Kmart Reviews

Updated September 1, 2015
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Edward S. Lampert
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Pros
  • Flexible scheduling if needed or they are willing to put you on a fixed schedule (in 69 reviews)

  • 10 percent employee discount on non sale items (in 47 reviews)

Cons
  • They expect everyone to do everything for minimum wage (in 134 reviews)

  • No raises even if you get a good evaluation (in 113 reviews)

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  1. sales associate

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    Former Employee - Customer Service/Sales Associate in Petersburg, VA
    Former Employee - Customer Service/Sales Associate in Petersburg, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Kmart (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great customer service great atmosphere

    Cons

    Little to no workers sometimes slow because registerers are empty

    Advice to Management

    None what so ever they we're great


  2. Great Employer

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    Former Employee - Lead Cashier in Lakeland, FL
    Former Employee - Lead Cashier in Lakeland, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The management here were so easy to work for that it just made your job feel like you were with family.

    Cons

    I had absolutely no cons about my job here.


  3. lead cash office

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    Former Employee - Lead Cash Office in Rochester, NY
    Former Employee - Lead Cash Office in Rochester, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Kmart part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    great hours, great people to work with

    Cons

    Expected too much for minimum wage.

    Advice to Management

    Pay employees according to their experience and responsibilities.


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  5. Pharmacy intern

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Farmington Hills, MI
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Farmington Hills, MI

    I worked at Kmart full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    It was a very good place to finish my internship hours

    Cons

    It didn't have so much of customers.

    Advice to Management

    I don't know , I only worked there for eight months .


  6. Kmart

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good job. its easy work.

    Cons

    You won't get enough hours like you wont. you get paid every weeks.

    Advice to Management

    Need to be more organize


  7. Not a bad place to work

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dalton, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dalton, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    employee discount, flexible schedule, good supervisors and co-workers

    Cons

    not great pay and company seems to be going downhill in recent years


  8. Alright job for part time employment

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    Current Employee - Lead Associate in Sweetwater, TN
    Current Employee - Lead Associate in Sweetwater, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kmart part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Part time, you can dictate what hours and when you are available for work. Easy work, team environment, some paid holidays.

    Cons

    You are required to work at least 4 hours every holiday such as thanksgiving, black Friday, Christmas, new years days. Also it is a short term employment opportunity with little chance of promotion.

    Advice to Management

    Allow employees more job opportunities for advancement. Have consistent and competitive wages available.Perhaps create a job board and allow employees to bid on higher paying jobs.


  9. Customer Service Lead

    Former Employee - Customer Service Lead/Cash Office Associate in Lancaster, SC
    Former Employee - Customer Service Lead/Cash Office Associate in Lancaster, SC

    I worked at Kmart (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    You get to meet a lot of different people.

    Cons

    You don't get many hours.

    Advice to Management

    I am a wonderful candidate for this position


  10. Jewelry Manager

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    Former Employee - Jewelry Sales Associate
    Former Employee - Jewelry Sales Associate
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The people their are amazing make it easy to come back to the job each day.

    Cons

    Management could use some improvement. Perhaps some professional development training.


  11. backroom locator prep inventory

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    Current Employee - Backroom Associate in Bronx, NY
    Current Employee - Backroom Associate in Bronx, NY

    I have been working at Kmart (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Work like a team all time

    Cons

    Don't pay enough in five years working for them.



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