Saks Reviews

Updated May 15, 2020

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3.3
47%
Recommend to a Friend
66%
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Saks CEO Richard A. Baker
Richard A. Baker
51 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "Long hours with constant pressure(in 10 reviews)

  • "Illegitimate Returns take money right out of your pocket(in 7 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "great legacy company"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Saks full-time

    Pros

    Benefits was great and it has great bands

    Cons

    HBC takeover and ever since, it's down hill

    Saks2020-05-15
  2. "Great job!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Associate in Fairfax, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great pay, friendly co-workers, great people

    Cons

    Long work hours, not steady

    Saks2020-03-16
  3. "Good company"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Personal Shopper 

    I worked at Saks full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great employee discount, employee sales

    Cons

    Management, Commission structure makes it harder to earn now then previously

    Saks2020-02-04
  4. "Awesome"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Brand Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Owing your business and making you feel worthy

    Cons

    Health benfits are not sufficient

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    Saks2020-01-21
  5. Helpful (1)

    "Ehh!!"

    2.0
    Former Employee - Sales Associate - Men's Shoes 

    I worked at Saks full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Discount, Sky is the limit on money made

    Cons

    Management, Unqualified staff, Racism, Lots of racism

    Saks2020-01-30
  6. "Lawyer"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I worked at Saks full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    great managers in store and corporate

    Cons

    long hours in corporate headquarters

    Saks2019-10-29
  7. "Was a great environment but little to no ability to move up"

    1.0
    Former Employee - Sales Consultant 

    I worked at Saks full-time

    Pros

    great product, great co-workers, hours were ok

    Cons

    very low pay, no room for negotiation

    Saks2019-11-08
  8. "Good"

    2.0
    Former Employee - QA Engineer 

    I worked at Saks full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Team members at Jackson location were very friendly.

    Cons

    Nothing in specific about this company

    Saks2019-10-18
  9. "Horrible"

    1.0
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Some minimum discount given at cafe

    Cons

    Illegitimate Returns take money right out of your pocket.

    Saks2019-10-19
  10. "Great place to work, lots of high end fashion."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Current Employee - Client Advisor in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Generous store wide discounts, great product training, brand clinics

    Cons

    Work weekends and late nights.

    Saks2019-08-26
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