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Advance Auto Parts Reviews

Updated October 16, 2017
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Pros
  • Easy place to learn a lot about vehicles (in 37 reviews)

  • Good work life balance, fun atmosphere most of the time, good discount on parts (in 24 reviews)

Cons
  • outside upper management that may not be familiar with the industry at the street level (in 144 reviews)

  • Need longer part time hours for part timers (in 63 reviews)

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  1. "Parts Driver and sales personal."

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

    I have been working at Advance Auto Parts part-time

    Pros

    It's working with people and selling the parts!!

    Cons

    Some of the customers are not nice.... they like to yell at you for no reason!!

    Advice to Management

    In stall security cameras. ..lots of them!!!


  2. "sales"

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    Current Employee - Sales in Fort Worth, TX
    Current Employee - Sales in Fort Worth, TX

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

    Pros

    good place to work enjoying working with my coworker

    Cons

    it be nice at least once a month to have sunday to spend time with the family

  3. "Shipping"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lakeland, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lakeland, FL
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    A good working environment to be in

    Cons

    Not to many friendly people


  4. "Advanced Auto Retail Parts Pro"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Advance Auto Parts full-time

    Pros

    Great Benefits, 401k and stock options.

    Cons

    Like any business you have your ups and downs.


  5. "Good Company With No Major Issues"

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    Current Employee - Assistant General Manager in Providence, RI
    Current Employee - Assistant General Manager in Providence, RI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The management reacts to the environment, and you can see that.

    Cons

    Sometimes they don't react properly.

    Advice to Management

    Lower prices, give more hours to stores so the customers service experience improves not declines.


  6. "Store manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Plenty of benefits - 401 k - stock purchasing
    Bonus plan is above average

    Cons

    Outdated software and hardware
    Policies continuously changing


  7. "GWW"

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

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

    Pros

    Decent starting wage, 4 day work weeks

    Cons

    Heavy management and employee turnover

  8. "General Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Advance Auto Parts full-time

    Pros

    Stable company, multiple locations with room to advance.

    Cons

    Low pay in comparison to competitors, wrong focus for future growth

    Advice to Management

    Back away from DIY business, focus more on Commercial and E-Commerce,


  9. "A man's world"

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    Current Intern - Inventory Specialist in Elizabethtown, KY
    Current Intern - Inventory Specialist in Elizabethtown, KY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The computer system is easy to follow

    Cons

    The company doesn't appreciate their employees, If you're not a top sales person you do not matter. The wages are low. Refusal to give raises.

    Advice to Management

    Raise the wages so people can live. Give raises to those who actually deserve them.


  10. "great company"

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

    I have been working at Advance Auto Parts full-time

    Pros

    great benefits great pay and good work life balance

    Cons

    lack of teamwork at times

    Advice to Management

    none


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