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Difficult to fire people, even when they should get fired

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

ProsIf you show up everyday on time and work your shift, you can almost always keep your job.

ConsThe smell of the place!

Advice to Senior ManagementGive more payroll hours per store. Even if the hourly rates are low you can hire more people to help.

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    1 person found this helpful  

    Not a high paying dream career, but will do if you need to make some extra money.

    Customer Advisor/Cashier (Current Employee) Long Island City, NY

    I have been working at Petco full-time for less than a year


    Pros: Great if you love animals. Nice Co-workers and great team… Cons: Not enough time in morning to clean habitats and take care of small animals. Hours change weekly and that can be hard when you have… Advice to Senior Management: Have at least more than one opening manager and one employee scheduled in the morning so they can clean and properly give the small animals… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Better than most groomer positions because petco has job security.

    Pet Groomer (Current Employee) Columbia, MD

    I have been working at Petco full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: Fair pay. Easy to stay off radar from Supervisors if you have a great smile and a joke in your pocket. Okay tips. Almost all… Cons: Vacation pay needs work(check out Petsmart.) Blue Cross Blue Shield was better. Bad hands on training as new salon hire. Many coupons are sent out… Advice to Senior Management: New ideas are invented to make things easier/faster/less waste/time efficient, all around better. Its one thing to gain certain information from a client because this… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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