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A&P Reviews

Updated March 2, 2015
Updated March 2, 2015
137 Reviews
2.1
137 Reviews
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A&P President & CEO Paul Hertz
Paul Hertz
13 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • learn good customer service skills (in 4 reviews)

  • The associates are generally hard working individuals that care about the company (in 5 reviews)


Cons
  • No raises in 5 years and no bonuses except to senior management (in 11 reviews)

  • Some customers can be rude but that happens at all stores also low pay (in 5 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Great experience for a young teenager who is starting off in work force.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at A&P

    Pros

    Weekly pay, raise of $.25 every 6 months, flexible with hours, union, and friendly environment.

    Cons

    Customers who are not friendly.

  2.  

    Lots of hard work, but the learning curve is steep

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Inventory Analyst in Montvale, NJ
    Current Employee - Inventory Analyst in Montvale, NJ

    I have been working at A&P full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Get to learn a lot of aspects / depts, very good for the learning curve

    Cons

    a 12 hour day is also short

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    bonus bonus bonus

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Deli

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Deli Clerk in Rye Brook, NY
    Former Employee - Deli Clerk in Rye Brook, NY

    I worked at A&P

    Pros

    After school hours and decent pay for high school kid

    Cons

    Having to work Holidays and weekends

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Worst company I've ever worked for.

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

    I have been working at A&P part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    I can't think of any pros worth mentioning sadly. 10% employee discount on regular priced items only 20% on the first Friday of each month...woohoo!!!

    Cons

    Working part-time for minimum wage sucks. Hard work doesn't pay off, you'll still get paid the same as another part timer (in some cases the full timers too!) that doesn't work as hard, and management will only give you a pat on the back at best. Training was short and not nearly enough. Short staffed. In the year that I've been there I've seen 3 people fired for multiple no shows. 5 people came and left. Some left and just didn't come back. most didn't last a few weeks. Company has cut back on supplies on all departments. And they cut back on major things like; gloves to handle food; packaging for food, cleaning products. They won't hire full time.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    This is for corporate not management in the store. Let your managers do their job. Pay your employees what they deserve, and reward hard workers.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6.  

    Good people and good opportunity.

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

    I worked at A&P

    Pros

    Lots of different positions to move around to and learn different parts of the business.

    Cons

    Position titles are not translatable across industries.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Lead Technician of Pharmacy

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Lead Pharmacy Technician CphT in Mahwah, NJ
    Current Employee - Lead Pharmacy Technician CphT in Mahwah, NJ

    I have been working at A&P

    Pros

    Hours are good for me. I have been here for over ten years.

    Cons

    Too much pressure. I have to be strong every day. I have way too much responsibility. I do the same work as my boss and do not get paid the same as him.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I need at least an hour break. I do so much around here.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  8.  

    It was okay

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Cashier in Washington, NJ
    Former Employee - Cashier in Washington, NJ

    I worked at A&P

    Pros

    They were good about scheduling.

    Cons

    They didn't care what you thought.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to your employees

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Terrible management

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Service
    Former Employee - Customer Service

    I worked at A&P part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly coworkers and departmental managers

    Cons

    General manager was always a bit much to deal with. Didn't care about the welfare of the employees. Coworkers were a bit lazy and didn't like to help customers at times.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Care about your employees more. They're the ones helping out customers and doing the physical work.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Short Staffed

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

    I have been working at A&P full-time

    Pros

    Great people to work with; employees as well as Managers.

    Cons

    Always short staffed. Not really sure what HR does. Definitely doesn't assist with hiring even though they know departments are short staffed. Company has been in financial difficulty so, no raises, no reviews.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Appreciate your employees. They keep the customers happy and your store functioning!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  11.  

    Co-Manager

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

    I have been working at A&P

    Pros

    Associates
    Clean Stores
    Work-Life ( To a degree )
    Customers

    Cons

    Corprate
    Company Value
    Office Culture
    Implementations
    Company Outlook
    Personal Growth

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to focus on the associates that are the one that are actually working and trying to make the company a place to shop and work.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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