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No work life balance . Upper management not much help when store manager needed it . Corporate buries you in freight week after week till your store runs out of room . ,Team members in store don't do there part .

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No possibility of advancement.
Very low pay

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Recent retiree who was looking a part-time position, 20-24 hours weekly. They lied about the starting pay, lied about the hours and days to be scheduled, and at 66, I wasn't about to unload trailers in 90 degree plus heat. I didn't really need to work, and I didn't need this nonsense and aggravation. So, adios DG. You don't deserve me.

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I worked for dollar general as a 3 key, which is like working as manager with responsibilities and tons of work each day. No family life, high cost for health benefits, you cannot afford as a single mother. I had a manager that had quit his job, and i was a very good employee and worked hard every day with low pay and bad co workers despite this i was dedicated to my job. The problem i had with him was that i was a full time emplyee, and as he was leaving he made me a part time employee and made it to where he put i was unhireable. This was a slap in the face for a company i worked for almost 9 years with dollar general. When i tried to fix what he had done. No response from hr they ignored my pleas and my calls, also the website no answers no help. I inform people who want to work for them. I say not worth time and effort.

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No home life balance, had to work 16 hour days, no help from upper management. Was expected to work more than required for little pay.

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Loss prevention issues.

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Loss prevention issues

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Lots of methhead customers stealing and being rude as all-get-out. Not to mention a bi-polar store manager and a ruthless regional manager. The place has potential to be great but consistently falls short of being a welcoming work environment. Oh and did I mention the Pay sucks (keyholder 1 year+ 9.25/hr) and the hours are inconsistent!

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I didn't I got terminated for proper behavior which it was not my fault and I didn't use any bad language

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Was terminated for reporting a hostile both physically and mentally work enviroment. Reporting a 3rd key stealing and following State & Federal law by asking for ID for Alcohol & cigarette sales. When I asked for proof that I had followed a shoplifter on a day I was working at my 2nd job was told not permitted. I would never work at Dollar General. I have actually hired an attorney they seem to have a history of this but only with MALE employees. they hire 1 male the rest older women. Younger women are hired as manager trainees then fired just prior to 90 days. All the Myrtle Beach stores were extremely hostile or refused even bathroom breaks but smoke breaks were allowed

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