Harbor Freight Tools

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Summer job, but I feel bad for people stuck there

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Former Employee - Sales Associate
Former Employee - Sales Associate

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

Pros

Fun to work with customers, discounts

Cons

Lots of forced add on sales, confusing coupons, lots of corporate pressure.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

People want to buy your cheap tools, stop trying to force them into your silly members program.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    I learned alot of things about different tools.

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    Former Employee - Pricing Coordinator in Humble, TX
    Former Employee - Pricing Coordinator in Humble, TX

    I worked at Harbor Freight Tools full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Great people, great managers, great schedule.

    Cons

    Some customers don't like the return policy.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I love working with this company and I hope to continue in the future.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Entry level company.

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager

    I worked at Harbor Freight Tools full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    The company has good health and 401K benefits, if you can get a full time position.

    Cons

    The company is mostly interested in part time employees and ultimately doesn't care about employee welfare. Low wages. No benefits for part time employees. The available hours are based on an unusually small percentage of sales dollars; 5.5% is considered very high. Schedules and hours are not consistent.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take better care of the store level employees. Your current business practices aren't conducive to to long term employee retention and you can't run the company without them.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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