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Advance Auto Parts CEO and Director Darren R. Jackson
Darren R. Jackson
414 Ratings
  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    Fast-paced, but understaffed often

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Retail Parts Pro in Memphis, TN
    Current Employee - Retail Parts Pro in Memphis, TN

    I have been working at Advance Auto Parts full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Full-time, full benefits after 90 days, most employees are down-to-earth and hard-working.

    Cons

    High turnover, store is understaffed most of the time. Management is more concerned about running lean on hours than they are about providing the best customer service possible.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If "Service is our best part", staff the stores with more than a skeleton crew so we can actually show the customers that service is REALLY our best part.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

Advance Auto Parts Interviews

Updated Oct 19, 2014
Updated Oct 19, 2014

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    One interview by general manager. Was asked basic automotive questions. Very short interview. Asked about previous work experience, nothing to difficult to answer. Very laid back experience. Had to pass a drug test. Started the following week.

    Accepted Offer

Advance Auto Parts Awards & Accolades

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Best Employers for Latinos to Work For in the Midwest, Latinos For Hire, 2012
America's Top Companies, Forbes, 2009
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Website www.advanceautoparts.com
Headquarters Roanoke, VA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1932
Type Company - Public (AAP)
Industry Retail
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
Competitors AutoZone, Oreillys, Pep Boys

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., Advance Auto Parts, Inc., a leading automotive aftermarket retailer of parts, accessories, batteries, and maintenance items, in the United States, serves both the do-it-yourself and professional installer markets. The company operates over 3,900 stores in 39 states, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands and employs over 55,000 of the best Team Members in the business.

Advance Auto Parts works hard to create an environment of honesty, integrity, mutual trust and dedication. Since our founding by Arthur Taubman in 1932, the values haven’t...
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