Loblaw
3.2 of 5 186 reviews
www.loblaw.com Brampton, Canada 5000+ Employees

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Updated Mar 25, 2014

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72% Approve of the CEO

Loblaw Executive Chairman Galen G. Weston

Galen G. Weston

(39 ratings)

58% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Very fun and exciting, especially with the REIT spinoff and SDM purchase

Financial Analyst (Former Employee)
Brampton, ON (Canada)

I worked at Loblaw full-time for less than a year

ProsLots of facilities, great work-life balance, friendly people. Hours are ever insane because the work is never too difficult

ConsNot very good pay, very incompetent talent acquisition team, disloyal employees. People will leave the company at the sight of more money

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Experience will vary a lot depending on where you work

Supply Chain Management (Former Employee)
Brampton, ON (Canada)

I worked at Loblaw full-time for more than 5 years

ProsFlexible hours, flexible working arrangements, discounts, benefits packages. Gym in building with discounted rate, cheap lunches and extensive cafeteria. Free food/ samples. Young workforce- good for recent university grads

ConsLow pay compared to other similar roles/ companies, inconsistent management practices, very limited public transportation options, limited parking spots, not challengin, company is scattered and constantly laying off employees. Supply chain is treated disrespectfully and unprofessionally in comparison to the rest of the organization.

Advice to Senior ManagementDevelop consistent management practices/ treatment

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

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Amazing Contract Position!

Coordinator (Former Employee)
Brampton, ON (Canada)

I worked at Loblaw as a contractor for more than a year

ProsNice salary. Great people. Lots of free stuff. Lunches are cheap. Work life balance amazing (although this is depending on your boss). Great learning opportunities.

ConsWith the shoppers and Loblaw merger, everyone is afraid of being cut. Treatment of contract worker is questionable, had three people on on desk.

Advice to Senior ManagementSome better delegation and more learning opportunity....

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good environment!

Supply Chain Analyst (Current Employee)
Brampton, ON (Canada)

I have been working at Loblaw full-time for more than a year

ProsNew challenges every time, tons of major projects

ConsSometimes daily tasks are very repetitive

Advice to Senior ManagementTry to do 1 on 1 more often

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

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Clerk (Former Employee)
Laval, QC (Canada)

I worked at Loblaw full-time for more than 8 years

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Consthe cleaning the pallet floor employer

Advice to Senior Managementprodutive

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

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Department Manager (Current Employee)
Toronto, ON (Canada)

I have been working at Loblaw full-time for more than 10 years

ProsOrganized, good communication, good standards

ConsAdvancement is hard as they don't count everyone in the company as an "internal" candidate

Advice to Senior ManagementIf people work fort the company, either corporate or a franchise, they have still dedicated their career to Loblaws and should be classified as internal candidates when applying for posting.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Top Down approach company

Senior Manager (Former Employee)
Brampton, ON (Canada)

I worked at Loblaw full-time for more than 3 years

Prosthey know what they want and get it done the way is needed

Consturn away sustainable and core skills that need to stay for growth

Advice to Senior Managementengage employees, and make them feel confident in the management. Treat them as part of the organisation to take it to next level. quick and timely gains will not last long.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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It was a great experience and would like to go back. If my career ambition permits me to do so.

Summer Student - Store Communications (Current Employee)
Brampton, ON (Canada)

I have been working at Loblaw as a contractor for less than a year

ProsThe are big on developing a culture and they were going though so changes and aquistions but they did a great job of communicating to employees

ConsThere aren't many Con that come to mind

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

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Cashier (Former Employee)
Toronto, ON (Canada)

I worked at Loblaw part-time for less than a year

Pros-great co workers
- great environment

Cons- you cant drink water at your station nor sit down gotta stand up for five hours with 15 mins break)
- collegues get discounts or benefits after six months
 - gotta be available on friday and weekend even though you may not get time slot

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Fine job for someone who is still in school

Deli Customer Service Clerk (Former Employee)
Mississauga, ON (Canada)

I worked at Loblaw part-time for more than 3 years

ProsFlexibility, some fun energetic people

Conspoor management, no room for growth

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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