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

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Fast paced retail job

Customer Experience Associate (Former Employee)
Riverhead, NY (US)

I worked at Michaels Stores part-time for more than a year

ProsPay was higher than minimum wage- started out at $9.25, after two years I was at $9.48
Awesome merchandise
Great coworkers

ConsNot enough workers there- sometimes only 3 people for entire store
Only given 30 min break for working 8 sometimes 9 hours
breaks are only given for 6 hr shifts- always scheduled 5 1/2 hrs....
Hectic- long line, one cashier

Advice to Senior ManagementCorporate is corrupt and expect too much without sufficient pay
No respect for employees that have been there for 5+ years
Often accused of stealing- cameras installed only to observe hard working employees

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great Part-Time Job

Replenishment Associate (Current Employee)
Albany, NY (US)

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


Pros: My manager was a major reason I enjoyed working at… Cons: It is basically minimum wage. As a member of the replenishment team, we do a lot of work. Some… Advice to Senior Management: Stop taking our hours away just because sales goals were not reached! If people do not come into the store on a certain day, sales… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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Never get a job here

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Coppell, TX (US)

I have been working at Michaels Stores as a contractor for less than a year


Pros: You can build retail, marketing, and corporate experiences. Cons: - High politics between co-workers, managers, departments - Combined 3 people jobs into 1 position= working through lunch hour, staying late, over time hours on the… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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