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Advance Auto Parts Reviews

Updated December 14, 2017
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Pros
  • You can learn a lot about automotive stuff if you want (in 41 reviews)

  • Good Hours and good people to work for (in 56 reviews)

Cons
  • Upper management treats people only as a number (in 148 reviews)

  • Need longer part time hours for part timers (in 65 reviews)

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  1. "General Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - General Manager in Lexington-Fayette, KY
    Current Employee - General Manager in Lexington-Fayette, KY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work environment, excellent product line, high ethics

    Cons

    As with retail management in general, work/life balance


  2. "Good Company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - General Manager in Oklahoma City, OK
    Current Employee - General Manager in Oklahoma City, OK
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good money, Good bonuses, Good store

    Cons

    I can't think of one thing I don't like about this company

  3. "driver"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Advance Auto Parts full-time

    Pros

    nothing no raises no appreciation

    Cons

    no raises lousy benefits can't use 401k

    Advice to Management

    do yearly raises let us withdraw from 401k


  4. "Sales associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Waughtown, NC
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Waughtown, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Advance Auto Parts full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good work environment. Solid company that has stood test of time.

    Cons

    Pays not great. Raises are infrequent.

    Advice to Management

    If associates are the best part, treat them that way.


  5. "mr.straight"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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 (Less than a year)

    Pros

    best job I have ever had.

    Cons

    some things could be better


  6. "Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Longwood, FL
    Current Employee - Manager in Longwood, FL

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

    Pros

    Good company to work for .

    Cons

    Way way under staffed they think they are saving money but they are losing customers

    Advice to Management

    Add a extra teamate shift per day if you want good customer service


  7. "Advance Auto"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - General Manager in Groveland, FL
    Current Employee - General Manager in Groveland, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    discount, pay and holidays off

    Cons

    Management, corporate, GM scheduling and working 50 hours a week.

  8. "Commercial sales"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Advance Auto Parts full-time

    Pros

    Benefit and some people are great to work for

    Cons

    Not what you expect to do


  9. "Customer Associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Advance Auto Parts part-time

    Pros

    Very laid back environment, easy going job.

    Cons

    Pay is definitely a con.

    Advice to Management

    Offer more career developmental roles.


  10. "sales"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in North Charleston, SC
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in North Charleston, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    great employees and nice company to work for

    Cons

    inventory management needs help immediately

    Advice to Management

    hire the right managerimmediatly


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