The management was very friendly, but I don't think they valued employees correctly. The work put in by the workers didn't match what they received in short hours, lay offs and an unpleasant work space.
I had been working for the Vaughan location for 2 years when I decided to quit. Management were fully aware of bullying by co-workers but failed to take action, talk negatively about employees without realizing we would all hear (break room attatched to their office). So many people decided to leave because management went so downhill after 3 original managers left. Just my experience
The company enhanced my skills and abilities. Gaining customer service experience of more than a year give an extra edge to other candidates.
Advising customers was a major part of my job duty. Also, actively doing transactions at the checkout proved me to be an expert on the floor as well on the till.
Have never worked anywhere better. Staff is extremely kind and encouraging and everyone gets along, which makes the shifts go by so quick. Some of the best managers I have ever had. They treat you like a person and do their fair share of the work if it is needed on the floor! Can't speak for the rest of the OFF 5TH stores but if you need a great part time job during school that won't kill your mood and is actually enjoyable this is a great place to start.
I worked at OFF 5th for 5 months. the manager was doesn't do anything and just sits in his office all day. assistant manager was amazing and actually trained me and helped me with tasks. manager would just come around and criticize and make godawful jokes. department supervisors do way more work than they're paid for and have little opportunity to advance. the discount was nice but you need to buy things on a company credit card with $100 limit. inventory nights were long and hard and the food they supplied was bad but paid well. scheduling is flexible especially for a student. overall I would recommend working here as a part-time job
Poor training, good employees, good discount, flexible schedule
-place is very disorganized
-management was very inexperienced and did not know how to allocate their human capital whatsoever
-turnover was very high with lots of newcomers but even more people leaving
-lots and lots of drama and bullying among co-workers
Felt like they were making it up as you were going along. Not really sure how to handle the changing market around clothing retail and had a hard time figuring out the Canadian market initially. However, great training with training courses and constant ability to improve yourself if you want. Also, lots of opportunity due to large number divisions owned by HBC, however that can also make it hard to stand out. To be successful, you need to be organized and have great merchandising skills as they give you basic rules but otherwise you are basically free to do what you think best and how good you are is largely subjective.
place is a crazy town the only fun thing about working here is the other coworkers and the security team, plus all the hours and shifts you get, other than that place is a circus managers don't know what there doing one of them hits on every girl employee and there to unorganized
Working at Saks Off Fifth at CrossIron Mills was quite interesting and lots of fun, the staffs are kind and outgoing. They were very patient with the training process and ensured you caught onto basics
As a cashier at point of sale, my daily tasks included assisting customer's at point of sale, providing opinions on their purchases when asked, marketing the company credit card, answering phone calls, having up to date knowledge of the inventory (fashion) and maintaining a clean work space.
However, the store was very unclean, possibly due to is being new renovated and it made it an unhealthy and uncomfortable work environment. I left when it took a toll on my health.
My life started some 20 years ago; my life began in the surreal, serene, and not so distant year of 1997. The same year newt gingrich got re elected to be the speaker of the house of representatives., this is the man that had a secret deal with bill clinton (to privatize social security). Princess diana called for a international ban on landmines, also tomorrow never dies came out.
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