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True Value Reviews

Updated August 16, 2017
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Pros
  • Opportunity to learn a lot of operations of a retail hardware store (in 8 reviews)

  • Work-life balance is phenomenal (in 7 reviews)

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

  • Not a lot of room for growth unless you are willing to relocate to Chicago to work at headquarters (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Good"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Buckeye, AZ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Buckeye, AZ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at True Value full-time

    Pros

    Works with schedules. .

    Cons

    In old town Buckeye, AZ.

    Advice to Management

    Good


  2. "True Value"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Inventory Planner in Elmhurst, IL
    Current Employee - Inventory Planner in Elmhurst, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great work culture and collaborative throughout each department. Common goal is known and each group works for it along with individual goals.

    Cons

    Future career path can be hard to define in certain areas. Would be better if path was defined easily for each department.

  3. "Good Place To Work Out of School"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at True Value full-time

    Pros

    Friendly, intelligent, flexible environment to work.

    Cons

    Not many training opportunities in the field.


  4. "Great place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at True Value full-time

    Pros

    Great atmosphere and environment! Owner really cares about employees and is very family oriented! Works the best they can to get you days off and works around class schedule for those going to school.

    Cons

    Pay is average, but understandable in the market we are involved with. Not much room for advancement. But still a great place to work at!


  5. "Cool Job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good benefits, laid back environment, lots of cool characters come through the store, lumber yard

    Cons

    Not much very nice place

    Advice to Management

    Free snack bar


  6. "Decent workplace"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - SALES CLERK in Kansas City, KS
    Current Employee - SALES CLERK in Kansas City, KS
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Flexible hours, not a bad first job

    Cons

    Bad culture, disconnect between management and sales

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the department managers


  7. "Merchandise Handler"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Manchester, NH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Manchester, NH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very good management, competitive pay rate that goes up after probation period, pay rate increases after three month and then two months after three months and it rises to full rate that is 20.35 after eight month

    Cons

    Can hectic sometimes, constantly moving and lifting heavy objects all the time

  8. "No complaints"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Mellow management, lots of opportunities to do different things

    Cons

    Customers expect you to know absolutely everything about home repair and construction


  9. "Salary"

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

    Pros

    Interacted with people with all hardware needs that ranged from intermediate to expert.

    Cons

    Frustrated customers that did not use products correctly.


  10. "Pretty good"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at True Value full-time

    Pros

    Great pay, attitude is up to the individual.

    Cons

    Summer overtime, but overtime pay makes up for it


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