Macy's Cosmetics Counter Manager Reviews

Updated 10 May 2020

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2.5
26%
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47%
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Macy's CEO Jeff Gennette
Jeff Gennette
19 Ratings
  1. "Retail isn't for sissies"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cosmetics Counter Manager in Manchester, CT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Macy's full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    coworkers, no work outside of work, benefits not too bad

    Cons

    poor management, increasing responsibilities with no increase in salary, rude customers, lack of support

  2. "Can be a good or bad experience depending on which brand you work for"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cosmetics Counter Manager in Oakbrook Ter, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Macy's full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Perks like commission and gratis from your brand as well as the surrounding counters

    Cons

    No work/life balance, slow days, turnover rate is high when it comes to management

  3. Helpful (2)

    "Not a high end store anymore"

    1.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cosmetics Counter Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Macy's full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Working in cosmetics, I’m a professional makeup artist

    Cons

    Terrible management, no respect whatsoever

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  4. "Not a good place to work"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Cosmetics Counter Manager in Elmhurst, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Macy's full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Working here was hard. You ask to be trained and we never get it.

    Cons

    The companys management is not good. Managment seem to not have it at balance. They dont coach nor teach. Employees dont follow instructions

  5. "Can be great"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cosmetics Counter Manager in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Macy's full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Nice co-workers, nice discount and deals and there can be growth opportunities.

    Cons

    Retail is a very hard industry to work in.

  6. "Could be an amazing job"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cosmetics Counter Manager in Palm Desert, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Macy's full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Tons of discounts, lots of co workers, fun product, lots of selling tools

    Cons

    Even the best of the best is pushed to build more.

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  7. "Great place to work if you love make up a fragrances"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cosmetic Counter Manager in Baton Rouge, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Macy's full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Macys have great commission pay

    Cons

    Macys is usually short of staff

  8. "Low pay"

    2.0
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    Current Employee - Cosmetics Counter Manager in Salt Lake City, UT
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Macy's full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great working environment, great team.

    Cons

    Macy's pressures on opening credit cards, and they do not pay well.

  9. Helpful (2)

    "Don’t waste your time guys"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Cosmetics Counter Manager in Detroit, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Macy's full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The pay is decent. You will receive pretty good commission

    Cons

    Literally everything! You can forget about the training. It’s way too many sales to keep up with and management is not good!

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  10. Helpful (1)

    "Not my favorite place I’ve worked"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cosmetics Counter Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Macy's full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good commission, good department manager

    Cons

    Upper management played favorites in regards to middle management

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