Safeway

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Great place to work if you enjoy corporate bureaucracy

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Food Clerk in Coeur d'Alene, ID
Current Employee - Food Clerk in Coeur d'Alene, ID

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

Pros

Great benefits, great co-workers, ability to move up if you're the corporate type, good job if you prefer part-time work, customer-focused culture, highly ethical corporate values.

Cons

Limited work/life balance due to the nature of the business, can be very stressful at times, highly repetitive work, physically demanding work, investment in employees and hours can be very lean at various times during the year.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Eliminate wasteful spending on promotional materials, paper use and analyze the business need of many positions, such as VPs, DMs and merchandisers.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Sometimes fun, not given tools to succeed.

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    • 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
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    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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