With the E&E department supervisor roles being cut and the combining of other roles it begs the question if TRU will soon have no full time positions. For a retail chain that only uses 25 to 50 people per store I have to wonder how that would work... read more
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Here is a story on US Jobs going to India - this is a epidemic, hard to stop right now, not only Toys R Us but also other companies as well are sending jobs to India - this is from New York Times: For four weeks this spring, a young woman from India... read more
David Brandon is a tough operator, he will lay off people to improve financial performance.
I worked at TRU Corporate for over 10 years in their IT dept. Literally every year around February, the layoff rumors would begin, and sure enough, layoff would happen. Management never met an employee they couldn't outsource. Everything you read... read more
Management only cares about themselves and workers work like dogs. No incentives to work hard. Hours are not realistic. STAY AWAY.
Seems once the yearly evaluations begin more DS positions are going to be eliminated as a cost cutting move. Should be limited to personal not essential to daily operations, such as most sales floor DS roles or the Price/Signage position.
I was told a week ago that all Order Management Supervisor Positions are being laid off due to downsizing. I was heartbroken and shocked. This would be the first time I was being laid off in any sort of position I've worked in. I feel so helpless.
I think I will be accepting a job soon, would you please answer my question on vacation hours.
Upper management is completely out of touch with the workload of middle management and the actual people who get the work done. Supervisors are all talk and no help. Middle management regularly puts in 12 to 14 hour days plus weekends. Some do not... read more
I am not sure about posts below but much of info is public anyway, CNN and Bloomberg already reported on the layoffs. On Wed we had an announcement that Toys 'R' Us will be cutting up to 500 jobs as part of a strategic plan to pump some monetary... read more
We do not know much right now, I heard multiple rumors but it looks like that 200 resources will be cut in the corporate office - it's a yet another restructuring and we'll see where this takes us. I am sick and tired of all organizational changes... read more
forgot to say that we do have a good training program, so come work for toysrus, learn things, get laid off and find even better job - it's a simple but efficient career progression plan
At Toys'r'Us gossip is rampant, nepotism and favoritism is wide spread, promotions are not merit based, no discount perks, crazy workload, layoffs are frequent. Expect issues in 2014, we had layoffs in 2013 as well.
Also, do I have to work every weekend, or, can I get some weekends off? What's the best time of day to work, I know TRU is busy on weekends, but what about weekdays and during the day?
And I never heard about layoffs at TRU...
Founded in 1948 by Charles Lazarus, The Toys "R" Us name made its debut in 1957. Operates over 1,000 stores in 35 countries and jurisdictions around the world under the Toys "R" Us, Babies "R" Us and FAO Schwarz banners. These locations sell toys... read more