Pros: Has a laHas a large selection of tools for their customers and friendly sale associates
Cons: Assistant managers have no employee management training.
You clock in and out electronically on your employee number to start work and to go on breaks. The full time employees are usually managers. Everyone else is either part time (no benefits) or a maximum of 34 hours per week. The store manager is responsible for setting up teams to complete tasks within the store and to set the work schedule. There is little to no product training except on YouTube. They have over 600 stores and are pushing for 1,000 by the end of 2016. All shelves are loaded based on a planogram which shows an employee where every product is placed on the shelves. Most stores are about 18,000 square feet with 2000 square feet of warehouse area. Replenishing trucks arrive once or twice per week depending on the sales in their specific market area. Assistant managers under the store manager usually get on the job training specific to the task they are responsible for. Sr cashier ,warehouse supervisor, re-stocking manager etc. Your job security is based on obeying corporate policy. Your annual merit raises are maximum 3% occasionally if you are exceptional 4%. You are recognized by certificates for good work and customer service is the number one priority. Job culture is orientated to the young. Management has no training for employee relations and motivation except for the store manager. Since I work there part time it suits my needs.