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3.1
Average Rating
(based on 84 Dollar General Review Ratings)
Company Culture
2.8
Growth Opportunities
2.8
People You Work With
4.0
Person You Work For
3.4
Rewards You Receive
2.9
Support You Get
2.9
Way You Work
3.4
Work Setting
2.9
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Store Manager
in The Woodlands, TX

What do you like about working at Dollar General?

"I liked the employees and the customers."

What don't you like about working at Dollar General?

"The company as a whole had poor compensation practices and had total disorganization of its infrastructure."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Get organized."

District Manager

"I would still be at Dollar General if I did not have to move to Houston, because of my wife's family."

What do you like about working at Dollar General?

"I like the freedom to do my job."

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

"A new company now owns the company and are making positive strides to improve the company."

What don't you like about working at Dollar General?

"There is not enough help in the branches to keep the stores well stocked and ready for the customer."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Add one person to the store's staff. That would make a huge difference."

District Manager

"I moved from Louisiana to Houston, which is the reason I left this company."

What do you like about working at Dollar General?

"I liked the freedom of the job to do what you needed to do."

District Manager
in Mansfield, OH

"Great company, with a chance for advancement in the company."

Assistant Manager
in Newport News, VA

"Great place to work."

What do you like about working at Dollar General?

"I like being an assistant manager, and learning so much in the retail business."

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

"Be yourself!"

What don't you like about working at Dollar General?

"Late nights I worked and deposited money at night by myself."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Have two people to do night deposits."

Store Manager
in South Haven, MI

"I worked there and am not proud of it."

What do you like about working at Dollar General?

"I do not work there any more. That is what I like now."

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

"Have them explain how many hours per week they expect a store manager to work for the salary that they want to pay you. What do they expect the store manager to do when someone calls in for their shift? Who cleans the store floors, and the windows? Basically... have them explain in detail just what they expect from their store managers."

What don't you like about working at Dollar General?

"Where do you begin, from the cheesy training in Chicago, to the tiny payroll budget you are supposed to run the store with."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Get a life, and compare your company and benefits to other companies."

Promotions Intern
in Mooresville, NC

What do you like about working at Dollar General?

"I liked it because it was an internship."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"None, as they were great to work for."

Store Manager
in Mobile, AL

What do you like about working at Dollar General?

"I like the responsibility and the challenge to make my store the best."

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

"Make your store your first priority."

What don't you like about working at Dollar General?

"The advancement opportunity is slow."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Pay more attention to customer satisfaction by maintaining your store."

District Manager
in Ocala, FL

What do you like about working at Dollar General?

"Nothing - it is slave labor with a smile."

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

"Don't bother unless you have no other choice."

What don't you like about working at Dollar General?

"I dislike everything: poor upper management, bias and unfair labor practices, and unrealistic work load."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Try and remember these folks are real people."

Customer Service Representative

What do you like about working at Dollar General?

"With hard work, they give you an opportunity to move up within the company."

What don't you like about working at Dollar General?

"I worked a lot of nights."

Sales Associate
in Norfolk, VA

What do you like about working at Dollar General?

"I liked meeting different people every day, and the great team."

What don't you like about working at Dollar General?

"I never had a problem."

Shift Manager
in Sesser, IL

What do you like about working at Dollar General?

"I liked keeping busy, and the responsibility of managing the store."

What don't you like about working at Dollar General?

"I didn't like nights and weekends"

Buyer
in Nashville, TN

What do you like about working at Dollar General?

"I liked running every aspect of the business. This job allowed me to have a hand in each part of my business - planning, allocation, product development, off price, market buys, etc."

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

"Always be open to change, and be ready to do more than you have done in most other buyer positions. Learn to deal with a BIG ship that TURNS really slow, but work pace is VERY fast."

What don't you like about working at Dollar General?

"There were too many upper management changes."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"DG started losing it balance - work/personal."

Floor Manager
in Houston, TX

"It's a good place to work and get along with the crew members."

What do you like about working at Dollar General?

"I like being a cashier, and helping other people and customers. Also, I like greeting the customers."

What don't you like about working at Dollar General?

"There are not enough hours and pay."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"My head manager told me to become a manager because I know what I'm doing with my job."

Programmer Analyst
in Goodlettsville, TN

"Good environment, but compensation needs work."

What do you like about working at Dollar General?

"I like the people and environment."

What don't you like about working at Dollar General?

"I don't like the advancement and salary."

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