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Well..it is retail..

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Cashier
Current Employee - Cashier

I have been working at Harbor Freight Tools part-time (More than a year)

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

Pros

Commission. You get paid to sell "warranties" on select items. Selling more gets you more money. In a perfect world that should merit more hours, but sadly it doesn't! PTO You receive a small portion of time off on each paycheck depending on the hours you work. The more hours you work the more PTO time you receive each check.

Cons

Few Hours for part time workers (8-15 at most) Upper management sucks Unrealistic expectations!! If you're looking for a part time job (maybe 2-3 days a week) with commission then this may be the job for you. If you're trying to make a living, look elsewhere!!

Advice to Management

Management seems to be living in a fantasy world thinking people can survive off 10 hours a week!! They slash hours and continue to hire more people??!! Instead of rewarding employees who sell membership programs and extended service plans, they slash their hours..its nonsense to say the least. We don't need a team of 20 people all getting 10 hours working only 2 days a week; and then expected to produce at the level of an employee who gets 40. Unrealistic expectations.

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  1. Fun place to work, lots of variety in duties and great co-workers.

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    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - Cashier in Hillsboro, OR
    Former Employee - Cashier in Hillsboro, OR

    I worked at Harbor Freight Tools part-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Variety in duties and great co-workers makes it a fun company to work for.

    Cons

    Not enough hours available. They hire too may people so that everyone get 12 hours a week. Not acceptable.

    Advice to Management

    Give the dependable and hard working employees more hours and let the lazy ones go.


  2. PAY is terriable

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

    I have been working at Harbor Freight Tools part-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    coworkers are nice, a few customers are great

    Cons

    management needs better training, all they care about is their bonus

    Advice to Management

    pay better


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