7-Eleven Reviews

Updated March 23, 2015
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7-Eleven President and CEO Joe DePinto
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Pros
  • Flexible schedule, many open shifts to cover for co-workers who called out (in 19 reviews)

  • It is an easy job to do with flexible hours (in 11 reviews)

Cons
  • Work-life balance can't be achieved, they can't stop filling the funnel with things to do (in 14 reviews)

  • Sometime if the employee dont show up i have to work foy long hours which feels really boring (in 19 reviews)

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  1. Field Consultant

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    Current Employee - Field Consultant
    Current Employee - Field Consultant

    I have been working at 7-Eleven

    Pros

    Good pay, good information systems

    Cons

    Change directions frequently, some poor upper management, long hours

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2. No support for higher education

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    Former Employee - Store Manager in San Antonio, TX
    Former Employee - Store Manager in San Antonio, TX

    I worked at 7-Eleven full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Great management training and great instructors

    Cons

    Was told by my Field Consultant that I was not allowed to attend college

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Encourage Education and growth

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. Franchise Environment - Good at development

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    Current Employee - Business Consultant in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Business Consultant in New York, NY

    I have been working at 7-Eleven full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Intense training, flexible schedule, decent pay, good benefts, wealth of data (reports, numbers) for decision-making

    Cons

    Extremely high expectations, juggling fifteen different things every day does not allow for real impact at the store level, the vision from the top does not always trickle down through middle management

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  5. long hour lack of diversity

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at 7-Eleven full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    good pay good vacation friendly employee

    Cons

    long hour lack of diversity

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  6. 7 eleven on west 3rd sucks

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at 7-Eleven

    Pros

    You get free coffee and fountain drinks that's about it

    Cons

    ..........................................

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7. I enjoyed my job as a store manager. I worked for corporate stores.

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    Former Employee - Store Manager (Corporate) in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Store Manager (Corporate) in Chicago, IL

    I worked at 7-Eleven full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    I liked the flexibility of the hours and the freedom of running my stores. Great benefits and bonus program among other perks.

    Cons

    Too many change overs in district mangers/ field consultants. Seemed like they changed every month.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get better candidates for the field consultant position maybe hire experienced store managers.otherwise I don't have any other suggestions.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. Night shift , sales associate, order writer , truck check in

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at 7-Eleven

    Pros

    Excellent temporary job opportunities, for now

    Cons

    No shift differential compensation, broken management promises

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  9. Good working experience. Great coworkers and lots of interaction with customers.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at 7-Eleven

    Pros

    Great management, cooperative friendly working environment and co workers are really helpful and friendly.

    Cons

    They pay rate isn't the highest however you don't expect to get payed that much when working in a convince store.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. Great place to start a career

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    Former Employee - Management Trainee in Raleigh, NC
    Former Employee - Management Trainee in Raleigh, NC

    I worked at 7-Eleven full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Chance to earn a high salary with bonus
    Exposure to multiple facets of running a business
    Good benefits

    Cons

    Weekend and evening schedules can be demanding
    High turnover leads to lots of uncertainty in daily planning and execution

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  11. I enjoyed the atmosphere of the store, customers were always pleasant and the work wasnt too hateful.

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Clinton, MD
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Clinton, MD

    I worked at 7-Eleven part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    The work wasnt hard, I got paid weekly, which is always nice, I got good hours, and my coworkers were always there to help.

    Cons

    Management had the tendency to try and micro manage me, they had shady financial policies, and often didn't hold to their word.

    No opinion of CEO

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