Wawa

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Wawa Reviews

Updated February 28, 2015
Updated February 28, 2015
128 Reviews
4.0
128 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • 401K Match, and Employee Stock Ownership Program plop a nice chunk of change on your already competitive salary (in 14 reviews)

  • Great people, good pay, excellent ESOP and 401k (retirement plans) and other perks (in 22 reviews)


Cons
  • You need to be good at planning ahead to ensure a solid work life balance (in 19 reviews)

  • 24/7 Business that never closes can be highly demanding & draining at times (in 13 reviews)

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  1.  

    Great place to work, they encourage employees to maintain the cleanest environment & the main focus is the customer.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Service Associate in Hamburg, PA
    Former Employee - Customer Service Associate in Hamburg, PA

    I worked at Wawa full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Opportunities to move up in the company, and gaining experience are pros.

    Cons

    Cons are that at certain work places, they do not focus on employee raises, and don't recognize improvements.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Advice to upper management would be to put more effort into caring more about employees and recognizing their improvements in their work.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Wawa Assistant Manager

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Assistant General Manager in Claymont, DE
    Former Employee - Assistant General Manager in Claymont, DE

    I worked at Wawa full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Amazing Company, Benefits, and Stability

    Cons

    Salary before advancement, scheduling requirements, advancement

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Start the Assistant Managers with a higher salary to make it easier to remain in place for advancement

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3.  

    Cashier and deli associate

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Cashier in Virginia Beach, VA
    Former Employee - Cashier in Virginia Beach, VA

    I worked at Wawa part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Pays higher than minimum wage, large company with chances for advancement, tuition reimbursement and health insurance with full-time position.

    Cons

    Understaffed frequently, irregular hours and days of work.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Great job, Great employees but depends on your GM

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Wawa

    Pros

    The customers were awesome and so were the employees! When times were busy we all worked together to get everything done in a timely fashion.

    Cons

    The hours sometimes. When people called out I was always called in first to work double shifts and overnights.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't be so power hungry. You hired your employees for a reason

  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Management

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Wawa

    Pros

    Good pay and bonus program..great company values and vision.

    Cons

    Long hours, training program not great. It makes a big difference what director you work under.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Labor hours are minimal for what needs to be done to keep customers and employees happy.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Challenging

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Wawa full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great Pay Flexible Hrs Good Beneifits

    Cons

    24/7 business can create extremely poor work/life balance

    If you aren't the kind of person who enjoys being challenged you might hate this job

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus on developing talent that already exists. Not to make problems out of small things that are petty issues

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  8. 2 people found this helpful  

    Wawa gm

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - General Manager in Easton, PA
    Current Employee - General Manager in Easton, PA

    I have been working at Wawa

    Pros

    The $$$$!!! Company has many benefits to employes. ESOP awesome!! Company has great community ties.

    Cons

    50 hrs a week. Very early start. Can be stressful, always changing.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    We'd be nothing with out the associates.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    A good enviornment.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - CSA
    Current Employee - CSA

    I have been working at Wawa

    Pros

    Great team/family environment, 50% discounts while working, very flexible scheduling.

    Cons

    Usually understaffed, breaks are too short

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Spare the extra money for extra labor.. it's too stressful in the deli when we're 7 orders back and there's only 3 of us

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    This Company is satisfactory, and there is never a dull moment. I enjoy working there.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Wawa

    Pros

    Nice environment when it is steady if everyone works well together!

    Cons

    Can be a bit too hectic at times

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None everything is good!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  11.  

    Good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Customer Service Associate in Southampton, PA
    Current Employee - Customer Service Associate in Southampton, PA

    I have been working at Wawa

    Pros

    good atmosphere, and flexible hours as a student

    Cons

    Long shifts on your feet

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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