dd's DISCOUNTS
2.5 of 5 58 reviews
ddsdiscounts.com Pleasanton, CA 16 to 50 Employees

dd's DISCOUNTS Reviews

Updated Jul 5, 2014
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2.5 58 reviews

                             

50% Approve of the CEO

dd's DISCOUNTS CEO Michael Balmuth

Michael Balmuth

(22 ratings)

34% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    They care about thier people

    Area Supervisor (Current Employee)
    Phoenix, AZ

    ProsGreat people and mgmt. Good disount. You can grow with the company if you do the right things.

    Conssometimes the customers can be rude.

    Advice to Senior Managementsend more people to assessment so we can grow

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

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    Great place to go prove you can make in in a tough retail environment.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsAdvancement opportunities
    Very Steady work
    Great SR Management
    Company Growth
    Backed by Ross
    If you can make it here you can make it in any retail industry

    ConsGhetto
    Unorganized
    Unfit Store Managers
    Crazy customers
    Not the most desirable locations

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good work and I wish you all the luck in the future.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Nice place to work and earn some income

    Retail Associate (Current Employee)
    El Centro, CA

    ProsI like the work flexibility, co-workers, management team. Great work atmosphere and customers. The work here seems enjoyable, upbeat, and fun. The training is fairly easy, but may take a week, two or three to fully understand it. Everybody strives to be their best and collaborate as a great team. Customer service is great. There are smiles everywhere. :)

    ConsIf you are new to the retail industry, you will experience some setbacks, but do your best, and you will excel. There may be few hours a week to work at times, but it depends on your availability, projected volume and sales. Depending on your situation, a second job may be needed. Store can get messy at times, but gets cleaned up quick, eventually. It is recommended to be open-minded.

    Advice to Senior ManagementExcellent management team. Provide more in-depth training to new employees who are new to the retail industry.

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

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    Team Work

    Retail Sales Associate (Former Employee)
    Sacramento, CA

    ProsPrices are reasonable, sales associates are nice to work with and as well with management...

    ConsSome of the staff members need to improve their team effort and assure that the store is presentable.

    Advice to Senior ManagementBe much more attentive, give support to staff members and no favoritism.

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

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    I just moved to AZ and this job was a great starter job.

    Front End Supervisor (Former Employee)
    Glendale, AZ

    ProsI was able to work lots of hours and promoted fast

    ConsPromotions stop fast. Would of like to of promoted more.

    Advice to Senior Managementnone

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Retail Sales Associate (Current Employee)
    El Centro, CA

    ProsGreat work environment, great people, store management are great to work with.

    ConsThe salary is low and advancement in position is slow. Also the hours are few and hard to get more than 25 because of a new law that dictates part-timers can't work for more than 25 hours a week.

    Advice to Senior Managementbetter pay

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

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    Working at dd's was a wonderful experience

    Assistant Store Manager (Former Employee)
    Norwalk, CA

    ProsIt is a very friendly culture and we work together as a team,

    ConsCustomers always leave a big mess

    Advice to Senior ManagementSometimes things take longer than expected.

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

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    Fast-paced, discount retailer, with some growth within company

    Retail Associate (Current Employee)
    Phoenix, AZ

    ProsYour day goes by fast, because you are always so busy. This company has high expectations for you to produce. Lots of customer contact. But, typical retail company, hires mostly part-time employees with typically five hr shifts. So, there is not a lot of potential to earn a big paycheck. There are full-time employees but they don't get an increase in pay. However, the benefits are good. Health and dental are awesome!

    ConsSince this is a discount store people have no problem trashing the store and destroying merchandise. It is not uncommon to go into one section of clothing, say woman's tops, and finding 15 shirts on the floor. You can't let it bother you. You just have to deal with it.

    Advice to Senior ManagementMore full-time position please. Also, 15 hours a week does not qualify as a part-time job. That is a hobby, not a job.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good times amongst management and staff but more cons than pros

    Sales Associate (Former Employee)
    Orlando, FL

    ProsThere is a lot of potential for growth, if you put yourself in a position to get, meaning speaking to the right managers and making yourself available. Yearly raises.

    ConsHorrible customers, very hard to get promoted within the company, constant turnover of management.

    Advice to Senior ManagementA lot of people with potential within the company who just need the opportunity to show what they can do.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    i somewhat enjoyed my time employed

    Sales Associate (Former Employee)

    Prosflexible hours staff members were helpful and understandable

    Consnot enough hours were given

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

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