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Dollar General Reviews

Updated February 23, 2018
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Dollar General CEO Todd Vasos
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Pros
  • Close to home, seems like a good environment to work (in 78 reviews)

  • You get to meet new people as well as familiar faces (in 71 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (20)

    "Talent Acquisition Representative"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Talent Acquisition Representative
    Current Employee - Talent Acquisition Representative
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Dollar General full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    -Unlimited growth potential on the corporate and retail side
    -Positive financial growth & rate of expansion
    -Great mission and vision ("Serving Others")

    Cons

    Fast paced work environment and expectations


  2. "Received interviews immediately"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Spiro, OK
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Spiro, OK
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Dollar General full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Manager was nice, she is new still learning. She stated that she was still getting used to the job and to please be patient.

    Cons

    Didn't see any other than she was new, not that it's a bad thing to be new, the store was looked as though it was getting better by the day.

    Advice to Management

    None yet

  3. Helpful (3)

    "Depends on the district"

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

    I worked at Dollar General full-time

    Pros

    Fast paced
    Well organized corporate offices

    Cons

    Long hours
    Overload of sales product

    Advice to Management

    Having a good district manager and good team in your store is key to your success


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Sales Associate"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Beaver, PA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Beaver, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Dollar General part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    It is very close to home and they are willing to work around my schedule

    Cons

    Have to work some evenings


  5. "great"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Dollar General part-time

    Pros

    friendly people and great ours

    Cons

    none I can think of at the moment


  6. "Store manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Memphis, TN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Memphis, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Dollar General full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    DG is well organized and stable

    Cons

    Robberies and run outs with store merchandise no security

    Advice to Management

    Keep a positive attitude and stay focused


  7. "Store Manager"

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

    I have been working at Dollar General full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Positive company to work for. Cares about there workers.

    Cons

    Don't really have any. If you want to succeed you will have to put the effort in.

  8. "1 month experience at Dollar General"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Saline, MI
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Saline, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Dollar General part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Regular customers were friendly, always something to do, flexible work hours

    Cons

    Loose management, high turnover


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Flexible Scheduling"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Windsor, MO
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Windsor, MO
    Recommends

    I worked at Dollar General part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible Schedule
    Easy workload
    Appropriate operational hours
    Easygoing management

    Cons

    I do not have any cons


  10. "Nice starter job"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier in Hundred, WV
    Former Employee - Cashier in Hundred, WV
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Dollar General part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Loved the customers and my team members everyone was always so happy to be there management was great .

    Cons

    Worked more than part time always busy when stocking shelves and would have to work faster than you could stock

    Advice to Management

    None I loved my manager


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