Dollar General

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It has been a successful job and it comes easily.

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Current Employee - Lead Sales Associate
Current Employee - Lead Sales Associate

I have been working at Dollar General part-time

Pros

Easy to get promoted, alright pay, flexible scheduling

Cons

call-outs, hard work--load sometimes, and there aren't enough breaks.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Very Misleading Recruitment

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    Current Employee - Store Manager in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Dollar General full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Expansion means you can work close to home

    Cons

    Very bad hours, I was introduced at 50 hours and was asked to go to multiple stores and was given 80 hours almost immediately. I left because of this.

    Upper management lacks direction and training, I had a lot of unanswered questions and the common expression was "Well that is just how DG does it, I don't know why"

    Pay for store managers is the lowest in the entire retail industry on a bell curve

    New stores are not being built large enough to handle volume

    Managers are not given the hours/labor to complete tasks assigned in a realistic way. Store manager has to pick up all the slack. No work life balance

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be respectful of work life balance, technology is outdated, let managers manager their store and have input. Cleanliness, safety, and space is a huge issue in all stores, including new store models. Clearance turnover plan is poor, clogs stores and is unsightly. Out of the 20 employees I worked with, none smiled. They were over worked and depressed, many told me they had to work multiple jobs even as FT.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Great Company- No Advancement Opportunities

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    Former Employee - Manager in Goodlettsville, TN
    Former Employee - Manager in Goodlettsville, TN

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

    Pros

    Bonus opportunities Perks and Discounts, and the Available Technology

    Cons

    Good Ole Boy Network and Lack of Advancement Opportunities

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make diversity (esp. women) a priority- not just at the store level, but at the corporate office.
    Leverage the talent you have. Alot of great people have left for better opportunities at other companies.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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