Pros: 10% off hard lines (lawn/garden equipment, tools, electronics) and 20% off soft lines (clothing and apparel), store is located in a large mall
Cons: minimum wage, no benefits for pt status, lack of hours, no pay increases, during slow times there isn't much to keep busy, no set routine for each shift
This job should be put under review, or even the company for that matter.The company has been in decline for quite some time and it hasn't improved at all.
It is a minimum wage job that involves heavy lifting of large appliances in a 2 story warehouse. The company's main procedure is you fill customers orders when they come in, and you have to do it – more... in under 5 minutes. It doesn't matter if that heavy iron stove is on the second floor and you have no equipment to move it, or if the large refrigerator is out on the sales floor and the person is ready to pick it up before you can even retrieve it. Its back breaking work and most of the time you have no help (there are other people working, but they are doing their own thing most of the time). The management (though there are a few good people) is a poor sight. Trying to get one of them to assist you is as difficult as trying to get a tree speak to you. Its even worse during the holidays because they all act like you are always bothering them. Some of the management i found difficult to interact with because of the way they treat and speak to people.
This should be a $10/hr job but it isn't. Its not worth the money with the amount of work, and the people you deal with. If you can find better pay work, or work for the same pay but not almost illegal then I would suggest looking elsewhere.
The only "benefit" you get (at least for me since i was PT) was the employee discount, which in all honesty isn't even a discount (at least when you use it in the store). The one good thing about it though, is you can use the discount card at the food court in the mall, and some places you can get food for a fair price. As for the people you work with, they are the only reason its easier to work there. They are all cool people. Very relate able. I felt like they are friends because we could talk about anything and have a conversation, plus they give good advice
Disclaimer: this was just my experience, so other people may have a different opinion. Other positions at the store may be different as well. – less