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Kmart Cashier Reviews

Updated November 15, 2017
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  1. "My Time at Kmart"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Ontario, CA
    Former Employee - Cashier in Ontario, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Kmart part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Almost anyone can become employed by Kmart. They pretty much work around your schedule, especially if you go to school. It's a good place for high school students to get their first job. It really prepares you to handle almost all customer service issues. Some of the good employees get to move up the ladder.

    Cons

    The slowest cash registers on the planet make working here abysmal. Lines got super long due to all the questions cashiers have to ask (if we don't ask, we get reprimanded). Most of the cash registers don't even work, and the ones that do occasionally freeze and make customers go mad. Sometimes management or supervisors couldn't care less about your safety or dignity. Slim chances for advancement, don't expect to make it to full-time status.

    Advice to Management

    This advice is for corporate since management can't really do anything. Allocate funds to replace all the cash registers, that would make the point of sale process smoother for everyone. I honestly want you to get out of the deep hole you're in, you still got it in you.


  2. "Disappointing"

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    Former Employee - Softliner/Cashier in Valencia, CA
    Former Employee - Softliner/Cashier in Valencia, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Kmart part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    People were generally nice and understanding.

    Cons

    Under staffed, low hours, hired outside help instead of its own employees to kiss up for corporate, manager didn’t understand the work of an associate.

    Advice to Management

    Set your employees up to succeed, Don’t under employ. Dont assume corporate will come in the day they say they will, most of the time they don’t. Give warnings when associates use earned sick hours as required by law, don’t just fire them out of nowhere like with me. Really screwed things up for me with school even though I was a good employee that worked really hard. The manager was there for a shorter time than I was, and the assistant manager and my lead really valued me because they knew how hard I worked. This new manager got the store to close as well, so good job.

  3. "My Experience as a Cashier/Checkout Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Part Time Cashier in Riverside, CA
    Former Employee - Part Time Cashier in Riverside, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Kmart part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    My co-workers
    close location to my apartment and school

    Cons

    "lunch break" was 15 min
    both managers were rude
    not understanding of my school schedule
    pay


  4. "Eh"

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    Current Employee - Cashier in Hastings, MI
    Current Employee - Cashier in Hastings, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Kmart part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Mostly friendly
    Flexible hours

    Cons

    Doesn't hire full time
    Only get to work 15 hours a week
    A bit two faced

    Advice to Management

    I don't know


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Sales Associate, cashier"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Roswell, NM
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Roswell, NM

    I worked at Kmart full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good at work and responsible

    Cons

    Nothing to response at this time


  6. "A good starting off job."

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    Current Employee - Cashier in Oscoda, MI
    Current Employee - Cashier in Oscoda, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kmart part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very easy, not hard to learn, great for a starting job

    Cons

    Low hours during certain seasons


  7. "Bleaaaach...?"

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    Current Employee - Cashier
    Current Employee - Cashier
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Kmart part-time

    Pros

    Mutual respect with employees at my level.

    Cons

    Inflexible with hours, make you work overtime without asking, made me work 9 hour shifts as a part time employee, didn't ask if I wanted to work on holiday, don't care that I also have school....

    Advice to Management

    Ask employees what they can do before forcing hours upon them.

  8. "horrible..."

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    Former Employee - Checkout Cashier in White Plains, NY
    Former Employee - Checkout Cashier in White Plains, NY
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Kmart (More than a year)

    Pros

    THERE WERE NO PROS AT ALL

    Cons

    I dont even know where to start.......... the customers were horrible.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Easy job. Good environment."

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    Current Employee - Kmart Cashier in Cudahy, CA
    Current Employee - Kmart Cashier in Cudahy, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kmart part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Easy cashier work. Flexible schedules. Working as a team. Management is nice. Everyone’s friendly. The whole hiring process is quick.

    Cons

    Associate discount. Sometimes the hours they give is very minimum, 2 days a week sometimes. Customers get mad at all the questions cashiers have to ask.


  10. "cashier"

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    Former Employee - Cashier
    Former Employee - Cashier
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good place to work at. easy work. decent pay for first job.

    Cons

    No raise. closing stores left and right.

    Advice to Management

    You need to advance with the times. Its 2017 not 1980.