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4 people found this helpful

Unbelievably poor training and motivation

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Parts Sales Manager in Alexandria, VA
Current Employee - Parts Sales Manager in Alexandria, VA

I have been working at AutoZone full-time (more than a year)

Pros

Flexible scheduling, plenty of locations, good benefits

Cons

Bring your own knowledge of automobiles because they will not teach you anything, their idea of motivation is "Do this or else we will cut your hours or simply fire you", their Culture is "The customer always comes first" their Value is "nickle and dime every customer with check out challenge items so I get my bonus, or I will fire you", their training method is "It has to be done, so do it. Or be fired"

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Respect the associates more and they will do more for you. Offer more training then simple one line pitches to sell check out challenges. Develop associates instead of threatening them with being fired constantly. Be more consistent with goals and direction instead of flip flopping every period.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
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  1. 3 people found this helpful

    Doesn't care about employees. Run very inefficiently.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Hub Driver
    Former Employee - Hub Driver

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

    Pros

    Better than flipping burgers. Not hard work. Hub drivers usually get to be alone most of the day.

    Cons

    Customers assume you are automatically a high level mechanic
    No discounts on good products
    Low Pay
    Horrible Management only looking for bonuses
    Horrible hours

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Managers only care about getting bonuses if they reach certain sales figures. they dont care about the employees

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful

    It was a good experience but there is room for improvement.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Parts Sales Manager in Laredo, TX
    Former Employee - Parts Sales Manager in Laredo, TX

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

    Pros

    Good benifits and a decent discount.

    Cons

    The company doesn't want to pay what you deserve.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay better

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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