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Assistant Store Manager at Starbucks
in Norman, OK

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"This was my first experience in management and I did enjoy it."

What do you like about working at Starbucks?

"I really liked the copmany's culture and attitude. I liked that we were encouraged to come up with new ideas and that the atmosphere was very relaxed."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be professional, but don't be afraid to be yourself. They love creativity and personality."

What don't you like about working at Starbucks?

"I had a hard time interviewing potential employees. After awhile they all just ran together in my head."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would suggrest that they keep a closer eye on their company growth and security in uncertain times."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Assistant Store Manager at American Eagle Outfitters
in San Diego, CA

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"Great start for Entry Level graduates, but no career choice"

What do you like about working at American Eagle Outfitters?

"Freedom to make decisions when important decisions are necessary or required."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Sounded motivated and interested at all steps, but once the interview hits, if it is not a chitchat over nothing, you won't get it."

What don't you like about working at American Eagle Outfitters?

"The job itself. Being in retail is incredibly draining and quite unfulfilling."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Be upfront, honest, but do not under any circumstances belittle your team. That is the kiss of death at any job."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Assistant Store Manager at Lowe's
in Blaine, MN

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"It was actually fun working at Lowe's, but stressful."

What do you like about working at Lowe's?

"I like the atmosphere, the team as a whole, and the management staff at Lowe's."

What don't you like about working at Lowe's?

"Some of the operational checks and balances are double work and unnecessary."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"We need to get more involved in the hiring portion."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Assistant Store Manager at Rite Aid
in Los Angeles, CA

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"It was overall a good experience."

What do you like about working at Rite Aid?

"I like that it is a fast paced environment, and there is always something to do."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"It is a good company to work for, but this is for people oriented candidates with a positive attitude, and hard working ethic. It is a demanding environment because retail focuses on customer service, communication and multitasking skills."

What don't you like about working at Rite Aid?

"The location I work at is challenging and it takes patients, awareness and trusts to succeed. This location is also open 24 hours 7 days a week which makes it inconvenient since there is no set schedule and much less Monday through Friday."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"A better training program and opportunities to move up within the company."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Assistant Store Manager at Big Lots
in Garland, TX

What do you like about working at Big Lots?

"The store was very challanging and lots of work never a dull moment."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Ask lots of questions and dress up for the interview."

What don't you like about working at Big Lots?

"Most of the associates spoke very little English, somewhat of a communication barrier."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"The managers should give associates more responsibility so the management team doesn't have to work so hard."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Assistant Store Manager at JC Penney
in Lafayette, IN

What do you like about working at JC Penney?

"Diversity in the workforce and acceptance of change in the ever-changing culture."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Ask as many questions so you can make the best decision possible when making a career choice."

What don't you like about working at JC Penney?

"Eliminating of hundreds of millions in payroll to self-fund internal changes."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Change the word 'management' to 'leadership.' Inspire individuals to do their best and assist them in their career goals."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Assistant Store Manager at JC Penney
in Amarillo, TX

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"they broke by heart, after great appraisal, elimated"

What do you like about working at JC Penney?

"culture of the company is outstanding and is the more valuable than $ to the CEO pocket"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"ASK for exact description of your job position!!!!!Get it in writing"

What don't you like about working at JC Penney?

"CEO, he rape a hundred year old company from his million dollar home."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"experience or saving a few dollars, they lost the way :("

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Assistant Store Manager at PacSun
in Newport News, VA

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"A fast paced job that required 100% customer satisfaction."

What do you like about working at PacSun?

"Being an assistant store manager, I was responsible for a lot of things. I loved visually merchandising the store and making sure everything was organized."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"There is A LOT of work involved. It is very fun, but also can be very stressful if you don't know how to prioritize."

What don't you like about working at PacSun?

"Although I like being task oriented, I feel as though the tasks were not distributed in a smart fashion. Retail is about making numbers and money, but you can't do that without satisfying customers, and you can't satisfy customers as much if you're constantly making visual changes."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Communicate with employees about more than just numbers. Suggesting how they can do better would help a lot."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Assistant Store Manager at JC Penney
in Saint Louis, MO

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"retail experience merchandising, operating a facility, and customer service"

What do you like about working at JC Penney?

"Everyday is different and the flexibility to run my operation within company guidelines"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"company is changing. Must be ready for daily change and be flexible and open minded."

What don't you like about working at JC Penney?

"the direction of the company. Lots of uncertainty right now"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"focus on driving sales and getting customers into the stores."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Assistant Store Manager at Darmody Enterprises
in Boise, ID

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"I love this company. I love their hands-on management style"

What do you like about working at Darmody Enterprises?

"I enjoy how upbeat and positive the company is. There is always time for training and they really care and believe in everyone as an individual."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be genuine. You can't go wrong if you really tell people how you are."

What don't you like about working at Darmody Enterprises?

"As a manager, I do wish that there were more supervisors."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Assistant Store Manager at Lowe's
in Howes Cave, NY

What do you like about working at Lowe's?

"I like that the pay is good and the bonus potential is good."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"It may seem exciting, but remember, it's still just retail. Don't get your hopes up."

What don't you like about working at Lowe's?

"There is not enough staffing to take care of customers, Executive management has NO IDEA what running a store is like."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Restore the old Lowe's. Increase staffing, decrease busy work, and focus on sales and customers."

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 1 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Assistant Store Manager at Walmart
in Nashville, TN

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"Long hours, decent pay"

What do you like about working at Walmart?

"Each store was a family of its own and everyone cared about everyone else. Hands down, I worked with some truly incredible people."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Each question needs a beginning, a middle and an end."

What don't you like about working at Walmart?

"Very little home-work balance. There was simply too much work to be done during the days I worked, so it was necessary to work over and come in on days off in order to accomplish everything that was expected to be done."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Set more realistic goals for middle management. With payroll constraints as they are, it is impossible to do everything 3 twelve hour days a week."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Assistant Store Manager at Casual Male XL
in Lakeland, FL

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"Overall a good company, just not a whole lot of room for growth."

What do you like about working at Casual Male XL?

"The hours were great, and the work was pretty easy."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Well the most important thing is being yourself, make sure you let them know that the customer always comes first, no matter what."

What don't you like about working at Casual Male XL?

"The way the company was handled by the corporate office was quite weird and had to get use to."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I have no suggestions for management other than they need to convey with their employees their strengths and weaknesses and help their become more well rounded employees."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Assistant Store Manager at Home Depot
in Columbus, OH

What do you like about working at Home Depot?

"Every day was different. I liked the entrepreneurial spirit and the ability to think outside the box to drive sales."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"This company has plateaued, and there are not many opportunities for career advancement. The management is very poorly trained."

What don't you like about working at Home Depot?

"It can be very cut-throat and sexist, with favoritism over real hard-working talent."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Care and listen to the employees. Get out from the office and earn your money."

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Assistant Store Manager at Verizon Wireless
in Solon, OH

What do you like about working at Verizon Wireless?

"I like meeting new people, selling, meeting challenges daily, and the constant influx of new technology."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Don't even think about getting a well paid management position unless you are capable of miracles, because a miracle is what this company needs to meet its goals."

What don't you like about working at Verizon Wireless?

"The company no longer treats employees like a valuable resource. We are an expendable commodity that they terrorize and dispense of like toilet paper."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would make working for the company a satisfactory experience for everyone, not just the people at the top. I would make sure that everyone is compensated well for what they do, and not take away the things that make employees happy. I would stop running the company from a standpoint that makes the employees hate the customers and vice versa. I would remove our relationship with Apple and make sure that products we carry are not something that bankrupts our business."

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 2 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 1 / 5
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