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Macys, Seasonal Visual Assistant Job Review and Interview

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September 1, 2009
4 Star Rating Review by Macys Seasonal Visual Assistant


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A fast paced, fun job decorating the store for holidays.

Macys Seasonal Visual Assistant, in Springfield, Pennsylvania

Seasonal Visual Assistant Job Description

A Seasonal Visual Assistant at Macy's helps the Visual Manager and Assistant Manger prepare for the holidays. You will decorate trees and put them up, trim, decorations, garland, etc. You will be up and down ladders tying up garland, putting up snowflakes, stockings and other seasonal decor. You will also be asked to help with the day to day duties such as changing the sale signs at the entrances, changing mannequins and making beds in the home department.
Education None | Management High Quality | Stress Average Stress






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Macys Interview Questions

The interview was very comfortable. They will ask you if you have any experience with visual in department stores, but if you don't that's okay, as long as you are willing to work hard! They will also ask if you are comfortable with ladders, heights and getting a little dirty.

Salary and Benefits
Salary - Macys, Seasonal Visual Assistant is $9/Hourly.
No benefits but perks included a staff discount. The pay is better than the sales associate pay.

Working Conditions
The atmosphere is fast paced, but very fun. You will not be asked to anything you are not comfortable doing. You have very little to do with the patrons of the store as you are often behind the scenes, which helps keep your stress levels down. Sometimes patrons will ask you for directions or to ask a question and you are of course expected to help, but you do not work the registers. This Macy's store has a great attitude and they do what they can to help you. The management is also good at acknowledging the staff's efforts. The break room is clean and well stocked. They sometimes have pizza or other treats for a job well done.

Physical Requirements
It's a very physical job as you will be up and down ladders many times during the day, wrestling with mannequins,

Other Macys Job Information
This a great job if you do not like to be stuck behind a desk. Doing it seasonally is great if you are a student, stay at home mom or are looking to see if this is a career for you. It's satisfying work as well as you can see the fruits of your effort at the end of your time there, the store will look beautiful!

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