Value Village
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Value Village Employee Review

Super fun and challenging place to work

5.0
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3 May 2020
Very busy in the back room but it was a fun kind of challenge. There is opportunity to grow within the company if you apply yourself. They are always slightly understaffed so it is difficult to get time off.
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3.0Work/Life Balance
3.0Salary/Benefits
4.0Job security/advancement
3.0Management
4.0Culture
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