Trader Joe's

Trader Joe's Reviews

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701 Reviews
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Trader Joe's Chairman and CEO Dan Bane
Dan Bane
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    Great company!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Trader Joe's


    friendly work environment; pleasant co-workers; better than average pay; fun atmosphere


    young bosses that try but are lacking in experience, which is only a very small part of my work life here.... the higher level management know what they are doing and are making strides in communicating that to the lower level managers... overall still a very small thing, nothing to worry about really.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    learn to delegate a bit better, communicate individually instead of a large group where the subject matter doesn't apply.

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

Trader Joe's Interviews

Updated Dec 12, 2014
Updated Dec 12, 2014

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Getting an Interview


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    Crew Member Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Applied in person and got called about a month later. 15 minute interview with mid level manager. Asked to start the day after my interview. Not flexible on wages during interview process.

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Trader Joe's Awards & Accolades

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Employees’ Choice - 50 Best Places to Work, Glassdoor, 2011
Employees’ Choice - 50 Best Places to Work, Glassdoor, 2012
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Headquarters Monrovia, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1967
Type Company - Private
Industry Retail
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year
Competitors Unknown

When it comes to grocery chains, Trader Joe's isn't your average Joe. With more than 365 stores in 30-plus states, the company offers upscale grocery fare such as health foods, organic produce, and nutritional supplements. To keep costs down, its stores have no service departments and average about 10,000-15,000 sq. ft. The company's specialty is its line of more than 2,000 private-label products (70% of sales), including beverages (its signature Charles Shaw brand wine sells for $2 a bottle), soup, snacks, and frozen items. Started by Joe Coulombe as a Los Angeles... More

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