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Ace Hardware Reviews

Updated February 7, 2019
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  • "I wish there was more room for advancement" (in 22 reviews)

  • "Many different responsibilities from a typical cashiering job yet pay was only slightly over minimum wage" (in 37 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Excellent Place to Work"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Protective Security Officer in Oak Brook, IL
    Current Employee - Protective Security Officer in Oak Brook, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ace Hardware full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Relaxed environment
    Company cares about its employees

    Cons

    None at the present moment


  2. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Sales Representative
    Current Employee - Sales Representative

    I have been working at Ace Hardware (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    I enjoy working for this company. The Ace Hardware I work at is family owned and operated. Flexible hours, great atmosphere, and decent pay for the work.

    Cons

    Customers can sometimes get angry but what's new.

  3. "great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Clerk in Safford, AZ
    Current Employee - Clerk in Safford, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Ace Hardware part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    It is easy going and usually not very stressful. There is a lot of freedom to come and go if needed.

    Cons

    small company= relatively low pay


  4. "Cashier"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Ace Hardware full-time

    Pros

    Getting to know the customers

    Cons

    Standing in one spot. No weekends off


  5. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Roselle, IL
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Roselle, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Ace Hardware (More than a year)

    Pros

    Learn a lot on the job

    Cons

    Not a lot of employees so couldn't change schedule. Dumb customers

    Advice to Management

    Hire more employees


  6. "Helpful Place"

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    Current Employee - Sales Floor Associate
    Current Employee - Sales Floor Associate
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Ace Hardware part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Place to interact with customers, learn about hardware, and flexible with schedule.

    Cons

    Rude customers, overloaded with work at times.


  7. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Ace Hardware full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    -Lots to learn
    -Fast Paced
    - Great customers

    Cons

    -Pay
    -Stressful
    -Management
    -Warehouse
    -Disorganized and needs more planograms

  8. "Good workplace"

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    Current Employee - Farmer in Rhodesdale, MD
    Current Employee - Farmer in Rhodesdale, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Ace Hardware full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good pay good benefits happy

    Cons

    Cold in the winter time

    Advice to Management

    None


  9. "Review"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Walterboro, SC
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Walterboro, SC
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Ace Hardware full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great place, Great owner good bonases

    Cons

    Horrible co workers at times

    Advice to Management

    Make new management besides a few


  10. "relaxed"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Lomita, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Lomita, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Ace Hardware part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    rehab employees real chill staff

    Cons

    cant stay clean, heavy equipment