Shoe Carnival Reviews

Updated May 10, 2021

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Shoe Carnival Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of the Board Clifton E. Sifford
Clifton E. Sifford
171 Ratings
Pros
  • "Everyone is friendly and it’s always an upbeat work environment(in 28 reviews)

  • "Fun environment with lots of good employees(in 24 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Low pay and it can get hectic around the holidays(in 43 reviews)

  • "Upper management does not care about inner store issues(in 22 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Good company

      Apr 25, 2021 - Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good pay. Growth opportunities. Good training program.

      Cons

      Non to mention. Retail life gets busy sometimes but that's any public job.

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Overall a great starting job

      May 2, 2021 - Store Associate in Douglasville, GA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible Helpful employees Opportunity to move up

      Cons

      Starting pay is low ( it will increase over time)

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Great company to start out with

      Apr 28, 2021 - General Manager in Columbus, GA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Competitive environment with people who want to ensure your success.

      Cons

      Very fast paced, very high expectations from upper management.

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    4. 3.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      It was okay

      May 10, 2021 - Store Associate in Dallas, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      -25% employee discount -Gm is really great -coworkers are cool

      Cons

      -one of the managers was horrible -not the greatest pay -store gets really messy/ customers can be extremely rude

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

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      Apr 8, 2021 - Welcome Coordinator in Chicago, IL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      I learned how to take more responsibility for myself and my team. It helped me become better at decision making on the spot. I have more experience with large amounts of cash flow and different types of payments.

      Cons

      My work schedule is inconsistent.

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    6. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Average Retail

      May 4, 2021 - Store Manager in Topeka, KS
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great staff. You meet some really great people.

      Cons

      It seems that most of your time is looked to be dedicated. The work-life balance is not balanced at all.

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Cool

      Apr 12, 2021 - Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Fun fast growth learned a lot

      Cons

      Retail sucks and so did the hours

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Friendly environment

      Apr 6, 2021 - Sales Floor Team Member in Pensacola, FL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Management was very nice A very understanding job

      Cons

      Hours can change randomly so don’t expect a set schedule

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Okay

      Apr 3, 2021 - General Sales Assocites in Spring, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible and foot discount, 25% regular and 40% during holidays

      Cons

      Very busy, usually short staffed, not paid enough

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Long shifts but good environemnt

      Mar 19, 2021 - Mic Lead in Madison, WI
      Recommend
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      Pros

      -Small staff so you can get really close -Nice breaks -Ability for promotion is there in little to no time -Easy Job

      Cons

      -Late nights for closers in busy stores -Christmas eve and black Friday shifts are required -Lots of weekend shifts

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