late out and the over time has pay good


  10. "fruitful years"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Credit Assistant in Manila, Manila (Philippines)
    Former Employee - Credit Assistant in Manila, Manila (Philippines)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at SM Retail full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    installment payments of debts exclusively for employees
    interaction with different departments & group of companies so as affiliates from different branches nationwide

    Cons

    salary goes to debts only


  11. "My working experience in SMCo was"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Treasury Assistant in Legazpi (Philippines)
    Former Employee - Treasury Assistant in Legazpi (Philippines)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at SM Retail full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    -enjoyable workplace
    -strict but approachable supervisors and managers
    -great learning experience

    Cons

    not allowed to have overtime unless it is reasonable


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