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Best part was the people I worked with

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Former Employee - Cashier in Naperville, IL
Former Employee - Cashier in Naperville, IL

I worked at Ace Hardware part-time (More than 3 years)

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

I worked at a suburban Chicago Ace for over four years. I was paid minimum wage, even after those four years. The main reason I stuck around was because of my co-workers. They're my second family and I've never felt that genuine connection between employees anywhere else I have worked. Our "regular" customers were another reason I worked there for so long. They were more like co-workers than customers - many of them knew their way around the store like the back of their hand.

Cons

Over my four years spent with Ace, I only made minimum wage. I was a good employee who attained a 100% on all the mystery shop evalulations I had recieved. The store manager was rude to both employees and customers, and drove sales down during the period in which she was there. It was also extremely difficult to take time off - even one day. Management required you to find someone to cover your shift in order to take that time off - but they never once allowed anyone to work overtime.

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  1. My experience working with this company was amazing.

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    Former Intern - Sales Associate in Aston, PA
    Former Intern - Sales Associate in Aston, PA

    I worked at Ace Hardware as an intern (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    This job has Great Hours. Great Pay. Great Experience. Great staff.

    Cons

    There really isn't any cons of this job.

    Advice to Management

    The advice to management is to always be aware of the price range.

  2. Ex Store Manager

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    Former Employee - General Manager in Akron, OH
    Former Employee - General Manager in Akron, OH

    I worked at Ace Hardware (More than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Image of giant corporation but actually locally owned stores tailored to the community they serve.Can give you the feel of running your own business, depending on how oh hands the owner is.

    Cons

    The locally owned factor means each store will be managed differently. It all depends on the owner.

    Advice to Management

    Use your guidence by Ace to be as consistent as possible. Always look to use best practices and learn from your follow dealers.

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