They dangle the carrot but no reward
Worked here for years with promise of advancement.
Was given advancement opportunities with goals to achieve. Once the goals were hit, there would be a reason as to why the advancement was no longer an option.
Example "Surpass your sales goal for 3 months and keep your UPT at 3.1 and we will move you to 4th to train as a manager."
target hit - more ... and would be held for 4 months instead of 3, would inquire as to when it would happen and the reason could range from anything like "the manager quit, there is no one to train you" to "oh, there is no need for training for you". My favorite was "t ... - less
ProsDiscount off clothes
ConsDrama, empty promises, upper management treats lower employees like slaves, hormonal women