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Zellers Employee Reviews

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The people I worked with were rude
Stocker (Former Employee), Ajax, ONJuly 23, 2015
I worked with them for 3 months. The people there were rude, and the co-workers were not understanding, or patient with them. I learned how to pack, weigh different meats, cheeses, and slice meats for customers.
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Easy going and enjoyable enviroment
Cashier (Former Employee), Surrey, BCJuly 18, 2015
Pros: Great family feeling, very positive enforcment
Cons: long hours, staying late, sometimes overly busy
I enjoyed working at Zellers on the fact that everyone from the management down to the cashiers and stock personal treated everyone like family. The potluck events were always fun and there was planned outings with other employees. Some days when it was really busy it got hard, having to stay an hour after closing to do returns because there was at least 10 buggies at the end of the night wasn't very fun. Still even for all the hard times there I enjoyed working there very much and would have loved to stay there if the store hadn't closed.
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What I liked about it
Sales Associate (Former Employee), Ottawa, ONJuly 17, 2015
Pros: got a free HBC points card
Cons: not enough direction and work.
the typical day started at 9am

what i learned was great communication skills

Leadership skills

The manager was really nice knew what he was doing.

co-workers were alright yet they were 16

the hardest part was dealing with cash

The easiest part was fitting rooms
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I went to get the buggies from outside of the store.
shipping and receiving. (Former Employee), Hamilton onJuly 15, 2015
I went to get the buggies from outside of the store.

And I helped out some customers.

I also love empty the trucks full with all those boxes. And it was shipping and receiving.
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productive learning experience
Customer service and cashier, (Former Employee), Williams Lake, BCJuly 14, 2015
Pros: flexible hours
Cons: none
I worked customer service desk and as cashier. Never had done this work before, the staff was friendly, knowledgeable and helpful.
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awesome place to work
Customer Service/ Cashier (Former Employee), Oshawa, ONJuly 7, 2015
Zellers was always an energetic and friendly place to be
the people i worked with were always pleasant
i looked forward to going into work because of the people i worked with
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Zellers
Merchandise Operations Manager (Former Employee), Merchandise Operations ManagerJuly 3, 2015
It was a great company to work for.I thought I would retire there but unfortunately HBC sold us to Target.They provided good benefits and good pay.Really learned alot about the buisness and people side of the buisness
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Fin and productive work place.
Optical Receptionist (Former Employee), Vancouver, BCJuly 2, 2015
Zellers was taken over by company Target. The same managers, co-workers and job responsibilities remained the same. Great to work and plenty of opportunity.
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ok job
Merchandise Co-ordinator (Former Employee), Calgary, ABJune 30, 2015
Pros: nice people
Cons: low pay
Zellers was an ok place to work. the pay could have been better. the staff was nice and the management was ok. not a place I would work for long period of time but ok for the time that I worked.
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Love working with the public
assistant supervisor - supervusor (Former Employee), 100 bayshore dr building bridge plazaJune 30, 2015
making sure everything is running smoothly at the front end, learned alot over the years get along with everyone love helping customer and chatting with them.
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loved zellers
Cashier Superviser (Former Employee), Edmonton, ABJune 28, 2015
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It was Fun and Friendly place to work.
Sales Associate / Cashier (Former Employee), Toronto, ONJune 28, 2015
At Zellers I used to work in the fitting room, ladies fashion, and jewellery departments. The management and the co-workers respected and trusted me a lot. I learnt supervisory skills by training and teaching new softlines team members.
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Poor Management
Cashier (seasonal) (Former Employee), Brampton, ONJune 24, 2015
Cons: Long hours on your feet.
Working at Zellers was not the best employment. The experience of the Management team was poorly executed to employees.
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Nice People, Has Ability to Move Up But Sad Place to Be
Stock Assistant (Former Employee), Kelowna, BCJune 23, 2015
Pros: Nice People, Able to Move Around, Can Move Up Quickly
Cons: Moving Up Fast Can Compromise Work Flow, Lack of Training, Shifts All Over, Not Enough Hours
Nice People to work with, Great place to be able to move around and up into management, Due to this management can become skewed and work flow can be compromised due to the ability to move up quickly without sufficient training
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best parts
Customer Service (Former Employee), Ajax, ONJune 16, 2015
Pros: plenty of times for working good
Cons: other worker was not in a good mood so i had to take her place and cancel my break
best day was when me and the team went out to celebrate our hardworking, had a good time my hardest part was having to work extra hours
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Longest fun job I kept
Cashier/ Customer Service (Former Employee), Prince Albert, SKJune 11, 2015
Pros: Great environment
Cons: Compnay lay off
Met a lot of people daily.
I learned customer communications skills.
Management was great I loved my Boss.
Co workers became my long time friends.
Hardest part of my job was quitting because of company shut down.
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Casher and i worked the floor
Cashier/Floor (Former Employee), St, CatharinesJune 5, 2015
Working as a casher in a fast pass establishment, Greeting Customer at the door, Stocking shelves in the toy department. I enjoyed Helping Customers Find what they were looking for. H
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To work at Zellers
Sales Associate And Merchandise (Former Employee), Calgary, ABJune 4, 2015
Pros: It was good complany
Cons: Closed Down
It was a fun place to work. I wish Zellers was still here in Canada we lost a part of History I loved the people. We would start early in the morning to unload the the trucks. and then we would put out the stock. The hard part of the job was the high wall. But there was always some one to give you a hand.
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Friendly staff, we had fun working togather.
Sales Associate / Cashier (Former Employee), Toronto, ONMay 24, 2015
Zellers was my first retail job, The staff was really helpful like one big family. Everybody cared about one another. The management trusted me a lot. I learnt a lot about softlines in zellers.
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It had been a good place to work at.
Co-op Student (Former Employee), Oshawa, ONMay 21, 2015
It was fine, my co-workers were good people that were willing to help me when I needed. The hours had been fine and there wasn't a hardest part to it.

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About Zellers

Zellers Inc. is Canada's second-largest chain of mass merchandise discount stores, with locations in communities across Canada. – Read more