Harbor Freight Tools FAQ

Have questions about working at Harbor Freight Tools? Read answers to frequently asked questions to help you make a choice before applying to a job or accepting a job offer.

Whether it's about compensation and benefits, culture and diversity, or you're curious to know more about the work environment, find out from employees what it's like to work at Harbor Freight Tools.

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60 English questions out of 60

July 28, 2021

What is paid time off like at Harbor Freight Tools?

Pros

Hourly rate, culture, benefits, employee discount, work life balance, 401k, PTO, flexible sscheduling. Challenging, variety. Best retailer to work for.....highest starting pay in the retail sector but they do expect you to work for the high pay.

Cons

It is very micromanaged, and it is retail with busy times being nights, holidays, & weekends. Extremely metrics driven retailer.

Advice to Management

Just understand that the heavy workload is very challenging due to the lack of hours and the micromanagement of tasks.

Hourly rate, culture, benefits, employee discount, work life balance, 401k, PTO, flexible sscheduling.

July 28, 2021

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March 11, 2020

Does Harbor Freight Tools offer relocation assistance?

Pros

I Consistently receive all the developmental coaching and training needed to Plan, Execute and Lead all assigned tasks... I receive a clear path toward advancement... Generous benefits package, also, 401K... I Love My Career with Harbor Freight Tools...

Cons

I have no cons* to speak of...

Generous benefits package, also, 401K...

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December 2, 2019

Does Harbor Freight Tools offer massages?

Pros

Employee discount, free coffee and Starbucks nearby if you don't like instant coffee.

Cons

Work balance, salary equality, work location...

Advice to Management

Move HQ, eliminate the midyear review, balance comp across the org chart. How about someone besides the same "reach out your HR partner person" respond to the many negative reviews?

Employee discount, free coffee and Starbucks nearby if you don't like instant coffee.

December 2, 2019

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April 5, 2021

Does Harbor Freight Tools offer dental insurance?

Pros

Health benefits are great and dental

Cons

Besides the store manager and head cashiers... Everyone is dickish and anti-social with customers...

Advice to Management

Management sucks... Stop promoting people that don't know how to use the tools you are selling!

Health benefits are great and dental

April 5, 2021

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March 26, 2021

Does Harbor Freight Tools offer family leave?

Pros

Good company good benefits good hours

Cons

Bad management at the aurora location

Advice to Management

Make sure you hire managers that actually work not sit in an office and make very one else work for you

Good company good benefits good hours

March 26, 2021

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