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I left Dollar General because I felt unappreciated and felt the store manager did not properly train employees. Worked double shifts, store manager had unkind words about employees. Hard to work where you don't feel good about the store manager.

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I recently started at DG and I have to say it started off good. I slowly began to realize the following: very low pay for insane amount of work. Overworked store manager. Stocking is done by parking dozens of uboats in aisles which customers complain about. Assistant manager is rude to me and customers when no one's around also has very serious hygiene issues which customers complain about often. (Very bad body odor/seriously unprofessional) Next issue is my job as a cashier entails stocking, cashier, recovery, janitor all at the same time practically. DG seems to work it's employees to death and promises nothing in return. High turnover rate because people come in and see what they ask of you for such little pay. It is VERY hard, physical work. No joking. It will kick your butt. But in a town that never hires, it's the best I can do. Still, I had no idea how awful it was. Also I'm older than everyone including managers so I have a good bit more experience. However, there is no mention of letting me have a key which would make my job a lot easier. So advancement must be extremely difficult. I will press on though. Wouldn't recommend this job to anyone honestly. Oh and you have to stay against your will when manager closes without being paid. You have to clock out and stay at work while they close down the store. Never even heard of that.

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Started as a Sales Associate. A short time later management changed and I wasn’t prepared for it. Also had some personal issues to take care of. Ended up going back later as a Lead Sales Associate (promotion). Just started, we’ll see how it goes.

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Management was terrible at my store, made my life miserable so I finally left

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Customers are very rude yet the managers sometimes can be very impolite they also give u write ups for any little reason like not placing items back in the shelf's before a certain time it's a job for someone who doesn't have anything else to do with their life

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Management is awful, expect everything for nothing. Very rude and unprofessional. Store manager, several times throughout my employment at DG would make fun of customers. Very negative environment. Erie, PA.

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Absolutely no training. And the rudest manager. Only responded to you when she wanted. And actually at one point slamed the door as i was trying to follow her to ask a question.

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Had to move

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I Moved Out Of State.

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Car broke down

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