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Came in hopeful, only to be fed endless lies and false opportunities

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Former Intern - IT- Networkin, Engineering, Design in Matthews, NC
Former Intern - IT- Networkin, Engineering, Design in Matthews, NC

I worked at Family Dollar Stores as an intern (Less than a year)

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Great people. Great environment, when upper management were away. Enjoyed job.

Cons

Management was over-bearing. Too many rules. Try to overload lower level employees.

Advice to Management

Give your interns and lower level employees a chance, many of us knew more and had more experience than those higher up on the food chain.

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  1. Helpful (2)

    Stay Away!!

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    Former Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Matthews, NC
    Former Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Matthews, NC

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Business model is economically viability.

    Cons

    Out dated methods, ancient technology, unhealthy leadership, oppressive culture, no work/life balance, production more important than people, VERY hierarchical, "Check the box" mentality, etc.

    Advice to Management

    Rebuild the entire leadership from the inside out.


  2. Helpful (2)

    Long hours, semi decent pay

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    Former Employee - Store Manager
    Former Employee - Store Manager

    I worked at Family Dollar Stores full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Running the store on your own, decent people to work with (since you hired them yourself)

    Cons

    LOOOOOONG Hours as a store manager, little payroll, customers who would steal right in front of you and you cant stop them, DM was great, above them, idiots (have they EVER had to run a store?)

    Advice to Management

    Anyone who is overseeing (RVP, LP, etc) districts, step into our shoes! Family Dollar has more stores in less than desirable locations than any other retailer besides Dollar General. Can you run a store with 1.3 shrink? Try it, just for a month!


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