MAC Cosmetics Employee Reviews about "employee discount"

Updated Nov 17, 2021

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MAC Cosmetics CEO John Demsey
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829 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great discount, just now started doing 3% commission(in 90 reviews)

  • "The employee discount was a huge perk and the staff are amazing(in 83 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Work life balance may make it hard to completely(in 219 reviews)

  • "Pressure to meet sales goals can feel unrealistic in comparison to retail climate(in 142 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Freelancer, less than 1 year

      Amazing

      Mar 6, 2020 - Anonymous Freelancer in Newcastle upon Tyne, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The employee discount was a huge perk and the staff are amazing

      Cons

      Not enough hours a week

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    2. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Very target focused

      Oct 6, 2020 - Makeup Artist in Norwich, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good for employee discount scheme

      Cons

      Everything is focused on how much money you are making, it lost the personal touch

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Favourite place to have worked

      Jan 3, 2018 - Sales Associate/Cashier in Liverpool, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Salary, employee discount, good management scheme, the company really cares about their employees

      Cons

      - Lack of overtime was annoying especially when we were short staffed but not allowed to take overtime

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    4. 3.0
      Former Freelancer

      Ok job

      Jul 24, 2016 - Anonymous Freelancer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Employee Discount is really good Benefits Scheme is really good Salary is pretty good Flexible schedule Co workers are good

      Cons

      Managers are awful Have to go to another store to collect discounted make up Unrealiable in terms of hours Store can feel claustrophobic

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Enjoy working here

      Nov 17, 2021 - Makeup Artist in Wheaton, MD
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Makeup artistry knowledge Generous employee discount Monthly commission

      Cons

      Rude customers Retail hours Discount can't be used at MAC counters or on collection items

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Good company

      Nov 10, 2021 - Makeup Artist 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Pay, employee discount, flexibility, good co workers

      Cons

      None as of now. Everyone is great.

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Ok job

      Jul 25, 2021 - Third Key in Denver, CO
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Employee discount, free products, technique trainings, you get to play with makeup.

      Cons

      No work life balance, company puts profit before employees, large sales goals that you must meet or you can be fired, many managers lack emotional maturity.

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    8. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      you are replaceable

      Jul 30, 2021 - Mac Cosmetics Artist in Birmingham, AL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      gratis, employee discount, and you get to meet cool people

      Cons

      pay decrease, management does not have your back, cut hours

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    9. 1.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Manager

      Aug 2, 2021 - Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The employee Discount on products for Mac cosmetics and the entire Estée Lauder company including hair products

      Cons

      The company has changed completely and lost site of his core values and heritage. It is not longer artistry driven at all

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Glorified Retail Job with Perks

      Jun 22, 2021 - Makeup Artist in Saint Petersburg, FL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Employee Discount, Nice coworkers, Interesting/Insightful Training. You can feel proud to work for the company itself and the history of it.

      Cons

      Makeup "dress code", petty managers, unrealistic sales goals

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