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Updated August 19, 2017
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Edward S. Lampert
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  • They say minimum wage going up is your raise (in 305 reviews)

  • There are no raises or incentives (in 257 reviews)

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  1. "Sales Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Kmart part-time

    Pros

    It had flexible hours and a good starting Job.

    Cons

    Pay could be increases overtime.

    Advice to Management

    To increase pay overtime for incentives.


  2. "Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Really prepares you for a lot of different things, cross trained in a lot of different areas

    Cons

    Hours
    Work/ life balance

  3. "Kmat Tips"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Baltimore, MD
    Former Employee - Cashier in Baltimore, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Kmart (More than a year)

    Pros

    great environment to work in for the most part, always busy

    Cons

    more hours are needed for employees

    Advice to Management

    more hours


  4. "decent"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Customer Service/Cashier in Virginia Beach, VA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Customer Service/Cashier in Virginia Beach, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Kmart part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    very flexible hours, nice staff

    Cons

    mediocre motivation, disorder is common

    Advice to Management

    look at Target


  5. "Kmart at Franklin, NC"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Franklin, NC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Franklin, NC
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Little turn-over of management. Most have lived in Franklin many years. Family feel unless you just don't want to work. I really enjoyed working there.

    Cons

    There has been no raises for floor staff and most of management for over 6 years. Starting pay for cashiers is minimum wage

    Advice to Management

    Sears Holdings should have a 90 day pay raise and then 6 month review with raise and then yearly reviews with raises.


  6. "great work place and enviorment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Kmart full-time

    Pros

    great coworkers and a very good work environment

    Cons

    not to many cons aside from slow work days


  7. "sales associate"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Kingman, AZ
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Kingman, AZ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Kmart part-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    It was a wonderful place to get work experience to start in retail

    Cons

    they push their employees way to hard where their employees get sick

    Advice to Management

    some of them can understand what you went through

  8. "HR LEAD"

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

    I have been working at Kmart full-time

    Pros

    Hours cut til further notice for full time associates

    Cons

    Low pay for work expected, more duties assigned, no additional compensation


  9. "Good Work Place"

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    Former Employee - HBC/Cashier in Tifton, GA
    Former Employee - HBC/Cashier in Tifton, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    well managed and respectful people, treat u like family!

    Cons

    dont have anything cons to say!

    Advice to Management

    keep doing what your doing great job!


  10. "Customer Service desk"

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

    I worked at Kmart part-time

    Pros

    Super friendly co-workers and overall fun place to be.

    Cons

    Very low pay for the work load and very bad scheduling. Scheduled for 5-6 days for only 25 hours weekly.

    Advice to Management

    Give better schedule like 7-8 hours in one day that way people can work 3 days 24 hours and not 5 to 6 days just to be a part time employee.


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