Costco Wholesale

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Great company to work for

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Supervisor in Nampa, ID
Current Employee - Supervisor in Nampa, ID

I have been working at Costco Wholesale full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

Great medical and dental benefits. Upward mobility if you are willing to relocate. Pay is great especially for retail.

Cons

Hours and days vary a lot which can be hard for some people. Also to start you usually have to start out as part time which makes it difficult to make it a lifetime commitment.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great Company to work for! Great benefits and great people

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Merchandiser in Bellingham, WA
    Current Employee - Merchandiser in Bellingham, WA

    I have been working at Costco Wholesale part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great company to get into and work your way up. If you can work hard, grow and cross train as well as build connections with management you can earn great money and move up fairly quickly. If you dont have a career set and you want to work your way up in the company , you can easily transfer to other locations around the united states or work your way into corporate costco.

    Cons

    There are sometimes alot of micromanaging depending on what department you work in. There is also a fact of seniority and alot of people with seniority usually dont work as hard, and try to boss you around.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay attention to the micromanagers and supervisors who aren't applying themselves and/or abusing the system to there own benefit. Sitting in the office and playing around on the computer or there cell phones when they should be proactively cleaning, training or cutting pay roll.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 9 people found this helpful  

    IT Analyst programmer

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - IT Analyst in Issaquah, WA
    Current Employee - IT Analyst in Issaquah, WA

    I have been working at Costco Wholesale full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    working for Costco brand.
    Located in issaquah.
    Free 4 pounds of turkey meat during christmas time

    Cons

    senior IT people have no good knowledge on the areas they are working.
    work area looks congested as 4 people need to share the same space with out minimum walls
    No free food. There are 3 food eating cafterias, but a medium healthy lunch will cost 7$ on average and if you eat outside the same food will cost 9$. No free drinks, a soda will cost 75Cents on average. No enough car parking and you will get headache everyday to find a near place, or you need to park at a mile distance and come to your desk in walking in cold.

    Ok forget about food. Even I do not see any increments in salary for good programming and technical skills in my 1.5 year term. Most part is wearhouse culture.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    need to do some work in recognizing talent

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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