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Shi by Journeys Reviews

Updated September 6, 2018
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Robert J. Dennis
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  1. Helpful (1)

    "I've worked full, and part time."

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

    I have been working at Shi by Journeys part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great people to work with, always a lot of fun Keyholder, or part time is the position to have.

    Cons

    If you're full time (co manager, or manager) you have no life. I worked 50-60 hours a week, since you only make 4.35 an hour, and 4% on every sale your pay only amounted to minimum wage. It sucked to miss my family all the time.


  2. "Co-Manager"

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    Former Employee - Store Co-Manager in Corpus Christi, TX
    Former Employee - Store Co-Manager in Corpus Christi, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Shi by Journeys full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great people to work with. My DM was amazing. Pretty straight forward place to work. Low stress.

    Cons

    Terrible pay. I was lucky to make minimum wage for a 40-50 hour work week as a manager.

    Advice to Management

    Upper management was awesome, but the pay was far too low to stay at that company. This includes journeys.

  3. "the job just wasn't for me"

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    Former Employee - Receptionist in Acworth, GA
    Former Employee - Receptionist in Acworth, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Shi by Journeys part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    working at journeys from she helped me a lot with talking to people, opening up to people, being there was all about making sales for shoes. although I am not a sales person the job really helped me out with my shyness.

    Cons

    in order to sell a client an item. you have to do whatever it takes to to convince them that what you are selling is the best item yet. I had no problem with selling but I can tell when a client would get annoyed and I hated that feeling. It made me and the custumor feel both uncomfortable. my manager would yell at me if I didn't keep talking to the customer or persuade the client more and more.

    Advice to Management

    my advice to the management at journeys is to leave a customer alone when they start feeling uncomfortable


  4. "over worked and under paid"

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    Former Employee - Co-Manager
    Former Employee - Co-Manager
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Shi by Journeys full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    being able to put a management position on my resume

    Cons

    everything. 58 hour work weeks, salary ended up at around 7 $ an hour, Unable to call in sick, when you're scheduled alone you're unable to use the bathroom or do anything that requires leaving the floor for several hours.

    Advice to Management

    managers should only have to work 4-45 hours a week. Not 60 +. If you want the store to be my entire life, PAY MORE.


  5. "Sales associate"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate
    Current Employee - Sales Associate
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Shi by Journeys part-time

    Pros

    Easy work
    Great discount off

    Cons

    Pay rate
    Dress code
    Music not diverse
    Pay biweekly

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the associate more so the mangement sometimes and get to know your employees


  6. "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Shi by Journeys part-time

    Pros

    Easy job with quick shifts

    Cons

    Had to meet individual sales goals and got no commission.

    Advice to Management

    Let sales associates make commission


  7. "sucks"

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    Former Employee - Part Time Sales Associate in Fort Wayne, IN
    Former Employee - Part Time Sales Associate in Fort Wayne, IN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Shi by Journeys part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    chill environment and flexible hours

    Cons

    no hours, rude co workers

    Advice to Management

    Don't talk about everyone

  8. "Worst retail experience"

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Mishawaka, IN
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Mishawaka, IN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Shi by Journeys part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    You'll probably like it if you're lazy.

    Cons

    If you're looking for a a good retail job stay clear of Shi. The management is a joke. It's minimum wage even with past retail experience.

    Advice to Management

    There is no management. Find some.


  9. "Most fun job ever"

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

    Pros

    You get to hang out and sell you compete and achieve you learn customer service

    Cons

    Low hours & if you got over 40 hours BY LUCK no overtime pay

    Advice to Management

    Overtime pay!?!?


  10. "Okay job if you're a workaholic"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great employee discount
    First chance at rare/limited product
    Full benefits after a year (FT)

    Cons

    So. Many. Hours.
    Crap pay
    New mystery cuts and bruises every day
    Crazy staff turnover

    Advice to Management

    Pay your managers.


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