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"All Cowboys......shooting from the hip!"

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Former Employee - Project Manager in Calabasas, CA
Former Employee - Project Manager in Calabasas, CA
Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at Harbor Freight Tools full-time (Less than a year)

Pros

HFT does a lot for their employees. They give our monthly awards, free parking space for the month, Big celebrations for all the holidays and leave at noon on a Friday, before the long holiday, with supervisor's approval, of course.

Cons

There are too many to list, but here are the highlights: (1) Everyone is always putting out fires and not focusing on the job. (2) I heard this phase on a daily basis, "He needs to be fired, if I was his/her manager, I'd fire her a long time ago, I'm very close to firing them, If I was senior management, I would fire all of the directors." For me this was a big concern and watched it happen on many occasions. It was a part of their daily conversations.

There was really no structure, documentation, process, procedure and most of all documentation.

Advice to Management

Start from square one, train upper and middle management. Create teams of colleagues that look to each other for support.

Other Employee Reviews for Harbor Freight Tools

  1. "Very poor company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cashier
    Current Employee - Cashier
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Harbor Freight Tools part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    no supervision to hawk over you.

    Cons

    Snotty customers & lazy managers

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the employees ....they just might have some good ideas!!


  2. "An okay place to work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier in Orem, UT
    Former Employee - Cashier in Orem, UT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Harbor Freight Tools part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Management works with your schedule, friendly people to work with

    Cons

    Lots of pressure for sales


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