Family Dollar Stores

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Good place to start!

Store Manager (Former Employee) Springfield, MA (US)

ProsVery good company to start with, you get a lot of experience from the ground up and can work your way up in the company very quickly.

ConsAs a Store Manager you must push 3/4 of the freight yourself and if your older that can be very hard to do, sometimes the help is not very reliable for showing up and the staffing is so low there is no one to call in, also they tell you that you will work 52 hr a week but you end up working 80 to 90 hr because of under staffing of the store.

Advice to Senior ManagementLet the Store Manager be the store manager not the stock boy, hire a stock person who's only job is stocking (not cashiering) 40hr a week and you will see a BIG improvement. Give more responsibility to the Asst. Manager. Have hiring and training stores in every area, then sent the person to their store, (McDs) methods. works very well.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good Company, Growing Fast.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Family Dollar Stores


    Pros: Good Culture, Stong Growth. The company is growing very fast, and some of the… Cons: Sometimes simple requests get lost in the maze of people. There are people promoted… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Family Dollar Nightmare

    Assistant Manager (Former Employee) North Myrtle Beach, Horry, SC (US)

    I worked at Family Dollar Stores full-time for less than a year


    Pros: Thorough training provided, pay is decent Cons: Unsanitary work environment, rude and disrespectful management, do not provide lunch breaks(even on 8-10 hour shifts) or 15 minute breaks unless you are a… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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