Kmart Employee Benefit: Reduced or Flexible Hours | Glassdoor

Kmart Reduced or Flexible Hours

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Employee Comments

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  • Aug 23, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Assistant Store Manager Softlines in Minot, North Dakota

    Does not have it here

  • Mar 28, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Backroom Locator Specialist in Leavenworth, Kansas

    It may only be the location I worked at but management was always willing to work around my school hours as well as those of my co-workers.

  • Jul 14, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Cashier in Big Bear Lake, California

    Flexibility in scheduling is a plus.

  • Mar 26, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Customer Service in Warren, Michigan

    Need more hours for their employees.

  • Jan 22, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Sales Associate in Mesa, Arizona

    very flexible hours.. but every year at the beginning the hours are cut drastically

  • Jan 04, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Kmart Cashier in Richmond, Virginia

    They work with people in school, so their hours work around their school time

  • Sep 25, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Warsaw, Indiana

    Very flexible, you work as much as you can handle

  • Aug 10, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Hardlines Merchandiser in Daytona Beach, Florida

    Given the simple definition of "reduced or flexible hours," I can agree that Kmart does offer this to its employees. It is quite easy to request time off, to put a limit on the maximum hours one can work a week, and to change one's availability for certain days and times. That said, such high flexibility comes at the cost of being lucky to be given a worthwhile number of hours on the schedule in the first place. To comply with healthcare laws, part-time employees are not given health benefits and, therefore, can work a maximum of 29 hours a week. The reality is usually far less. Full-time workers are not supposed to work less than 32 hours a week, but often do because of payroll cuts. No overtime for working over 40 hours a week is approved anymore, and hasn't been for many years. So, yes, flexible hours are a reality at Kmart, but that's only because each employee is given so few hours to begin with.

  • May 23, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Loss Prevention Manager in Hyannis, Massachusetts

    I have always had a good experience with this due to being in a smaller, more tight knit department. However, I have heard the complaints from other departments on this topic.

  • May 11, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Newark, New Jersey

    If you are a hard working part-time employee, they are VERY flexible. They basically let you work up to, BUT NEVER over 40 hours. They schedule your days, you pick your hours.. Come in a couple hours early or stay a couple hours later and management doesn't care.

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