Harris Teeter

  www.harristeeter.com
Work in HR? Unlock Free Profile

Harris Teeter Reviews in North Carolina

Updated Jul 21, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

3.1 165 reviews

83% Approve of the CEO

Harris Teeter CEO, Kroger Rodney McMullen

Rodney McMullen

(6 ratings)

59% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Bonus checks depending on hours worked(in 30 reviews)

  • Good pay for the amount of work you do(in 30 reviews)


Cons
  • poor communication within the store management to their employees(in 23 reviews)

  • Customer service micro-manages the front-end employees down to their bathroom breaks(in 21 reviews)

30 Employee Reviews Back to all reviews
Relevance Date Rating
in
    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • No Opinion of CEO

    1 person found this helpful  

    if you are a woman in the deli you are screwed.

    Deli Clerk (Former Employee) Cary, NC

    Proshaving a job. I was able to get a ok amount of hours and co workers were always giving away hours.

    Consmanager who was useless. it was a boys club so his favorite 2 guys got the best hours. one was a pig who you had to constantly clean up behind since the manager wouldn't make him. slicers were constantly dirty when I came in at lunch time and no sanitizer was made or used since opening at 7am. had a coworker put his hands on me but he kept his job.

    Advice to Senior Managementtreat everyone equally and fire not promote men who put their hands on a person.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • No Opinion of CEO

     

    High expectations of employee with low return on rewards

    Customer Service Clerk (Current Employee) Raleigh, NC

    ProsClean, upbeat, can-do environment created for customer's benefit.

    ConsRaises given to everyone on a schedule, regardless of performance.
    Bonuses do not make up for low wages. Company does not offer a competitive pay.
    No opportunity to advance with just hard work.
    Constant phone calls to home.
    Not given what you are promised. Have been waiting a year for training that was promised to me for better position.
    Also was physically assaulted (as seen in another review) and the employee is still there.
    Company is more interested in profit than customer and it puts the customer service employees in a difficult position.
    Not enough hours provided to get everything done.

    Advice to Senior ManagementFollow through with promises. Give hours promised and opportunities as well. Company is definitely designed with mindless drones as the ideal employee and it is sad to see new hires enthusiasm wither away 100% of the time.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • No Opinion of CEO

     

    A great place to be .....if you're totally brain dead

    Fresh Foods Chef (Former Employee) Raleigh, NC

    ProsSome associates are great to work for
    Wages get paid on time
    A wage increase of 25 cents per hour if you work really hard
    A paltry bonus paid every six months
    A great staff room with uncomfortable chairs , no A/C and a broken tv

    ConsNepotism
    Favouritism and the good ol boy network
    Managers blow smoke up your butt
    The training videos are so pathetic written for people with the attention span of a dyslexic gnat
    You can really go places and be where you want to be ....if you're prepared to lower your standards and really kiss butt
    All the adverts for jobs insist you must have culinary skills and degrees ....yeah right....I feel I wasted my time and career in culinary
    This job enthused me to return to school , learn new skills and change my career
    If you love to be undervalued and appreciated then this is the place for you

    Advice to Senior ManagementAppreciate the staff you have , harness their skills and push them to improve themselves and the company . Stop trying to crawl to the corporate ladder . If you do right by your staff your staff will do right for you. Pay people a decent wage .

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

  1. We want your feedback – Are these company reviews helpful to you?  Yes | No
    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • Disapproves of CEO

     

    Customers treated better than associates.

    Assistant Inventory Control Manager (Current Employee) Chapel Hill, NC

    ProsBenefits. Bonuses 2 times a year. Vacation hours.

    ConsManagement treats assoiciates poor. Treat customers better than associates.

    Advice to Senior ManagementHave classes on how to treat employees.

    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • No Opinion of CEO

     

    Leadership Doesn't Lead

    Cashier/Barista (Former Employee) Fayetteville, NC

    ProsMy specific dept worked wonderfully together. We each had our position and our roll and we jived together.

    ConsUpper management was constantly stopping us and telling us to do one thing or another that went against rules and parameters set in place for our dept. It was like they had no clue how to run each dept but they wanted to try anyway.

    Advice to Senior ManagementMake store management work in each dept so they can learn how it actually works in practice versus just on paper.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • No Opinion of CEO

     

    Terrible work environment

    Cashier (Former Employee) Charlotte, NC

    ProsI really can't think of anything to put here, other than I enjoyed most of my coworkers!

    ConsWhere do I begin. Well first of all, the pay is crap! I worked there for two years and went from making $7.25 an hour to making $8.05 an hour. This company is making so much money and yet they can't afford to pay their workers a decent wage. I went to Whole Foods after HT and the lowest they will pay anyone is $11 an hour, including baggers and dishwashers.

    The management was also organized very poorly and was made up of idiots. It was pretty demoralizing working for people that would make fifth graders look smart. I'm sure this isn't the case at every store, but it certainly was at the three I worked at.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPay your employees much more and try promoting competent people instead of the bros and the attractive women.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities

    1 person found this helpful  

    Not the best

    Deli Clerk (Current Employee) Charlotte, NC

    ProsYou can basically get the job super easily, and write it as experience on your resume. Thats the best thing about HT. Only get this job if you can't find anything else and need the money.

    ConsMost managers learn how to be managers at Jerks-R-Us, and its who you know and who you're friends with that will get you a raise. And if you're mean.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • No Opinion of CEO

     

    Worst job I've ever had.

    Cashier (Current Employee) Mooresville, NC

    ProsSome of the people I work with are good people.

    ConsEver-changing schedule, barely over minimum wage.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep the schedules consistent. Change the way being "on-call" works. I'll be on call, but don't make me call in; management should call the employee if he/she is needed. Change the configuration of the check-out station. Have the customers unload their own purchases onto a conveyor belt; or provide more baggers. Let your employees have a bottle of water at their station. It's almost impossible to go 2-4 hours without drinking water while unloading grocery carts, checking out your customer, and reloading the carts.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities

     

    Where once the company used to take care of its employees, nowadays they have chosen to adopt Walmart's business model.

    Assistance Produce Manager (Former Employee) Indian Trail, NC

    ProsUsed to be a friendly work environment, and still is in select places.

    ConsMicromanaging management that doesn't leave you alone to do your job

    Advice to Senior ManagementQuit giving out bigger and bigger bonuses to your corporate employees and go back to treating the rest of your employees well. Give them the hours they need in order to get stuff done.

    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • Disapproves of CEO

     

    Bad ending

    Dairy Manager (Former Employee) Cary, NC

    ProsI moved up pretty quickly from clerk to department manager. I got plenty of hours. For the most part my co-workers were okay.

    ConsThe pay is very very low. The hours suck. I had to work every weekend including Sundays even when I stated that I could not work Sunday mornings.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

Worked for Harris Teeter? Contribute to the Community!

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.