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Family Dollar Stores Reviews

Updated January 18, 2019
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Gary M. Philbin
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Pros
  • "I love meeting new people daily" (in 48 reviews)

  • "100%customer service merchandise inventory planograms resets training employees schedule payroll bank deposits inventory control" (in 59 reviews)

Cons
  • "Not enough pay for the work, work/life balance due to rotating schedule" (in 75 reviews)

  • "Upper management don't tell you that you wont actually be trained" (in 134 reviews)

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  1. "Assistant store manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Family Dollar Stores full-time

    Pros

    Friendly and over time all the time

    Cons

    Low hours sometimes short staff

    Advice to Management

    Spead hrs evenly between workers


  2. "Not so guilded cage."

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    Former Employee - Store Manager in Detroit, MI
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Detroit, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Family Dollar Stores full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Easy to advance if you choose.

    Cons

    Too many hours required of salaried management.

    Advice to Management

    More payroll.

  3. "None"

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    Current Employee - Store Manager in Augusta, GA
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Augusta, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Family Dollar Stores (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    No family time work 6 days a week open 365 days

    Cons

    Ok pay ok insurance can move up quick

    Advice to Management

    Pray because any and everything falls on you with the store


  4. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - ASM- Assistant Store Manager in Henderson, TX
    Current Employee - ASM- Assistant Store Manager in Henderson, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Wonderful Store Manager. Great company to work for

    Cons

    Not enough weekends off.. Too many late night shifts


  5. "I love customer service."

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    Former Employee - Clerk in Joplin, MO
    Former Employee - Clerk in Joplin, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I just don't dread going to work.

    Cons

    The long hours are hard on my family.

    Advice to Management

    Friendly reminder of a job well done means the world to me.


  6. "cashier"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Family Dollar Stores part-time

    Pros

    good people of different background

    Cons

    A lot of work for not enough money


  7. "Good first time job"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Chatham, VA
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Chatham, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Family Dollar Stores part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The salary is average for starting a new job.

    Cons

    Most of your work is unappreciated.

  8. "Familydollar"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Naugatuck, CT
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Naugatuck, CT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Yearly raises, room for growth.

    Cons

    District managers will work you


  9. "Pretty OK Job"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Depending on if you have a good Store Manager... They can definitely work with your schedule, and you pretty much have a set schedule.

    Cons

    Too many "Managers". Each Store consist of 3-4 Managers, including Assistants. Causes issues with how things "roll".


  10. "Great work environment"

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    Current Employee - Manager
    Current Employee - Manager

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

    Pros

    Less work, stress than the black and yellow banner.

    Cons

    None, great work place. Great dm