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If you have any self respect run far, far from this place!

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Former Employee - Craft Designer in Oklahoma City, OK
Former Employee - Craft Designer in Oklahoma City, OK

I worked at Hobby Lobby full-time (more than an year)

Pros

-Talented coworkers
-Social work environment
-Learn new techniques
-Made some close friends

**There is a 20 word minimum on for this section and I can only come up with 12.**

Cons

-Team leaders didn't bother to show up to my interview.
-Told I was replaceable my very first day.
-Team Leaders consistently lose projects/paperwork.
-Team Leader makes a habit of talking to employees like they are small children. Very degrading.
-Management is extremely suspicious.
-Politically incorrect work environment.
-Raises are a joke. And if you make "too much" you don't get one.
-I worked there 6 months before my boss ever spoke to me. She also called me by the wrong name.
-My boss also literally snapped her fingers at me because I wasn't moving fast enough.

**This is just the tip of the iceberg**

Advice to ManagementAdvice

You run this department on fear. I can tell you with out a doubt that you are not liked or respected by your employees. You have no idea of the talent within your company because you are so afraid of losing control.

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  1. 4 people found this helpful  

    Retail hell at its best...

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    Former Employee - Warehouse in Lombard, IL
    Former Employee - Warehouse in Lombard, IL

    I worked at Hobby Lobby part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    A lot of cool stuff for sale.

    Cons

    Terrible management
    Low salary
    Terrible working conditions

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

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Hobby Lobby full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Large volume stores have good people and busy.

    Cons

    Unsure how corporate folks can number crunch and yet not show how stores can do all they push us to do in a limited amount of time and with limited payroll.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If there could be more specific transition tools for those who transfer to different stores so we won't feel so a shock to the differences. Though Hobby Lobby's policies are the same everywhere, it is not practice all the same.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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