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productive and fun place
Admin Sales Support (Former Employee) –  Edmonton, AB24 May 2017
Great learning opportunity with nice working environment. pays special attention to grooming of workers and friendly manager always willing to help and support
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No longer a good place to work
Team Leader (Former Employee) –  Belleville, ON24 May 2017
This company has become a high stress place to be employed. Long term associates are just waiting for a package to be offered. Management no longer is willing to work with associates to provide a challenging and satisfying place to work.
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productive and fun enviorment
Administrative Assistant & dispatch (Former Employee) –  Vaughan, ON23 May 2017
great opportunity and first office job, team was supportive to all new
members ~ encouraging and willing to open new posistions to keep the core staff improving.
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a fun place to work. was seasonal employment
Sears Warehouse (Former Employee) –  Belleville, ON22 May 2017
I thoroughly enjoyed working at Sears. the work was fairly easy and fast paced so days went by quickly. the atmosphere was very fun and the work was fun as well to do. the management was excellent and easy to work for. being pregnant at the time of working there, there were some parts that were hard being I was short and unable to reach but had a wonderful team who would help out if I needed them. also I loved the hours and the fact it was seasonal work.
Pros
very enjoyable workplace to work in
Cons
machines were too high and I was too short to really operate them fully
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good for a first job
Sales/Customer Service (Former Employee) –  Burnaby, BC22 May 2017
very bad management
new employees every month it seems
great place to understand retail
you will be bossed around
people can be very impatient so you must be patient
Pros
walk around the mall
Cons
very busy
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Que de beaux souvenirs
Vendeuse et caissière (Former Employee) –  Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, QC22 May 2017
Pour un étudiant, c'est le travail rêvé.
Intéressant,
Bien payé.
Continuellement encouragés.
Belle relation avec mes patrons et mes collègues
Pros
Sentiment d'être appréciée variété dans les tâches
Cons
J'en cherche encore.
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Miserable
Sales Floor Associate (Former Employee) –  Saskatoon, SK21 May 2017
I worked at Sears for over two years. It started out alright, and I liked the people I worked with, but the place went downhill fast. By the time I left, the store was a mess and morale among employees was at an all-time low. Thngs were constantly changing, resulting in confused and angry customers. The management is awful and the people above them are even worse. Non-commission employees were paid minimum wage with no raises, ever. Hours were constantly cut back -- to the point where we had to close our department before the store even closed! Customers were never happy about that either. After that they started cutting back staff and combining departments. As far as I can tell, they are still scrambling. In short, I hated the place and couldn't wait to get out!
Pros
Health benefits, nice coworkers
Cons
Everything else
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Fairly well run and stable large retailer
Vendeur (commission) (Former Employee) –  North Vancouver, BC21 May 2017
Nice to work for full time. Less stable hours as part time with next to no work at times. Clear and easy to follow policies and expectations. Overall, a good experience. easy to transfer between cities if needed
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Great Management, great team of people, good scheduling
CUSTOMER SERVICE AND SALES ASSOCIATE (Current Employee) –  Scarborough, ON21 May 2017
Sears Canada is a wonderful employer to work for. They ask that you do your due diligence but don't look over your shoulder. Their expectation is that you will be responsible and ethical. For this reason is why their staff is simply the best!!! Further, Sears treat their customers they way they treat their staff; with respect and care. No wonder they are still going strong as an organization after all these decades. It is a pleasure working for Sears Canada!!!! Bravo Sears!!!!
Pros
Staff, management
Cons
Minimum wage ;-(
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Good place
Warehouse Associate (Former Employee) –  Vaughan, ON20 May 2017
Great place to work at the shipping and receiving dock
they had great union.
great pay.
diverse community.
Great team leaders and friendly
Management were approach able .
Easy to communicate
Pros
extended break
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So - so place to work
Cashier/ Sales associate (Former Employee) –  Regina, SK19 May 2017
Decent place to work besides having to call a switchboard and leave a message when you need to get a hold of a manager eg. calling in sick, or in general needing to speak to the person above you. Makes it feel very in direct.
Pros
Discount
Cons
Ridiculously hard to operate till compared to other companies
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Good place to work
Seasonal sales Associate (Former Employee) –  Medicine Hat, AB18 May 2017
This was a great first job for a teenager. I loved working at Sears but I was not impressed with the pay per hour. I will always love the fact that I got a chance to be a part of the Sears family.
Pros
Good management
Cons
Wage
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Labor intensive and at the time probably was in violation of the health and safety act.
Warehouse Worker (Former Employee) –  Winnipeg, MB17 May 2017
The position speaks for itself. Warehouse work as well being a receiver of merchandise. Also received a forklift license and operated same quite extensively. An incentive to better oneself.
Pros
Fun co-workers
Cons
Brain less work
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Good environment with customer interaction.
OPERATIONS COORDINATOR AND SALES MANAGER (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ON16 May 2017
Good company to work for, The Clean Air Division allowed maximized earning potential while developing strong problem solving skills. The staff were excellent and the growth potential was phenomenal.
Pros
Money
Cons
long hours
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Fun
Mail Sorter (Former Employee) –  Belleville, ON15 May 2017
- lots to do
- constant hours
- special lunch days
- Christmas parties
- work in different areas
- training in multiple departments
- advantages to move up in company
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Disorganized, Unprofessional, and Frumpy
Retail Associate (Current Employee) –  Red Deer, AB14 May 2017
Working at Sears has been an awful experience so far. The management is friendly but disorganized and unprofessional, and the other employees are generally rude, unhelpful, and unprofessional. They make no attempt to make a customer feel welcome or comfortable.
Pros
They're somewhat flexible
Cons
Everything else
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Heavy duties
Warehouse Worker (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB14 May 2017
The work is a bit difficult because it consists of unloading and to load appliances often heavy electrical appliances. The company is seeking efficiency and reductions in labour costs.
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Sears
Merchandising Associate (Former Employee) –  Antigonish, NS12 May 2017
Sears was a great place to work starting out. I was able to acquire a plethora of hours early in my stay due to illnesses, vacations and departures from the working environment. Towards the end things were less desirable due to the store going out of business and coworkers having to search for new jobs.
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Its a somewhat nice place, it could use improvements.
Visual Merchandiser (Current Employee) –  Fairview, ON12 May 2017
Its an average retail company...Hours are very little. Promises of advancement are very slim. Benefits are minimum. Empoyees could have more incentives so their performance becomes better.
Pros
encouraged to have fun!
Cons
Minimum wage
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Great work place
Sales Associate (Former Employee) –  GTA, ON11 May 2017
Great place to work. People are amazing and it's a fun and creative environment. Met lots of amazing people and would recommend working here if you love people
Pros
The people
Cons
No work life balance
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