Ace Hardware

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Ace Hardware Reviews

Updated Jul 22, 2014
Ace Hardware – US – “Workbench Ace Hardware”

All Employees Current Employees Only

3.6 211 reviews

79% Approve of the CEO

Ace Hardware President and CEO Ray A. Griffith

Ray A. Griffith

(91 ratings)

66% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • you learn a lot about home improvement and retail(in 12 reviews)

  • Good values and very positive with respect to work life balance(in 7 reviews)


Cons
  • I only received minimum wage throughout the entirety of my employment(in 10 reviews)

  • Long hours and chaotic schedule(in 8 reviews)

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    Excellent job at an excellent place

    Cashier (Current Employee) Cave Creek, AZ

    ProsEmployee discount, wonderful and friendly coworkers, coworkers always ready to help you out if you need it, friendly customers, great management, easy-going job, flexible hours, no late nights, the company is able to give a good sense of company between each ace store in the country, good training, if you work hard and show responsibility and commitment you are able to move up as manager or similar

    Consendless watching of videos for training, cashiers seem to be stuck at the front all day with not much to do if it's a slow day

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

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    Absolutely Wonderful

    Store Manager (Former Employee) Richmond, CA

    ProsAll Ace's are independently owned, so my experience may differ quite largely from others.
    Very non-corporate, mom and pop shop
    Very close relationship with staff and customers
    Positive work environment
    Fair hours
    Great FIRST job

    ConsLow pay
    Lack of opportunity for advancement

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

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    My experience at Ace Hardware was a fun and a health environment, it was spectacular.

    Cashier (Former Employee) Benton, IL

    ProsAce Hardware is a fun and exciting place to work at. Every day there is a new adventure, as you can say. The customers were nice and always had something new and exciting to say. It was very easy to get along with everyone. They're very cheerful and happy coworkers, and I am glad to say that I was an employee at Ace Hardware The Helpful Place.

    ConsOne of the challenges of working at Ace Hardware is some days, like Saturdays, was the busiest days of the week. Trying to make the popcorn for the customers and trying to take care of customers at the same time. You have to be fast and careful at the same time. When the time goes by it gets easier.

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

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    Best job I've ever had. I learned a lot.

    Inventory Manager (Former Employee)

    ProsFamily environment. Everyone's voice mattered.

    ConsTop out in pay very quickly.

    Advice to Senior ManagementI think communication between corporate and store owner should be improved. Store owners should be more willing to work with corporate.

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

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    Great Place for High School Students

    Sales Associate (Former Employee) Crawfordsville, IN

    ProsFlexible hours
    Great Learning environment
    Get to meet interesting people

    ConsEach Ace Hardware Store is owned by a different person or family. So each store is ran different and standards vary from store to store.

    Advice to Senior ManagementTraining for new employees to keep same quality of service and performance consistent at each store and location.

    – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    A good company that takes care of its people.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsOpen and friendly work environment. They grow their people and are invested in their success. Great Work life balance.

    ConsTechnology is a bit lacking.

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

     

    Good Stepping Stone

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsEasy, laid back, good money. Probably one of the better jobs I've had in my life

    ConsCan be really boring sometimes, hard to answer questions sometimes

     

    I absolutely loved working for ace! I learned so much and gained so much!

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    Proseasy schedule, considerable pay, friendly environment

    Consthere are none to speak of.

    Advice to Senior Managementbe more of a manager, less of a friend

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    Best Company

    Cashier (Former Employee) Cedar Park, TX

    ProsGreat people to work for and I loved meeting and working with our customers.

    ConsNone except maybe more per hour

    Advice to Senior ManagementNone

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Head Cashier

    Head Cashier (Former Employee) Ocean Shores, WA

    ProsExcellent pay and benefits. They where a pleasure to work with and very empathetic. I had learned allot from everyone.

    ConsNone, the business for a mom and pop operation is excellent. In comparison to other companies in the area, this is none.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNone

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

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