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Ace Hardware President and CEO Ray A. Griffith
Ray A. Griffith
119 Ratings

    Great work life balance, nicest people

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Ace Hardware full-time


    People who work there are very nice, seriously every corner

    You are not micromanaged, you can make decisions and feel supported

    Great work life balance


    Need more promotional opportunities

    Would prefer more vacation time

    Casual dress would be great!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Even if people aren't managing a person, you can promote them to manage a product or department. This is the best way you'll keep people.

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Ace Hardware Interviews

Updated Dec 4, 2014
Updated Dec 4, 2014

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    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    All 3 managers sat in the room and all of them interviewed me at the same time, they had me identify basic tools then sent me out of the room while they decided

    Interview Questions
    • They had me Identify some tools, It wasn't that hard, it was like a wrench and a bolt and a screw, Just the basics which you should know if your going to work at a hardware store.   Answer Question
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Ace Hardware Awards & Accolades

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Ace Hardware Ranks Highest in Customer Satisfaction among Home Improvement Retailers For a Third Consecutive Year, J.D. Power and Associates, 2009

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Headquarters Oak Brook, IL
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Private
Industry Retail
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

In an age of big-box home improvement centers (Home Depot, Lowes), Ace makes the case for the local hadeware store. By sales it is the #1 hardware cooperative in the US, ahead of Do It Best. Ace dealer-owners operate more than 4,440 Ace Hardware stores, home centers, and lumber and building materials locations in all 50 US states and about 60 other countries. Stores range in size from small, urban shops to large rural locations. From about 15 warehouses Ace distributes such products as electrical and plumbing supplies, garden equipment, hand tools, housewares, and power... More

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