Costco Wholesale Reviews

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Costco Wholesale President & CEO Craig Jelinek
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  1. 7 people found this helpful  

    A great company to work for, they are fair and treat their employees well.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Costco Wholesale full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Costco rewards those with a good sense of urgency and the willingness to learn. Its a stable company with great pay and bonus scales.

    Cons

    Training is more hands on, not a lot of book work. May be difficult who dont learn best on their feet.

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Costco Wholesale Interviews

Updated Oct 25, 2014
Updated Oct 25, 2014

Interview Experience

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  1. 42 people found this helpful  

    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in North Brunswick, NJ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in North Brunswick, NJ
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Costco Wholesale in July 2014.

    Interview Details

    Sat down in the break room with two employees who asked me for my availability, before heading on to very specific situational questions.

    I applied to be a cashier, but they insisted that I consider working in tires or as a gas station attendant.

    Interview Questions
    • Name a time you were misunderstood by a coworker   Answer Question
    • Name a time you had to help an angry customer   Answer Question
    • Name a time you had an abrupt change in your schedule, and how you dealt with it   Answer Question
    • Name a time you were recognized in the work place   Answer Question
    • What have you done to prepare for today's interview?   Answer Question
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Costco Wholesale Awards & Accolades

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Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2010
World’s Most Admired Companies, Fortune, 2009
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Additional Info

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Website www.costco.com
Headquarters Issaquah, WA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1983
Type Company - Public (COST)
Industry Retail
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year

Costco Wholesale is the largest wholesale club operator in the US. The company operates more than 590 membership warehouse stores serving some 64 million cardholders in 40 US states and Australia, Canada, Japan, Mexico, Puerto Rico, South Korea, Taiwan, and the UK, primarily under the Costco Wholesale name. Stores offer discount prices on an average of about 4,000 products (many in bulk packaging), ranging from alcoholic beverages and appliances to fresh food, pharmaceuticals, and tires. Certain club memberships also offer products and services such as car and home... More

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