Pros: A lot of employee engagement behind the scenes - celebrations, jean days, spirit weeks, etc. Some coworkers are great
Cons: Management and the rest of the coworkers are condescending and unwelcoming
Management does not partake in any type of coaching and does not care about well being of associates. I have never been given any helpful tips to succeed or suggestions to improve my performance, nor have I seen or heard anyone else receive any. They croak over the radios for help at registers and to get more credit, get more sales, but how are we expected to do that if we are not given the tools to do so?
There was a recent issue with an associate using personal tools in an inappropriate and violent manner at work. When the bystander associate reported the situation, the store manager brushed it off saying there was no threat made and didn't talk to either associate involved.
Managers at my store don't communicate so I will have two asking me why I'm not doing this or that because neither will talk to the other one saying they need my help. They go behind each others back to get what they want and associates get stuck in the middle.
Many of the company practices, especially for operations are outdated and inefficient which is frustrating to deal with after being at a leading, very successful retailer previously.