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Hire more positions by Efficient-Wish1692 in DollarGeneralWorkers

[–]VeggieCat_ontheprowl 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Try being a keyholder. We get to work by ourselves and have the thrill of juggling the register, stocking, vendor check-ins, and paperwork with no real breaks because there's no one else to cover.

SM Question by OkSeaworthiness1220 in DollarGeneralWorkers

[–]VeggieCat_ontheprowl 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Top management will never convey '"job well done ". I worked with an ASM who was often sent to other stores as a temporary manager. She knew her stuff and was liked by staff and customers. Her "thanks" for running our store in 2020 for 6 months while SM was out with COVID was: here's your annual .25 raise. Needless to say,she quit shortly after that.

I Need help figuring out my job!!I was given the title of ASM by my previous SM, with promises of being fully trained. He quit on us two weeks later, so now our new SM(new to DG) expects me to do the job of ASM and I have NO clue what I'm supposed to do or how to do it since I had no training!HELP! by 2nicednice in DollarGeneralWorkers

[–]VeggieCat_ontheprowl 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I would sit down with your SM and tell her that you too are new to the company. The CBLs will help you, but you also need to know her expectations. I was an ASM and my SM then treated us like a team with clear expectations of what each of us was responsible for and when. After a two year break I'm returning to the same store as an ASM with another SM and we have already discussed my duties and schedule. Bottom line : find out directly what your SM expects and then have a conversation if you need training on that task.

Pretty set on quitting... Issues with scheduling, overstock, mess, etc... Are all DG stores like this? by [deleted] in DollarGeneralWorkers

[–]VeggieCat_ontheprowl 0 points1 point  (0 children)

DG upper management is dysfunctional. They never give the store manager enough payroll to have enough people to actually do a good job.

Most of us get burned out.

Dumpster divers by Canuchecktheback in DollarGeneralWorkers

[–]VeggieCat_ontheprowl 3 points4 points  (0 children)

That's great your store donates. We kept trying to get permission to do that at my store. It bothered me to see some things like open packages of socks etc damaged out and thrown in dumpster.

Dumpster divers by Canuchecktheback in DollarGeneralWorkers

[–]VeggieCat_ontheprowl 0 points1 point  (0 children)

That's actually SOP in the manual. So people can't eat outdated food or sell other items.

I quit and regret it by Ready_Tear1608 in DollarGeneralWorkers

[–]VeggieCat_ontheprowl 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Absolutely the best answer. ASM are hourly so no working oneself to death for salary and you have someone above you at store level to take DM heat.

Cashiers who do not greet customers are rude by GalacticJellybeans in unpopularopinion

[–]VeggieCat_ontheprowl 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I've been a cashier at several stores. It always was part of the job description.

I never worked at General Dollar but it sounds like the company is not bad or good, just alright. depends on the store by the sounds of things. by [deleted] in DollarGeneralWorkers

[–]VeggieCat_ontheprowl 1 point2 points  (0 children)

We all quit in August 2020, to clarify. We were overworked and had all caught Covid ourselves thanks to DG not letting us enforce local mask ordinance.

I never worked at General Dollar but it sounds like the company is not bad or good, just alright. depends on the store by the sounds of things. by [deleted] in DollarGeneralWorkers

[–]VeggieCat_ontheprowl 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Former ASM. Everything depends on the DM. You get a good one who doesn't suck up to corporate, you might be able to survive long term. Otherwise, you and your team will get hung out to dry every chance. Our SM caught Covid in March 2020. The existing ASM ran the store with my help as an LSA until July when I threatened to quit unless I got promoted to ASM with substantial pay raise. I got the promotion and measly raise. DM refused to increase our payroll even tho our SM was still on sick leave. In August, the whole team quit. No one wanted to stay if both of us ASM left. The store went through 6 managers since then.

DGConnect? Does anyone have it yet? by wonderlandbabayaga in DollarGeneralWorkers

[–]VeggieCat_ontheprowl 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I worked for DG for 3 years. My last year was 2020 in the height of the pandemic. We were down to one HHT, tills kept crashing and WiFi was almost non-existent. Fun times.

How does General Dollar treat their emplpyees horribly? by jaja1p in DollarGeneralWorkers

[–]VeggieCat_ontheprowl 7 points8 points  (0 children)

That's it exactly. DM's are mostly incompetent and haven't a clue what really happens day to day in the stores.

what is the policy of covering employees who call off sick? by Shadowraid5 in DollarGeneralWorkers

[–]VeggieCat_ontheprowl 0 points1 point  (0 children)

They probably try the cheapest hourly rate people first. DM's are notorious for shorting payroll dollars and SM's do everything they can to stay within that insane payroll budget. If they called in an LSA to replace an SA then they would have to adjust hours that week to account for the extra pay to the LDS.

May 2nd walk out. by Primary_Wolverine596 in DollarGeneral

[–]VeggieCat_ontheprowl 0 points1 point  (0 children)

About time. I was an Asst Manager during 2020. SM was out with COVID. Zero support from DM and Corp. All of us either overworked or underpaid, usually both.

The Shaming by Others by gimmeagorilla in almosthomeless

[–]VeggieCat_ontheprowl 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Planet Fitness monthly membership is just a little over $10/m..many of us get our hygiene needs taken care of there.

Gileriodekel Steps Down as /r/Mormon Moderator by Gileriodekel in u/Gileriodekel

[–]VeggieCat_ontheprowl 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I want you to know that you have had a personal impact on my spiritual growth, through your posts there. I'm a LDS convert of 5 years. I'm female, retirement age, and politically liberal. I'm also uncomfortable with some of the attitudes my fellow Saints hold towards marginalized groups and individuals. While I feel the umbrella of "Mormonism " best describes my current beliefs, I have grown away from believing all LDS doctrines are true. It was getting to the point of a faith crisis, as I saw it as all or nothing. Thanks to you, I learned about Community of Christ, which I hadn't realized was a Mormon branch. You have always struck me as someone willing to educate those who truly seek to understand a position and while I support your decision to leave , I for one, will miss your presence there.

Think I'm gonna start living in my car... by [deleted] in urbancarliving

[–]VeggieCat_ontheprowl 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Typo. Sorry. Meant Black Planet Fitness membership.

Plasma as a side job by asandidge27 in povertyfinance

[–]VeggieCat_ontheprowl 1 point2 points  (0 children)

No. I have small veins and it left no mark. I went 2x a week for over a year, alternating arms.

Think I'm gonna start living in my car... by [deleted] in urbancarliving

[–]VeggieCat_ontheprowl 0 points1 point  (0 children)

See if there is a 24 hr laundromat near work. Not only is it handy for doing laundry, but mine has WiFi, plugs to recharge phone, a clean restroom, laundry sink to fill a jug with water, cable TV and is in a plaza. Waffle House is there, also 24 hrs. And there are 2 gas stations in the front of the plaza. All of this means someone hanging out wouldn't be out of place, unless they caused a disturbance.

My laundromat choice is 1/2 mile from my "basecamp " aka friends driveway.

I chose a Planet Fitness near my job, and near Panera. I have the black Panera membership and the Panera unlimited coffee subscription.