Thread regarding Belk layoffs

Almost everyone is trying to be the boss’s favorite

I can only speak for the store where I work, although I guess it’s not much different in other stores either. Colleagues despise the person who is very obviously the manager’s favorite and they keep complaining about favoritism, but at the same time everyone is trying to become his new favorite. Honestly, have you ever tried to become a boss's favorite and how?

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I'm wondering if this happening in all the bells few employees get away with so much stuff and management doesn't do anything about it. The constant calling sick, calling saying they're going to show up and they don't show up. Using personal phone constantly getting paid so much money for hardly not working. and they are still working there. One thing I've noticed it. For sure it takes forever to let someone go. That is, if possible. What happened to those days three strikes you're out in the olden days. Now now you can have 100 stripes and you're still there.

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Post ID: @5cxx+1h0aOfdw

Exactly. I can only speak for myself but I do not despise any of my coworkers. Maybe I don't respect a lot of them but they can do whatever they want. I personally don't care if I am the favorite. I just want to be treated decently. Which we all know is not going to happen at belk. And in my store the problem with the favorites is they are not looking after the customers best interest. It's mostly about how they can do less or not do what they don't want to do.Truth is I can barely stand our customer base anymore but I still try to maintain decent customer service. @qgw. You are so right. The more you do the more they put on you. They really do not care. And because of the cheap clothes and liquiation prices our customer base is a bunch of panicky cheap shoppers that you can not please because it's never cheap enough. Surprising enough I was given a nice raise a couple of months ago so I guess that is what has kept me there but I think our store is going to close. It is in pretty bad shape.

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Post ID: @3nox+1h0aOfdw

Why would you want to be the favorite of a boss at a failing company that is on its way out? Get new people to look up to

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Post ID: @eir+1h0aOfdw

Brown-Nose, Bootlicker or lack of better word trying to be Store Manager’s favorite is not that hard at Belk! If you do a lot of Belk Reward Credits, Email Capture, Download Belk Apps and attending morning meetings and laugh and agree with your Belk store managers and their stupid jokes then you are probably already a Belk favorite. However, Sycamore Partners and Belk company have changed Belk company to be a cheap retail flee market today. Don’t waste your time to do everything for Belk because the more you do the more work you will get! Don’t let them take advantage of you because they will and don’t care! It is all about profit and money at Belk!

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