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Shopko Stores Reviews

Updated April 17, 2019
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Shopko Stores Chief Executive Officer Russ Steinhorst
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Pros
  • "Flexible schedule; good training;friendly work environment" (in 45 reviews)

  • "Fellow employees were also easy to work with" (in 19 reviews)

Cons
  • "Low pay compared to other retailers" (in 58 reviews)

  • "32 hours a week is considered full time , Closing multiple stores so you don't know of your next or will have a job" (in 24 reviews)

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  1. "Truly Great Company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Racine, WI
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Racine, WI
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Shopko Stores full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great Support from DM and Store Support Center
    Decent management training if new to company
    Most stores have established tenured teammates

    Cons

    Bankruptcy
    Old systems
    Hard to get approvals for M&R


  2. "Shopko Stores"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Apparel Sales Associate in Menasha, WI
    Former Employee - Apparel Sales Associate in Menasha, WI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Shopko Stores full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good coworkers if in right store.

    Cons

    Management seems lost. Lack of communication

    Advice to Management

    Nothing company closed.

  3. "Little communication goes along way"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Manager
    Current Employee - Store Manager
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Shopko Stores full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Work/life balance, discount, easy management

    Cons

    Communication, wage, not a lot of room for growth


  4. "Appreciate the opportunity and have enjoyed a very long career."

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    Current Employee - District Manager in Sioux Falls, SD
    Current Employee - District Manager in Sioux Falls, SD

    I have been working at Shopko Stores full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    The people - so many great partners and the opportunity to advance and make a difference.

    Cons

    Hard to see it unwind after 40 years of service.


  5. "Store manager"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Kingsford, MI
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Kingsford, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Shopko Stores full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Worked a flex able schedule with a great group of people

    Cons

    Store is closing, poor communication from upper management


  6. "Loved it till it went Bankrupt"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Loss Prevention in Rice Lake, WI
    Current Employee - Loss Prevention in Rice Lake, WI
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Shopko Stores full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexibility of work/ home life, relaxed environment, great store team

    Cons

    Benefits were terrible and high premiums

    Advice to Management

    None, loved the team


  7. "Good Company"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager

    I have been working at Shopko Stores full-time

    Pros

    Will miss this company so much, so much promotion.

    Cons

    Upper Management struggled to see what was going on at the store level

  8. "Great Place to Work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - AIX Systems Administrator
    Former Employee - AIX Systems Administrator
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Shopko Stores full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Family Oriented
    - Good Management
    - Great Locations

    Cons

    - Went out of business


  9. "Great Place"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Stevens Point, WI
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Stevens Point, WI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Shopko Stores full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Family Atmosphere, great service, fair managment

    Cons

    the store couln't survive in the market


  10. "IT"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Director
    Current Employee - IT Director

    I have been working at Shopko Stores full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work

    Cons

    They are closing their operation