Ingles Markets

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Great starter job

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Customer Service Manager in Covington, GA
Current Employee - Customer Service Manager in Covington, GA

I have been working at Ingles Markets full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Very laid back when it comes to store management. They look for people who want to work, the more you are willing to work, the more they will work you. Even as a part time employee, you have the potential to work full-time hours. Very easy to learn your job, even with the little training that you may receive. If you decide you want to advance, just be a go getter and be self motivated. The less they feel they have to train you, the more inclined they will be to promote you.

Cons

Corporate does not really seem to grasp what people in the stores actually have to deal with . Impossible tasks at time, especially for front end management. Pay rarely is equal to what you have to deal with on a day to day basis. One evaluation a year, and a base raise rate of $0.25 a year?!? Now with their recent expansion of their warehouse at the corporate office, people aren't even getting that!

Advice to ManagementAdvice

This is to UPPER management, such as District managers and VP's. Your store managers work LONG hours (at least mine does) and yet you want to squeeze more out of them. Your managers can't be in 5 different places at once.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

125 Other Employee Reviews for Ingles Markets (View Most Recent)

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    Good job, unorganized management.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Front End in Ellijay, GA
    Current Employee - Front End in Ellijay, GA

    I have been working at Ingles Markets (more than an year)

    Pros

    Big financial opportunity, at higher ranks. A lot of freedom at higher ranks. Good for someone that is in high school or college. Good economic outlook (future job)

    Cons

    Management can be lead by some people that do not act old enough for their position. (For example: You will have to work a ton, unless you can talk to the manager on duty about something relevant to them like shoes or about their pregnancy.) Store Managers make a TON of money but, most of it comes from bonuses, so if you do something wrong (like get a bad secret shopper) do not expect to keep your job long.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Learn how to give your employees a "piece of the pie" that they have helped you make, they deal with the customers not you. Stop the favoritism that happens.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Movie/Video Clerk

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Video Clerk in Carrollton, GA
    Former Employee - Video Clerk in Carrollton, GA

    I worked at Ingles Markets full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    No one to supervise you

    Cons

    Mangagement was a little too strict

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more tactiful when dealing with customer

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