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Family Dollar Stores Reviews

Updated 22 September, 2017
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Gary M. Philbin
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  1. "No growth opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good people to work with and good work/life balance

    Cons

    Too many management levels. Always changing organization structure


  2. "District Manager"

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    Former Employee - District Manager
    Former Employee - District Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Family Dollar Stores full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Healthy pay, good benefits, quarterly bonus, company car. The company has a lot of opportunity to advance due to high turnover and growth.

    Cons

    The company tolerates low operational standards that lead to poor morale among the field management. High turnover, frequent realignment can create difficulty in cultivating team relationships with supervisors and peers.


  3. "Great"

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    Current Employee - Chashier
    Current Employee - Chashier
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I meet and talk to all type of people The store is easy to get around and clean good co-workers

    Cons

    Slow day and sometimes get some really rude customers who are just trying to ruin a good day someone is having


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  5. "great place to learn managment"

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    Current Employee - Retail Store Manager in Rochester, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Retail Store Manager in Rochester, NY (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    salary is very good there

    Cons

    hours for store manager are ruling to say the least expect 60-70 hours a week in your store

    Advice to Management

    give more hours to schedule employees, it would lead to less burn out on management.


  6. "Cashier"

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    Current Employee - Cashier in Birmingham, AL (US)
    Current Employee - Cashier in Birmingham, AL (US)
    Doesn't Recommend

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

    Pros

    Easy work, meeting new people

    Cons

    Depends on the managers. But run things poorly

    Advice to Management

    Talk to costumer and employees with respect and not like we one of you kids


  7. "Customer service representative"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Philadelphia, PA (US)
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Philadelphia, PA (US)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Family Dollar Stores (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Hours and time and a half is helpful

    Cons

    No discount and pay could be better

    Advice to Management

    Hire more people


  8. "Asst. Store Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Family Dollar Stores full-time

    Pros

    You get a title

    Cons

    You do everything with little pay


  9. "customer service"

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    Former Employee - Housekeeper in Williamsburg, VA (US)
    Former Employee - Housekeeper in Williamsburg, VA (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    helping customers get what they want

    Cons

    when customers don't give you respect.

    Advice to Management

    take time to train people more until they get it.


  10. "store Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Family Dollar Stores full-time

    Pros

    Costumers
    Team work
    Pay
    Products
    Vendors

    Cons

    Hard work
    Languages
    Rudeness from customer


  11. "Great pay"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Family Dollar Stores full-time

    Pros

    Great pay, when in managment

    Cons

    When understaff it becomes a nightmare to work there for

    Advice to Management

    Schedule wisely


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