Costco Wholesale

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Costco Wholesale Reviews

Updated Jul 21, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

3.8 1,149 reviews

92% Approve of the CEO

Costco Wholesale President & CEO Craig Jelinek

Craig Jelinek

(488 ratings)

82% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • You are able to grow within the company the pay and benefits are wonderful(in 106 reviews)

  • There are great benefits available for part-time and full-time employees(in 164 reviews)


Cons
  • Offered me full time then fired me right before I was to receive benefits(in 57 reviews)

  • Takes a few seasonal periods to get hired permanently and then it is only part time(in 46 reviews)

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    5 people found this helpful  

    Great place to work with a flexible schedule while going to school

    Cashier (Former Employee) Santa Clara, CA

    ProsDecent pay for part time, benefits, and time and a half on sundays make it a nice job for working at a "grocery" store.

    ConsEverything revolves around the check in clock, have to be exactly clocked in when you start and exactly clocked out when your shift ends.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great place to work, Train managers better or have them clock in.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsAwesome environment, cool people, some laid back days, Good pay.

    ConsNeed more managing of the managers because they are on salary and don't have to clock in and out.

    Advice to Senior ManagementSome need to man up and work their whole shift or more.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good Company

    Supervisor (Current Employee) Phoenix, AZ

    ProsThe company has great benefits, high pay, and works around school. The company has an open door policy if you want to talk to corporate.

    ConsManagement seems to be concerned only with issues when you go to corporate. Open availability is always needed to move up in the company.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Bakery Wrapper (Current Employee) Tallahassee, FL

    ProsIt is a good Company and have a good salary rates and benefits

    ConsThe people who is in charge of the stores doesn't match with the company, it means that is better company than people that manages the stores.

    Advice to Senior ManagementImprove your management personal, they are no fair with the people.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    2 people found this helpful  

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    Front End Assistant (Current Employee) Stockton, CA

    ProsPays well
    Tons of hours for part time job
    Flexible hours
    Free membership

    ConsAttitude from older staff (lack of respect)
    Lack of decent instructions

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    1 person found this helpful  

    Great company, pays more than a teaching job.

    Food Court (Current Employee) Orlando, FL

    ProsGreat benefits for part time and even better benefits for full time. Pay raise determined by amount of hours worked, promotions based on seniority. Opportunity to relocate. Flexible schedule, ideal for college students.

    ConsMust know an employee to get an interview. Can be competitive when it comes to moving up. Work may be stressful depending on department.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Awesome!!!!!

    Customer Service (Current Employee) Hoover, AL

    ProsGreat place to work. Easy to advance if you apply yourself.

    ConsWorking weekends. Retail is always hard, because you prefer the weekends to spend with family

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Summer College Intern (Former Employee) Clackamas, OR

    ProsFull Time Hours
    Decent Pay
    Hardworking Culture
    Great Mission

    ConsLabor Intensive
    Burnout
    Flat Organization
    Hard to move up

    Advice to Senior ManagementThe internship gave you a great overview of how the company operates and what goes into each department at Costco. Not all department managers were easy to work with as others. Some managers were great at giving feedback and guidance, and then there were some who could care less about your internship.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Excellent Job, great pay and Benefits.

    Service Deli Assistant (Current Employee) San Antonio, TX

    ProsBenefits, overtime pay on sundays.

    ConsYou will always be working weekends.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    1 person found this helpful  

    Good part time job

    Front End Assistant (Current Employee) Nashua, NH

    ProsGood starting salary, great benefits for part time employees.

    ConsNot a lot of vacation time on your first year

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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