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    Great company, with little chance of advancement

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

    I have been working at Petco part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Animal care standards taken seriously.
    Good environment.
    Interactions with people and their pets.
    Good starting pay.

    Cons

    Little chance of advancement within the company. The pay raise is not enough to want to take a promotion.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Encourage internal hiring by changing policies concerning promotions/raises.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

Petco Interviews

Updated Mar 22, 2015
Updated Mar 22, 2015

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

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Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview

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Interview Difficulty

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    Sale Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chico, CA
    Anonymous Employee in Chico, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Petco in March 2015.

    Interview Details

    Applied online, within a week received a call inviting me to an open interview. Came to the back of the petco store with 7 other people and had a group interview. We were partnered up and had to interview each other and then had to report back what we found out about the other person to the rest of the group. We also had to sell a pet product to the group. Very easy conversational light interview.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

Petco Awards & Accolades

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World's Most Ethical Companies, Ethisphere, 2013
America's Largest Private Companies, Forbes, 2009
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Additional Info

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Website www.petco.com
Headquarters San Diego, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1965
Type Company - Private
Industry Retail
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

Petco is a leading pet specialty retailer that provides the products, services and advice that make it easier for our customers to be great pet parents. Everything we do is guided by our vision for Healthier Pets. Happier People. Better World. We operate more than 1,300 stores nationwide and in Puerto Rico, including more than 50 Unleashed by Petco locations, a smaller format... More

Mission: Providing the highest quality pet food and pet supplies
Training our associates to understand your pet’s specific needs and to offer the right solution
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