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Sears Reviews

Updated Mar 30, 2020

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2.9
33%
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18%
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Sears Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer Edward S. Lampert
Edward S. Lampert
4,279 Ratings
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  • "They force you to shove credit cards down customers mouths(in 562 reviews)

  • "Little to no training, minimum wage(in 422 reviews)

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  1. "Sales Commission"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Sears part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great Staff. Great pay. Good management.

    Cons

    The hours were not so good,

    Sears2020-02-18
  2. "Sears Canada"

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    Former Employee - Photo Retoucher in Toronto, ON

    I worked at Sears full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    team environment. easy going manager. creative work.

    Cons

    salary and company was not able to stay afloat

    Sears2020-03-17
  3. "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sears part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    This was a great company to work for

    Cons

    They closed down at the end under bad management

    Sears2020-03-06
  4. "it was good while it lasted."

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    Former Employee - Change Management in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sears full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great people and great culture

    Cons

    It went bankrupt and the CEO took away everybodys pension.

    Sears2020-03-03
  5. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Backroom Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sears full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great place to be before if shut down

    Cons

    It shut down was a pretty big con

    Sears2020-02-03
  6. "I think its a good starting point"

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    Current Employee - Computer Science Professor's Assistant in Toronto, ON

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

    Pros

    Fun place to work at the time

    Cons

    Low pay, better work hours

    Sears2020-01-28
  7. "n/a"

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    Former Employee - Allocations Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Sears full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    room to grow and move up in the company

    Cons

    they went out of business

    Sears2020-01-28
  8. "Great environment but low salary"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associaate 
    Recommends

    I worked at Sears part-time

    Pros

    Great coworkers and superiors are very nice and very helpful!

    Cons

    Forced to sale complementary products! Sometimes you have too much clients and not enough time to sale them!!!

    Sears2020-01-27
  9. "good environment"

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    Former Employee - Financial Analyst 

    I worked at Sears full-time

    Pros

    family cultures that make employee feel supported

    Cons

    bad cash flow that forces laying off employees

    Sears2020-01-18
  10. "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Manager 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sears full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great people with the service business

    Cons

    Business closed in Canada

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    Sears2020-01-12
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