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Pros
  • Pretty good benefits, when compared to other industries (in 9 reviews)

  • Good Pay if your in the Grocery clerk status (in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • Upper management does NOT care about their employees (in 5 reviews)

  • If you want a courtesy clerk to do floral, or any other department for that matter, cross train them appropriately (in 3 reviews)

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  1. A competitive, well funded company which does not care about employees' well being.

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    Current Employee - Clerk in Campbell, CA
    Current Employee - Clerk in Campbell, CA

    I have been working at Raley's part-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    decent store environments, well funded, decent customer base.

    Cons

    Sociopathic employers. Abusive, degrading from store directors to medical contractors, to insurance carriers and top dogs in company. They are universally corrupt and indifferent to the suffering of their employees.

    Advice to Management

    Consider all aspects of employee well being as a means of making more money, it will. This is the language you speak so: consider being a people company in the interest of huge dividends this will passively produce all on it's own, since, this is all you care about.

    Raley's Response

    Dec 30, 2014Human Rescources

    We are so sorry you have had this experience. We would like to know more about the situation so we can help. We encourage you to discuss concerns openly and honestly with an HR representative.


  2. Hell

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Raley's full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Employee discounts and full time schedule.

    Cons

    Company has no $, therefore, always understaffing departments. Customers would always get angry because there were never enough employees to serve them. Upper management does NOT care about their employees. They only care about profits.

    Advice to Management

    Come downstairs and do some of the dirty work when there are hoards of customers and not enough employees.


  3. Courtesy Clerk

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Courtesy Clerk in Sacramento, CA
    Former Employee - Courtesy Clerk in Sacramento, CA

    I worked at Raley's part-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    a good job if you are in high school and need something to give you a little spending money.

    Cons

    Seniority is always what will get you promoted even if you are newer and have the best work ethic. No set hours. Discounts are minimal.


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  5. Management was Unethical

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Courtesy Clerk in Chico, CA
    Current Employee - Courtesy Clerk in Chico, CA

    I have been working at Raley's part-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    flexible schedule, small store, great products.

    Cons

    understaffed, no opportunities to advance, TERRIBLE management


  6. overly dramatic

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager

    I have been working at Raley's full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    decent pay and decent benefits

    Cons

    to much drama management does not help and compiles things against you to write you up before they ever tell you that you are making a mistake. bad corporate decisions causing major cutbacks and basically everything else is a con as well.

    Advice to Management

    lead your people dont manage. get off your high horse and get your hands dirty and be approachable instead of trying to intimidate


  7. Once a great job, is now a min wage job with no advancement

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cashier in Pleasanton, CA
    Current Employee - Cashier in Pleasanton, CA

    I have been working at Raley's part-time (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Well as they keep telling us.... be lucky you have a job... and you get 10 % off

    Cons

    working with the public and other co-workers....... its not a family type store like it used to be. Its basically a factory type job.

    Advice to Management

    The work environment needs to improve to bring back your customers. And you need BETTER MATTS to stand on.... I know the company is struggling and acts like they cant afford that but..... i know they can. RALEYS ONCE HAD A SLOGAN " A PLACE WHERE EMPLOYEES LOVED TO WORK AND CUSTOMERS LOVE TO SHOP" thats just not the case anymore. When you walk into the store you just see everybody not smiling.....


  8. Helpful (1)

    Raley's is very politically motivated when they promote from within the company.

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    Former Employee - Asset Protection Supervisor in West Sacramento, CA
    Former Employee - Asset Protection Supervisor in West Sacramento, CA

    I worked at Raley's

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The Raley's Family and owners' are very nice people.

    Cons

    Supervisors are divided philosophically and provide no department direction at this time. There are conflicts in management between old ways and new ways. 'Very sad!

    Advice to Management

    Raley's needs more educated managers.


  9. Horrible

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Clerk in Roseville, CA
    Current Employee - Clerk in Roseville, CA

    I have been working at Raley's

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Pretty good flexibility. More for high school and mid college aged kids. Ok benefit program, not a bad turnover rate.

    Cons

    Managment is ok, but the supervisors are a complete joke. Unfair promotions to people who do NOT deserve it. Advancement is highly unlikely for some. Favoritism, basically a popularity contest. Unrealistic expectations, "increasing basket size and increased sales give you more hours!" not enough help, and sometimes too many people scheduled. Stop having only one person do all the grunt work. Stop micromanaging the employees who do not need it! If you want a courtesy clerk to do floral, or any other department for that matter, cross train them appropriately!!

    Advice to Management

    Do your job. Stop playing favorites. This is NOT high school. Stop insulting customers as soon as they're out of earshot.


  10. Avoid the deli at all costs!

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Deli Clerk in Fairfield, CA
    Current Employee - Deli Clerk in Fairfield, CA

    I have been working at Raley's

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Pay is decent. Do like getting time and a 3rd on sundays

    Cons

    Alot of hard work, not enough coworkers to help out, terrible customers.

    Advice to Management

    Ask the employees that actually do the work instead of coming up with ways u think would be great.


  11. The Worst!

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Sacramento, CA
    Former Employee - Manager in Sacramento, CA

    I worked at Raley's

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    If you are a kid going to school, it is OK.

    Cons

    Too many unknowns. Management is constantly putting fear into its employees. Very racist company. I personally was encouraged to give minorities a hard time in order to make them quit.

    Advice to Management

    Get some morals!



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