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A company that focuses on controlling costs.

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Retail Store Manager
Current Employee - Retail Store Manager
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Dollar General full-time (More than a year)

Pros

The company offers a good variety of products to consumers and has room for advancement for employees.

Cons

Heavy work load with insufficient time to complete tasks. Wage compensation could be better.

Advice to Management

Reduce double work. (take one ad down to hang next ad that offers same price breaks) (moving seasonal/discontinued items several times to make room for new product when seasonal/discontinues items should have been reduced in price to move them out the door.) Create policies that make it easier for management to hold employees accountable. A goal for productivity is not the same as a policy. A policy does not leave room for plausible excuses.

Other Employee Reviews for Dollar General

  1. Overworked

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Former Store Manager in Las Vegas, NV
    Current Employee - Former Store Manager in Las Vegas, NV
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Dollar General full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Low price on many of the merchandise

    Cons

    This company only worry about their numbers, they don't care about their associate. SM and ASM worked as many hours as 50-60 hours a week because there is not enough hours for the hourly associates. They dont appreciate what you do. They expect you to do all the things on their list and yet there is no manpower. This company is a MICROMANAGEMENT and MEDIOCRE.

    Advice to Management

    Do not overload your salaried manager. Invest on security guard, and maintenance. Show that you care, treat your associate as human and not a data numbers


  2. Helpful (1)

    Abusive Employer

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Store Manager in York, PA
    Former Employee - Store Manager in York, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Dollar General full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    My customer and most of my staff.

    Cons

    district and regional management are largely unqualified, lack basic management skills and are largely uneducated (District Manager couldn't spell simple words like safety-safty and allowed-aloud. HR is largely cluless and strangley seem to be clueless on inapproriate actions of District and Regional Managers.

    Advice to Management

    Upper mgt needs to be careful who they put in regional and district position. Having people move up through the system is comendable but make sure they are properly educated. Ignorant people can be a liability. I had a regional director at a meeting question a new store manager on why they had a disable person working for them Really?! Also finally admit that rolltainers are dangerous and your stocking procedures and inventory control measures are substandard. And stop bragging in your recruitment that you a top 200 firm you won't be unless you change your attitude towards your hourly staffs. If the econmomy ever recovers your attitude towards your employees doesn't improve, and customers do notice and have commented, you'll be closing stores rather than opening them.


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