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Updated January 19, 2018
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  • Work life balance can take a toll, but if your numbers are right the (in 121 reviews)

  • no work life balance work in bad areas (in 101 reviews)

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  1. "Great Company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Rent-A-Center full-time

    Pros

    Training and Development, pays well.

    Cons

    Poor work life/home life balance


  2. "Store Manager"

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    Current Employee - Store Manager in Shreveport, LA
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Shreveport, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Rent-A-Center full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    The company has a great salary plan along with bonuses. Great trainers makes the difference in longevity.

    Cons

    The work live balance is a little unbalanced. Long hours will play

    Advice to Management

    Make sure all full time employees coming in gets the proper training

  3. "Laid back, fun."

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    Current Employee - Senior Store Manager in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - Senior Store Manager in Cincinnati, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Guaranteed 40+ hours per week and overtime is available. The owners are amazing, they truly care about their employees.

    Cons

    In all honesty, there isn't really any negatives to working here. The only time an employee has felt like they don't want to work here anymore is when they've done something that was a bad decision to make.

    Advice to Management

    Love working here.


  4. "assistant manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    employee discounts, and alot of overtime

    Cons

    long hours, no life outside of work


  5. "Stressful when it did not need to be, good old boy club has a lot of power in the field with the company"

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    Former Employee - District Manager in Seaford, DE
    Former Employee - District Manager in Seaford, DE
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Rent-A-Center full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits gray pay ranges for all levels of employment which you can grow in the company if you are a single individual it works

    Cons

    Long hours no home life and does not allow for anything to be scheduled because they except them to come first no matter what happens in life.

    Advice to Management

    Pay attention to what you operation management is doing ae your regional directors and how they treat your co workers


  6. "Sales Manager"

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    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Sherwood, AR
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Sherwood, AR
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Rent-A-Center full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Easy job to perform daily

    Cons

    Long retail type hours, seven days a week, only Christmas and Thanksgiving off


  7. "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newark, NJ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newark, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Rent-A-Center full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Rent a center pays good money and has plenty of opportunity for growth and more income.

    Cons

    Long hours. Saturday’s. Not enough corporate support

    Advice to Management

    Let us deal with the customers on our own terms. The people in corporate are not here with us going through the things that we go through

  8. "Great family atmosphere with both coworkers and customers."

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    Current Employee - Senior Store Manager in Fredericksburg, VA
    Current Employee - Senior Store Manager in Fredericksburg, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Rent-A-Center full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Two weeks paid vacation after one year. Get one extra week every five years until you reach four weeks.
    Full medical, dental, vision.
    The company offers a 401k retirement plan. They match 50 cents to every dollar you contribute up to six percent of your salary.
    Great family atmosphere.
    Promotions can be very quick to those who put forth the effort.
    Integrity is rewarded.

    Cons

    Hours can be long.
    Work life balance can take a toll, but if your numbers are right the work life balance is there.
    Customers can be cruel sometimes. You always have to have a level head.


  9. "Overall okay"

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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 Rent-A-Center full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Decent Pay, Plenty of oppurtunity if you work hard

    Cons

    Hours suck, Not a job for someone with a family if you intend to spend alot of time with them


  10. "Don't plan on seeing your family if you work here!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Rent-A-Center full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, not too bad of a salary, and meeting new people.

    Cons

    MANAGEMENT!!! Crazy demands, and poor direction.


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