TJ Maxx Reviews

Updated 25 August 2014
Updated 25 August 2014
577 Reviews

3.1
577 Reviews
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TJ Maxx President & CEO Carol Meyrowitz
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Flexible schedule for students and they allowed you to limit shifts if needed (in 33 reviews)

  • Flexible hours with nice managers (in 22 reviews)


Cons
  • Every time I received a raise, it was cancelled out when minimum wage was increased (in 48 reviews)

  • They expect excellent work and PUSH for you to get credit cards, but with no reward (in 36 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Young Adult Job Oppertunity

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    Current Employee - TJMaxx Sales Associate  in  Triadelphia, WV (US)
    Current Employee - TJMaxx Sales Associate in Triadelphia, WV (US)

    I have been working at TJ Maxx full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Tj Maxx works around your schedule for classes, employee discount, equal opportunity employer.

    Cons

    leadership is vague, pay is low.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    RETAIL

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    Former Employee - Cashier/Sales Associate  in  Pompton Plains, NJ (US)
    Former Employee - Cashier/Sales Associate in Pompton Plains, NJ (US)

    I worked at TJ Maxx part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    TJ Maxx was the best retail job I've worked. lots of room for advancement within the retail stores. managers were nice. relocation opportunities available (like when I was leaving for college)

    Cons

    it's retail, so the stores are usually messy and it can take you another hour or two after the store closes to actually get out of there. If you're "closing", you never really know when you're shift will actually end.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Great loving it

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at TJ Maxx

    Pros

    Friendly workers, love the environment of the work place, they pay pretty much average for what I do so I like it.

    Cons

    Hours, I don't have many Cons on this company because I like the environment of it but it would be nice to have more hours because of the amount of money were getting

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give more hours

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    Great Place To work

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate  in  Madison, AL (US)
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Madison, AL (US)

    I worked at TJ Maxx part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    good scheduling. will work with you if you are a student or have a family

    Cons

    pay starts a min wage. raises are twice a year but about $0.15 or less

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Cashier and worked there for the Holiday, Temporary season.

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    Former Employee - Cashier/Sales Associate  in  Naperville, IL (US)
    Former Employee - Cashier/Sales Associate in Naperville, IL (US)

    I worked at TJ Maxx part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Worked well with the hours I needed.
    10% discount
    Managers were friendly and helpful.
    Fellow employees were nice and helpful!
    They would of kept me on, but my hours were limited and they needed more.

    Cons

    Not much to speak of here!

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Great place to work!

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    Former Employee - Jewelry Lead  in  Logan, UT (US)
    Former Employee - Jewelry Lead in Logan, UT (US)

    I worked at TJ Maxx full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    My location had a great team. Easy scheduling for time off and a little extra discount on top of their great deals!

    Cons

    Starting at minimum wage makes it hard to increase your pay at a fast rate. They can only do % based increases once per year.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    TJ Maxx pays every week and has Trendy clothes and furniture.

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    Former Employee - Cashier  in  Novi, MI (US)
    Former Employee - Cashier in Novi, MI (US)

    I worked at TJ Maxx part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Environment changes everyday with new stock and colors.

    Cons

    Not enough hours, you'll spend your money right back.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Offer full time to deserving employees

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9.  

    Never the same place twice!

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager  in  Marlton, NJ (US)
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Marlton, NJ (US)

    I worked at TJ Maxx full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Although a retail management position, still able to have some work/life balance. Worked in multiple locations in NJ. Management teams in each store were great to work with. Always easy to switch schedules when needed. Stock room staff to process shipment to get ready for the floor. Stockroom staff would help run merchandise to floor if available.

    Cons

    Six days a week work weeks after Thanksgiving. Depending on the one day off a week, might be 9 or 10 days in a row.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep doing what you are doing!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Perfect place to work for someone who is looking for their first job!

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    Former Employee - Cashier/Sales Associate  in  Pembroke Pines, FL (US)
    Former Employee - Cashier/Sales Associate in Pembroke Pines, FL (US)

    I worked at TJ Maxx part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, Friendly environment, not too stressful.

    Cons

    Minimum wage starting with very little raises.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Great company

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    Current Employee - Merchandise Coordinator
    Current Employee - Merchandise Coordinator

    I have been working at TJ Maxx full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    I have worked at two different locations, in different cities and they work great with school schedules!

    Cons

    It's retail. Sometimes the hours aren't going to be the best, unless you get a full time coordinator position in which you are guaranteed a set number of hours. But if you know what you're doing and can positively contribute to the growth of the business, you're more likely to get more hours.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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