Michaels Stores

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sales clerk

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Former Employee - Cashier/Sales in West Springfield, MA (US)
Former Employee - Cashier/Sales in West Springfield, MA (US)

I worked at Michaels Stores part-time (less than a year)

Pros

Decent employee discount. Flexible schedule.

Cons

Low pay. Standing all day and walking around picking up merchandise off the floor.
Shelves and displays are over-packed and store is always a mess!

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Treat employees with more respect and give new employees a store map to help customers find things. Also, make sure that sale items ring up at register correctly.

Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Fun job. Former custom framer

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Michaels Stores

    Pros

    I really enjoyed the work and people. I found the job and workplace pleasant and fun most of the time. There were also occasional opportunities to advance into higher positions. Co-workers were friendly and fun.

    Cons

    Pay and benefits were typical retail fare. Store became short-handed and I would be asked to take on the tasks of the workers that left, which they never replaced, so it became routine to do my tasks as well as the tasks of the people that left.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay and benefits could've been better for those in specialized trades/positions (framing, floral, etc). Didn't like having to pick up the work duties of other people who had left, which doesn't help the customers much either if stores are under-staffed.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Fast paced during the holiday season

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    Former Employee - Seasonal Cashier in Dallas, TX (US)
    Former Employee - Seasonal Cashier in Dallas, TX (US)

    I worked at Michaels Stores part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Great people, good work environment

    Cons

    Training as-you-go, short breaks, no regular schedule for seasonal associates (i.e. morning shift one day, closing shift the next), no shelf or merchandise dusting leads to allergic reactions in both employees and customers

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire more sales associates on the floor to keep merchandise dusted and clean, clean the air filters more often

    Recommends
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    No opinion of CEO
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