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True Value – Why Work For Us?

​​​​​​​​Join a company that values the best

Headquartered in Chicago, True Value Company is one of the world's largest member-owned hardware cooperatives. With Destination True Value we've created a compelling shopping experience for customers - and a winning opportunity for you.

 

At True Value Company, we're looking for the best. Whether you're launching your career or building your professional experience, we offer a rewarding environment where you can achieve your potential.

 

We support a spirit of entrepreneurial thinking, appreciate a passion for excellence, and foster a workplace that promotes teamwork and shared knowledge - all without losing sight of your individuality.

Our Mission

To be a world-class wholesaler with a strong retail focus, growing profitably

Our Vision

To help every True Value be the best hardware store in town

Our Values

  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Teamwork
  • Customer Focus
  • Driven to Succeed
  • Stewardship

 

​​​​​​​​The benefits of working with the best​​​​​​​​

In today's competitive business environment, we are committed to setting industry and market standards in support of our retailers and corporate operations. To reach these goals, we ask our associates to give us their all. In return, we offer all the benefits of working with professionals who are dedicated to putting their best foot forward every day.


In addition to rewarding jobs, valuable experience and compensation that matches your commitment to excellence, True Value Company offers a total benefits package that acknowledges your contribution and performance.

​​​​​​​​​​​Benefits for health​​​​​​​​​​​


In today's competitive business environment, we are committed to setting industry and market standards in support of our retailers and corporate operations. To reach these goals, we ask our associates to give us their all. In return, we offer all the benefits of working with professionals who are dedicated to putting their best foot forward every day.


In addition to rewarding jobs, valuable experience and compensation that matches your commitment to excellence, True Value Company offers a total benefits package that acknowledges your contribution and performance.


  • Medical Care, including Prescription Coverage
  • Dental Care
  • Vision Care
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) - Healthcare and/or Dependent Care

​​​​​​​​Benefits for continuing education​​​​​​​​

When you grow, we all grow. True Value is a company that invests in your professional development. We provide opportunities you can leverage to enhance your knowledge and accelerate your career. Whether you’re looking to improve technical, team and leadership skills or pursuing an advanced degree, we offer education and opportunities to achieve your personal best.


Continuing education benefits and resources include:


  • True Value University (TVU) - a comprehensive resource for skills training and professional education
  • Tuition reimbursement for approved graduate-level courses



​​​​​​​​Benefits for financial security​​​​​​​​

  • Short-Term Disability *
  • Long-Term Disability (Basic* and Supplemental)
  • Long-Term Care
  • Life Insurance (Basic* and Supplemental)
  • AD&D Insurance (Basic* and Supplemental)
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Legal Services Plan
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance*
  • 401(k) Savings Plan (with Guaranteed Matching* and Discretionary Profit Sharing*)


* Company provided.



​​​​​​​​Benefits that inspire work/life balance​​​​​​​​

Our company is growing, but our environment has a family feel. Our people are True Value's greatest asset. They're at the core of our brand. They exemplify what our name is all about. As our company continues to move forward, we're focused on attracting the best and brightest - with benefits to help balance personal and work responsibilities.


  • Wholesale Prices on Merchandise
  • Volunteerism Opportunities
  • Access to Leadership
  • Paid Vacation, Holidays and Personal Days
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Wellness Program
  • Business Casual Dress (with Jeans Fridays)
  • Employee Appreciation and Events
  • Adoption Assistance


Additional benefits at Retail Support Center:


  • On-site Fitness Center
  • On-site ATM
  • On-site Deli and Convenience Store
  • Free Parking
  • Convenient to Public Transportation

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY POLICY STATEMENT


True Value Company is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all Federal, State and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex/gender (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other protected legal status, under federal, state, or local law. This policy applies to all employment decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    I have been working at True Value

    Pros

    Great benefits and work environment. Management can be a little demanding but its for your own good.

    Cons

    Small room for growth. Even though you make a good living, you eeventually hit the wall of growth.

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True Value Interviews

Updated Sep 9, 2014
Updated Sep 9, 2014

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    Anonymous Employee in Harvard, IL
    Anonymous Employee in Harvard, IL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at True Value in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    Applied online and received call to come in to interview on the following day. After interview I was told not to expect a call until after the following week. Received letter in mail not a call.

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Additional Info

Website www.truevaluecompany.com
Headquarters Chicago, IL
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1948
Type Company - Private
Industry Retail
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year

Headquartered in Chicago, True Value Company is one of the world's largest member-owned hardware cooperatives. With an exciting new store format, we've created a compelling shopping experience for customers - and a winning opportunity for you.

At True Value Company, we're looking for the best. Whether you're launching your career or building your professional experience, we... More

Mission: To be a world-class wholesaler with a strong retail focus, growing profitably

Vision:
To help every True Value be the best hardware store in town

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