Cons: health insurance coverage for non-married couples. sick time policy.
I enjoy working for Neiman Marcus. Upper management could use a little of polishing but all in all they listen to your needs and conduct the store as is required by our corporate office. I work with a great team and everyone is always willing to help and go the extra mile. Interaction with the sales associates and helping them with their needs is usually – more... never a problem. The higher management rewards us numerously when deserved and reminds us that we are in asset to the operations of Neiman Marcus. – less
Shipping/Receiving Associate (Former Employee), Minneapolis, MN – May 16, 2013
Neiman Marcus is the top of the retail chain. That position is earned by extremely high standards of service and expertise. Even working in the shipping and receiving areas, we were expected to know the vendors, know how to handle the materials in the merchandise, know which sales associates were experts in which designers, and become familiar with – more... who their major clients were and their preferences. The merchandise is beautiful and wonderful to work with. Work/life balance is considered secondary to meeting the customer's needs. Employees must be willing to devote extra time during holidays and evenings in order to follow that priority. – less
Pros: working with all different levels of associates, recruiting/offering jobs, having great co-workers.
Cons: management, personal growth opportunities, poor job flexibility, no travel to stores
I am the Corporate HR Manager for 13 Stores on the West Coast. I primarily do all of my business via phone and teleconference. I work in an office environment with 3 other associates. The hardest part of my job is consistently managing competing assignments and priorities. We have a lot of employee relations issues that have to be dealt with timly and – more... professionally. The most enjoyable part of my job is working with the store management and seeing them learn and grow within their positions. – less
Sale Associate Designer Handbags (Current Employee), Oak Brook, IL – April 27, 2013
Pros: great commission
Cons: retail hours
If you like commission and fashion this is the best place to work. Great incentive to promote selling. Company offers great benefits. Most enjoyable part is interacting with customers and be on top with the latest fashion trends. Hardest part ...retail hours.
If you love retail and selling merchandise then it's for you....
Personal Shopper/Selling Assistant (Former Employee), King of Prussia, PA – April 24, 2013
Pros: occasional free breakfast and lunch
Cons: using the old pos, underpay, 15 min lunch, no overtime, required to only work 37.5 hrs/wk
Typical day involves picking up finished garments that was altered for clients and either sending it to their homes or scheduling an appointment for them to pick it up. Working with clients who have deep pockets Running around the store selecting merchandise you think a client may like then having to put all unwanted merchandise back Putting merchandise – more... on hold everyday Being on your feet for 37.5 hrs/wk. Ringing up merchandise using an old POS Calling other stores searching for merchandise Management and co-workers are generally nice Most enjoyable part of the job is attending fashion seminars and learning about the merchandise Getting breakfast and lunch for clients – less
Merchandise Coordinator- CUSP (Current Employee), Las Vegas, NV – April 1, 2013
I work with a varied group of individuals at work, most of whom get along very well together. Being a part of the management team of the store, I help to make decisions involving merchandising, scheduling employees, handling delicate customer situations, etc. I have learned that although Neiman Marcus has many excellent qualities, I am no longer interested – more... in working the constantly varying schedule that most retail environments demand. My job is certainly not difficult, and the best part of my job is working with both great people and great fashion. – less