Coborn's

  www.cobornsinc.com
  www.cobornsinc.com

Coborn's Reviews

20 Reviews
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20 Reviews
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Chris Coborn
13 Ratings
  1.  

    Great Starting Job

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Bookkeeper in Sartell, MN
    Former Employee - Bookkeeper in Sartell, MN

    I worked at Coborn's part-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Company had great values and management was very understanding. Coborn's is a great company to have your first job since management works well around schedules.

    Cons

    Promotions did not matter that much. Pay raises were very small. After being there for five years I wa not making as much as I thought I should be.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promotions could be better. Getting a ten cent raise every year makes employees feel as though they are not value

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

Coborn's Interviews

Updated Jul 2, 2014
Updated Jul 2, 2014

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    E-Commerce Merchandising Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Coborn's.

    Interview Details

    I applied online using their website. Application was pretty standard, nothing special. Received a call with in a few days to set up a phone interview, after a few days of phone tag we got the interview scheduled. Recruiter called a few minutes late, which was ok, the questions asked were nothing special, just about me background.

    I was given no time to ask anything. Not a thing.

    We asked when I would be available to come in for an in person, I said anytime, but Wednesdays were the hardest, but I could make anything work. He said ok, and repeated my availability and said they were bring people in next week.

    That was the last I have heard from anybody at Coborn's. I have called and just get his voice mail, and no return call. Didn't even get a rejection email, nothing. I could see getting nothing if I had just applied, but after you take your time and interview, they really owe you something, even if it just a form email. But guess Coborn's is to good for that.

    I am very disappointed in Coborn's, I had heard good things about the company, now I tell people what a joke this company truly is.

    Interview Questions
    • Nothing, questions were basic. What do you do in your current position and why are you looking for a new job type things   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

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Website www.cobornsinc.com
Headquarters Saint Cloud, MN
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Private
Industry Retail
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Kroger, Cub Foods, Lunds

Coborn's hopes you'll shop at your convenience. The company runs about 35 Coborn's and Cash Wise Foods stores in Minnesota and the Dakotas, another 35 shops under the Holiday, Little Dukes, and Save-A-Lot banners, and online grocery shopping service CobornDelivers. It supplies its stores with baked goods, deli items, and meat from its own central bakery and manufacturing plant. Along with its grocery stores, the firm owns and operates convenience, liquor, hardware, and video stores, and pharmacies. Founded in 1921 when Chester Coborn started a single produce market, the... More

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