Food Lion Reviews

Updated July 19, 2015
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Beth Newlands
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Pros
  • coworkers are great,customers are great (in 14 reviews)

  • Flexible hours and the ability to work multiple stores (in 21 reviews)

Cons
  • They do not hire full time except for management (in 30 reviews)

  • Benefits are non-existent for part time workers (in 27 reviews)

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  1. Food lion

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cashier in Apex, NC
    Current Employee - Cashier in Apex, NC

    I have been working at Food Lion

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent hour's, great staff

    Cons

    Shopping carts, no A/C, dress code


  2. Great

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Food Lion

    Pros

    Good job, great career, I'm learning a lot, it's awesome. I love working there. PEople are good. Food is good. Life is good. Money is good.

    Cons

    Unfortunately the other co-workers are a bit uneven, deraged really. I'm scared to talk to them when I go eat.


  3. lead stocker

    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Food Lion full-time

    Pros

    good pay and fellow employees good schedule not having to work 3rd shift

    Cons

    hours are tight sometimes not getting scheduled for 40 hours


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  5. Good

    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Stocker in Charlotte, NC
    Current Employee - Stocker in Charlotte, NC

    I have been working at Food Lion

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    To build up responsibility and hard work and good with team work to help other that need my help in life my goals is to excel

    Cons

    I really don't see my self with challenge but if somebody teaches me something I'm a quick learner and will try the best I can

    Advice to Management

    Keep the company in a clean environment


  6. love my coworkers

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - QA/Scan/Dsd/Produce in Jacksonville, NC
    Current Employee - QA/Scan/Dsd/Produce in Jacksonville, NC

    I have been working at Food Lion part-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    small tight nit community of workers.

    Cons

    not always alot of hrs avail

    Advice to Management

    keep an eye out for the employees that work hardest and deserve the extra hours


  7. sales assistance

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Assistant in Norfolk, VA
    Current Employee - Sales Assistant in Norfolk, VA

    I have been working at Food Lion part-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    great hours good management work with schedule always help me out when needed

    Cons

    karts always get stolen floor care


  8. Helpful (1)

    many years employed by this company

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Management in Williamsburg, VA
    Current Employee - Management in Williamsburg, VA

    I have been working at Food Lion

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Stead employment and pay. Great place to start.

    Cons

    hard to move up sometime

    Advice to Management

    focus more on mid-level and spent in training they getting prepared forpromotion


  9. Meet a lot of great people and the management is amazing.

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Grocery Associate in Winterville, NC
    Current Employee - Grocery Associate in Winterville, NC

    I have been working at Food Lion part-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Management is fantastic and company values are on point.

    Cons

    Logistics of truck delivery could be improved to have more on time arrivals.

    Advice to Management

    Lead from the front and not from behind.


  10. Part Time Front End

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Front End Cashier
    Current Employee - Front End Cashier

    I have been working at Food Lion part-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great place to work, meeting new people, flexible hours, and fun management

    Cons

    not enough hours some weeks (even for part-time) especially if you have a family hardly no benefits for part-time


  11. I love working here

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cashier in Reidsville, NC
    Current Employee - Cashier in Reidsville, NC

    I have been working at Food Lion part-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Flexibility, advancement opportunities , yearly raises, friendly work environment

    Cons

    most positions are part-time inconsistent weekly hours people call out frequently rude and smelly customers

    Advice to Management

    Be consistent with company policy



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