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fun workplace
Financial Services Associate (Former Employee), Pompano Beach, FLNovember 14, 2014
Pros: paid lunch time
value customers and management and co worker were hands on with training
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seasonal job
Tax Preparer (seasonal) (Former Employee), Orlando, FLOctober 18, 2014
• Prepare federal income tax for individuals
• Educate customers on requirements and documentation
• Paper filing and markets services to previous customers
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Wonderful Experience overall
Tax Preparer Seasonal (Former Employee), Tampa, FLSeptember 23, 2014
I've enhanced my customer service skills working at Amscot, with the interviewing process, I was able to meet many different types of individuals. I enjoyed my job at Amscot.
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Tough Job
Financial Services Representative (Current Employee), Bartow, FLSeptember 20, 2014
Long hours with Little to no breaks. Company will take customers side no matter what the situation is even if what their saying false. Good co workers that support in any way posible.
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A fast paced work environment
Sales Associate (Former Employee), Melbourne, FLSeptember 20, 2014
Amscot is a good company to work for. They have great incentives.
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Absolutley NO social life outside of Work
Assistant Leader (Former Employee), Rockledge, FLAugust 27, 2014
IF you like feeling like big brother is always watching, this is the job for you. There is always fear whenever the district manager is around. You are locked in the building your entire shift, so if you work 8, 10, 16 hrs, you are there all day! You work all the time, so you have no social life.
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Great pay with a lot of sacrifices
Financial Service Assistant (Current Employee), Sanford, FLJuly 18, 2014
Amscot is all about Amscot. They are very vocal from the beginning that you have to be flexible with your schedule, in other words, means you have to revolve your life around your schedule at Amscot. They make up a little bit with their beginning pay being between $12-$15/hour, which is really nice, but the horrible hours and lack of request days off – more... can get over-bearing.
It's a very easy job as far as you know what you're getting into each day, and if you like being in a fast pace environment this is the job for you. The people you work with are very nice, but Amscot requests you dont become friends outside of work with anyone who works with you, so they can protect themselves from any possible conflict of interests or possible group robbery.

Apply for this job if you are single and want to make money, If you have a family and want to have time for them weekly, this isnt the job. – less
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Unreasonable Schedules
Financial Services Associate (Former Employee), Orlando, FLApril 14, 2014
Pros: pay was ok
Cons: schedules are horrible, amscot does not care about your personal life
Was barely off. Couldn't request days off. Never missed a day but was laid off due to a customer complaint and to this day I do not know what the complaint was.
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Easy job, difficult schedule
Financial service associate (Former Employee), St Petersburg, FlApril 13, 2014
It was easy to learn everything I needed to work with. Management was average. Co-workers hardworking. Hardest part of the job was working til midnight and all different shifts. The most enjoyable part of the job was good pay.
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Hated It!
Financial Services Associate (Former Employee), Tampa, FLApril 3, 2014
Pros: pay
Cons: everything else!
Let me just be honest with you! The pay and the amount of hours you receive at Amscot is about the only decent thing about the company. The management is horrible and acts unprofessional, you are on their schedule which means you have no time for your personal life (not even school), you are standing for long periods of time (you're lucky if you get – more... a lunch break), not to mention have to continuously deal with extremely rude customers. Amscot basically expects you to give your life over to them. They treat the employees like slaves and use pay as compensation for it. It's very easy to advance in the company, which is a plus as well. – less
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Amscot
Overnight Leader (Former Employee), OrlandoMarch 26, 2014
Pros: great pay
Cons: long hours, expect not to have a life
Its a high paying job, good benefits and great people to work with. But the company itself is an abusement of middle-class working people. The branches don't close, open 7days a week, if its a slow branch your pretty much stuck with the schedule you have. So if an emergency occurs its hard to call off of work, knowing that you might get written up or – more... fired. – less
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Rapid Advancement and great Salary
Co-Leader (Former Employee), Miami, FLJanuary 18, 2014
Great advancement, great salary, schedules are terrible and depending what position you have, your days of will depend on that, also leader do not know how to train you or coach you.
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The worst place ever to work for, no ethics what so ever!!!
Financial Service Associate (Current Employee), Orlando, FLDecember 6, 2013
Pros: money
Cons: upper management are terrible
It is a very stressful work environment, is not a stable job it is only a temporary thing. Upper management does not care and they have non managerial ethics. They lie and cheat to get their way and bonuses. I am very dissatisfied with the company.
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terrible place to work for
Assistant Manager (Former Employee), Miami, FLNovember 17, 2013
Pros: pay
Cons: everything
I worked In that company for six months and it is the most terrible place to work bad very bad you can't spend time with your family a very selfish company
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the most stressfl job ever
Financial Associate (Former Employee), Kissimmee, FlAugust 26, 2013
Pros: good pay
Cons: everything else
I worked at this company for only a month. At the end of my training I quit. I got so stressed out that I could not even sleep at night. Long hours, rude customers. The branch leader was nice but the district leader was horrible. If you work here you can't have a normal life. Amscot comes first. Very, very stressful environment. They want to forced – more... you to sell things that customers don't need. As a trainee you are not allowed to make mistakes. They expect too much from their associates. – less
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not a good place to invest your time or your skills
Assistant manager (Former Employee), orlandoJuly 25, 2013
Pros: pay good
Cons: no breaks, no life, no further education, dealing with a lot of lower class uneducated people unfortunatetly
Amscot promised you career advance, good pay, benefits, however in order to advance you have to sacrifice your family time, work long hours with little or not break at all, certain managers were not respectful at all. they pay good money but you have to work very hard, clean the place, long hours, and they are constantly changing policies, is a huge – more... miscommunication from top managers and you can feel confused. you also have to target percentage on losses and if your are not up to standards due because people don't have money to pay back or because people simple cancel their accounts, you are still responsible for all of that even though those situations gets off your hands. Very stressful. you can get fired for even a complain from a customer. pretty much the job is not secure at all. – less
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a great place to learn about banking
Assistant Leader (Former Employee), Orlando, FLFebruary 12, 2013
you recieve deap knowledge about the banking industry
ie thresholds
counterfiet checks
counterfiet money
money loundering
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Great employees but not much balance between work and personal life
Training Branch Leader (Former Employee), Largo, FLNovember 14, 2012
Pros: promote from within, good pay
Cons: no breaks, breakfast, lunch, or dinner
As a Branch Leader you must work a minimum of 55 hours a week and the needs of the company come first. You can sometimes work up to 70 plus hours a week. If you work hard and have a good work ethic they are willing to reward you for it. The employees are terrific and everyone works together as a team to get the job done. The hardest part is the amount – more... of commitment you must give. They do not have a good balance between personal life and work. – less
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This is a very stressful place to work at .
Assistance Manger (Former Employee), Orlando, FLNovember 11, 2012
Pros: great pay
Cons: you could get fire for anything
It was not a great company to work for . The company rules and regulations were awful. The managerment crew were great, but the upper management were very awful .You had no job security. The pay was really good.
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Fast track career path.
Assistant Manager (Former Employee), Kissimmee, FLSeptember 19, 2012
Pros: awesome pay.
Cons: could not leave the store to go anywhere until shift was over. lots of back to back shifts, extremely long hours.
Loved working for Amscot. They offered great wages and you could advance quickly. Since I worked at the same location for 3 years, I was able to establish a relationship with almost 100% of the clientele. The hardest part was adjusting to being in an enclosed space for all the duration of your shift. For security reasons you were not allowed to leave – more... the secured area until your scheduled time was up which meant you could not stretch your legs, take a breath of fresh air or step out for lunch. It could get pretty hectic but it was very organized at the same time. You always had the support of the Clearing Center to approve/decline transactions. They also asked for you NOT to have a second job or school as they required a flexible availability from 6am to 11pm. Which somewhat compensated with the pay but it also meant that you would have to work back to back shifts or 14 hours. Amscot also terminated employment once you reached about a 3yr term with them and conducted job fairs recruting employees for lesser pay. – less

About Amscot

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