Costco Wholesale
3.8 of 5 1,132 reviews
www.costco.com Issaquah, WA 5000+ Employees

Costco Wholesale Reviews

Updated Jul 10, 2014
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3.8 1,132 reviews

                             

92% Approve of the CEO

Costco Wholesale President & CEO Craig Jelinek

Craig Jelinek

(476 ratings)

82% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Great place to work with a flexible schedule while going to school

    Cashier (Former Employee)
    Santa Clara, CA

    ProsDecent pay for part time, benefits, and time and a half on sundays make it a nice job for working at a "grocery" store.

    ConsEverything revolves around the check in clock, have to be exactly clocked in when you start and exactly clocked out when your shift ends.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Front End Assistant (Current Employee)
    Stockton, CA

    ProsPays well
    Tons of hours for part time job
    Flexible hours
    Free membership

    ConsAttitude from older staff (lack of respect)
    Lack of decent instructions

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Customer Assistant (Former Employee)
    Torrance, CA

    ProsGood, good company but a lot of hard hard work starting when they put you outside

    ConsYou need "contacts" to follow up

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Service Deli Assistant (Current Employee)
    Winter Park, FL

    ProsEverything about this company is great. Living wages, Very good benefits, off on holidays, time and a half on sundays The opportunities are endless for growth.

    ConsSome of the people there are stuck up but just go to work and mind your own business. The hours are of any retail company.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNothing

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great company, pays more than a teaching job.

    Food Court (Current Employee)
    Orlando, FL

    ProsGreat benefits for part time and even better benefits for full time. Pay raise determined by amount of hours worked, promotions based on seniority. Opportunity to relocate. Flexible schedule, ideal for college students.

    ConsMust know an employee to get an interview. Can be competitive when it comes to moving up. Work may be stressful depending on department.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Food Service Assistant (Former Employee)
    Nashua, NH

    ProsTime and a half on Sundays, and they have a college retention program so you can get your job back as soon as you get back from school each summer or break

    Consscheduling isn't very flexible and you start in the lowest position they have at the time

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    excellent pay for the level of thinking required

    Front End Cashier (Current Employee)
    Waterbury, CT

    Prosa strong sense of community, great coworkers, good pay, great benefits

    Consinconsistent instruction, unclear advancement path outside of your own department

    Advice to Senior Managementconsider more coaching of employees, not just that something the employee did was wrong or right, but WHY it was wrong or right.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    les than a year

    Business Analyst (Current Employee)
    Issaquah, WA

    Prosgood values, great people, loyalty to employees

    Conslack of leadership, lack of direction lack of accountability

    Advice to Senior Managementtraining, leadership, direction, career path

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    The Giant

    Food Service Assistant (Current Employee)
    Maple Grove, MN

    ProsCompensation and benefits are superb.

    ConsYou're going to need both the good compensation and benefits for the medical bills from the stress the job puts you through in the regular warehouse jobs. You're often understaffed.

    Advice to Senior ManagementSupervisors should train new people, not regular employees, and the food court will be finished when it is done, so stop pressuring us; we're working our butts off.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Great Company but Bad Management

    Night Stocker (Current Employee)
    Chicago, IL

    ProsThe pay is far above average for retail and my coworkers are great. The benefits, from part-time to full-time, are great as well.

    ConsThe company has recently changed the hours worked required to achieve raises; this ensures it takes longer for new employees to reach the 'cap'. At my particular warehouse, it isn't uncommon for departments to be under-staffed, requiring them to take employees from different departments to fill in the gap, regardless if that department can get its own duties done afterwards.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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