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Hoffman Estates, IL
10000+ employees
1899
Subsidiary or Business Segment
General Merchandise & Superstores
$5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
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Attention Kmart shoppers: Kmart is the #3 discount retailer in the US, behind Wal-Mart and Target. It sells name-brand and private-label goods (including its Joe Boxer and Jaclyn Smith labels), mostly to low- and mid-income families. It runs about 1,300 off-mall stores ... Read more

Kmart Reviews

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    Former Employee - Hardlines Merchandiser in Rock Springs, WY
    Former Employee - Hardlines Merchandiser in Rock Springs, WY
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    I worked at Kmart part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very nice had a list of what I needed to do every day and sometimes more was added but pretty straight forward easy work every day.

    Cons

    A lot of the employees would slack and not do their work so you would have to pick up on them and the manager would not fire any body even if needed.

    Advice to Management

    Needed to be more strict and have guts to fire employees and give praise to the ones who do their work and go above and beyond.

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Kmart Photos

Kmart photo of: Outside of a typical Big Kmart store in Ontario, Oregon (Photo attributed to Caldorwards4 - licensed under the CCL Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 & GFDL, version 1.2)
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Kmart Interviews

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    Cashier Interview

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    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Kmart.

    Interview

    I got group interviewed with a bunch of high school kids and we all got asked the same question and we would all have to give an answer even if you just said "same thing" they were alright with that. HR more put off an "I want to be your friend" vibe instead of an "I'm your boss vibe."

    Interview Questions

    • Can you tell me about a time at your previous job where a customer had a complaint and/or problem and how you solved it?   1 Answer
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