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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Department Team Leader in Grand Rapids, MI
Current Employee - Department Team Leader in Grand Rapids, MI

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

Pros

Fast paced, friendly, family orientate (depending on your team leader), yearly raise

Cons

Passing up current employees for promotions for hiring outside the company, higher leadership is not forth coming about what you need to do to be promoted, very perception based instead of objective, higher management is not friendly (doesn't even say hi) and will not meet to discuss performance and goals, very political atmosphere in leadership. yearly review is "not allowed" to be high even if you have performed at a high level because they don't want to pay a big raise. You are expected to keep your team motivated and valued, HOWEVER, higher leadership does not thank you or make you feel valued.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Stop playing the blame game. Take responsibility and make leadership in your stores feel appreciated. Market directors and Regional directors need to speak with the lines and department team leaders about where they want to go in the company and what they need to do to get there. Stop playing favorites and listen to what your employees are telling you.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

627 Other Employee Reviews for Meijer (View Most Recent)

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  1.  

    A team oriented job..

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Meijer

    Pros

    Everyone works together, people are friendly to each other.

    Cons

    The pay is low.. 7.40. I am looking for something that pays more.

  2.  

    My experience at Meijer has been positive overall.

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

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

    Pros

    Friendly customers, good managers, and great co-workers.

    Cons

    Very difficult to get full-time work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Solicit and listen to employee ideas for improvement.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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