Dillard's
2.3 of 5 815 reviews
www.dillards.com Little Rock, AR 5000+ Employees

Dillard's Reviews

Updated Apr 14, 2014
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2.3 815 reviews

                             

24% Approve of the CEO

Dillard's Chairman and CEO Bill Dillard II

Bill Dillard II

(513 ratings)

28% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "The employee discount is the only incentive to work at Dillard's"
    in 108 reviews
  • "Starting pay is good for sales associates"
    in 34 reviews
Cons:
  • "Very few people can meet their sales goals when there are no people in the store"
    in 100 reviews
  • "If you don't make your sales per hour ( SPH ) they will give you a pay cut"
    in 76 reviews
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Dillard's Experience

Administrative Assistant (Current Employee)
Little Rock, AR (US)

I have been working at Dillard's full-time for less than a year

ProsGood hours, experience, & nice co-workers

ConsSome stress & no job security

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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So far so good...

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Little Rock, AR (US)

I have been working at Dillard's full-time for more than 10 years

ProsGreat people to work with. A good discount at store locations and extra discount throughout the year.

ConsPay scale could be higher. Lack of communication between departments. Health insurance coverage and the related costs need improvement.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great place to start out

Beauty Advisor (Current Employee)
Houston, TX (US)

I have been working at Dillard's full-time for more than a year

ProsGood work/personal life balance, good pay

ConsSometimes stressful work environment trying to keep up with a high quota on the slow days

Advice to Senior ManagementWish Management would take more time to fix issues instead of "scoot them under the rug."Nobody cares about everything else you offer the company as long as you're bringing in sales.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Was able to advance

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Dillard's

ProsCompany values are good. They give many opportunities to be promoted within the company

ConsSales per hour, compensation

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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love my job

Selling Business Manager (Current Employee)
Spanish Fort, AL (US)

I have been working at Dillard's full-time for more than a year

Prosfast paced, great pay, wonderful employees

Consbad hours, hard for work life balance

Advice to Senior Managementkeep listening to your staff

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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My working experience

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Dillard's

ProsGood starting pay without any prior retail experience

Consyou have a unrealistic quota you have to meet and can get fired for if not met

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Sales Associate (Current Employee)
Lubbock, TX (US)

I have been working at Dillard's part-time for less than a year

ProsPay
Leniency on tardies, call-ins and no-shows
Management

ConsPart-time schedule is very limited
Full-time employees receive seniority over new hires
Some co-workers are hard to get a long with because of jealous tendencies and habits

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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good company

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Dillard's

ProsGood company, pays well for a college student. Commission structure allows you to make as much as you want (if there are buying customers available).

ConsToo much gossip between coworkers, at least the store I worked at.

Advice to Senior ManagementPromote people who are deserving.

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Great place to work

Shoes Manager (Current Employee)
Marion, IL (US)

I have been working at Dillard's full-time for less than a year

ProsGreat place to work, and staff is very friendly and family orientated. Able to juggle family and work.

ConsWish there were more stores in the PNW. Insurance benefits are a little pricey per pay check for a family of 3.

Advice to Senior ManagementOpen some stores in the PNW some great competitive markets are in Seattle and Portland.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Low pay, high pressure, unreasonable expectations

Sales Associate (Current Employee)

I have been working at Dillard's part-time

ProsDedicated client base that often generates high traffic intending to spend money.

ConsEven with dedicated client base there are a lot of slow times. That does not diminish managements expectations. They want sales numbers despite not having traffic in the store.

Advice to Senior ManagementWhat would be the point?

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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