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Updated 22 February, 2018
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Pros
  • Close to home, seems like a good environment to work (in 78 reviews)

  • You get to meet new people as well as familiar faces (in 71 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "I dont know"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Fun to work at, lots of different people

    Cons

    Lots of work to do all the time


  2. Helpful (3)

    "Depends on the district"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Dollar General full-time

    Pros

    Fast paced
    Well organized corporate offices

    Cons

    Long hours
    Overload of sales product

    Advice to Management

    Having a good district manager and good team in your store is key to your success


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Sales Associate"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Beaver, PA (US)
    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Beaver, PA (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Dollar General part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    It is very close to home and they are willing to work around my schedule

    Cons

    Have to work some evenings


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  5. "Store manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Memphis, TN (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Memphis, TN (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Dollar General full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    DG is well organized and stable

    Cons

    Robberies and run outs with store merchandise no security

    Advice to Management

    Keep a positive attitude and stay focused


  6. "Nice starter job"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Hundred, WV (US)
    Former Employee - Cashier in Hundred, WV (US)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Dollar General part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Loved the customers and my team members everyone was always so happy to be there management was great .

    Cons

    Worked more than part time always busy when stocking shelves and would have to work faster than you could stock

    Advice to Management

    None I loved my manager


  7. "Store Manager"

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    Current Employee - Store Manager
    Current Employee - Store Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Dollar General full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Positive company to work for. Cares about there workers.

    Cons

    Don't really have any. If you want to succeed you will have to put the effort in.


  8. Helpful (1)

    "Easy and surprisingly chill job"

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    Current Employee - Part Time Cashier
    Current Employee - Part Time Cashier
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Dollar General part-time

    Pros

    Nice coworkers, easy tasks, and flexible hours.

    Cons

    In honestly not many cons so far.


  9. "1 month experience at Dollar General"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Saline, MI (US)
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Saline, MI (US)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Dollar General part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Regular customers were friendly, always something to do, flexible work hours

    Cons

    Loose management, high turnover


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Flexible Scheduling"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Windsor, MO (US)
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Windsor, MO (US)
    Recommends

    I worked at Dollar General part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible Schedule
    Easy workload
    Appropriate operational hours
    Easygoing management

    Cons

    I do not have any cons


  11. "Decent place for part time employment"

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    Former Employee - Lead Sales Associate in Jonesboro, AR (US)
    Former Employee - Lead Sales Associate in Jonesboro, AR (US)

    I worked at Dollar General (More than a year)

    Pros

    Coworkers were great, very helpful. Management worked well with scheduling needs

    Cons

    Not enough staff to meet all store requirements


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