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Store Manager (Former Employee) – Tennessee – December 8, 2018
Bargain Hunt has no idea what it is doing as a company.
They have unrealistic store appearance expectations for the merchandise they receive in stores and with the allotted payroll. They also set the same standards for all stores regardless of size, fixture availability, or store setup.
My district manager micromanaged to the point where I thought I should just give them the keys. They change policies so frequently that it is impossible to keep up. HR is a gossip mill.
Turnover is very high. A lot of store managers don't even last a year. I had more district managers than I had years worked at this company. A lot of retailers have high turnover with associates. Bargain Hunt can’t even manage to keep top tier staff.
A company cannot succeed if they do not care about their people; Bargain Hunt does not care about its people. Unless you have absolutely no other option, I urge you to find employment elsewhere.
I need to emphasize that none of the following is an exaggeration:
The bottom line is that I lost sleep at night because I worked for this company. My days "off" were consumed with emails, phone calls, conference calls, group text messages, and often eventually going into work. I would regularly drive to work and consider how much better my day would be if I had a car accident on the way. At least weekly, I would feel like my job was in jeopardy and I was going to lose my livelihood at any moment. These feeling are something I would not wish on my worst enemy. I have never been so miserable in any aspect of my life as I was when I worked at Bargain Hunt.
Everything besides pay