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Good part time job

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Former Employee - Sales Associate
Former Employee - Sales Associate

I worked at Petco part-time (Less than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

I think with big companies it all depends on the management of each individual store, and I had a great manager, worked with great people, I learned a lot made ok money for just being out of high school and found that we took care of our animals, and I felt like management really cared for the welfare of each creature in the store

Cons

I felt like the only bad thing was that I had to do the same jobs over and over again, for example cleaning the animal cages. This gets nauseating over time, to do it three times a week every week and no other associate has to do it but me, I understand I was really good at it but they needed to train others at it to.

Advice to Management

Little bit more training on how to get a hold of managers from the cash register, I found myself running around the store just to get an item more than a certain amount off.

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  1. Good Pet food company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Merchandising Manager in Tulsa, OK
    Former Employee - Merchandising Manager in Tulsa, OK

    I worked at Petco full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Pets always come first with the employees

    Cons

    Truck days can be a mess with understaffing


  2. Terrible workplace. Every email and call ends with termination threats.

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

    I have been working at Petco (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Playing with cats and dogs that visit the store.

    Cons

    Hostile environment. Low pay compared to similar positions in other retailers. My store has to do a conference call every single day if dog training classes wernt sold enough on the first day of the week.

    Advice to Management

    End micromanagement, stop constant threats, and restore faith in the company that used to be very good.


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