Michaels Stores

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Good place to work

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

Pros

Better pay than competitors
Friendly associates
Good training
Potential to learn, grow, and move up
Decent hours

Cons

Slow to change
Outdated systems
Didn't always have the best communication
Not as innovative as competitors

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Make communication to you team a priority and empower your employees!

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Other reviews for Michaels Stores

  1.  

    Great place, if you know how to play the game

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate Buyer  in  Irving, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Associate Buyer in Irving, TX (US)

    Pros

    Great salary and advancement opportunity, excellent benefits

    Cons

    You have to know how to network, wait in line for quite some time for the chance to advance, and the HR liasons are supposed to be there to help you but you never hear from them and they are terrible at follow up.....and if you do figure out the system, you will quite possibly be overlooked for someone coming in from the outside.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Specific career plans, stop bringing in outside people in lieu of promoting from within.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Minimum wage, unpleasant atmosphere

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Cashier  in  Beaverton, OR (US)
    Current Employee - Cashier in Beaverton, OR (US)

    Pros

    Coworkers were pleasant for the most part. Everyone below the managers seemed to understand that working there was complete crap.

    Cons

    Low pay, inconsistent hours, inconsiderate management, inconvenient customer and coupon policies.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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