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Bad place to work for harder workers

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Former Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Phoenix, AZ
Former Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Phoenix, AZ

I worked at Safeway

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Very fiexable about working schdule
Employees are very close to one another
Pay was okay
Good if you are in a union position

Cons

Hours were bad
Health benefits were bad
Upper management is poorly picked
Micomangment is very popular in stores
Store Managers are dumber then door nails

Advice to Management

Move into the current generation
Stop with old school buddy buddy butt kisser and look at you emloyees who are harding working and treat them better

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  1. Helpful (2)

    A truly unpleasant place to work with no respect shown by district or division management

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
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    Current Employee - Store Manager in Salem, OR
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Salem, OR

    I have been working at Safeway

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    few and far between. Used to be a great company to work for and you were proud to tell people you worked for Safeway. Now I am ashamed of the conditions of the stores, carts and quality of the food

    Cons

    Back stage personnel work 8-5 with 3 days weekends, so support for store level employees that work all holidays, weekends with little or no regard to families. Upper management will demand that store management work holidays with little or no notice regardless of plans that may have been made. Threats and intimidation are the normal course of communication from upper management. A true hell! Young kids are becoming store managers with little or no experience. They call in sick so they can have their birthdays off take hours from the departments scheudles so they make the extermely tough requirements of grocery map. Won't hire needed help so they can save money and try to make a bounus.

    Advice to Management

    Get back in touch with your retail level employees and stop treating people as if they are not human


  2. At first i loved it, now I hate it. So BAD

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Helper Clerk in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Helper Clerk in Seattle, WA

    I have been working at Safeway

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    The health benifits are good.

    Cons

    Just about everything else. My manager screwed me over when it came time for me to tranfer to a store closer to my house. She waited 2 weeks to sign thew paper work. And the store that had a place for me filled the position.


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