If Waffle House is so appealing...have at it. These benefits aren't exclusive to Advance so if you are unhappy then cowboy up and go somewhere that you can be happy. As I said earlier...it's what YOU make of it.
Guys, like the gentlemen said earlier..it is what you make it !!..I would have to ask the question..if you have been with Advance for 7 years..why are you still a S/M ?..is it by choice ? or lack of open opportunities ??..have you discussed your frustrations with your DM in an open and professional conversation ?...if not your DM..have you asked to speak with your RVP ?? I too work for AAP..I also have 7 years in...but have been promoted some time ago..
I dont think it really matters who's lawn your on. It always looks better on the other side until you go there. Its retail and whether its a big box or not its still a job you love to hate..lol Its the only business that when someone comes to your store they come in a bad mood because they have a issue.. And depending on how you react to them dictates the whole sale.. Gotta love retail
I love Advance. If your bottom line is money then your bottom line is money. The average retail manager of a small box does not make 53000 dollars a year....that is a combination of small box retail and big box retail. A big box manager...i.e Target or Wal Mart makes near or over 6 figures. That skus the average dramatically.
Grass might look greener...it's the same grass...I have been here 10 years now....I've seen a lot of guys leave for some great job...most of em...ended up coming back or moving on to a series of jobs. Good Luck with yours.
actually im from Autozone... Ive been with them 6yr.. I dont make anywere near 53,000. dont know where that average came from.. Its nice to see that other parts company treat there employees just the same..