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It will do
Customer Service/Cashier (Former Employee), Hallsville, TXNovember 12, 2014
I was a cashier (part-time) while juggling being a single parent to a teen and going to college full time.
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Retail...fast pace
Department Manager (Former Employee), Stone Mountain, GANovember 7, 2014
• Provide customer service with locating products throughout the store
• Assist with stocking and receiving inventory
• Responsible for categorizing inventory in stockroom
• Logging/ Checking in Vendors and there merchandise
• Cash register operation
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Fun
Customer service representative (Former Employee), Iva, SCOctober 29, 2014
I was a learning experience . I enjoyed the people there and I thank them for helping me with my office skills i have today
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Cashier
Customer service/Cashier (Former Employee), Longview, TXOctober 25, 2014
I only worked at Fred's for a month. I was temporarily hired on just before the store went out of business.
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Fun
Cashier (Former Employee), Greenwood, MSOctober 9, 2014
I loved working for this company. I would go back if I had the opportunity.
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not so productive and employees are rude
Cashier/Customer Service (Former Employee), Hampton, GASeptember 22, 2014
Pros: going home
Cons: healthcare, management and fellow employees
Managers are always getting mad when a cashier calls for them to do a pick up or when it's break time for the cashier
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Productive, fun, and flexible workplace
CASHIER (Former Employee), Osceola, Ar.September 14, 2014
Pros: long breaks, challenging tasks
Cons: short hours
A typical day at work would consist of greeting and checking out customers which can sometimes involve a little conversation depending the mood of the customer. While working at fred's I learned several of things. I learned how to balance school while working and to not bring my personal problems within the workplace. My co-workers were amazing, we – more... helped each other when it was needed. Any time a task needed to be done with team work we would simply handle it. The hardest part of my job was working on holidays. things would constantly move very quickly, not that it was something I could not handle. I enjoyed having conversations with the customers for the most part. – less
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Great Place to work
Operations Expert (Current Employee), Baton Rouge, LASeptember 7, 2014
Laid back, not over whelming and fun. I have been here for months. Scheduling is flexible and team oriented environment
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Easy going enviroment
Cashier (Former Employee), Waycross, GASeptember 6, 2014
Great managers, clean workplace, lunch breaks are decent as well.
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Fun team to work with
3rd Key/Operation Manager (Former Employee), Albany, GASeptember 2, 2014
I enjoyed seeing regular customers
Management worked great together
Everyone made a great team
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Productive place with a friendly staff.
Operations Expert (Current Employee), Piedmont, SCAugust 31, 2014
Pros: could leave work there and not bring it home.
Cons: short breaks, difficult schedule.
Freds Inc. is a great place to work with friendly people. The upbeat staff made work fun and enjoyable.
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Fun workplace
Home Expert (Former Employee), Westminster, SCAugust 15, 2014
Pros: working with the customers.
Cons: short breaks.
Put furniture together, Do plan-o-grams, put out stock, cashier and janitorial work. I learned how to do plan-o-grams and how to run a baler. I got along with the manager and co-workers. I enjoyed helping the customers.
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assist employers and customers
Assistant Manager (Former Employee), Pine Bluff, ARJuly 9, 2014
I would open or close the store, give of duties for the day to do for employers. I really enjoyed meeting new people and interviewing new people for the job..
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Very long hours
STORE MANAGER (Former Employee), Alamo, TNJune 26, 2014
Pros: benefits were great
Cons: hours and workforce pool inadequate
Fast paced environment. Employees generally were not adequate for this area. As management hours were too many for the salary.
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Cool
Cashier (Former Employee), Durant, MSMay 23, 2014
I loved dealing with the daily customers. We knew how to put a smile on each others face.
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A fast pace work place and daily tasks to improve store scenery
Cashier/Stocker (Former Employee), Quincy, FLApril 29, 2014
Pros: store bought lunch for employees on truck day
Cons: short breaks, healthcare was not available until you were at the job atleast a year
At Fred's on a daily I had to assist customers with checking them out and assisting them with locating merchandise. I learned how to multitask at this job when assisting customers and not be rude while helping someone else. Management had their days but they were good people to work with. My co-workers had their favorite people to associate with but – more... I was able to get along with anyone. The hardest part of the job was being at work for almost 12 hours period when unloading the truck and then having to come back the next day for another 12 hour shift. The most enjoyable part of my job was making my customers smile when they left the store. – less
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Decent workplace
STOCKER (Former Employee), Butler, ALApril 23, 2014
Pros: good hours
Cons: not enough pay
A typical day at work consisted of stocking shelves inventory and keeping store in good shape and appearance. I learned how to pay attention to little details to shape the better picture. The management was ok. My co-workers were ok to work with no problems. The hardest part of my job was none at all. The most enjoyable part was the customers and helping – more... them – less
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Fred's was a pretty OK job not too ruff
Stock Clerk (Current Employee), Saint Martinville, LAApril 22, 2014
Pros: break depending on hour work
Cons: no discount, no free breaks
Not that it was hard but it fairly easy never really was a challenge
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Productive workplace, but still able to have fun.
Operations Expert (Current Employee), El Dorado, ARApril 18, 2014
Pros: teamwork
A typical day consist of Helping customers find items needed, running the cash register, stocking shelves, zoning the store, bringing in buggies, at end of day counting down the drawers and conducting paper work.
Management and co-workers all work as a team.
The hardest and most enjoyable part of the job is dealing with the customers. You can come across – more... some rude and difficult to satisfy customers, but then you have the very happy, enjoyable, make your day type of people. – less
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Good company to work for if you don't mind doing management work when your not a manager.
Team Leader (Former Employee), Minden, LAApril 6, 2014
Pros: good amount of hours.
Cons: not enough pay for the hours you work.
It's a job that pays the bills when needed. Management shifts their responsibilities to employees.

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