Payless ShoeSource
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Payless ShoeSource Careers and Employment

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About the company

  • CEO
    W. Paul Jones
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  • Company size
    501 to 1,000
  • Revenue
    $100M to $500M (USD)
  • Industry
  • Headquarters
    Topeka, KS
  • Link
    Payless ShoeSource website

Payless ShoeSource is the second largest specialty family footwear retailer in the world, offering a wide range of fashionable shoes and accessory items at affordable prices for every member of the family. The company’s mission is simple: Become the Go To, Get More, Pay Less shoe store for our customers. Payless has more about 3,400 stores in more than 30 countries and was founded in 1956 in Topeka, Kansas where its global headquarters remains today.

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Washington, PA

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Employees at Payless ShoeSource have reported receiving these benefits. They will vary by role and location.

Flexible schedule

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Sales Associate in Sterling, VA
on September 30, 2016

I have learned how to treat the elderly with respect and dignity. Working with demented people is challenging and fun. At the end of the day, I am proud of myself because I am bringing a difference in the resident's life.

Teamwork is present at Sunrise, in the Reminiscence Neighborhood. .

Store Leader in Fallbrook, CA
on December 1, 2022

Turnover was high due to low wages, making it difficult to maintain a solid team at the store level; minimum wage/part time for newcomers and significantly lower pay for management than at similar companies. Upper management was hit or miss- time with the company was often prioritized over ability to perform the job well- and made for inconsistent communication and expectations district and company wide

Sales/Cashier in Orlando, FL
on November 29, 2022

A lot of work but alright first time job work could be better you were constantly overworked and rude customer but management was good but it could be better no wonder they went out of business

Sales Associate in Wyoming, MI
on November 24, 2022

First job i ever had, managers were relaxed and kind, understanding if i was sick and appreciative of my open schedule. They gave me a lot of opportunities to take on new responsibilities. I genuinely enjoyed working with kids, and wish I could have worked here longer. RIP payless, really a fantastic buisiness.

Sales Associate in Grove City, PA
on November 21, 2022

Busy store, great selection of shoes, good prices… Nice employee discount… Any management I have worked for we’re great… You learned how to set displays, change sales, tag and untag sales etc…

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