Value Village Reviews

Updated Jan 12, 2021

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  1. "Good company"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Front End Supervisor in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Value Village full-time

    Pros

    Great training, great friendly people

    Cons

    Can be dirty, but to be expected due to the business

  2. "Big Box Store"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Customer Support in Tukwila, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Value Village part-time

    Pros

    It helped gained customer experience.

    Cons

    Lack of safety concerns did not work for me.

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  3. "Value village"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Stocker in Fairbanks, AK
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Value Village full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good people and interesting and cool item.

    Cons

    Didn’t pay very well and wasn’t very clean.

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  4. "Another Honest Review"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Value Village full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Low barrier to entry (Hired within 1 interview ) - Pay (Low but Manageable for Management ) - Standard Scheduling (50 Hours/wk) -

    Cons

    - Constant Turnover - Low Pay for standard ADULT Employees (8-9/hour) - Almost no real Benefits (Offered but no benefit to choose them) - Somewhat Unprofessional and unorganized Management even to the point of shady operations. - General Mistreatment of Employees

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  5. "Good part-time job"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Associate in Houston, TX

    I worked at Value Village part-time

    Pros

    Customer are very friendly everyday

    Cons

    Not enough money & room to advance

  6. "If you're not in college, don't do it."

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Cashier 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Value Village part-time

    Pros

    Good enough people and assistant managers, flexible hours

    Cons

    Not great upper management, unethical company, way more work than necessary

  7. "Great first job"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Front End Cashier in Woodinville, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Value Village part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Customers are great, co-workers and managers are great, and environment is great.

    Cons

    I had no complaints while I worked there, except maybe that is was difficult to get people to cover shifts or be called into work if someone else didn't show up.

  8. "Good Coworkers, Bad Everything Else"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Value Village full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Coworkers are great at my store, job is relatively straight forward

    Cons

    Customers are allowed to treat employees like garbage, management does not give employees the tools or help to meet quotas

  9. "Everyday you will learn something new and exciting."

    5.0
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    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Value Village

    Pros

    Engaging, opportunity, resourceful, exciting, rewarding, fast-paced

    Cons

    Stressful, lack in communication, long days when asked to stay

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  10. "Not the greatest."

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Value Village part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    flexible schedule, 1 extra float vacation day per year, lots of exercises (if you're looking for something that will keep you moving and active this job is ideal) Nice employee discount.

    Cons

    inconsistent management plan. tenured employees often have to fight and beg to get working hours especially during slower seasons newer employees are given preferential treatment in regards to scheduling for their first year of work. favoritism of employees is very obvious. fairly high turnover of co-workers a lack of team morale and comradery which effected how well the team could work together.

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