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Family Dollar Stores Reviews

Updated March 24, 2019
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Gary M. Philbin
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  • "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. Helpful (1)

    "Manger training"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fast advancment good work enviroment

    Cons

    Paid bi weekly,4 hour shifts

    Advice to Management

    Star sheets a must for csr


  2. "I really enjoyed my job at family dollar in both of the states I worked in. Awesome managers and team members."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Flexibility
    The Customers
    Fun
    Great team members

    Cons

    Working weekends and holidays but we still had a great time.

    Advice to Management

    Nope

  3. "Best Job Ever"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in McGehee, AR
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in McGehee, AR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Every one was like family.

    Cons

    Having to clean behind certain people.


  4. "Great"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager

    I have been working at Family Dollar Stores full-time

    Pros

    Great experience good benefits great people

    Cons

    Pay is minimal and bi weekly pay


  5. "Great work environment!"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great coworkers, great retail experience

    Cons

    Working alone or short pay roll

    Advice to Management

    Give more payroll so management isn't forced to work so many hours without help


  6. "Good"

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    You can work at multiple locations once hired

    Cons

    too much work very little pay


  7. "Unorganized"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager

    I have been working at Family Dollar Stores part-time

    Pros

    Sometimes you work with good people

    Cons

    Throughout the company organization and communication is poor

  8. "Cashier"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier in Detroit, MI
    Former Employee - Cashier in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    It was a cool job for the most part not a lot of attitudes team worked together to get the job done

    Cons

    Understaffed, rude customers, a lot of call offs, new people never last

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  9. "Eh"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Inventory Control Supervisor in Louisville, KY
    Current Employee - Inventory Control Supervisor in Louisville, KY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very very very very few.

    Cons

    Quite a lot starting from the top it’s broken.

    Advice to Management

    Realize that you have lives you are responsible for, and respect their lives.


  10. "great Job"

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    Former Employee - Shipping Loader in Morehead, KY
    Former Employee - Shipping Loader in Morehead, KY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Family Dollar Stores full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    i loved this job great company to work for

    Cons

    None it was a great job