work went by fast, unloading and stocking inventory, learned alot about stocking and loading and unloading material, most enjoyable part of job was having great coworkers to help and guide one another.
Store Support (Current Employee) – Wilkes-Barre, PA – February 22, 2017
The work is typical office work but little to no one on one training depending on your department. Motivation to succeed is virtually nonexistent. The building is a warehouse and even in the offices it feels like a warehouse.
Bright spots are some great personal life benefits; half day Fridays in the summer for executives, a casual dress code, and flexible PTO. However the financial/health benefits are not good and there is little opportunity for advancement.
If you are working downstairs in the distribution center or for a different banner under the company then your experience would likely differ significantly.
There is often concern around job security throughout the company.
Half day Fridays in the summer, casual dress code, flexible PTO
401K, Healthcare, Opportunity for Advancement, Job Security
Sales Associate (Current Employee) – Virginia – November 19, 2016
I work at Lord & Taylor. I have not made a salary this low since just after college. Granted, I love the line I work for but the pay is abismal. And to make matters worse, bullying is tolerated at my store, even when reported. The "bullyer" is a high money producer who gets away with murder. This person has threatened to have other employees fired, makes others cry, and when it was finally reported to management, instead of feel protected by the General Manager, he became buddy buddy with the bullyer and now people are even more afraid to report it. The one nice thing I can say about my store is that they are somewhat flexible with day off requests.
Sr. Security Analyst (Former Employee) – St. Louis, MO – November 7, 2016
Constant Management turn over. Four CIO changes in two years. Each CIO replaced all middle managers to match their 'Vision'. When I left had no first line manager to resign to. HR had me reporting to a co-worker. Was stood up for my exit interview by HR. They did not show up for the interview. Had to leave my laptop, keys, and badge on my desk and just leave the building on my own.
Complete freedom to work or not work.
Senior and Middle Management change every 6 months.
Senior Business Analyst and Project Manager (Current Employee) – Saint Louis, MO – November 29, 2016
Poor senior leadership and upper management. Lots of waste, due to poor project planning at the senior level. Every day is filled with chaos because internal resources are limited and enterprise projects are not well-planned, let alone executed with any process controls.
Our data center is closing in 2017, and it's not a surprise for any of us who are still here. Many of us were looking for other jobs before the facility closure was announced. Some staff bolted as soon as they heard the news. Those of us who have been here for a year or more were offered a reasonable severance and retention bonus; so, I'm staying until my end date. I know I will have a job offer before my end date because the market is so hot....
Flexible work schedule, work from home allowed once a week
Every project is filled with chaos, due to poor planning
Digital Beauty Specialist (Current Employee) – Jackson, MS – February 6, 2017
Working of Hudson Bay, has been amazing. I have been with the company for almost 3 years and it has all been wonderful. The company really loves their employees. Since I have been with the company I have received 4 promotions. So, its pretty easy to move up with the company if you work hard.
A typical day at work is interacting with the truck drivers, I've learned to gain more patience than required when dealing with different backgrounds. My co workers and manager make my day and job less stressful. I enjoy networking and meeting different kinds of people from different ethnicity.
Senior Business Analyst (Current Employee) – St. Louis, MO – August 10, 2016
This position has given me many skills as I'm involved throughout the entire SDLC within every release. I gather and write business requirements; risk assess all requirements with impacted cross-functional teams/vendors, review requirements (business and technical) weekly with the business, write test scripts, conduct SIT and UAT testing, review any all defects with the business and technical teams, provide implementation plans/status and conduct maintenance/key learning's status meetings. This position has tweaked all skill sets.
Lead Hardware Analyst (Current Employee) – Jackson, MS – August 6, 2016
A typical day at work includes working reported problems from opened tickets. I've learned how to be calm in pressure situations. Management allows myself and co-workers to make decisions without being micro-managed. My co-workers are all a wonderful bunch of guys. We are all team players. The hardest part of the job is trying to complete tasks when given strict deadlines beyond our control. The most enjoyable part of the job is being able to make our own decisions as to how we're going to get things done.
Information Technology Coordinator (Former Employee) – Jackson, MS – September 8, 2016
Very fast paced environment. Not many realize how big the company is and how it spans multiple cities and countries. Not really in a position to say anything good or bad about the company. A lot of good people work there.
Great team to work with, but a management is a challenge
Director (Current Employee) – New York, NY – July 9, 2016
Its a great team to work with, that moved from waterfall model to a fully agile workplace. There is a lot more potential for the company to grow its culture / tech processes. The tech leadership is great (same as GILT leadership), but senior leadership across the company does not understand tech culture, and has difficulty in managing the workload or the processes in software delivery.
Systems Engineer (Current Employee) – Jackson, MS – July 20, 2016
Benefits need improvement and work atmosphere isn't great. On call sucks because they don't have an adequate help desk (yet) to triage calls. They have some nice percs like half day Fridays during summer and ability to work from home. They are laid back and seem to be trying to improve things. Cafe is above average and decently priced.
Assistant Site Merchandiser (Former Employee) – Wilkes-Barre, PA – May 16, 2016
I work with great people. That said, the company has created a toxic relationship with it's employees. They are not transparent about the direction of the company. I was offered a promotion, but it required relocating and the compensation was not on par with national averages for that position, so I ultimately opted to move closer to my family instead of remaining with the company.