Hobby Lobby Reviews

Updated Sep 30, 2022

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3.4
60%
Recommend to a Friend
62%
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Hobby Lobby CEO David Green
David Green
1,595 Ratings
Pros
  • "It’s a fun place to work with good pay(in 322 reviews)

  • "Being closed on Sundays is great for having a consistent day off which is uncommon in retail(in 231 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Only part time work is available(in 140 reviews)

  • "complaints about working at Hobby Lobby(in 123 reviews)

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    Pros & Cons are excerpts from user reviews. They are not authored by Glassdoor.
    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Sundays Off

      Sep 27, 2022 - Cashier/Department Head 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The work is easy and the bonus of Sundays being off

      Cons

      Takes a lot to move up into other positions because of high retainage of older employees

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 8 years

      Hobby Lobby Buyer

      Sep 28, 2022 - Buyer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      If you like to travel - that's great. Enjoyed the founders Christian principles.

      Cons

      Lack of structure between departments. No internal jobs posted or shared.

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      People make or break it

      Sep 27, 2022 - Customer Service Manager (CSM) in Cary, NC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The pay is good and the right people make it worth the time.

      Cons

      A lot of favoritism and petty write up’s

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Flexible schedule

      Sep 27, 2022 - Fabric Sales Associate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good for working with my schedule for school

      Cons

      Can be a very stressful during peak season

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great part time

      Sep 26, 2022 - Customer Service Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Pay well, easy job for part time

      Cons

      There were definitely favories when promoting

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Great

      Sep 26, 2022 - Seasonal Sales Associate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The people you work with.

      Cons

      Few management opportunities for associates with seniority.

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great company to work for!

      Sep 25, 2022 - Customer Service Manager (CSM) in Kannapolis, NC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Family environment, vales employees, not just a number.

      Cons

      Assitant store managers make the same as all other full-time employees. There is no pay difference even when there is more responsibility

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great Place to Work!

      Sep 26, 2022 - Assistant Manager in Birmingham, AL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Employee discount, flexible schedule, potential for promotions

      Cons

      Work-Life balance difficult, can’t take vacation during months of October-January, long holiday hours

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee

      I love it

      Sep 22, 2022 - Team Lead 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Off on sundays and like a family environment and great energy where I work

      Cons

      Hours get crazy near holidays The freight can get a bit overwhelming sometimes

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Student Worker

      Sep 20, 2022 - Cashier/Stockman 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very christian values based work culture.

      Cons

      Very technologically behind in all facets of retail sales.

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    Hobby Lobby has an overall rating of 3.4 out of 5, based on over 3,537 reviews left anonymously by employees. 60% of employees would recommend working at Hobby Lobby to a friend and 54% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Hobby Lobby employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.3 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Hobby Lobby. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

    60% of Hobby Lobby employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Hobby Lobby 3.1 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.3 for culture and values and 3.1 for career opportunities.

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