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Updated 17 December 2018
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  1. Featured Review

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    "Come and join Macy’s!"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Macy's full-time

    Pros

    Great company for longevity. Lots of benefits.
    Managers are nice and helpful. 401k. Very diverse company.

    Cons

    Standing for long period of hours.


  2. "Lovely"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Retailer in London, England
    Former Employee - Retailer in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Boss was friendly, pleasant to work at, pay was decent for hours worked, an overall pleasant experience, would work here again

    Cons

    Long hours, long way to travel, would be helpful if there were more stores in rural areas. Small nitpick, as I don't have a car.

    Advice to Management

    More stores in rural locations

  3. "good work place"

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

    I have been working at Macy's full-time

    Pros

    you can get a discounts on items

    Cons

    you sometimes have to work late nights


  4. "Customer assistant"

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    Current Employee - Customer in Enfield, England
    Current Employee - Customer in Enfield, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good time
    chilling
    easy
    good hours
    easy to do

    Cons

    bad pay
    not flexible
    not motivating
    no opportunities
    not demanding

    Advice to Management

    be flexible


  5. "Great"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Birmingham, England
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Birmingham, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Really good pay and working culture

    Cons

    Long hours and can be routine work

    Advice to Management

    Listen more


  6. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Nice people, good environemtn and a very well defined goals and beautiful people very calm atmosphere

    Cons

    low wages but that isnt so bad for internships. it would have been nice to have a base of 16k but oh well nothing much we can complain about


  7. "A fun seasonal job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The people I worked with were a delightful, lively bunch, and the company itself get's quite festive which is a fun environment to be in.

    Cons

    It gets a bit...hectic and disorganized the days before christmas, and there was a bit of disorganization at my location.

    Advice to Management

    Keep communication up all the way through.

  8. "Good work environment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Macy's part-time

    Pros

    This is a great chance to develop retail and customer service skills.
    The staff is friendly, easygoing and easy to work with on a daily basis.

    Cons

    It can be tiresome doing the same tasks throughout the day. Also, you may come across difficult or rude customers which can be a further challenge.

    Advice to Management

    Consider ways to diversify the job role so that it is more fun and exciting for workers.


  9. "Great place"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in London, England
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Macy's full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I was part of a great team, all very nice and friendly. Management was very understanding and approachable. Made many new friends.

    Cons

    It was a customer service job, and sometimes the customers were a bit rude, but most of the time it was all nice and friendly people.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to listen to your employees to make this place a great place to work, start promoting from within the company.


  10. "Good environment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good people to work with not store based so can't comment on that but. excellent staff discount 20% anyway

    Cons

    as with most companies management communications not always affective.