Kmart
2.4 of 5 983 reviews
www.kmartcorp.com Hoffman Estates, IL 5000+ Employees

Kmart Reviews

Updated Apr 15, 2014
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2.4 983 reviews

                             

25% Approve of the CEO

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Edward S. Lampert

(116 ratings)

25% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Flexible scheduling; understanding of family situations"
    in 40 reviews
  • "Associates are nice to work with, flexible hours makes it easier to gain more hours"
    in 30 reviews
Cons:
  • "Everyone makes minimum wage so the managers can hit profits"
    in 87 reviews
  • "no commission, no raises regardless of associate productivity, no bonuses"
    in 61 reviews
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It was like a family in the store, everyone working as A team, the managers were great. The managers are always motivati

Cashier (Former Employee)
New York, NY

I worked at Kmart full-time for more than a year

ProsBenefits are great for employes
great managers motivating employees
room for growth and advancement
late hours flexibility for school

ConsSalary can be more
late hours , get of late, work early

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great place to work.

Hardline Merchandiser (Current Employee)
Marshall, MN

I have been working at Kmart part-time for less than a year

ProsManagers are wonderful to work for. Hours are very flexible. You get a commission when you sell jewelry or a extended warranty policy.

ConsYou start out as part-time with no benefits. Starting pay is minimum wage.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Extremely happy for once at job!

Department Lead (Current Employee)
McMurray, PA

I have been working at Kmart full-time for less than a year

ProsGrowing store going in a new direction, honestly I love this store and how they treat there customers we understand we have bad reviews. But this is why we are working so hard to improve are customer service and hire in more peopleto give customers the best customer service possible. This is only the start!!

ConsWish more people would applyto work here at your mcmurray kmart!

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep growing and listing to the customers remember the future starts with you!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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i loved to work there because i was a greeter and also a cashier and i also like hourly jobs that are available.

Cashier (Current Employee)
Pleasant Hill, CA

I have been working at Kmart full-time for more than 5 years

Proswhen i was working there i always used to help my customers and asked them if they need something.

Consi was facing some difficulitys with some of my co workers but it wasnt a big deal.

Advice to Senior Managementmanagers useully see how you work as long is you work good the more you get improvments

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Kmart part-time

ProsI pretty much got to do what I want, flexible schedule, great people. Vacation and benefits were good.

ConsLow pay, was promised 9 an hour got 8.50. Got laid off because the store closed

Advice to Senior ManagementPay your employees more to retain them longer!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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the company is good tbut the wages are not

Cashier (Former Employee)
Albany, NY

I worked at Kmart part-time for less than a year

Prosthey were nice people to work for

Consthe wages could be better

Advice to Senior Managementthink about paying more with experice

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Nice

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Kmart

Prosgreat people, love helping the shoppers

Consworking was no con for me

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Fair management and easy work.

Cashier (Current Employee)
North Charleston, SC

I have been working at Kmart part-time for more than a year

ProsEasy work and good hours

ConsMinimum wage job, part time

Advice to Senior ManagementThanks for always being fair

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Very stable and caring employer

Department Manager (Current Employee)
Brisbane (Australia)

I have been working at Kmart full-time for more than a year

ProsGood terms, safe working environment, caring and rewarding employer, flexible

Conssalary could be better, training programs could be more relevant, career opportunities are limited

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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wonderful

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Kmart full-time for less than a year

Proswonderful place to work during holiday season.

ConsNot enough late night employees

Advice to Senior Managementcontinue to take great care of your employees

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