- CitiTrends04.Feb 2019
Freedom to work independently
There has been a lot of micro management lately from the district and regional managers
They started the thumbs up program where employees can recognize each other for various reasons
It feels like people are more likely to be hired rather than promoted from within
Overall compensation for your work
Given the number and tasks and job requirements it definitely needs to be higher, at least at a living wage. Having been with the company for some time as a manager associates shouldn't be able to start at a dollar or two less. Especially when it takes
Office / Work Environment
In location the temperature is controlled from Georgia and often not in line with the weather in Virginia, register system could use an update
A lot of blackout dates where vacation isn't allowed. Management usually only allowed one weekend a month, with some weekends being blacked out. Your shift can start anywhere from 8 am to 1 pl and end anywhere from 6 to 10 pm
Some days yes, others not so much
Number of tasks required to complete are far greater than the number of team members
Suggestions for improvement
- A company standard of when stores should close early, close for the day, or accommodations that can be made when employees are facing severe weather.
What I like about the company
I am fortunate enough to have an amazing team.
What I dislike about the company
The micromanagement of the stores. How loss prevention is more focused on the employees. The unrealistic expectations of shipment processing or markdown completion when store is staffed with less than 4 people per shift.
The following benefits were offered to me
- Are you a Current or Former Employee?Current employee