Sears Holdings Corporation Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Operations Manager?

Operations Manager in Bend:
"Work Flexibility."
Pros: I set my own schedule, hours and days. Have a lot of say in how things are run around the office with minimal supervision.
Cons: My boss is NEVER here and currently been traveling for the last 2 months and checks in and works remotely when needed. On call at night and over the weekends for emergencies.

Operations Manager in Cambridge:
"Executives."
Be prepared for unusual requests and ideas from executives that you may feel don't make sense for the company.

Operations Manager in Green Bay:
"Political environment."
Understand how to deal with the politics of a large organization.

Operations Manager in Kirkland:
"On the go."
Pros: I like the people I work with and the work I do.
Cons: I don't get paid enough, the commute is too far. I no longer get compensated for the ware and tare on my car. Long hours, work 7 days a week some times.

Operations Manager in Pittsburgh:
"Hard Work."
Learn psychology, every person is different.

Operations Manager in Kalispell:
"Paper Work."
Understand you will be dealing with a lot of paper work and employee issues.

Operations Manager in Charlotte:
"Demonstrate positive values to those I influence."
Spend time with others, show that I care by listen to their suggestions and questions, propose alternatives to their solutions. Challenge others to see problems as viewed from different people might see them. Encourage them to solve the problem(s) using multiple approaches. Do not let anyone take themselves too seriously--take time to laugh together.