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"Unreasonable expectations"

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  • Culture & Values
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  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Assistant Manager Operations in Ewing, NJ
Current Employee - Assistant Manager Operations in Ewing, NJ
Recommends
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Harbor Freight Tools full-time

Pros

Casual atmosphere for the customer

Cons

Sales quotas unreachable in this location

Advice to Management

Allow the managers to manage. Micromanaging is not the way

Harbor Freight Tools Response

Jul 3, 2014 – HR Liason

Thanks for your valuable input. We agree, Harbor Freight offers a comfortable, casual atmosphere for its customers, and we believe for our employees as well. We also appreciate your feedback about... More

Other Employee Reviews for Harbor Freight Tools

  1. "Harbor Freight Tools- Growing Company with an Exciting Future!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - District Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - District Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Harbor Freight Tools full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Excellent leadership team with solid plan for company success and growth. Company cares about their employees and customers. Customer service is #1 priority with products that you can stand behind. If you are looking for an amazing company to grow with- Harbor Freight Tools is the one. It starts at the top with Eric Smidt (CEO). He is extremely involved and his care for our company is evident every day.

    Cons

    Extremely faced paced growing company- constant positive challenge to find top notch employees.

    Advice to Management

    My advice to my management team: Constantly look inward and focus on creating a great work enviroment where everyone can make significant contributions to our success.


  2. "A great place for top performers"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calabasas, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calabasas, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Harbor Freight Tools full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Really smart people
    - Rapidly growing business
    - Lots of opportunities for personal development
    - Casual dress code (jeans seem to be the standard for everyone up to the most Sr. Execs)

    Cons

    - Can be a lot of work at times

    Advice to Management

    - Keep bringing in top talent
    - Continue working on the internal culture / work-life balance which are already much improved!

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