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Updated Jan 13, 2021

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  • "And I feel bad for my associates who work hard to make the store look and feel good for our customers when they make only a little above minimum wage(in 205 reviews)

  • "Can only advance if you have an in with someone within the upper management(in 198 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years


      Jan 13, 2021 - Assistant General Manager in Hartford, CT
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      Pay. People.experiences , growth and warmth


      Bonus upper management appreciated frowned upon

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    2. 1.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Do not be fooled

      Aug 12, 2020 - Assistant Manager in Tampa, FL
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      The people I worked with aside from upper management were wonderful people.


      Upper management does not care about the future and well being of it's employees. They overwork and underpay everyone from associates to assistant managers. Everything is based around hitting certain sales or ticket times. They put unrealistic expectations and stress upon staff members that are VASTLY underpaid and majority are too young & employed for the first time and don't know how to stand up for themselves or to know that they have rights as an employee. The amount of stress endured during my time employed was unbelievable!

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