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Excellent place to work, the management team is one of the best !

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Cashier in Hickory, NC
Current Employee - Cashier in Hickory, NC

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

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

Pros

They are really understanding when you have difficulties and will work around the schedules if you have another job! The managers are excellent human beings and they have a positive attitude almost all the time. We have opportunities to add a little extra money to our paycheck and they do their best to keep the working team united! Everyone is considerate and we all do our best to help each other, that's a great working environment, it makes you feel more like a family. The products are really good and the prices are super, which makes it really easy to appeal the customer.

Cons

When things are slow at the store, hours go too low, from 25-28 hours to 5-10 hours a week. Sometimes we are really short handed to manage a whole day shift, specially on the warehouse crew, which makes the rest of the team overworked.

Advice to Management

Management team can do better at organizational efforts when it has to do with everyday schedules.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    High pressure low pay

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Warehouse Supervisor in Battle Creek, MI
    Former Employee - Warehouse Supervisor in Battle Creek, MI

    I worked at Harbor Freight Tools full-time (More than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    Great benefits Starts above minimum wage

    Cons

    No support from management got thrown under the bus. Had to do managers job plus my own then got yelled at because it wasnt done. They cut our hours still expected same results. Little to no training.

    Advice to Management

    Don't expect a 8 dollar an hour employee to work hard when you cut their hours.


  2. Manager

    • Work/Life Balance
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Harbor Freight Tools full-time (More than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    Good work / life balance

    Cons

    Very little upward mobility for managers to field management

    Advice to Management

    Allow managers opportunity to advance


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