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it was ok
Stocker (Former Employee) –  Columbia, SC 29204February 14, 2019
Just a temporary job only worked about 6 days out of the two weeks i was there. very fast paced and on your feet constantly.if you dont like kids dont work here
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2.0
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Ok job
Part Time Manager (Former Employee) –  Crystal Lake, ILFebruary 13, 2019
The home office has no idea what it takes to run a store. They put together all these ideas that are not practicle. “Let go and have fun” is ridiculous! Kids running rampant through the store and throwing things is not a good place to SHOP! They have no idea what it’s like to work at the store level. Upper management has unrealistic goals for the store. There is literally not payroll making managers work without breaks and having only 2 people in the store most times. The #1 complaint from customers is having no one on the sales floor to help them and the store it messy, that is because it’s impossible to keep it clean with 2 people and getting out 15 mintues after close. After 7 years with 5 Below I felt that I was replaceable, no raise for 2 years and no incentive to work hard.
Pros
Good discount
Cons
Home office out of touch with store level employees
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3.0
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productive
Sales Associate / Five (Former Employee) –  Flowood, MSFebruary 11, 2019
Management was good while working here. You usually stayed busy always cleaning up the store. The co workers are fun to be around. Having good customor service was good.
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1.0
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I real bad place to work.
Cashier/Customer Service (Current Employee) –  Yukon, OKFebruary 10, 2019
I wouldn't work for five below ever again. They don't give you breaks or even treat you like a human being. They treat you like you don't have feelings.
Pros
none
Cons
everything that don't suppose to happen will happen.
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3.0
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Good job to start off with
SALES ASSOCIATE (Former Employee) –  Anaheim, CAFebruary 8, 2019
Five below comes with hard work. You need to always be aware of the customer. Mostly, all workers are really sweet and understandable. You learn from one another.
Pros
Friendly coworkers and managers
Cons
Sometimes hours aren't given to a worker properly
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4.0
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Great Environment
Stock Clerk and Cashier (Former Employee) –  Broooklyn nyFebruary 7, 2019
It was A Relaxing work area very Peaceful and never really packed like other stores but we had busy days but the variety of things we had to offer is what makes five below the best convenient discount store around
Pros
Idk
Cons
Short Breaks
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3.0
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Fun workplace
Sales Associate (Current Employee) –  Conway, ARFebruary 7, 2019
I had fun at five below with the people I worked with. I was tired of doing the same thing day after day. The longer I’ve worked here the more my hours dropped.
Pros
20% discount
Cons
Strict management
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4.0
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Fun Place to Work
Sales Associate (Current Employee) –  Florissant, MOFebruary 7, 2019
Five Below is a fast-paced, and cool workplace. Many benefits are offered through the company. As well as rewards offered throughout your time at Five Below.
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1.0
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Don’t like five below
Sales Associate (Former Employee) –  Philadelphia, PAFebruary 6, 2019
Five below is the Worse working they they only give u 2 days out week to work so Who is in the only want to pay you 725 likeWhat I’m supposed to do with it Pablo is the worst place to work day ever I would never ever recommend anyone to work here
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3.0
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It was alright
Sales Associate (Former Employee) –  Rockville, MDFebruary 6, 2019
Five below is a good first job for teenagers and people in high school. Or people who are out to make a little change on the side. Honestly it was an underwhelming experience.
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4.0
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i enjoyed
KEY HOLDER (Former Employee) –  Dedham, MAFebruary 6, 2019
I liked working at five below because it was a new store and one of my close friend and I got to work everyday together and our other employees ended up becoming friends.
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5.0
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fast paced professional and very friendly and courteous
Lead Janitor (Former Employee) –  Pedricktown, NJFebruary 5, 2019
Every day was different, the managers always rewarded the employees when meeting a dead line. You were able to move up in positions that became available.
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5.0
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Productive always stayed busy
Stocker (Former Employee) –  Salina, KSFebruary 5, 2019
It’s a very fun place to work a lot of toys and board games as well as makeup clothing workout items food drinks very fun environment love the people there as well
Pros
Half off whatever you purchase in store
Cons
Didn’t have enough hours
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4.0
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The workplace was fun overall
Cashier (Former Employee) –  Philadelphia, PAFebruary 4, 2019
The workplace was pretty fun overall despite the little things that was going on. When the store was close to the holidays then it would be real packed but other than that the store would be pretty slow. We did get little rush hours here and there but nothing so crazy.
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3.0
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Its an alright job for students or for someone who wants to work part time.
Seasonal Cashier/Rotating Night Shift (Former Employee) –  Saugus, MAFebruary 4, 2019
I recommend this work place for students and part time working employees. The Pay is minimum wage, clean enviroment. Sometimes the job may become stressful when doing a clean up but overall smooth and easy place to operate in.
Pros
near many food & shopping areas
Cons
boring, not paid enough for the work
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3.0
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Provides a fast and friendly work environment
Sales Associate (Current Employee) –  Hanover, MDFebruary 3, 2019
Be prepared to do a little of everything even trash duty. A typical day consist of cashier, replenishing merchandise, assisting customers, answering phones, cleaning and being security.
Pros
20% off employee discounts
Cons
Very Small staff normally
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4.0
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Productive and fun workplace
Cashier/Customer Service (Former Employee) –  Vestal, NYFebruary 3, 2019
Five below in vestal was a learning experience, especially as a first time worker in any sort of retail / customer service kind of work. I learned about different types of approach when it comes to customers and selling merchandise and advertising the new and older merchandise.
Pros
Discounts overtime
Cons
Short breaks no benefits it was only seasonal
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1.0
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Consistent Work no time for a break
Store Manager (Former Employee) –  Latham, NYFebruary 1, 2019
Upper management is not helpful at all. If you take a rise and try to do something good for the store. You get written up or terminated. Very unfair place to work for. Unrealistic payroll for the amount of stuff you have to get done in the store. Micromanaged by upper management. Even though it’s your store you have little know control which makes you employees not respect you just your DM.
Pros
Discount/ paid time off
Cons
No breaks/no work life balance/ micromanaged
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5.0
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Very friendly environment
Head Cashier (Former Employee) –  Detroit, MIJanuary 31, 2019
This job is very fast pace with over 8 hours of standing with an hour break in between. You must be able to work fast while handling multiple cash, credit and debit transactions.
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5.0
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Calm and relax place to work
Freight associate (Former Employee) –  Milford, CTJanuary 30, 2019
Working five below every worker worked as a strong team to make sure all task are completed on time. It was a pleasant and calm place of buisness to work at and deal with customers.
Pros
Discounts on items
Cons
No benefits
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