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Updated December 13, 2017
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  • Long hours not alot of family time (in 133 reviews)

  • Hours are retail so not great work life balance (in 49 reviews)

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  1. "Female Manager in a Mans World :)"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Aaron's (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Everyday was a new exciting day

    Cons

    No room for advancement as a female manager

    Advice to Management

    Restructure it better and actually give power back to managers


  2. "Good and bad"

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    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Branson, MO
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Branson, MO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Aaron's full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Nice company to work for, but have to watch out if its a franchise store or not.

    Cons

    If its a franchise, make sure they are good at sticking to Aaron's policies and training.

    Advice to Management

    Have better training for sales managers, and don't let franchises just throw them to the wolves.

  3. "General manager"

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    Former Employee - General Manager in Asheboro, NC
    Former Employee - General Manager in Asheboro, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Aaron's full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Interaction with new oeople constantly

    Cons

    Working sales side and collections at the same time


  4. Helpful (2)

    "MT"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great environment
    Laid back
    Get to get out of store

    Cons

    You are the bottom of the totem pole. Your management team takes advantage of you.

    Advice to Management

    To not treat people like Lap dogs


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Corporate controller"

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    Current Employee - Corporate Controller
    Current Employee - Corporate Controller
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    I get to work from home daily with the option to go to the office if I please. Very flexible.

    Cons

    Some days are long hours. The work is tedious but rewarding. Aarons has a great team of support and offers good benefits.


  6. "General Manager"

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    Current Employee - General Manager in Louisville, KY
    Current Employee - General Manager in Louisville, KY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Aaron's (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    you can set your pay by your own hard work.

    Cons

    hard to balance a family life and work.

    Advice to Management

    offer even more financial incentives


  7. "Best place ever"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Aaron's full-time

    Pros

    Lots of attractive people in the mailroom.

    Cons

    I asked out most of my coworkers who all denied me.

    Advice to Management

    Hire more "available" people.

  8. "Interesting career path"

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    Former Employee - MIT in Louisville, KY
    Former Employee - MIT in Louisville, KY

    I worked at Aaron's (Less than a year)

    Pros

    off sundays, speak and help nice peole

    Cons

    dealing with scam artists and liars. Chasing down worthless people. Having unattainable numbers and making you rent to people who shouldnt get it.

    Advice to Management

    Be honest to your employees


  9. "It sucks the life out of you."

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    Current Employee - Customer Accounts Advisor in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Customer Accounts Advisor in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Aaron's full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Ok pay. 2 weeks vacation after 6 months. Sundays off.

    Cons

    No work-life balance. Need cold feelings to take away from people who don't pay.

    Advice to Management

    Be more concerned with the customers well being.


  10. "RM"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Aaron's full-time

    Pros

    Company has huge growth potential

    Cons

    Need to merge both entities

    Advice to Management

    Need to figure out how to merge both companies


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