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99 Cents Only Reviews

Updated 28 Mar 2020

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2.9
36%
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61%
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99 Cents Only Chief Executive Officer Jack Sinclair
Jack Sinclair
51 Ratings
Pros
  • "Paid weekly, discount, mandatory breaks(in 21 reviews)

  • "Weekly pay was pretty useful for someone's first job(in 18 reviews)

Cons
  • "EXTREMELY low pay compared to the amount of work expected(in 27 reviews)

  • "Unorganized managers, unorganized store (some), paid minimum wage but not really that bad for the amount of work being done(in 17 reviews)

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  1. "Truthfully"

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    Current Employee - Receiving in Commerce, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at 99 Cents Only full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good environment to work with other people

    Cons

    Management maybe need more improvement

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    99 Cents Only2020-03-29
  2. "Ok Job"

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    Former Employee - Buyer in Commerce, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at 99 Cents Only full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Close commute, and good pay

    Cons

    Systems were sub par, needed more resources to run an effective business.

    99 Cents Only2020-03-14
  3. "Trouble"

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    Former Employee - Cashier 

    I worked at 99 Cents Only part-time

    Pros

    weekly pay 30 min lunch

    Cons

    management doesn’t really care about you

    99 Cents Only2020-03-05
  4. "HR"

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    Former Employee - Human Resources in Sacramento, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at 99 Cents Only full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great growth opportunity good environment

    Cons

    Bad change management New leadership

    99 Cents Only2020-03-03
  5. "Swiftly Losing Appeal"

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    Former Employee - Retail Store Manager in San Luis Obispo, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at 99 Cents Only full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great Insurance, Other Excellent Benefits

    Cons

    Low Wages, Constant Corporate Change, Extremely Low Payroll

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    99 Cents Only2020-03-13
  6. "Place is very unorganized and needs a lot of help. Oceanside store. Also a lot of homeless stealing things."

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    Former Employee - Stacker in Oceanside, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at 99 Cents Only part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Cheap items! Some cute girls come in sometimes.

    Cons

    Lots of homeless. Bathrooms are stinky. The back is a disaster.

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    99 Cents Only2020-02-28
  7. "Interesting Management Style"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at 99 Cents Only full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    You have the ability to learn a lot and grow in your field but the more you show management you can take on more projects the more they throw in your plate without understanding that you are becoming overwhelmed.

    Cons

    The employees that are truly working for the company and overlooked and taken for granted while the employees that walk into work late everyday and always ask someone else to help them do their work and then turns around and takes credit for that work product ends up getting all the praise.

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    99 Cents Only2020-02-14
  8. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Fresh Assistant Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at 99 Cents Only full-time

    Pros

    Weekly pay great atmosphere

    Cons

    No cons at all to say

    99 Cents Only2020-02-06
  9. "Not worth it."

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in San Antonio, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at 99 Cents Only part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    -Expands your customer service skills -Gives you experience in a fast paced environment -Flexible schedule

    Cons

    -Incredibly rude customers -Low pay and long hours -Standing up all day is tiresome -Improper training

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    99 Cents Only2020-03-12
  10. "Good schedule/ overlooked"

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    Current Employee - ASM- Assistant Store Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at 99 Cents Only full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Set schedule I know what I am going to work every week

    Cons

    Over looked for all the hard work the store manager doesn’t really care about anything but numbers people can come and go when they want and work or not when they are here

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    99 Cents Only2020-02-17
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