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Family Dollar Stores Reviews

Updated 20 August, 2018
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Gary M. Philbin
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Pros
  • "100%customer service merchandise inventory planograms resets training employees schedule payroll bank deposits inventory control" (in 57 reviews)

  • "Great people and the pay was good" (in 46 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work Life balance is difficult due to rotating schedule" (in 70 reviews)

  • "Upper management don't tell you that you wont actually be trained" (in 130 reviews)

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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. "Asst Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Family Dollar Stores full-time

    Pros

    I love to help people out and I love to work

    Cons

    No down side I love to work

  3. "No"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great company till bought out

    Cons

    Lots hours No life at all


  4. "Asst Manager"

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

    I worked at Family Dollar Stores full-time

    Pros

    Hours can work overtime

    Cons

    Not enough security to make sure employees are safe

    Advice to Management

    Hire SECURITY


  5. "Work experience"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service
    Former Employee - Customer Service
    Doesn't Recommend

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

    Pros

    Overtime and growth in management

    Cons

    No life acceptable outside of family dollar

    Advice to Management

    3 months


  6. "Environment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Family Dollar Stores part-time

    Pros

    The hours were good here. Manager was nice.

    Cons

    They pay was great. The customers were rude.


  7. "Assitant Manager"

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

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

    Pros

    You get paid every week

    Cons

    Unloading a full truck in the middle of summer

    Advice to Management

    Listen to what your loyal employees have to say

  8. "Assistant Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX (US)

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

    Pros

    Flexible, good atmosphere, will work with ypu

    Cons

    Security, need better pay, no breaks


  9. "Assistance Store Manager"

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    Current Employee - ASM- Assistant Store Manager in Indianapolis, IN (US)
    Current Employee - ASM- Assistant Store Manager in Indianapolis, IN (US)

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

    Pros

    Customers, helping others, team work and building a brand, completing task as well as multitasking.

    Cons

    The store gets rob every other night

    Advice to Management

    Keep your eye on the prize


  10. "Gm store mgr"

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    Former Employee - General Manager in Hamilton, OH (US)
    Former Employee - General Manager in Hamilton, OH (US)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Family Dollar Stores full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    It's a job it pays weekly

    Cons

    It's a bad company poorly managed theft is very bad I felt in danger at work

    Advice to Management

    I was a gm


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