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Sometimes fun, not given tools to succeed.

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - First Assistant Manager in Phoenix, AZ
Current Employee - First Assistant Manager in Phoenix, AZ

I have been working at Safeway (more than 10 years)

Pros

Love most of my employees
Some store managers are awesome and are great resources.

Cons

Not enough hours in the day to do everything
Unrealistic goals
Changing bonus goals/ structure right before the year is over
New contract employees recieve minimum wage until they reach a million hours and then they get a 25 cent raise.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Stop with all the programs and audits and concentrate on giving employees more money. Most are great employees that will go elsewhere to make a living. Stop with all these audits, we're in the business to sell groceries, aren't we???

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    Safeway / Pleasanton

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Supply Chain Manager in Pleasanton, CA
    Former Employee - Supply Chain Manager in Pleasanton, CA

    I worked at Safeway full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Work for a Fortune 50 Company
    Room for career growth
    Perfect launching pad to work for the vendor community i.e. Kraft, Clorox, Kelloggs, Del Monte, P & G, Conagra, etc...

    Excellent benefits
    401k
    Superb campus spread out through several buidlings

    Cons

    Low on the pay scale within the industry

    Merit raises happened very infrequenty even though performance objectives above target

    Bonuses are often not allocated due to non-profitability

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Upper level executive team should look at how they want to keep their great talent. Pay them what they are worth. It's unfortunate that so many employees leave each month due to non-untilization of the curren skill set.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    confusing

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

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

    Pros

    very organized with a very updated it department

    Cons

    no clue what true customer service is

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    listen to some of your employees that have worked in a certain market much longer than you have been there. they know alot

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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