Family Dollar
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Responsible for overseeing the entire store operations, Balance cash drawer and petty cash management, established deposits, Maintained appropriate cash limits, Perform cash management, customer service, Keep a record of excess or less cash at the end of shift, Manage total store level operations, including staff hiring, training, evaluation and work schedules, Handle budget planning and tracking, accounting and payroll, Coordinate inventory control, receiving; merchandising (plan-o-grams) and store maintenance, Worked with store managers to ensure merchandise changes aligned with sales patterns, Worked directly with vendors to confirm and verify shipments, Managed all aspects of merchandising, window displays, and stocking, Ensured excellence in customer service and resolved all problems at the store level.
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Productive

Really not a bad place to work honestly l mean you have homeless people who come on there and walk around like they buying something but they really don’t be buying

Pros

Chilled

Cons

Short breaks
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Short staffed

An okay first job for a while but always short staffed, no breaks, rude customers, working off the clockI learned basic work qualities such as working cashier, and stocking sometimes cleaning
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Workplace

They don't care about their employees they treat them poorly they don't give lunch breaks they don't give breaks they have you running a store by yourself you get no bathroom breaks you have to fight for your vacation time you getting no raises
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Don’t do it

this was the worst place i’ve worked they don’t care about their employees management sucks. they stores are never in order. don’t waste your time . :)
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Very helpful and pretty accurate

Nice friendly employees, and a clean store is always appreciated. Excellent customer service goes along way in a business. Every one working as a time.
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Fun place to work

In place to work, little downtime so shifts passed quickly. I like working with people so interaction with customers and meeting regular customers was nice
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Terrible place to work

Management is terrible not enough workers and they expect 1 worker to do it all by yourself. Manager gets anger when you don't want to come in on your day off.

Pros

None

Cons

Everything about working there
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Loved it

I worked as a cashier at my store. we were like a real family and treated each other as such. I was offered a better job opportunity and that was the only reason I left.
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Store

The manager didnt have no structure in the store and he also fire people without letting tbem know tbe reason and kept people tbat he really like in the store
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Horrible

I was thrown into management after being there for four days the other manager was causinf way too much personal drama during hours of operation and that made things extremely difficult

Pros

None

Cons

Too many
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No home work life balance

They will give you a schedule and expect you to follow it to a T and not tell you when they change it. You will do your job and everyone else’s. They do not care.
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Productive can be stressful at times

I worked at one where there was a lot of theft. That was my least favorite part. My manager was a good manager to work with and I liked my co workers.

Pros

Schedule and pay

Cons

Theft and high turnover
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It's a joke

Your hours are in consistent they don't allow the stores to have enough hours for staff to have days off or get things done for the running of the store they under pay staff and don't give benefits
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fun workplace

fun workplace. Everyone had loving attitudes. The workers helped each other. The most enjoyable thing about the job was helping customers. Management was great
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Freedom and decent benefits

Those things do come with a price. If you have a strong staff everything’s pretty cool. If you don’t the call offs can throw the whole team behind
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Terrible Management

Terrible management who was constantly angry over the smallest of things, and clearly had preferences for certain employees. Even those employees were treated badly.
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Wouldn’t recommend

The Pay sucks and it’s every two weeks. Barely get hours. Cool co-workers. Unorganized, needs a lot of structure. You have to do too much for such little pay. Could at least up the pay for all that is required of you to do.
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Under paid, overworked, and overwhelmed.

There were only 2 workers on day/night shift,I was poorly trained,&too much was expected per employee.My overall experience with this company was poor

Pros

accept SNAP benefits, big selection of items for purchase

Cons

No benefits, poor pay rate, overwhelming and irrational amount of work expected from 2 employees every night.
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Great company to work for

Great company to work for if you are a teen. No full time opportunities. The job is pretty easy overall. No complaints really. Pay is horrible though.
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Sorry place to work for

If no one else shows ya required to stay to till close coustomers are rude just like management they don’t like to promote decent work ethic but rather give every thing to people who don’t work or even show up for their shift. I would rather work for Walmart again then these guys
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2.8 out of 5 stars for Job Security/Advancement
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