Pros: if you like working with the public, this was a great store to work.!
Cons: we did receive holiday and birthday pay, but also we were open everyday of the year. but like i said, the holidays were fun and exciting, people always happy, even the customers were great during the holidays and were always thanking us for being open!!!
my former job with DDM was great for 18yrs, all of a sudden all 2 managers quit, followed by key carrier quitting also. we then started losing good employees. we received a new manager, plus a new assistant manager, plus key carrier. rules that were allowed to be commonly set in some stores by the managers were changed without notice or meetings. there – more... was no communication with former employees that were left. most of them quit or were forced to quit one way or the other, and some were terminated unjustified. we were a good team,, with customers who loved us and the former management. things changed over the past year, and I being there the longest was getting constant complaints from customers about what was going on in the store. I tried to be decent with my answers, but truthfully I didn't like lying to my regular customers. things became very difficult in all aspects of my job I loved so much, I really didn't quite know what to do. I only have 5-7 years left before I could actually retire or go to part time. the stress level became very difficult and hard to deal with. I was more or less forced to leave my job. we were a like a happy family for many years and I loved working there and looked forward to seeing my customers everyday. my customers knew how to make me smile or laugh, and so did former management know matter the mood one of us employee's might have been in. we had good times, holidays were great working there, even though u were not at home with your family, u kind of felt good anyway because we all as a team enjoyed working and being together!! – less