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Kroger Reviews

Updated Jul 30, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

3.0 1,405 reviews

62% Approve of the CEO

Kroger CEO Rodney McMullen

Rodney McMullen

(69 ratings)

50% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Flexible schedule, working to serve the people of your own community and friendly coworkers (in 66 reviews)

  • Paid holidays (4 hours) & paid vacation available for part time (in 51 reviews)


Cons
  • Work/life balance is tough because I had to work a different schedule every day/week (in 43 reviews)

  • Krogers way of cutting out full time, long tenured workers who have given them 20-30 (in 75 reviews)

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    Decent company to work for.

    Certified Pharmacy Technician (Current Employee)

    ProsGood coworkers in the pharmacy

    ConsA lot of micro managing in the pharmacy

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great place to get experience

    Co-Manager (Current Employee) Elizabethtown, KY

    ProsThorough training, indoor enviroment, decent benefits

    ConsSwing shift scheduling, no work life balance, too many programs to keep track of effectively, lack of quality help due to low starting wage,

    Advice to Senior ManagementYou get what you pay for, low quality pay equals low quality workers, which makes getting tasks done in the specified amount of time impossible.

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

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    nice grocery store

    Front End Cashier (Former Employee) Ridgeland, MS

    Prosget to meet nice customers

    Consyou have low pay being a front end cashier

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    Typical minimum wage job

    Part-Time Cashier (Former Employee) Huntington, WV

    ProsThe company was very accommodating in terms of scheduling. I worked while in college, and I was involved in several student organizations that required me to adjust my schedule regularly.

    ConsThe opportunity to advance is not always presented to everyone. Openings in other departments are often passed around to favorites first. Also taking on more responsibility is not always reflected in your paycheck, and therefore may not be worth it if you are not planning on making a career with the company.

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    Great Place for a student or someone looking for a part-time job

    Part-Time Cashier (Current Employee) Mount Vernon, IL

    ProsUnion Job, flexibility in work schedule

    ConsNot enough hours, you have to work there for years to get full-time status

    Advice to Senior ManagementBe fair when giving people hours

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Moving up can be quite hard

    Grocery Manager (Current Employee) Lexington-Fayette, KY

    ProsInsurance is good. Flexible with schedules since there are so many employees. Union so hard to get fired unless you really screw up.

    ConsAll about experience. Crappy workers can get ahead which is a negative to the overall company going forward. Management can be terrible

    Advice to Senior ManagementValue your employees more

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

     

    Cashier

    Part-Time Cashier (Former Employee) Ypsilanti, MI

    ProsFlexible hours
    worked with my school schedule
    good starter job

    Consreally based on seniority
    have to do some of the baggers work as well
    not much incentives

    Advice to Senior ManagementTake more care of the employees that interact with your customers on a daily basis

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    Enjoyed while it lasted.

    Assistant Grocery Manager (Former Employee) The Woodlands, TX

    ProsDecent pay, overnight work, overtime when wanted

    ConsStore manager wasn't very smart and only got the job since his father was high up on the corporate ladder.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    My experience has been okay.

    Bagger (Current Employee) Peoria, IL

    ProsTraining was great learned a lot of things such as, the requirements of selling alcohol to consumers, how to bag items in the proper way, how to clean and respond to spills on sales floor.

    ConsUnfortunately Kroger does not have a lot of opportunities for advancement for lower level workers.

    Advice to Senior ManagementMy advice to upper management is give your lower level workers a chance at other higher positions.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    indecisive

    Cashier (Current Employee) Mishawaka, IN

    ProsI enjoy working with the publicI love seeing people happy and enjoying their experiences at my store and making a small difference but a positive one.

    ConsCompany doesn't respect there valuable workers or there input It has become a guessing game for the employees to do their jobs if unsure on a daily base if the guidlines have yet again changed .

    Advice to Senior ManagementStop being disrespectful and humiliating your employees by changing your views on policy at any given minute

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

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