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Advance Auto Parts Reviews

Updated January 18, 2019
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Pros
  • "Very flexible schedule, you learn a lot" (in 43 reviews)

  • "Good people good environment to work in" (in 61 reviews)

Cons
  • "Mid management does know how to deliver the message from upper management" (in 166 reviews)

  • "That alone paired with have team members make" (in 74 reviews)

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  1. "Great Leadership"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Advance Auto Parts (More than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent company direction. Very smart employees working around you.

    Cons

    No cons in my eyes.


  2. "Second Home"

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    Current Employee - Team Member in Great Mills, MD
    Current Employee - Team Member in Great Mills, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Advance Auto Parts part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    -Coworkers are all one big family
    -Easy work
    -Good Parts discounts

    Cons

    -Minimum wage
    -Customers can be testy
    -Not much room for quick growth within

  3. "Happy Enough"

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    Current Employee - Cpp
    Current Employee - Cpp
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Advance Auto Parts full-time

    Pros

    Great hours of operation. Decent employee discount.

    Cons

    Benefits are just ok. Not very affordable. Poor deductible and limit options.

    Advice to Management

    Pay your best people better. Recent bonus program changes have me seriously looking for other oppurtunities. I am highly valued in my market.


  4. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - General Manager in Roanoke, VA
    Current Employee - General Manager in Roanoke, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Advance Auto Parts full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Innovative, Grow Talent from within, Ability to Speak Up

    Cons

    Communication, Staffing, Availability of Hours


  5. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Advance Auto Parts full-time

    Pros

    Great team work at my DC.

    Cons

    No raise after one year


  6. "Been with company for a while, good culture and great team."

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    Current Employee - Assistant General Manager in Louisville, KY
    Current Employee - Assistant General Manager in Louisville, KY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Advance Auto Parts full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Positive culture
    great team
    Fun to work

    Cons

    Difficult to move up in the company
    Run around on answers
    Alot of hoops to jump through to get promoted within

    Advice to Management

    Hire within instead of outsourcing.


  7. "Contractor at Advance Auto Parts Corporate"

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    Current Employee - Operations Analyst in Roanoke, VA
    Current Employee - Operations Analyst in Roanoke, VA

    I have been working at Advance Auto Parts full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The majority of coworkers are great.

    Cons

    Its corporate. Have yo be a certain type of person to suceed in this environment.

  8. "So far so good"

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    Current Employee - Delivery Driver in Lexington, SC
    Current Employee - Delivery Driver in Lexington, SC

    I have been working at Advance Auto Parts part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great team at my stores. Managers seem to genuinely care about employees.

    Cons

    Pay is laughable. Not a good option if you have to support a family alone.

    Advice to Management

    Pay your employees a little bit more. And maybe instill some sort of reward program for those that actually do things the right way.


  9. "Right job, wrong people handling money"

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    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Claxton, GA
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Claxton, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Advance Auto Parts part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very easy laid back job. Computer system easy to learn. Customers that kept coming back

    Cons

    Poor management, Inventory system needs major overhaul. Part time is only position open. Which means you don't get benefits.

    Advice to Management

    Need to be active in training for position. Make sure you will be active and not expect new hires to wing it


  10. "Delivery driver"

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

    Pros

    Get to learn a little bit about parts

    Cons

    They don't send you to school for parts or anything