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Former Employee - Cashier
Former Employee - Cashier

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

Pros

Meeting new people as they come through the till with their groceries. The training was a bit ridiculous. Along with watching videos on how to be a cashier, I had to watch a video on becoming a loyal Safeway customer.

Cons

I wasnt given any help with learning about the benefits. So I took it upon myself to make some calls. I found out you have to work a minimum of 10 hours a week to qualify for the benefits, which are actually pretty good. They wouldn't give me 10 hours a week consistently. Also, I had to physically go to the store to check my schedule. Pretty ridiculous in this technology driven world.

Advice to Management

Make schedules available online. Also it was very difficult for a new employee to find someone to cover a shift because of the seniority rules. It's a lie to tell people how much they've saved when you have over charged them to begin with. As a best price shopper, I always felt my customers at Safeway were being ripped off and then lied to by a cashier with smile on their face.

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  1. food clerk

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Safeway part-time

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    depends on your crew can be a really fun place

    Cons

    over work their managers but some dont work at all

    Advice to Management

    relax


  2. decent highschool job

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    Former Employee - Cake Decorator
    Former Employee - Cake Decorator

    I worked at Safeway part-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    flexible hours, decent pay, you can hide in the back and read magazines, free ice cream when the freezer breaks

    Cons

    you work at a supermarket, customers bother you cause they think you care, you work with idiots, seriously you work at a supermarket...


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