Michaels Stores
2.7 of 5 732 reviews
www.michaels.com Irving, TX 5000+ Employees

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Happy if you can follow the rules.

Previously CEM, Currently Wilton Instructor (Current Employee)
Columbia, MD (US)

I have been working at Michaels Stores part-time

ProsGreat managers, fun customers, hard working & friendly co-workers.

ConsYou need to he willing to work physically hard. Rearranging isles, displays always. Unloading trucks weekly & meeting regular deadlines. Everyone is expected to work as a team & slackers do not last long.

Advice to Senior ManagementManagement is great. Very sensitive to employeess needs. They have a difficult job trying to keep upper management happy, employees happy & customers happy.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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There's potential for success at HQ if you have time ...

Senior Accountant (Current Employee)
Irving, TX (US)

I have been working at Michaels Stores full-time for more than a year


Pros: Diversity of coworkers Promotes internally Variety of internal programs to keep employees… Cons: The good ole boy influence is very clear in smaller departments Too many employees in the HQ, cramped work spaces Surveys… Advice to Senior Management: If you will not address the internal issues identified, stop… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Easy job that gets me out of the house, but eh.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Michaels Stores part-time


Pros: The only pro that I can think of is that working at Michaels gets me out of the house and busy while the kids… Cons: One: They don't give anyone enough hours to live off of. Two: (and I think this is a big one) They SEARCH your bag… More

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