Family Dollar Stores

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Very easy going yet challenging work environment.

Assistant Store Manager (Former Employee) Philadelphia, PA (US)

ProsThe hours are very flexible and accomadating. It is a challenging work environment dependent on the area the store is loacted, but overall a place that you wil enjoy going to daily. No place of business is perfect and it is what you make it.

ConsIn management you have to take so many test to remain in good standing with corporate. The in-store internet service is super ancient which makes it very difficult to get in-house paperwork done. Further, in areas that arrant more security or more employees, there needs to be an assessment of the budget to do so. Being a woman and alone int he store at times, it can be dangerous dependent on the area.

Advice to Senior ManagementTo work on better structured lunch hours and the overal operation of the store in terms of cleanliness and delegated duties.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    It's not what they Brag it up to be

    Assistant Manager (Former Employee) Sioux Falls, SD (US)

    I worked at Family Dollar Stores full-time for less than a year

    Pros: The people who shop there, and An employee or two,… Cons: The training videos you put all the time into completeing, are nonsense, depending on the store you work at, they aren't even done according to… Advice to Senior Management: Do a better check on your stores, employees, nd their satisfaction. Not just what your manager of the store, or the signed paperwork appears to… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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    It's okay mostly because the people I work with are cool.

    Assistant Manager (Current Employee) Parkersburg, WV (US)

    I have been working at Family Dollar Stores full-time for more than a year

    Pros: Simple work, not a lot of stress, pays weekly. GM… Cons: The pay sucks majorly. No discounts to speak of, I mean really, every retail job I've had gave you at least 10-20%. When you have… Advice to Senior Management: Cashier pay is minimum wage which is to be expected, but Assistant Manager starts at $8/hr which is really not expected, it is a huge… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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