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Family Dollar Stores Reviews

Updated February 20, 2017
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  1. "Not feeling secure in the current climate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Family Dollar Stores full-time

    Pros

    Awesome coworkers and caring managers

    Cons

    Doesn't seem stable (layoffs.) People are constantly resigning.


  2. "Unsafe"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Memphis, TN
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Memphis, TN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very good assistant manager experience.

    Cons

    Completely unsafe! Daily armed robberies!

    Advice to Management

    Security guards, more pay!


  3. "Store manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Family Dollar Stores full-time

    Pros

    Good to work for sometimes

    Cons

    Bad areas and low hours


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  5. "Store Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Family Dollar Stores full-time

    Pros

    Fast Promotions for ambitious individuals

    Cons

    Robbed alot and business must go on

    Advice to Management

    give loss prevention whatever they need to make these stores safer.


  6. "Not great and way to much spoiling for certain workers"

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    Current Employee - ASM- Assistant Store Manager in El Paso, TX
    Current Employee - ASM- Assistant Store Manager in El Paso, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Source of money . close to home and hard to get fired for some ppl . ok hours . sorry idk

    Cons

    Schedule all over the place , no right management . dont expect to move up unless someone quits or you talk with the manager after a long time

    Advice to Management

    Needs to improve


  7. "Associate"

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    Current Employee - Associate in Greensboro, NC
    Current Employee - Associate in Greensboro, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Strong family company that works with others.

    Cons

    Need more hours to keep the store profitable.

    Advice to Management

    Look for people's willingness to work.


  8. "It's okay, but not great"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Yulee, FL
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Yulee, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    You will most likely get close to 40 hours

    Cons

    basically work full time, but no benefits.

    Advice to Management

    Don't hire unreliable people


  9. "Never again"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Cashier in Dallas, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    I got to meet some interesting people and my co workers were ok

    Cons

    Manager got over 50 hours a week but was never at the store. Couldn't leave the store to get something to eat on my lunch break.


  10. "General Manager"

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    Former Employee - General Manager
    Former Employee - General Manager
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Received a lot of support from the corporate level.

    Cons

    The company decided to take away most of the hourly incentive programs.


  11. "wanting work close by the house."

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    Current Employee - Cashier in Cypress, TX
    Current Employee - Cashier in Cypress, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good money good benefits good people

    Cons

    hours management schedules careers small

    Advice to Management

    humble



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