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Costumer Service Clerk (Former Employee), Toronto, ONDecember 12, 2014
This place is calm and relaxing. The customers you will experience are of an older age, and are thus much more mature, making your job experience much more pleasant. You learn about customer service, if you have no experience. The staff are nice and understanding. Management is nice as well. Hardest part is meeting a difficult customer from time to – more... time, but that's how life is sometimes. The most enjoyable is hearing the customer's stories and lives as you assist them on their needs. – less
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Great experience, Wonderful staff, girly job
Cosmetic Manager-Shiseido/Biotherm (Current Employee), Scarborough, ONDecember 10, 2014
Pros: pros include, the staff, everyone is so wonderful to be around on a day to day basis. if you are a cosmetician or esthetician, working in cosmetics would be a very fun job for you, its competitive and challenging but in a fun way!
Cons: cons are scheduling and some of the interesting customers we have to deal with.
I have been with the company for almost 3 years now. Like all large company's they have there pros and cons. Pros include, the staff, everyone is so wonderful to be around on a day to day basis. If you are a cosmetician or esthetician, working in cosmetics would be a very fun job for you, its competitive and challenging but in a fun way! Cons are scheduling – more... and some of the interesting customers we have to deal with. Overall its an experience, some stay forever and for others its just a stepping stone to bigger and better things, but that's for you to decide! – less
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Fast paced
Customer Service Rep (Former Employee), Newmarket, ONOctober 28, 2014
I enjoyed working at times here. Dealing with the customers was a joy.
My co-workers became very close friends to me.
The hardest part about working there was the pressure into opening instant credits, getting emails from customers and locating items on the computer and not finding it. Also the scheduling was never consistant. Schedule never out on – more... time. Aways had to switch with co-workers with a requested was not honoured. – less
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horrible company
Asset Protection Investigator (Former Employee), Kamloops, BCJuly 14, 2014
Pros: it's a job
Cons: no trust
I worked in their Asset Protection dept. I can honestly tell you this company does not trust their staff. They hound their Asset Protection people to catch staff either breaking policy or stealing. If you don't they question why your not getting any internal cases. If you work for this company look up at the cameras and I am willing to bet at some point – more... you will see them pointed at your cash desk cuz they are watching every single thing you do. – less
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The Bay
Holiday helper (Former Employee), Mississauga, ONJuly 12, 2014
The Bay was an enjoyable environment to work in. There were no cons on this job. The co-workers were really friendly and excited to be around. A typical day at work will be to help customers to find what they're looking for. this includes, clothing shoes etc. I've learned a lot from working at the bay including teamwork. Teamwork was a major factor – more... in the Bay. Working with other co-workers made it a more friendly environment. – less
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Makeup Lessons, Fallowing up with clients
Bobbi Brown Makeup Artist (Current Employee), Toronto, ONJune 13, 2014
Pros: trainning
Cons: when it's not busy
My counter is very busy, we have makeup lessons booked daily, we have to answer the phone for questions, book appointments, Take care of all walk up clientele. We have to do stock replenishment from the stock room and make sure that have an updated out of stock list. We send out orders to clients to their homes.
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Productive, Fun, and Safe Work Place
Sales associate (Current Employee), Dartmouth, NSJune 11, 2014
The most enjoyable part of the job is seeing customers are happy and satisfied for the purchasing experience. My managers and co-workers are nice people and we are a good team working for a same goal.
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I enjoyed working there for the most part.
Esthetician/Counter Manager (Former Employee), Burlington, ONJune 8, 2014
I enjoyed working with the ladies in my department. I had a very loyal clientele.
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Great place to earn managerial skills while learning
Sales Associate (PT) (Current Employee), Toronto, ONJune 4, 2014
Pros: product knowledge, customer satisfaction
Cons: taking on too much without delegating
Great setting to empathize with customers while increasing sales.
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START & END YOUR DAY WITH A BIG SMILE
BEAUTY CONSULTANT (Current Employee), Laval, QCMay 27, 2014
BEING A CHEF COUNTER , IS A BIG RESPONSIBILITY ... ONE SHOULD BE ADAPTED TO DO IT & SUCCEED . WORK TEAM IS GREAT & HELP ME TO IMPROVE MY SKILLS . COSTUMER SERVICE SHOULD BE ALWAYS IN PRIORITY . TREATING COSTUMERS AS VIP IS ONE OF THE BEST PART OF MY WORK.
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great learning experience
Distributor/Supply Chain Associate (Former Employee), Toronto, ONMay 25, 2014
Great company, very good team and a great experience in terms of learning.
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fun
Forecasting Analyst (Current Employee), Brampton, ONMay 19, 2014
nice co-workers
learn a lot of technical skills
good management
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Great Place to Work!
Sales Associate (Current Employee), Ottawa, ONMay 19, 2014
Pros: awesome management, work/life balance, co-workers
Cons: wages, raises, advancement, benefits
Expectations are high but easy to maintain as you mostly just have to follow a script. They are very reasonable with giving time off when needed. The pay is minimum wage unless you are coming in with experience from else where. When it comes to getting a raise you will be lucky to 25 cents/year. Benefits are horrible/non-existent for part-time employees – more... and only really benefit employees that have been grandfathered into their roles. There is no such thing as full-time just full-time flex, which means you can work from around 28 hours and up. Co-workers are great and you really get to know everyone you work with and make good friends. The management is great and keep improving as of recently. Overall one of the best places I've worked by comparison. – less
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Team work was great
Sales Audit Clerk, Buyer for Hardware and Toys, (Former Employee), Winnipeg, MBMarch 25, 2014
When I was employed at Hudson's Bay they were going through re-structuring but as moving forward I do believe they are going in the right direction.
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WORST JOB EVER
Beauty Advisor (Former Employee), Queens streetMarch 24, 2014
The MANAGEMENT team at the Queen street location in Cosmetics is horrible. Have no leadership qualities what so ever.
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Okay
Fashion Marketing (Former Employee), Calgary, ABFebruary 28, 2014
Working there, I got paid well but the management team had many faults in it.
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fun work environment
Men's Wear Sales Associate (Current Employee), Markham, ONJanuary 26, 2014
fun work environment
great people to work with
how to deal with customers
difficult sometimes to open acquisitions
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Fun place to work, good coworkers and managers, good environment
Sales Associate. (Former Employee), Calgary, AB, CanadaOctober 24, 2013
I very much enjoyed working for the Bay, as my coworkers were friendly, the hours were flexible and everyone made it an enjoyable place to work, including the managers.
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Great place to work
Regional Food Service manager (Former Employee), Bedford, NSAugust 27, 2013
Pros: great benefits
Cons: driving in the winter time
This was your typical retail Company, whom I worked for 33 years, they were fair, compassionate, always looked within to advance.
A typical day was to be on the road visiting restaurants within the stores for follow up on programs. I learned to work with people
of different personalities. My co-workers were hard working people who gave a lot of themselves – more... to the Company.
The hardest part of my job was having to let someone go.
The best part of my job was the people – less
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Productive and fun work environment with good people
Shipper/Receiver (Former Employee), Surrey, BCApril 25, 2013
a typical day would include unloading merchandise from trailers, prepping the merchandise for the sales floor. receiving deliveries throughout the day from couriers, assisting customers, wrapping furniture, prepping customer deliveries and outbound items for the warehouse. I learned the ins and outs of the retail industry and adapted a very strong work – more... ethic which got noticed by management and co-workers. the hardest part of the job was trying to get the most work done in the time given, I'd challenge myself on this everytime and succeed. the most enjoyable part of the job was the work itself and the people around me. – less

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