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Macy's Reviews

Updated 24 September, 2018
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  • "Work life balance is nonexistent within a salaried position" (in 399 reviews)

  • "Did I mention the forceful pushing of Macy's credit cards" (in 874 reviews)

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  1. "Pretty good"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Management needs more experience in training.

    Cons

    Last minute shift changes annoying.


  2. "Fun place to work"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Buyer in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Assistant Buyer in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Macy's (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The people
    Training was very comprehensive
    Benefits

    Cons

    Management were micro managers
    Career progression

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees. They know the business and have great ideas.

  3. "Lawyer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Macy's full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work all the time

    Cons

    None at all i love it

    Advice to Management

    None.


  4. "sales"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The company was well managed with friendly employees

    Cons

    The downside was the non flexible hours given, but management was easy to work with to accommodate,

    Advice to Management

    Advice to management would be to listen to the employees for advice. Informations from within the company is easier heard from an outside view.


  5. "best title ever"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    great company that I loved and enjoyed working for. great people

    Cons

    hours were to long and staff were revolving from month to month


  6. "clerk"

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

    I worked at Macy's part-time

    Pros

    cookies and cream and biscuits

    Cons

    no milk, or soy or almond milk

    Advice to Management

    get milk


  7. "Great brand going through tough times..."

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vice President Marketing
    Former Employee - Vice President Marketing
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Macy's full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great brand name recognition and generally good reputation in Marketing.

    Cons

    Too much politics between divisions and geographies.

    Advice to Management

    Figure out how to balance people with innovative ideas and those with long tenures.

  8. "good workplace"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Macy's part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    good work environment and friendly coworkers

    Cons

    hard to get a promotion


  9. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Energetic envionrment and great coworerks

    Cons

    Have to be motivated to do well

    Advice to Management

    Have more fun


  10. "Excellent environment"

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Room to grow. Excellent management

    Cons

    You have to work on weekends


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