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Helpful (3)

Could be a company for the show UNDERCOVER BOSS

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Cashier/Customer Service/Stocker in Kilmarnock, VA
Current Employee - Cashier/Customer Service/Stocker in Kilmarnock, VA

I have been working at Family Dollar Stores part-time (Less than a year)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

The manger at the store is very helpful in guiding her employees. Gives of herself to the store no matter what is going on her life. A very depenbable person.

Cons

The company will not give hours and the manger has to give up vacation time just to be able to give employee hours.

Advice to Management

get rid of employees who can not keep up the pace in unloading trucks. There are some that work and can not bend over and will not do recovery and push things forward on the bottom shelves.

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  1. Helpful (3)

    Shoplifters, alcoholics, drug users, prostitutes

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
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    Former Employee - Store Manager in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Minneapolis, MN

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

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

    Pros

    I can't think of one redeeming quality for this company.

    Cons

    Pay is low, coverage in the stores is a joke. Theft is rampant, customers routinely walk out with more in their pockets than in a shopping bag. Employees safety is constantly at risk. Upper management only cares about stock performance and profit margins, employees are not a priority.

    Advice to Management

    Stop leaving employees alone in stores. Be responsible for employee safety.


  2. Helpful (2)

    They Are Always Hiring - WHY?

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Family Dollar Stores part-time (More than 10 years)

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

    Pros

    Great Customers & Co-Workers "Open Door Policy"

    Cons

    Unfortunately for this company the negativity written on this site is TRUE! This company lies to its employees - beware when taking confidential surveys - your district manager will get the results and you will be terminated! As a manager you will work 60+ hours-so remember when you get that so called BONUS that you actually earned it - they are NOT giving YOU anything. You will be told that your payroll is based on your sales - not true. Your sales get higher and your payroll gets lower - forcing you to cut employees hours. Why are most of the employees getting EBT??? Shrink in these stores is immense - why?? Perhaps it is underpaid employees but mostly due to the fact you are running a store all by yourself all day long!!!! Wear depends and grab some nabs! Be sure to do an employee sale - they dont give you a discount - they just want to see how much of YOUR paycheck they are getting back!

    Advice to Management

    Revisit the alloted payroll given to your stores to fit the needs of the business & make employees want to stay. Stop intimidating and threatening the employees on a daily basis. Upgrade your pos equipment and computer systems. Stop being so greedy!!!


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