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3.8
Average Rating
(based on 53 Bloomingdale's Review Ratings)
Company Culture
3.6
Growth Opportunities
3.2
People You Work With
4.2
Person You Work For
4.1
Rewards You Receive
3.4
Support You Get
3.7
Way You Work
3.8
Work Setting
3.9
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Ralph Lauren Specialist
in Boca Raton, FL

What do you like about working at Bloomingdale's?

"Great place to meet interesting people."

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

"Make sure you do some research on the company, prior to applying."

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

"Career advancement."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Be more pro-active."

Sales Specialist
in Hackensack, NJ

"Mixed emotions."

What do you like about working at Bloomingdale's?

"They're supposedly the gold standard of customer service. They may be living off their reputation but it still looks nice on your resume."

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

"This might be the best of the department stores, but that's not saying much."

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

"There's a lot of politics the further you work your way up the ladder. Along with it goes a lot of backbiting and pettiness."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"They should treat their employees better. Too much of a swinging door. Their pay scales are much too low."

Sales Associate

"Amazing management team!"

What do you like about working at Bloomingdale's?

"Management is very positive and supportive, no kitsch. Big on charity events."

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

"If you work hard, you can really make money thru their numerous incentive programs."

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

"No set work schedule, which is typical in retail."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Keep it up, get rid of lazy people."

Loss Prevention Detective
in Costa Mesa, CA

What do you like about working at Bloomingdale's?

"Great company to work for with professional staff."

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

"There is not a lot of stores and not much room for advancement within Loss Prevention Department."

Facilities Engineer
in Newport Beach, CA

What do you like about working at Bloomingdale's?

"Great environment."

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

"If getting interview, always be honest and secure on all answers you give."

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

"Almost nothing."

Sales Executive
in San Francisco, CA

"Worth working here."

What do you like about working at Bloomingdale's?

"The high rate of traffic."

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

"It's a good company."

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

"The process of growth was very slow."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Keep up the good work."

Bloomingdale's Employee
in New York, NY

"Great place to get your feet wet."

What do you like about working at Bloomingdale's?

"Bloomingdale's is great place for an Entry Level Job. Sales Support positions are limited but management does a decent job providing you with opportunities should you demonstrate potential. Merchant Organization is very structured with many demonstrated success stories of Merchant Assistants climbing their way to a coveted Buyer position. Senior Management attempts to be very transparent by holding frequent touch back meetings to discuss current focus/challenges and ongoing strategies."

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

"1. Go to Bloomingdale's.com and read up on the company. 2. Go to Google.com and read up on upcoming events, recent press releases, etc. 3. Know why you are interested in getting into Retail. 4. Don't use cheesy phrases like Passion for Fashion, Detail for Retail, etc."

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

"Current economy has led to many cut-backs... These result in more work & less pay. Greater focus on time management and STRESS..."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Create more opportunities for Executives to mingle. I've been working at Bloomingdale's for years and am still learning of new businesses that we are in. For example: Did you know Bloomingdale's has an Interior Design Department Studio Services MIO Inforem Planning."

Kitchen Manager
in Sherman Oaks, CA

What do you like about working at Bloomingdale's?

"I like work for team group."

Sales Associate
in Orlando, FL

"Great Seasonal Sales position"

What do you like about working at Bloomingdale's?

"Great environment and clients"

Sales Associate

"I had some very good experiences, but money was the key."

What do you like about working at Bloomingdale's?

"I meet great people from whom I learn a lot. I learn how to interact with people from different cultures and background. I learn how to be patient and listen. I was not only a salesperson, but a friend, and sometimes a counselor. In a job like that you have to be very patient because some people seek attention and somebody to listen to them and compliment them more than what they came to look for."

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

"I think they know what they are doing, otherwise they won't be there."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"A good management is a key to a successful place. Without a good management, nothing will work. It will be chaos. A good management is being perfect at what a person is doing. From supervising a group of people to making sure that everything is done in time and perfectly, and also being ready to any surprise that may come on the way and taking care of it diligently."

Business Manager
in Hackensack, NJ

"Good money to be made if you can build a strong clientele."

What do you like about working at Bloomingdale's?

"Assisting customers with their purchases and providing excellent service."

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

"The cosmetic floor was viciously competitive and I did not like the customers seeing that environment."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"To be more present on the sales floor."

Department Manager
in Chestnut Hill, MA

"I intended to stay for 5 years and ended up there for more than 20."

What do you like about working at Bloomingdale's?

"Coworkers. Ability to generate significant income (in certain areas)."

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

"Aim for big ticket departments only (furniture, rugs, etc.)."

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

"Micro managing."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Empower associates."

Vendor Specialist
in Sherman Oaks, CA

"Lot of work, little reward."

What do you like about working at Bloomingdale's?

"Working with the product and the customers."

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

"The company rewards loyalty, not performance."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Review their staff, and make some changes."

Sales Manager
in Newport Beach, CA

"Once was a great place to work. Did not respond well to recession."

Personal Shopper
in Boca Raton, FL

"Bloomingdale's underpays and can be unfair at times. But being a personal shopper is rewarding."

What do you like about working at Bloomingdale's?

"Personal shopping for clients makes them feel good and in turn makes me feel good."

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

"It's a great part time job while you are in school. Flexible hours."

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

"Compensation!"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Better train the floor management."

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