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True Value Reviews

Updated December 15, 2017
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Pros
  • Work-life balance is phenomenal (in 8 reviews)

  • Opportunity to learn a lot of operations of a retail hardware store (in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • It's essentially a dead end job with minimal room for advancement (in 5 reviews)

  • Unstable business model and future of the organization (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "The True Value in Life"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at True Value part-time

    Pros

    They were easy enough to work with.

    Cons

    There wasn't any room to grow.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Merch"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at True Value full-time

    Pros

    good work-life balance, depending on manager though

    Cons

    not a lot of potential for growth

  3. Helpful (2)

    "Managers"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Manager in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at True Value full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Health benefits, great people and location

    Cons

    lack of appreciation for work, lack of advancement, upper management does NOT listen and fails to see how their decisions impact the one's implementing their decisions

    Advice to Management

    Include all those that will be involved in implementing your vision. Be consistent companywide on your views of work life balance, working from home etc.
    Do a better job promoting within and identifying top caliber team members


  4. "General Manager"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Brattleboro, VT
    Current Employee - Manager in Brattleboro, VT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at True Value full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    good company to work for

    Cons

    slow times of the year


  5. "Laborer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at True Value part-time

    Pros

    Flexible with summer workers most of the time

    Cons

    Inconsistent leadership and lack of organization sometimes


  6. "Good Summer Job"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at True Value full-time

    Pros

    Customer service experience, building display models, independence

    Cons

    There are some very quiet hours


  7. "They Really do Care"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at True Value full-time

    Pros

    The leadership team cares a lot about the employees and the customers they are serving.

    Cons

    Decisions get made slowly and there seem to be a lot of politics at play. However - I think this is true of any large organization.

    Advice to Management

    Stay transparent about business decisions.

  8. "Sales Associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at True Value part-time

    Pros

    Friendly staff, flexible working hours

    Cons

    Pay could have been better


  9. "Good as a starter job"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at True Value part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Laid-back atmosphere, good learning experience, some opportunity to advance as an assistant manager, most federal holidays were limited hours or not open at all, management was willing to make improvements that I initiated

    Cons

    Required to work weekends, average pay, and no major employee benefits.

    Advice to Management

    Make it a requirement to provide benefits to employees that are full time.
    Keep a listening ear out for employee suggestions


  10. "Good Company in transition"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at True Value full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Looking to grow their business and improve technology within.

    Cons

    They are behind the eight ball on most things competitors have advanced on.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees as well as your customers.


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