Hornbacher's

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Hornbacher's Reviews

Updated August 11, 2014
Updated August 11, 2014
9 Reviews
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9 Reviews
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  1.  

    Great Place to Work

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Floral Clerk in Fargo, ND
    Current Employee - Floral Clerk in Fargo, ND

    I have been working at Hornbacher's part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Flexible with my school schedule and activities.

    Cons

    At the moment, nothing comes to mind.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Great place to work; needs compensation re-evaluation

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

    I have been working at Hornbacher's part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great place to work. Managers and people are fun to be around! Schedules are crafted to suit your needs to the extreme!

    Cons

    I believe that Hornbachers' could definitely do a far better job at more fairly compensating their employees, however they always seem to be hiring and people keep applying so to each their own!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Compensation re-evaluation is needed, leadership is good, company tolerance is great. Love this place, except for the shaft when it comes to pay.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Good high school job

    Former Employee - Cashier in Fargo, ND
    Former Employee - Cashier in Fargo, ND

    I worked at Hornbacher's part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    nice coworkers, food discount, easy to learn quickly, can transfer from front end to different departments easily when spots open up, etc.

    Cons

    awful assistant managers, poor scheduling, boring job in its self, lots of standing and lifting, lots of opportunities to make mistakes that you will get reprehended for, pay raise system is subpar, etc.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat your employees better, and maybe you would get less turnovers.

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  5.  

    Bagger

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Bagger in Fargo, ND
    Former Employee - Bagger in Fargo, ND

    I worked at Hornbacher's part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great at giving you the hours you want and the time off.

    Cons

    hard work not enough pay.. baggers do almost EVERYTHING up front we make less then a few cashiers and they just stand there all day its not that fair.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    its a nice place but it could be better

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    so far so good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Department Manager in Moorhead, MN
    Current Employee - Department Manager in Moorhead, MN

    I have been working at Hornbacher's full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    overall it is a pretty good place to work. the number one reason why is the people. the company fosters an environment of teamwork and cooperation.

    Cons

    doesn't seem like there is a lot of career oppurtunities available for moving up within the company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try to be more aware of talent already in company and using them to full potential

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  7.  

    Good place to work, customers can be challenging at times

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Cashier/Bagger in Moorhead, MN
    Current Employee - Cashier/Bagger in Moorhead, MN

    I have been working at Hornbacher's

    Pros

    Friendly staff and understanding management, flexible, discount on groceries.
    If you are feeling sick they will understand if you call in and can't work.

    Cons

    Low pay
    Customers can be non understanding of the fact that you are doing them a service and not getting paid much for it.
    Long hours at times with full time work and tiring repetitive work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Always remember to keep things fair with the division of labor by having everyone take part in the routine tasks.

    Recommends
  8.  

    Great first job

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Cashier in Fargo, ND
    Current Employee - Cashier in Fargo, ND

    I have been working at Hornbacher's

    Pros

    get 3 raises in first year
    the management is really fantastic
    they are extremely flexible with times/days off
    there are a lot of employees so its easy to switch shifts

    Cons

    the pay is even lower than McDonalds...
    very very repetitious
    the uniforms really suck
    the customers get very crabby
    constantly hiring new people, turnover rate is very big

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep up the good work!

    Recommends
  9.  

    Great First Job

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

    I have been working at Hornbacher's

    Pros

    1. Good way to gain experience to get better jobs in the future.
    2. Many different departments to choose from.
    3. Feedback was give on a regular basis.
    4. Raises were regular and pay was fair for the level of work.

    Cons

    1. Let's be honest. You're a cashier and that sucks. Long hours on your feet dealing with grumpy customers
    2. They VERY RARELY give you all the hours you ask for.
    3. You're working with a bunch of high school and college students (although that might be a plus since you could end up working with your friends).

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Sometimes your rules are silly. No gum? Sometimes you floor managers are gossipy and childish. Deal with them. Sometimes your employees are so high on pot they don't know what's going on. Be aware and involved in their work. Overall, management does do a good job and trying to connect with workers and I'd say Hornbachers is a great place to work and shop!

    Recommends
  10.  

    It was pretty good. Tedious work, but with good people.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Clerk
    Current Employee - Clerk

    I have been working at Hornbacher's

    Pros

    The people are nice, the community of North Fargo was good. There were many different departments and you could kinda choose where you wanted to work after being there for some time.

    Cons

    Tedious work. Middle management is generally uneducated. Customers have the tendency to get upset when their favorite products are gone.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take a more active roll in getting to know the people who work the floor. Need to hire middle (front end) management who act professionally (not emotionally). Although, then you'd have to pay them more than $12/hr. . .

    Recommends

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