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Strack & Van Til Reviews

Updated November 18, 2017
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  • Very low pay for what we have to do (in 8 reviews)

  • but hard work and dedication pays off (in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Cashier"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Munster, IN
    Former Employee - Cashier in Munster, IN

    I worked at Strack & Van Til full-time

    Pros

    The hours available was good

    Cons

    The pay rate was low


  2. "Cashier"

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    Current Employee - Front End Cashier in Cedar Lake, IN
    Current Employee - Front End Cashier in Cedar Lake, IN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Strack & Van Til part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Paid breaks, made some good friends

    Cons

    Lack of proper training, poor management, favoritism, gossip, overworked and underpaid

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees.Train more properly. A cashier needs more than one day of training. Quit promoting underaged individuals to cashier. Quit playing favorites.

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Poor company"

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

    I worked at Strack & Van Til (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great opportunity, you’re able to move up in the company

    Cons

    They have no respect for their employees. Benefits suck, bonuses suck.

    Advice to Management

    Just throw your whole business away!


  4. "grocery mgr"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Strack & Van Til full-time

    Pros

    A good working environment friendly

    Cons

    Going through a lot of changes with the organization

    Advice to Management

    Hit your numbers you'll Advance quickly


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Poor employee treatment"

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    Former Employee - Clerk
    Former Employee - Clerk
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Strack & Van Til (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great co workers and managers. Flexible scheduling around school if you are in school. Good for people who are retired also.

    Cons

    Company cannot attract and retain hard working employees. This is because the company does not value it's employees what so ever. The majority of my co workers and I never saw $9/ hour even having been there for years. (some even less than $8/ hour) Good luck getting benefits, they will try their absolute best to keep benefits from you. Many long time dedicated employees were let go by the company because they were too expensive to keep. Think hard work and loyalty will get you somewhere here? Think again. If you believe Jeff Strack will turn this company around, think again also, the guy is all talk.

    Advice to Management

    Wake up and see the company's true colors.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Cashier"

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    Current Employee - Cashier in Hammond, IN
    Current Employee - Cashier in Hammond, IN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Strack & Van Til part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Easy to get a job if you pass background and credit check

    Cons

    Some of the managers are very rude lazy and don't know how to talk to.some of the workers. They show favoritism liars...never praise you but always open up.tjey mouth with complaints... Very unprofessional

    Advice to Management

    Stop showing favorite. Treat all employees equal.and stop believing rude customers you look out of that glass at the cashier watching the cash draw you can also see the way cashier's interact with customers and vise verse


  7. "Used to be a good company."

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

    I worked at Strack & Van Til full-time

    Pros

    Still has a few good managers.

    Cons

    Not a family oriented business anymore.

    Advice to Management

    Good luck.

  8. "Admin assistant"

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Munster, IN
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Munster, IN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Strack & Van Til part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Many opportunities learning warehouse receiving details.

    Cons

    Company isn't honest with you


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Cashier"

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    Former Employee - Utility Worker in Hammond, IN
    Former Employee - Utility Worker in Hammond, IN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Strack & Van Til part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Close to home. I'm five minutes away

    Cons

    Who ever balancing the registers are stealing from registry blame it on cashiers

    Advice to Management

    Store managers have very nasty attuiide and sucks. Dirty wash room. Slow lines due to baggers no where around and we cashiers get cursed out.


  10. Helpful (3)

    "Poor Work Place"

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    Former Employee - Produce Clerk in Valparaiso, IN
    Former Employee - Produce Clerk in Valparaiso, IN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Strack & Van Til part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    There are none, it was just a job.

    Cons

    Terrible and lazy management. Hard work for very low salary. Employees that didn't do their job very well and stole from the company. Very dirty work environment. Employees quit quite often due to the poor leadership of the management. Management was often rude and disrespectful of their employees.

    Advice to Management

    Stop being lazy and work just as hard as everyone else. Pay your workers more and treat your employees with the respect they deserve.


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