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On average, employees at Ace Hardware give their company a 3.9 rating out of 5.0 - which is 3% higher than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. The happiest Ace Hardware employees are Assistant Managers submitting an average rating of 4.6 and Forklift Operators with a rating of 3.9.

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3.9
Average Rating
(based on 55 Ace Hardware Review Ratings)
Company Culture
3.8
Growth Opportunities
3.2
People You Work With
4.4
Person You Work For
4.2
Rewards You Receive
3.6
Support You Get
3.9
Way You Work
4.2
Work Setting
4.0
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"As a consultant, I see both sides of this company and it is headed in the right direction with focus on customer service and in stock programs"
Posted 4 years ago in Mobile, AL
Ace Hardware Employee
in Oak Brook, IL
Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Ace Hardware Employee
in Pinecrest, FL

"Flexible hours, employees work as a team. Training is hands on."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

3.9
Ace Hardware (86)

4.2 Highest Rated in this Industry is National Sales Co. (12)
2.8 Lowest Rated in this Industry is Harbor Freight Tools (17)
3.5 Average of All Companies in this Industry (2,201)
Consultant
in Mobile, AL

"As a consultant, I see both sides of this company and it is headed in the right direction with focus on customer service and in stock programs"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Cashier
in San Diego, CA

"I enjoyed working for this company, top level management was excellent."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5

Average Ace Hardware Ratings in the Past 3 Years

Year Salary
2010 $4
2011 $4
2012 $3
Senior Buyer
in La Puente, CA

"I have worked for Ace Hardware for about 9 years. Even though I love it here I would like to explore new opportunities. The company is mostly customer service based, they stride in excellence and therefore they employ 30 to 40 employees. Overall it is a good company to work for."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Web Design Intern
in Oak Brook, IL

"That was one of the best internships I've ever had. I thoroughly enjoyed working for this company and gained wonderful work experience. I would highly recommend this job to anyone looking for a great work environment and a great look into the real working world. Ace Hardware is a fantastic company."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Parts Manager
in Bozeman, MT

"A waste of 4 years."

What do you like about working at Ace Hardware?

"Usually laid back and they work with you, nice pay."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Say what you think they want you to say then."

What don't you like about working at Ace Hardware?

"Horrible communication, and management making decisions without knowing the facts."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Let the managers manage, don't butt in, let people go when they should be."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Cashier
in Spokane, WA

What do you like about working at Ace Hardware?

"Helps me pay for college. My manager is also good at working a schedule so I can go to school and still work."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Don't stop here. This should just be a stepping stone and not a career."

What don't you like about working at Ace Hardware?

"The job is easy and I get paid and all, but I really don't like the rude customers."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Hire more staff, given the budget allows for a few more."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Sales Associate

What do you like about working at Ace Hardware?

"Filling in orders gave me something to do, as well as when there was a lot of customers to service on the cashier."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"You have to love hunting, fishing, and hardware as well as country music and long periods of solitude."

What don't you like about working at Ace Hardware?

"Messy product, uninterested in product and environment. Drama and stress dealing with customers and fighting employees."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Restructure the hardware store employees as well as add shifts."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 1 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Senior Industrial Engineer
in Oak Brook, IL

What do you like about working at Ace Hardware?

"The people I have to interact with out in the field."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be confident and have confidence in yourself and your abilities."

What don't you like about working at Ace Hardware?

"Travel, I have to travel 2 - 3 weeks out of each month."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"They need to have more faith in the people they have hired and listen to what they say."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Sales Associate
in Kingwood, WV

What do you like about working at Ace Hardware?

"Friendly co workers, I learned quickly about what needed to be taken care of, 6 hour work days, outside, working with plants, not overwhelming."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be yourself, make sure you have the knowledge to get by."

What don't you like about working at Ace Hardware?

"Hot in the summer outside, some customers were pretty demanding."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Absolutely nothing. I thought her knowledge and helpfulness was fine."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Freight Consolidation Supervisor
in Irwindale, CA

"Ace Hardware cross dock facilities are very small and have no structure or help and support from upper management."

Person You Work For 2.1 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 2.9 / 5
Support You Get 1.3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1.1 / 5
Company Culture 1.3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Sales Associate
in Colorado Springs, CO
Person You Work For 3.6 / 5 People You Work With 3.5 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 2.5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1.5 / 5
Company Culture 1.5 / 5 Way You Work 3.5 / 5
Sales Representative
Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Import Inventory Analyst
in Chicago, IL
Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 2 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
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