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It is a good place to work at always busy
I like the store, it stays busy it makes the day go buy faster. The employees are very helpful. They make sure you take all your breaks. They make sure you are healthy and doing okay
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Over worked & Management team was horrible!
I picked up this job as a part time, it was OK for a second source of income. But the Store Manger, she needed much more qualifications & training on her role as a leader. That goes for the stores management team. There was only one manager Scott, he was the only reason why I stayed. Until I transferred out of there to a different location. All the other comments are true about this store. Manger's yelling at you front of customers. One tried to do that to me and I put him in his place.
For a second job its some what ok, It is fast paced , that was the good part of the job. But if you were on the closing team, you were screwed. I was scheduled to be off at 11, you wouldn't leave until past midnight. And you would be written up if the store wasn't put back perfect. Mangers/key holders don't help they sit in the back gossiping. The store was disgusting, the restrooms we had to clean with no proper hazmat gear. The same mop they used to mop the side walk in front of the store, they will use to mop produce and the store! Not all 99 are like this, my new store is the best and Management, I'm glad I no longer work at that location, I realized how lazy the Store manager was and immature when she did the scheduling.
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dime a dozen
No work life balance was Denied my last vacation.The only way to make decent money is to work 10 to 12 hrs OT a week. And still end up working off the clock to get things done. A lot of times you work 6 days aweek. Medical is only is what they call an open Access plan. not too many Medical offices except that particular medical. You might being considered a manager but spend most your time on the register as glorified cashier
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Expectations way too high and management is an absolute mess.
Training is lacking to the point where it is totally frustrating and then the managers would get mad at us for not knowing There was no manager at our store. We were completely understaffed and more pressure was put on the ones that actually showed up to do multiple (average 3) aisles in a 6-8 hour shift. Plus you're also trying to manage time to clean up at the end and do go backs. Communication was poor where one person will tell you to do one thing and another would tell you to do a totally different thing. There's no space to work at a convenient pace, especially during opening hours and just slows you down. Trying to break a certain amount of pallets and stock your aisles in a single shift according to company policy makes building Rome in a day even more possible. I would clock in, try and break pallets and work on my aisles as much as I can and as fast as I can. Stocked as many boxes as I could and was told that the productivity/performance was not good enough. What else do you expect in an understaffed store. I would do whatever I was responsible for and then more such as helping customers and coworkers out. It was never appreciated by the upper. Got yelled at multiple times for staying a few minutes late because I was trying finish and clean up my aisles. Management is a total mess and the workplace culture is so hostile. However, the most enjoyable part of the job is getting along with your coworkers and helping customers out. Overall, my advice is that its a good way for entry level people to get some work experience in retail but don't stay too long here.
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Its cool
The one thing I love bout the people I work with at the 99 cent only store is the fact that even the store manager along side other managers,key holders,head cashiers,day stockers,everyone pitches in when it gets going crazy and we pull through every day no matter what comes through our store.
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No training, No help, No one cares
Started working at the 99 Cent only store a few days ago. This is a horrible place to work. I received no training except a few hours of videos. Was thrown on a register with no training and no idea what to do. When I talked to my co-workers they all said that this was normal for the locations I was at.

On my first day of work I received no instructions on what to do from my manager. One of the cashiers helped me. The manager yelled at me for not wearing a vest when I was told to go due carts after my break. I wasn't told i had to wear one.


My second day there I was told to due carts and help watch the door. We had a security guard there. He left for lunch and I was told to watch the door. I have not been trained to guard the store and don't know any of the store polices. Someone tried to come in without a mask and I told him he had to have one in order to enter. He proceeded to get mad at me and threaten to beat me to death with the wine bottle he was holding. The security guard was no where to be found. After this I had to continue with carts while creepy old men kept asking me to get in there car and wine bottle guy was running around the parking lot. I told the guard and he said that it was normal.


On day three I told the manager as he was off the day before that I was threatened by a customer and it didn't even phase him. He acted like nothing even happened. I was stuck on a computer for 6 hours to do "training". In the middle of the "training" the store manager and the assistant manager come and asked me to sign a form saying that I checked the store every
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Assistant store manager
This is the worst company I have ever worked for . From corporate down to store level they treat their employees very poorly . No respect for the individual . They scream and yell at you on the sales floor and in front of your employees .
There is no work balance . Be prepared to give up your personal life and be treated . They also transfer you a lot and they don’t care about how far away from your home they transfer you to
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My work was a Hostile Environment!!
Look all I can say is if u work at this particluar store keep your eyes open & mase in hand put a alarm on your car / skateboard/ blade's/ tricyclics/ shoes / wig and anything that can be picked up put a alarm on it!!! NEVER EVER EVER WORK IN A HOSTEL ENVIRONMENT LIKE THIS IN MY LIFE!!! IM NOT GOING TO GO REAL DEEP INTO IT BECAUSE I DONT WANT TO THROW ANYONE UNDER THE BOAT !!! BUT DO NOT WORKHERE!!
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Backstabbing
Lies by dm, backstabbing and horrible place to work too much workload and favoritism over certain races. Wont hire African American or white without taking a chance
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This place is so mismanaged and understaffed
I hated working here. I was hired here because they needed people desperately. I went to a job hiring event where tons of people showed up. After a month not only did they cut my hours but also my days. I was working 1 day a week.
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Minimum wage paid expectation is high. Very busy all day. Better if pay rate is increased . A good work culture. It’s hard especially during the week end and celebration time. So many leaves with new higher every week
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ambiente divertido
ambiente rapido,gente agradable, algo de estres pero muy buen trabajo para poder desarrollarte como persona.
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Lugar no muy recomendable
Era un poco estresante por el lado que si alguien pedia un dia personal se lo daban pero te quitaban un dia entre semana de tus horas de trabajo. Creo que es una empresa que exige mas de lo que da a sus empleados
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Clean and nice staff
Amazing store well put together very welcoming so many options and great music I love going to this 99 it's so clean I'm very proud of this store it is outstanding and always will be
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Interesting and fun to work at the store
I enjoyed getting to communicate and help the customers, I had never worked with produce before, I was able to learn codes I'd never known. This type of store is generally for people who want to run in and our of the store. I was working when the Corona Virus first came to light and it was difficult to provide items that people had hoarded.
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Don't work for this Company
1.The Company as a whole isn't there for the associates.
2. The Company are the Stores I was placed in all had Store manager problems.

3.The pay isn't worth the Headache, trying to clean dirty Stores, With no Support from the District team on Supplies needed place was a joke.

DONT APPLY
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Worst place of employment ever
I would work double shifts. I was a cashier, a stocker, took inventory, was a front end lead on some days. All the while I was only being paid $7.30 a hour. I stayed over my time to help the managers. Oh and never pulled more then 40 hours. Never hit 40 hours. If I did my hours for the following week was cut short.
Pros
I liked a lot of my normal customers
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Low pay, over worked and too many lazy co workers and managers
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So so
The co workers were nice. I didnt like the fact that i was put to do other positions i didn't apply for..And i was the only one working that position.. Not fair
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Very good
A large and good company with excellent environment place to grow up with good benefits. My coworkers always very helpful. Good incentive and Las Vegas nice place
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This job okay, it was my best job but it was fun to work here.
I had fun working here I met a lot of friendly people and even got to learn some cool things when I worked there. 99 cent only store, had me re stock the cooler when it was disorganized.
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How was it there it was a very hostile environment and i get no help
The people there are okay some of them there is a lot of greed and the manger never helped on the first day she said here do this look at other people's and try to copy like no how was I going to do it by myself I got confused a lot
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