Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Reviews

Updated Jul 2, 2020

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3.0
42%
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Ollie’s Bargain Outlet President and CEO Mark Butler
Mark Butler
155 Ratings
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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great People"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Hagerstown, MD

    I have been working at Ollie’s Bargain Outlet part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Awesome staff, they make it fun

    Cons

    It’s very different to a normal retail outlet and takes getting used to

  2. "decent pay"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Security Analyst in Jacksonville, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ollie’s Bargain Outlet full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    good job and company to work for

    Cons

    pay is below average and need to be higher

  3. "Great Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - District Manager in Savannah, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ollie’s Bargain Outlet full-time

    Pros

    Growing, lots of room for adavancement

    Cons

    Lots of Travel, tracked by gps

  4. "Ollie's @ my Glance!"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Associate in Pulaski, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ollie’s Bargain Outlet part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Its a job ' where you can help the customers, as well as family! Great prices and merchandise!

    Cons

    Team effort should be more apparent! team leaders are Awesome

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  5. "It cool"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Freight Flow Supervisor 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Ollie’s Bargain Outlet full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good environment, management good at motivation.

    Cons

    Not always easy, a lot to work with

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  6. "Labor not worth the penny's"

    1.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Supervisor in Leesburg, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Ollie’s Bargain Outlet full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    First look at new items

    Cons

    Pay. Discount. High expectations with little to no reward

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  7. "Stressful.....exhausting.....unappreciated.....frustrating......no work life balance."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Team Leader 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ollie’s Bargain Outlet full-time

    Pros

    I'm paid well....that is about it.

    Cons

    Stores hours are cut more and more each week while the work load continues to increase and become overwhelming with no help.

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  8. "Retail"

    1.0
    Current Employee - Co Team Leader in Raleigh, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Ollie’s Bargain Outlet full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Its a job so its income

    Cons

    Work load, expectations, no hours

  9. "Profits over people"

    1.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Co Team Leader 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Ollie’s Bargain Outlet full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Company unable to retain District managers so you are pretty much left alone if your store isn't on fire.

    Cons

    Not an ESSENTIAL business with it's small amount of snacks/food. Should have closed during non -essential ban. Pay doesn't match area industry standards even though much more is physically expected from entire staff.

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  10. "Great Place"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Customer Service Associate 

    I have been working at Ollie’s Bargain Outlet part-time

    Pros

    You see a lot of great people

    Cons

    I don't have any cons to add

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