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CARQUEST CEO David McCartney
David McCartney
78 Ratings
Pros
  • "Flexible part time schedule with school(in 8 reviews)

  • "Great company needs more input via local(in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • "The company has sold out to Advance Auto(in 20 reviews)

  • "Long hours, and required overtime(in 10 reviews)

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  1. Great place to work

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    Former Employee - Delivery Driver 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at CARQUEST part-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    Friendly coworkers, good benefits, good pay.

    Cons

    Not too many opportunities to advance if you don't want to go into management.

  2. So so

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at CARQUEST part-time

    Pros

    Seeing different people and able to work with my school schedule

    Cons

    There always seemed to be drama

  3. Accounting Clerk

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at CARQUEST full-time

    Pros

    Good crew of dedicated people

    Cons

    Management was not present always

  4. Parts Delivery Driver

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    Former Employee - Parts Delivery Driver in Laurel, MD
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at CARQUEST part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Easy work. Nothing else Honestly

    Cons

    LOW PAY..no room for Advancement

    Advice to Management

    I enjoyed the job...however the pay as low with low raises. How are people supposed to support themselves. Sure you don’t care though. Just do the job right!!! Mike Wicks was a good store manager by the way.

  5. Dot com technician

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    Former Employee - Technician in Columbia, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at CARQUEST full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    Good place to work at. Easy to get along with people.

    Cons

    It's a good place to work at.

    Advice to Management

    Better pay

  6. Store manager

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

    I have been working at CARQUEST full-time

    Pros

    Great company before advance auto

    Cons

    Advance Auto ruined them, very bad merger.

  7. Parts handler 6 years

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    Former Employee - Package Handler in Blasdell, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at CARQUEST full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    Good workmates, nice people around

    Cons

    Not flexible. Low pay. No benefit.

  8. Picker

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    Former Employee - Warehouse Picker in Southaven, MS
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at CARQUEST full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    The staff was very helpful with helping to understand the position

    Cons

    Lack of communication between upper management

  9. Counter and Stock

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      Former Employee - Everything Except Building Clutchs in Austin, TX
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I worked at CARQUEST full-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      Helping costumers and working with heavy parts.

      Cons

      Dealing with two owners on different or same days. They both had different ideas, and no air condition.

      Advice to Management

      To finalize ideas before telling the employees.

    • Counterman and sales

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I worked at CARQUEST full-time

      Pros

      Good advancement opportunities. Training available

      Cons

      As a counterman, i was not allowed to sit down, which is not the case in other Autoparts stores. Not the biggest deal but standing up all day in the same spot was not fun.

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