MAC Cosmetics Employee Reviews about "great discount"

Updated Nov 24, 2021

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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. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

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      Nov 1, 2021 - Mac Retail Artist 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      great discount, great perks, own uniform, express yourself

      Cons

      small salary, slow progression, bad at dealing with staff through cover

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Benefits

      Jul 30, 2021 - Beauty Advisor in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great discount in store and company website

      Cons

      Difficult to move up the ladder

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Great company

      Jan 7, 2021 - Make-Up Artist in Cheltenham, England
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great discount, learn great skills, great start before going into the world of freelance

      Cons

      No commission, salary not great

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    4. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      A great way to start your career in makeup

      Oct 21, 2020 - Mac Retail Artist in Birmingham, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great discount, great for training and good for CV building

      Cons

      Management acted towards staff members with favouritism at times . Not a lot of progression

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    5. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Mac

      Jul 19, 2019 - Supervisor 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great discount, amazing team community

      Cons

      Bad pay, difficult to progress

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Sell! Sell! Sell!

      May 14, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Fun team, good training, great discount across Estee Lauder, good make up experience.

      Cons

      Unreachable sales targets and pressure on KPIs

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    7. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Good starting out point

      May 7, 2019 - Retail Makeup Artist 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great discount Fast learning environment Makes you're skills progress very quickly

      Cons

      Youre a small number in a massive company They would rather hire someone new than progress people Cliquey company No help Treat like a robot

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great for experience

      Feb 19, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Creative environment, good training, free products, great discount

      Cons

      Very sales heavy, sales is more important than artistry

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Mac cosmetics artist

      Jan 8, 2019 -  in London, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great discount, fun and friendly place to work

      Cons

      Retail hours, everything is about sales now

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      MAC Cosmetics

      Oct 18, 2018 - Makeup Artist in London, England
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great Discount both within company and sister companies Friendly team great training and updates on new launches

      Cons

      lack of flexibility depending on manager some members are very rude as you would expect in the beauty industry high targets unable to achieve and unrealistic

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