Hornbacher's Reviews

Updated August 19, 2015
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  1. Hornbacher's Caribou coffee bar clerk

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hornbacher's part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Clean store. Usually friendly coworkers.

    Cons

    Entitled customers. Misogynistic management & GM. No Caribou perks for coffee bar employees.

    Advice to Management

    Don't minimize our contribution to the store's profitability & draw for customers.


  2. No work life balance

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    Former Employee - Baker in Fargo, ND
    Former Employee - Baker in Fargo, ND
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Great co-workers, good benefits, potential for advancement, 10% off store brands.

    Cons

    Terrible management, they don't care about employees, its all about making money. I understand that it is a business, but employees make you money. No work life balance, they will work you til you die.

    Advice to Management

    Value your employees more.


  3. Service Supervisor - Full Time

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    Former Employee - Service Supervisor in Fargo, ND
    Former Employee - Service Supervisor in Fargo, ND
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hornbacher's full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Much of the staff is fantastic - many coworkers at the working level were wonderful, hardworking people. For the most part, customers were great as well. Great community-serving programs.

    Cons

    Full time and part time managers receive little to no leadership training, or task-based training. Upper-level store leadership appears out of touch with store attitudes and general morale. Raises and recognition are insulting. No desire to grow leaders.

    Advice to Management

    Consolidate cash-handling policies in all the stores, train managers, and RECOGNIZE your high-performing staff at ALL levels.


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  5. Not good but not bad

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Hornbacher's part-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Decent hourly pay 401k Health Flexible hours Work is fairly easy but can get boring over time

    Cons

    Upper management doesn't seem to understand what their employees do Hard to move up


  6. Great Place to Work

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    Current Employee - Floral Clerk in Fargo, ND
    Current Employee - Floral Clerk in Fargo, ND
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Hornbacher's part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible with my school schedule and activities.

    Cons

    At the moment, nothing comes to mind.


  7. Great place to work; needs compensation re-evaluation

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    Current Employee - Cashier in Moorhead, MN
    Current Employee - Cashier in Moorhead, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    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 Management

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


  8. 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 a 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 Management

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


  9. Bagger

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    Former Employee - Bagger in Fargo, ND
    Former Employee - Bagger in Fargo, ND
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hornbacher's part-time (More than a 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 Management

    its a nice place but it could be better


  10. so far so good

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    Current Employee - Department Manager in Moorhead, MN
    Current Employee - Department Manager in Moorhead, MN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    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 Management

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


  11. Good place to work, customers can be challenging at times

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cashier/Bagger in Moorhead, MN
    Current Employee - Cashier/Bagger in Moorhead, MN
    Recommends

    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 Management

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



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