Albertsons Reviews

Updated February 8, 2015
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  1. 10 years sales,buying and customer service

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    Current Employee - HHB Manager in Del Mar, CA
    Current Employee - HHB Manager in Del Mar, CA

    I have been working at Albertsons

    Pros

    Great hours and work environment

    Cons

    Company sold and stores changing ownership

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stand behind employees commitment to there job

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2. Pretty decent

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    Current Employee - Service Deli Clerk in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Service Deli Clerk in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at Albertsons full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    The pay is good. Hours are good. I get a weekly paycheck and I love my boss! She is very flexible with my busy schedule.

    Cons

    Working most weekends. If you want it off you need to request.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Thank your employees more. They work hard and never hear how much you appreciate them.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. it is an awesome place to work, but my passion is in the Medical Field.

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    Current Employee - Service Deli Clerk in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Service Deli Clerk in San Diego, CA

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

    Pros

    I like my hours and that my boss constantly calls on me for help when other co-workers call in.

    Cons

    The pay for the type of work you do is really not compensated.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I would like to know how long will take for me to be able to train for a management position?

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. Good job if you're in college but once you're done get out

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    Former Employee - Service Deli Manager in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Service Deli Manager in San Diego, CA

    I worked at Albertsons full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    If you work hard and stay over your shift times you will be recognized as a valued employee. However that doesn't mean much.

    Cons

    If you let yourself you will end up working early mornings and nights flip flopped with no stable schedule.
    If this is a side job for you make sure it stays that way.
    I have many friends who dropped out of college for this place and it's not worth it.
    Once you hit your cap out rate there is no other way to get a raise other than changing departments.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful

    it was good to get experience and your job is protected by a union so you can't get fired for any thing.

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    Current Employee - Courtesy Clerk in San Marcos, CA
    Current Employee - Courtesy Clerk in San Marcos, CA

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

    Pros

    basically you can take off as much time a you want and you only really have to give a week notice.

    Cons

    closing at midnight, opening at 5:30, customers are rude, they always ask you to stay later, pretty hard to move up in the company.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  7. Good place to work

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    Current Employee - Produce Clerk in Poway, CA
    Current Employee - Produce Clerk in Poway, CA

    I have been working at Albertsons part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    alot of hours in gm departments

    Cons

    pay is low starting job

  8. Overall, this is a really good job.

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    Current Employee - Cashier in Fallbrook, CA
    Current Employee - Cashier in Fallbrook, CA

    I have been working at Albertsons part-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Have to have a minimum of 24 hours a week, salary if you're here long enough, coworkers are a team (most of the time)

    Cons

    Union deductions, rude customers, busy, irregular hours if you're part time (unless you're lucky), hard work doesn't always get recognized

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9. Keep looking

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    Current Employee - Combo Cashier/Bagger in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Combo Cashier/Bagger in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at Albertsons part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    steady job
    16 hour week minimum (part time)

    Cons

    Always closing stores and transferring employees
    have to do jobs not in the description
    hours are sporadic, could get 30 one week 16 the next

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give combos a pay raise, They do the same job as cashiers on top of the duties of a bagger for maybe a dollar more a week. Raise the hourly salary.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. Good short term job if you are attending college.

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    Current Employee - Grocery Cashier in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Grocery Cashier in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at Albertsons part-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Flexible hours if you are attending college.

    Cons

    Poor pay scale, too many bad managers, hours, union job, no room for advancement unless you know someone.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Clean house and start from scratch!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11. It's a job thats better than no job.

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    Former Employee - Bakery Manager in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Bakery Manager in San Diego, CA

    I worked at Albertsons full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    A lot of opportunity to move into management fairly quickly.

    Cons

    You have to work all weekends and holidays. They don't like to work around other jobs or children, etc. New employees get no additional holiday pay until they have worked there six months, then it's only Thanksgiving and Christmas they get time and a half for. It takes a couple of years before they start getting paid for all the other holidays.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to listen more to the employees who are working in the stores and make them feel more valuable.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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