Advance Auto Parts
2.8 of 5 600 reviews
www.advanceautoparts.com Roanoke, VA 5000+ Employees

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Crummy Retail Environment, little room to excel in the company, terrible corporate policies.

Assistant Manager (Former Employee)
Raleigh, NC

ProsThe company is a very corporate buzzword, stereotypical retail environment. Normally a bad thing, but generally if you have a decent district manager, and show interest in moving up within the company, you will do fine. One thing I would suggest is that if you're interested in working at any type of auto parts store, try to work at or transfer to a store located in a nicer area. I had worked in one of the richest areas in my state for a while, and the job was very rewarding. I transferred to a store in a much poorer area and it was quite different.

ConsAs a sales associate you're expected to constantly be working on a dozen things at once. Unless the GM is competent, you'll find yourself either in the back of the store smoking cigarettes with management, or up front alone do their job. It's very high stress, and your mileage will vary drastically depending on how involved the other employees are with just doing their job.

Advice to Senior ManagementNone.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Management is inconsistent and contradictory

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    I worked at Advance Auto Parts full-time


    Pros: You will get paid on time Cons: Too many to list here Advice to Senior Management: Pick a direction and be consistent No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    I enjoyed my job.

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    I worked at Advance Auto Parts full-time


    Pros: Great part-time for full-time job opportunity, depending on your need.… Cons: not all stores have cameras Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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