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3.5
Average Rating
(based on 9 Family Christian Stores Review Ratings)
Company Culture
3.4
Growth Opportunities
3.1
People You Work With
4.4
Person You Work For
3.8
Rewards You Receive
3.1
Support You Get
3.7
Way You Work
3.1
Work Setting
3.8
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Family Christian Stores Employee
in Grand Rapids, MI

"I've worked with Family Christian for several years. The environment often enables you to build relationships with regular customers and coworkers. The company has been around for several decades, and has approximately 200-300 stores across the continental US. FCS is based out of Grand Rapids, Michigan."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
District Manager
in Grand Rapids, MI

"Great position within a business segment that doesn't have too many direct competitors. Great business purpose."

Person You Work For 3.7 / 5 People You Work With 3.7 / 5 Work Setting 3.7 / 5
Support You Get 3.7 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.7 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3.7 / 5
Company Culture 3.7 / 5 Way You Work 3.7 / 5

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

3.5
Family Christian Stores (13)

4.4 Highest Rated in this Industry is Adelphi University (7)
2.9 Lowest Rated in this Industry is Books-A-Million (19)
3.6 Average of All Companies in this Industry (1,517)
Assistant Manager
in Sterling Heights, MI

What do you like about working at Family Christian Stores?

"Working in Christian field, helping other Christians find the right book, devotion, Bible, music, etc."

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

"Take this job if you don't need much money and love to work with Christians."

What don't you like about working at Family Christian Stores?

"Pay scale is very low, and upward movement is restricted in this location. Lack of training."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Plan my time better, keep organized in all, not some areas, delegate and trust tasks."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
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Person You Work For 4.3 / 5 People You Work With 4.8 / 5 Work Setting 3.9 / 5
Support You Get 4.8 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1.1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1.2 / 5
Company Culture 3.5 / 5 Way You Work 1.9 / 5

Average Family Christian Stores Ratings in the Past 3 Years

Year Salary
2011 $3
2012 $2
2013 $3
Sales Associate
in Carlsbad, CA
Person You Work For 4.5 / 5 People You Work With 4.5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4.2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 3.8 / 5
Sales Representative
in Cincinnati, OH
Person You Work For 4.9 / 5 People You Work With 4.9 / 5 Work Setting 4.9 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.9 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.9 / 5
Company Culture 4.9 / 5 Way You Work 4.9 / 5
Senior Vice President
in Grand Rapids, MI
Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4.9 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.9 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.9 / 5
Company Culture 4.8 / 5 Way You Work 4.9 / 5
Production Designer
in Grand Rapids, MI
Person You Work For 4.4 / 5 People You Work With 4.5 / 5 Work Setting 4.7 / 5
Support You Get 4.2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4.1 / 5 Way You Work 4.1 / 5
Assistant Sales Manager
in Santa Ana, CA
Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 1 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 1 / 5
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Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be aware that even though it is a Christian company they are still a business looking to make money rather than a ministry."

Sales Representative
in Torrance, CA

"It's a job just to build up your sales career."

Manager
in Sutter Creek, CA

"This is very nearly the worst employer I've ever had."

What do you like about working at Family Christian Stores?

"The store itself had a wonderful environment due to a fabulous team."

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

"God help you."

What don't you like about working at Family Christian Stores?

"The upper management refused to listen to any criticism, often punished complaints with a cold shoulder (at the very least) and was absolutely blind to input both positive and negative from any associate or store level personnel."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Get your head straight. Your customers are there because of the store personnel, not because of your uber complicated sales charts or your impossible to flog credit cards."

Sales Associate
in Milwaukee, WI

"There wasd too much drama."

What do you like about working at Family Christian Stores?

"People were nice, but the manager was very demanding for the pay."

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