Hudson's Bay Company Employee Reviews

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Productive
Warehouse worker (Current Employee) –  Warden and 40120 January 2017
The workplace is well and very enjoying. Everyone helps out one another. The culture is very ethnic and wonderful. The most enjoyable part is working and having the opportunity to demonstrate what I have learned.
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Big family
Shoe stock-person (Current Employee) –  Pointe-Claire, QC19 January 2017
The Hudson's Bay is a large company with many associates in one store. It feels like a big family where everyone gets along (or doesn't) and makes the day go by faster. Management is competent and great to work for.
Pros
1 hour and a half break
Cons
poor employee discount
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good
Order Picker/Packer/Shipper (Current Employee) –  Scarborough, ON19 January 2017
good be work in the morning
everything is good beside management
the hardest part of the job is supervisor given you hard time
the most enjoyable part of the is work with your good partner
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Fun loving Environment. Employees are really great.
Sales Associate/Cashier (Former Employee) –  Barrie, ON19 January 2017
i really enjoyed working at the bay though it was a seasonal sales associate job. I really loved to give the customer services. if given a chance i will surely join the bay again.
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Great Enviroment and Co-workers
Cashier/ Sales Representative (Former Employee) –  North York, ON18 January 2017
I loved my job at the Hudson Bay. Unfortunately, I had to leave due to some medical issues. I enjoyed working there and wish to regain a position at this company.
Pros
great athmosphere to work in
Cons
n/a
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Great first job,
Customer Service Representative (Former Employee) –  Red Deer, AB17 January 2017
Taught me lots about inventory, organization, customer service skills, cleaning and counting/ balancing floats. Enjoyed the people and dressing up for work everyday.
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experience
Sales Associate (Current Employee) –  Vancouver, BC16 January 2017
I gained a lot of experience while working in this company. Co-workers and manager are nice, and working as a sales associate is fun.
Pros
always supported by co-workers
Cons
management
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Good place to work.
Sales associate (Former Employee) –  Edmonton, AB14 January 2017
Good place to work , good management , good employee discounts .
Co-workers are very friendly , patient and ready to help you specially if you are the new hire.
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Difficult to advance
Senior Business Analyst - Store Operations (Current Employee) –  Brampton, ON12 January 2017
Difficult to advance, little to no opportunity to move up and few mentors are in place.

I do love the fast paced environment and that no day is set or similar to the last, there is always something going on.
Pros
Free coffee
Cons
Difficult to advance
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good job
Sales Associate (Former Employee) –  Burlington, ON11 January 2017
Good job, good bosses, great co-workers. Decent hours, only problem is that weekends are sometimes very busy, but weekdays are slow.
Pros
good hours
Cons
sometimes slow
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Buyer assistant - ladieswear
Buyer assistant - ladieswear (Current Employee) –  Brampton, ON11 January 2017
Hudson's Bay, Buyer assistant role is not a 9-5 job, very little to no advancement.
Salary doesn't reflect the amount of daily overtime hours worked
Pros
unlimited vacation time
Cons
long hours, little internal promotions
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Very bad experience
In-Store Marketer (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON8 January 2017
Everyday is a struggle physically and emotionally. Constant re-setup due to lack of communications. Tons of hard labour work. No bonus. No appreciation. Micro management from the direct manager. No development once and for all. .
Pros
Saks employee discount
Cons
25 cents raise per year, can't call in sick without manager giving you a lecture about not taking advantage of sick leaves, seniors bully juniors when choosing day-offs and manager takes senior's side
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Dynamic retail experience
Division Manager (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON6 January 2017
Great culture for diversity and growth.
Key buying and management focused role. Opportunity to develop people management skills.
Foster great relationships for innovation and design.
First to market retailer showcasing fashion components within each category.
Great support teams available to each function
Really good location for a head office
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fun but not busy
Sales Associate (Current Employee) –  Edmonton, AB2 January 2017
it was fun and the people were were great but it wasn't busy so time went by very slowly. the management was nice too, but not good with scheduling.
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Satisfactory Retail
Retail Sales Associate (Former Employee) –  Vancouver, BC2 January 2017
Despite being a huge, reputable company, employee wages are minimum. You work quite hard compared to other retail jobs since it is a department store. The HR and managers were helpful at the location I worked at, but quite understaffed, yet lacked hours. Clean place to work and you get to wear nice, black clothing to your fashion taste. If too busy, may not get breaks until much later if understaffed.
Pros
management
Cons
culture, wage, lack of advancement
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Strong company with limited advancement oppertunity
District/Asset Protection Manager (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB31 December 2016
Large developed business with many internal levels of management. Company provides substantial internal training programs, however struggles to retain talent.
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Management Sucks
Asset Protection Associate (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON26 December 2016
Will never work with them again, they have a lot of favouritism and in considerate people who just want to get rid of you. If you work with this company please watch your back especially in the Asset Protection Department
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Exemplary staff
Footwear expeditor (Current Employee) –  Queen street, ON20 December 2016
Working at the Bay has been a learning experience. As a seasonal associate I have enjoyed myself with my team and others that I have met in the workplace. Everyone is socialble, nice and get along with each other.
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Very Enjoyable with Supportive Management Team
Loss Prevention Investigator (Former Employee) –  Toronto, Ontario20 December 2016
Plain clothes loss prevention investigator. Apprehended shop lifters, completed security audits and conducted internal investigations. Top female investigator in the region for 2 consecutive years.

Management was very supportive in career advancement and lead by example. Co-workers were extremely supportive and co-operative. Developed many, long lasting friendships while working at Hudson's Bay. The most difficult aspect of the job was working late evenings and sometimes overnight due to camera installation for internal investigations. The most enjoyable part of the job was working in the heart of the city in the largest Canadian department store.
Pros
Positive Environment, Location and Co-workers
Cons
Commute, Salary
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fun workplace
Receiver (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB19 December 2016
It is fun to work in the Bay especially if you are familiar with your co-workers already, but when it comes for associate that are mostly part times to become full timers and having benefits,its hard.
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3.8
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