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Not bad for high school, early college

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Cashir/Grocery/Customer Service in London, ON (Canada)
Former Employee - Cashir/Grocery/Customer Service in London, ON (Canada)

I worked at Sobeys part-time (More than 3 years)

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Friendly, cool staff ( for the most part) Great corporate atmosphere

Cons

Some levels of management were poorly run Many of the customers are rude and inconsiderate Disorganized department managers

Advice to Management

Given who your target employees are (people aged 16-23) there should be a larger focus on instilling great employee, management, organization skills. After all if these people see value they could be the future leaders of the company..

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Great employer

    Former Employee - Cashier/Supervisor
    Former Employee - Cashier/Supervisor

    I worked at Sobeys

    Pros

    Sobeys is a friendly place to work, with good managers and great training.

    Cons

    Hard to get 32 hr and often less, health benefits are based on hrs and advancement opportunities are limited.

    Advice to Management

    you turn over many many people after great training because of min hrs.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Ok for someone who doesn't want to take post secondary

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

    I have been working at Sobeys

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    If you dont want to continue your education past high school, becoming a department manager at a sobeys isn't a terrible way to go. I chose school, but the opportunity was there for me to take a position as a seafood manager.

    Cons

    Not alot of freedom, and there are some very foolish policies handed down from head office that you MUST follow(same I'm sure with plenty of places). Experience will vary greatly from store to store.


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