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"Great work atmosphere, very low stress."

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Former Employee - Store Manager in Greenville, SC
Former Employee - Store Manager in Greenville, SC
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at Advance Auto Parts full-time (More than a year)

Pros

Great training program. Very low stress, great quality of life.

Cons

Not very many women in this industry, hopefully that is changing.

Advice to Management

None that I can think of

Other Employee Reviews for Advance Auto Parts

  1. Helpful (1)

    "retail parts pro"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Brooklyn, NY
    Current Employee - Manager in Brooklyn, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good hours for retail company

    Cons

    no real money for the type of work

    Advice to Management

    yes


  2. Helpful (4)

    "Good some days, intolerable others"

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    Former Employee - Retail Sales, MVR, Key Holder in Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - Retail Sales, MVR, Key Holder in Orlando, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Advance Auto Parts part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Most of the people I worked with were friendly and somewhat knowledgeable when considering auto parts. A lot of the regular customers were very friendly and understanding as well.

    Cons

    If you worked with a team member that had no idea what they were doing, they were making your life more miserable because you'd have to pick up their slack.

    Roughly 60% of the job is testing/installing batteries or checking OBD II codes. Company policy states we are not allowed to tell them what the OBD codes mean, but customers are never satisfied with just the code because they're expecting a free rundown of exactly what's wrong with their car. It boils down to a retail job offering free services that are heavily taken advantage of.

    Advice to Management

    A large majority of the store managers are very easy to work with. Power tripping seems to be prevalent with the aren't

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