Family Dollar Stores Reviews

Updated Jul 13, 2020

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2.7
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Family Dollar Stores President & COO Gary M. Philbin (no image)
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719 Ratings
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  • "Upper management completely sucks(in 148 reviews)

  • "long hours on your feet only 30 minute break for 8 hour shift(in 134 reviews)

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  1. "Face paced"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier 

    I worked at Family Dollar Stores part-time

    Pros

    Meeting different customers Easy to work for

    Cons

    Not work hours in a week

  2. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Family Dollar Stores full-time

    Pros

    Management teams are great and knowledgeable

    Cons

    Having to be so tough when it comes to the thankless job.

  3. "Overall experience"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Owensboro, KY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Family Dollar Stores part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Friendly co-workers, small staff, not very strenuous work

    Cons

    Managers are expected to work from open until close on Sundays with only one associate coming in at 1 pm

  4. "Looking for a change"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Tampa, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Family Dollar Stores full-time

    Pros

    The best part is interacting with the customers, also being able to build your own team.

    Cons

    Family dollar is a great company, store managers are just overworked with no helping hand.

  5. "give it a try! I'm glad I did! Wish corp took care of us tho"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Corsicana, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Family Dollar Stores full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The team ,.customers . Feel like I belong therr

    Cons

    I've called out 3 times in 5 yrs . Hardly ask for certain days off but if i do it means I need it. . Was late twice. First time 10 min late 2nd my boss changed sced on my day off for next day but did not tell me so hour late.

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  6. "Pretty Decent Job"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Costumer Service Representative in Gramercy, LA

    I worked at Family Dollar Stores part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Very small store for people who are looking for their first job to gain some experience.

    Cons

    The store is not in the best shape possible.

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  7. "Not a bad gig."

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Tampa, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Family Dollar Stores full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Money was pretty good considering job duties.

    Cons

    Too much turnover, alor not showing up.ways working extra hours because of employees either quitting

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  8. "Great"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Trainer in Tucson, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Family Dollar Stores full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great flexible with work schedule

    Cons

    Long hours 10 hour shift

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  9. "stocking, bagging, ringing guest items"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Family Dollar Stores part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    my flexible schedule was important

    Cons

    it is a highly unprofessional work environment

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  10. "Good job but some problems"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Lovejoy, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Family Dollar Stores full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Company cares about it's employees

    Cons

    Company does not supply sufficient hours to some stores causing major difficulty in completing tasks in the allotted time.

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