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Kmart Reviews

Updated 18 Jan 2020

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3.0
44%
Recommend to a Friend
27%
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Kmart Chairman & CEO - Sears Holdings Edward S. Lampert (no image)
Edward S. Lampert
1,489 Ratings
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  • "The pay was just above minimum wage(in 341 reviews)

  • "No raises for the past several years(in 293 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great Workplace"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Kmart part-time

    Pros

    Great team members Good rate of pay Flexible hours Great as a part time/school job

    Cons

    Not always enough shifts available Casual basis so not sick leave, holidays etc

    Advice to Management

    Really enjoyed my time at Kmart. Started in Cash Office, then Layby, then Apparel. Loved my time and coworkers it was just time for me to move onto bigger and better things!

    Kmart2018-10-20
  2. "good first job"

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    Current Employee - Custimer Service in Perth, Western Australia

    I have been working at Kmart part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    easy recruitment process +casual env

    Cons

    prioritise certain workers + lots of conflict

    Advice to Management

    stop rotating managers so often

    Kmart2020-01-15
  3. "Customer Sales"

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    Former Employee - Customer Sales 

    I worked at Kmart part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Discounts that were offered in Kmart group

    Cons

    Working with school kids and teenagers

    Kmart2020-01-08
  4. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Sales in Point Cook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Kmart part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Growth available, looks after employees

    Cons

    None that I can think of

    Kmart2019-12-29
  5. "Good job for young people"

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    Former Employee - Retail Assistant in Melbourne
    Recommends

    I worked at Kmart part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Work with lots of people Gain customer service experience

    Cons

    Experience is dependant on what department you are in and which managers you have Shifts are given to younger employees as they are cheaper Full-timers look down upon casuals

    Kmart2019-12-22
  6. "Great culture which may be eroding"

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    Former Employee - Prefer Not to Say in Mulgrave
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Kmart full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Wonderful brand and products, really nice people, minimal politics

    Cons

    The no-politics culture seems to be changing for the worse

    Advice to Management

    Be careful about losing what's best and most attractive about the culture.

    Kmart2019-12-16
  7. "Job is a job"

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    Current Employee - Back of House 

    I have been working at Kmart part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible Good pay rate Easy Workload Good Management

    Cons

    Not Enough Hours Customer Complaints Mid Day Hours

    Kmart2019-12-15
  8. "A good first job"

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    Former Employee - Christmas Casual/Sales Assistant in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Kmart part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good management, flexible hours and shifts, easy jobs, great first job.

    Cons

    Can get boring when you’re older or have done it for ages, managers that don’t like you won’t give you shifts, the older you are the less you are rostered.

    Kmart2019-12-12
  9. "Training not great but a lot of fun"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service in Sydney

    I worked at Kmart part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Management not that strict and pretty nice. Got ice creams and chocolate. Pretty chill Other employees are pretty good

    Cons

    Training isnt that great Can get boring

    Kmart2019-12-10
  10. "Ok organisation"

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    Former Employee - Learning and Development Specialist 

    I worked at Kmart full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Company is successful and market leader

    Cons

    Hierarchical, slow, systems don’t support processes, sales are #1 priority not people.

    Kmart2019-12-17
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