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Kmart CEO Edward S. Lampert
Edward S. Lampert
1396 Ratings
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  • "Most hourly employees are paid minimum wage(in 329 reviews)

  • "No raises in the past several years(in 290 reviews)

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  1. Best

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Kmart part-time

    Pros

    Everything was great while emplyed here.

    Cons

    I have nothing bad to say about this company

  2. Good College Job

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Kmart part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible scheduling, laid back atmosphere, low stress, build customer service skills

    Cons

    Company is obviously running downhill which means no opportunities for advancement. Outdated POS systems. Trapped in the 90's

  3. Cashier

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

    I worked at Kmart part-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    The Flexible hours were nice

    Cons

    Poor management made shifts disorganized and stressful

    Advice to Management

    Restructure administration

  4. Great place to work

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      Former Employee - Cashier 

      I worked at Kmart part-time

      Pros

      you do your work and no one will bother you get to pick your shifts

      Cons

      unfortunately the company is hemoraging so this place might not be around too much longer

    • Not bad

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at Kmart part-time

      Pros

      Great managers, easy work, great for students

      Cons

      Boring at times and pay was low

    • Mixed bag

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      Current Employee - Multi-Channel Associate in Los Angeles, CA
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I have been working at Kmart part-time for more than 6 years

      Pros

      Meet new people, flexible hours

      Cons

      Some managers let power get to their head, others are too lax. This may be a problem throughout retail stores

      Advice to Management

      Corporate needs to train managers better

    • Standard pay

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      Current Employee - Cashier in Redlands, CA
      Recommends
      Negative Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I have been working at Kmart for more than 2 years

      Pros

      Good coworkers Flexible hours and management

      Cons

      Rude customers Bad reputation Mandatory holidays

      Advice to Management

      No mandatory holidays

    • Deparatment store

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      Former Employee - Part Time Cashier in Welch, WV
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Kmart part-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Friendly staff and helpful management

      Cons

      They don't offer the best pay.

      Advice to Management

      Offer more job openings to employees who are looking for full time

    • Chambersburg RSC closing in April, was a great place to work!

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      Current Employee - General Warehouse Associate in Chambersburg, PA
      Recommends
      Negative Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I have been working at Kmart full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Great co-workers and great culture. Management would do everything they can to help you.

      Cons

      A lot of the trailers in receiving can have errors to work around but they do give you down time to compensate for really bad ones.

    • Great Work Family

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      Former Employee - Hardlines Merchandiser in Kent, WA
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at Kmart for more than 6 years

      Pros

      Enjoyed the family formed in out store. We learned to appreciate and work together, an expereience i will always remember.

      Cons

      I started working with Kmart during the downfall, therefore corprate required many sacrifices from it's workers.

      Advice to Management

      Appreciate all of the workers

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