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National Stores, Inc.:What's it like to work here?

United States Industry Textiles and Design
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National Stores, Inc. experience report

  • 09.Feb 2016
  • Employee

District Manager

1.00

Company Culture

Horrible

Support from management

Leadership team lacking in all areas

Teamwork

Non existent

Freedom to work independently

Same level of autonomy for every store and no consideration for higher volume or heavy workload

Internal Communication

Never positive

Gender Equality

HR is horrible and treat associates poorly if anything is questioned

Attitude towards older colleagues

No appreciation whatsoever!

Career Development

Reviews are not done or given. Company gives NO increases for any reason

Overall compensation for your work

Associates are paid minimum any never given raises. Reviews are not completed.

Office / Work Environment

Horrible, lighting issues only addressed after 3/4 of store is dark. Fire extinguishers not up to code, only recharged if discharged not when dates have expired. Accidents waiting

Environmental Friendliness

No

Work-Life Balance

Company does not care about associates or Mgmt teams lives

Company Image

Employees do not speak about company in a positive manner.Only stay till new opportunity comes

Job Security

Zero job security , average FT employee receives 28 hours if lucky.

Handicapped Accessibility

ADA access is Extremely poor , none existent .

Workplace Safety

Company does not repair anything broken and associates are expected to produce same levels of expectations with Broken or no equipment .

Challenging Work

Products in many cases are poor quality and several have defects.

Inclusive / Diverse

Zero

Suggestions for improvement

  • Mgmt team is micro managed by people who have little to No experience i.

What I like about the company

Worst retailer I have ever worked with.

What I dislike about the company

Poor leadership, no loyalty to tenured associates. Company plays on the Negative , rarely on positives,

Company Culture
1.00
Support from management
1.00
Teamwork
1.00
Freedom to work independently
1.00
Internal Communication
1.00
Gender Equality
1.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
1.00
Career Development
1.00
Overall compensation for your work
1.00
Office / Work Environment
1.00
Environmental Friendliness
1.00
Work-Life Balance
1.00
Company Image
1.00
Job Security
1.00
Handicapped Accessibility
1.00
Workplace Safety
1.00
Challenging Work
1.00
Inclusive / Diverse
1.00

The following benefits were offered to me

401(k) is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered
  • Company
    National Stores, Inc.
  • City
    Gardena
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Others
  • Department
    Distribution/sales

The following perks were offered to me

Employee discounts is offered

There are no statements for this review yet.

Company response

The review above has been updated on Feb 9, 2016.

The statement is referring to the following comment submitted earlier:

Suggestions for improvement:

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The statement is referring to the review submitted beforehand!