- Comp & Benefits
- Work/Life Balance
- Senior Management
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
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 valueRecommendsPositive OutlookNo opinion of CEO
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Application Details
I applied online. The process took 2 weeks – interviewed 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
No OfferNegative ExperienceEasy Interview
- 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
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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...