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6 people found this helpful  

Fairly rewarding until now that they want to micro manage

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Current Employee - Manager  in  Richland, MS
Current Employee - Manager in Richland, MS

I have been working at Advance Auto Parts full-time for more than a year

Pros

Very customer friendly. Fairly easy to move up.

Cons

MICROMANAGING has gotten out of hand!

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Please let us run our store

Recommends
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 5 people found this helpful  

    Don't do it!

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    Former Employee - General Manager  in  Lagrange, GA
    Former Employee - General Manager in Lagrange, GA

    I worked at Advance Auto Parts full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Being able to help people solve problems.

    Cons

    No time with family, must be a puppet, no say in how to run a store, changes daily, MICROMANAGED every minute of the day. After 14 long years I was let go for something someone else did and I was not aware of it. Often belittled by DL and they say they will back you that is a joke they back the customer period and will dog you out in a second!!!! The store does the work and everyone else above them reaps all the rewards will little or no effort!!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get back to the basics and really start caring more about your people and less about how to line your pockets and the stock holders pockets. If you treat the people at the store good then they will do whatever you want them to. If you want to pay minimum wage then you will get minimum wage work and you are asking for way to much and to many changes everyday! GET BACK to Basics like selling car parts!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Probably the best auto parts store to work for.

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Advance Auto Parts

    Pros

    Company knows how to treat it's employees well.

    Cons

    Pay is a bit low for non managerial sales personnel.

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