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Von Maur Sales Associate Reviews

Updated Jul 19, 2019

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Von Maur CEO James D. von Maur
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139 Ratings
  1. "Really fun job"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Von Maur full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Time and a half Working til close 2x per week for full time associates Good discount

    Cons

    High expectation for sales goals Occasional snooty customer Rotating schedule Schedule is done by a computer and sometimes they have you work 9 days in a row for no reason

    Advice to Management

    Do schedules by hand Advice to corporate is to relax the no water rules on the floor, advertise, renovate to make it look more updated.

    Von Maur2018-10-13
  2. "Great Place to Work!"

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    Current Employee - Seasonal Sales Associate 

    I have been working at Von Maur part-time

    Pros

    Reasonable hours Closed on all major holidays Very friendly atmosphere

    Cons

    It can be tedious and slow at times. Dress code is often uncomfortable.

    Von Maur2019-07-20
  3. "Good place"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate 

    I have been working at Von Maur full-time

    Pros

    Discount, professional growth, advancement

    Cons

    Some managers shouldn’t have their roles

    Von Maur2019-06-28
  4. "High end chain department store"

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    Current Employee - Part Time Sales Associate in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Von Maur part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great merchandise, old fashioned (a good thing) -- closed on holidays, pays time and a half on Sundays, free gift wrap and shipping

    Cons

    Low pay and high turnover

    Advice to Management

    Pay part-time employees a competitive wage

    Von Maur2019-06-10
  5. "Great part time job"

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    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate 

    I worked at Von Maur part-time

    Pros

    Very welcoming environment, can make good money especially for part time

    Cons

    Management always puts customers first to the point where you don’t matter

    Von Maur2019-06-03
  6. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Opportunities for advancement come along frequently. Paid holidays after one year. Yearly bonuses. Commission.

    Cons

    Scheduling is not very flexible. Blackout periods where not allowed to take time off. Strict dress code and expectations.

    Von Maur2019-05-29
  7. Helpful (1)

    "Not a great work place"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Lombard, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Von Maur full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Clean environment, nice co-workers, decent pay, nice piano music.

    Cons

    Horrible upper management, terrible rules. Lack of extensive training for new and promoted sales associates.

    Von Maur2019-06-23
  8. Helpful (1)

    "Sexist dress code"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate 

    I worked at Von Maur full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Commission, flexible hours, positive environment

    Cons

    Sexist dress code.

    Advice to Management

    Let women wear pants. It is 2019.

    Von Maur2019-04-23
  9. Helpful (5)

    "They do not trust their employees"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Von Maur part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    They are always hiring new employees.

    Cons

    No set hours, pay below other retailers, constantly watching employees while shoplifters go free, unrealistic with time clock punching in and out, no tolerance of being even one minute late, no food or drink on the floor no matter what, no use of cellular devices even in an emergency, no breaks, understaffed,not allowed to ever sit, must clean the store and not part of job description or getting paid to clean. Received...

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    Advice to Management

    Need better pay with better work conditions and steady hours. Trust employees more with more realistic goals and expectations.

    Von Maur2019-05-14
  10. Helpful (2)

    "Good money but hard work"

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    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Von Maur full-time

    Pros

    Good money and fairly busy during holiday hours

    Cons

    working odd retail hours, Customers weren't very nice Management wasn't very good

    Von Maur2019-04-08
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