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Kangaroo Express Reviews

Updated February 2, 2017
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Kangaroo Express CEO Dennis G. Hatchell
Dennis G. Hatchell
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Pros
  • Meeting new people from different states everyday (in 10 reviews)

  • Customer service is my prime field (in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • Unless you're a manager, you will not get full time hours (in 13 reviews)

  • Low pay , doesn't care about anything except the company (in 8 reviews)

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  1. "CSR"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier in Oxford, MS
    Former Employee - Cashier in Oxford, MS
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Kangaroo Express (Less than a year)

    Pros

    None really but provides very little security.

    Cons

    Low pay with no room for advancement. Poor management.

    Advice to Management

    Promote from within and increase of pay.


  2. "Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - General Manager in Kernersville, NC
    Current Employee - General Manager in Kernersville, NC

    I have been working at Kangaroo Express full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Was new to retail management. Fortunate enough to have a great district manager to guide me through

    Cons

    Pay was discouraging for employees as well as manager level

    Advice to Management

    Keep working to improve store hours. Focus on the little people that actually keep the stores open and running 24/7 while they are at home resting in the snow and any other bad weather conditions


  3. "Sales Associate"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Americus, GA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Americus, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Kangaroo Express (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    good company to work for

    Cons

    not a good paying company


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  5. "Store manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Durham, NC
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Durham, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Kangaroo was great! It's too bad they were taken over by circle k

    Cons

    It's not Kangaroo anymore it's circle k owned and they are horrible

    Advice to Management

    You're hopeless


  6. "HR"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cary, NC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cary, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Nice clean office, free soft drinks, slushies and cappa's

    Cons

    Very political, a lot of playing favorites, never could guess what kind of mood management may be in when they walked in door.


  7. "Cashier/clerk"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier/Clerk in Ocean Springs, MS
    Former Employee - Cashier/Clerk in Ocean Springs, MS
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Kangaroo Express part-time

    Pros

    Socializing with customers, getting to meet new people

    Cons

    Staff that steals from the company and the manager don't care

    Advice to Management

    Get rid of your manager, you might make more money


  8. "cashier"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Fayetteville, NC
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Fayetteville, NC
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    customer ,cleaning ,prepping food handling lottery ,alcohol , and gas i love everything about the job

    Cons

    i never had no bad cons about working at kangaroo even though it was tuff at first but it made me stronger and love everybit of the job and my customers


  9. "Don't work here"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Saint Augustine, FL
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Saint Augustine, FL

    Pros

    Free coffee and free fountain drinks

    Cons

    Low pay , doesn't care about anything except the company


  10. "The job itself was stressful."

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Shelby, NC
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Shelby, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Kangaroo Express part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    You have independence, they expect you to do everything by yourself.

    Cons

    Depending on the shift and location, the clientele can be challenging. Not full time.

    Advice to Management

    This company should be more organized. Better opportunities should be offered.


  11. "Assistant Manager"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Crystal River, FL
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Crystal River, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Kangaroo Express (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Fast pace environment, a variety of duties to be completed while providing customer service.

    Cons

    Irate customers threatening to damage property and other customers

    Advice to Management

    Keep shelves replenished to keep customers satisfied.


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