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Wegmans has been a wonderful place to work - morale is generally high and the people are friendly.

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Current Employee - Meat Customer Service in Collegeville, PA
Current Employee - Meat Customer Service in Collegeville, PA

I have been working at Wegmans Food Markets

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

1. The workers and customers are generally friendly people.
2. Pay is on average higher than similar jobs in the industry.

Cons

1. Non-performance based pay. (i.e.-people making the same money who have different responsibilities.)
2. Working hours are all over the place. Also, some departments allow their workers off occasional weekends while others don't at all. To get a Saturday or Sunday off can be a real pain.

Advice to Management

I feel management should spend a little more time getting to know the "pawns" of the company. They are the people in the direct line of fire and have much to offer the company.

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  1. Horrible

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    Current Employee - Customer Service in Elmira, NY
    Current Employee - Customer Service in Elmira, NY

    I have been working at Wegmans Food Markets

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

    Pros

    I would if I could think of any.

    Cons

    Do not believe any of the hype you read or hear about Wegmans Markets. They opperate the same way Wal-Mart does. Full time status has to be earned. It does not matter how many years experiance you have or how qualified you are at your job you may work 15 years or more and never be anything more than part time. It is constantly push.push,push and the more you do the more they want, usually for minimum wage. Tehy are constantly on the Forbes list of best places to work. Where they get that information must be from coporate employees because you will never hear it from the peons themselves. You may be ina department where the Mother or Father is the boss of one of thier children and believe me favortisim is evident and you end up doing all the grunt work. The head of Human Resources at the store level can be someone who worked in the seafood department and has no training. It is ridiculous how they can try to brainwash the public into how wonderful they are. A pig dressed in a tuxedo is still a pig. Don't bother with this company unless you don't mid being used.

    Advice to Management

    Back off. Take a real look at the company and quit being a coward for the sake of a job. Treat others the way you want to be treated. This store was good before Danny took over and made such rapid expansion....where did all that money come from? His father would be appalled and what he has done. It may be "family" owned but it is cooporate run. Welcome to Wal-Mart.


  2. Nice place to work, for a grocery store

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Woodbridge, VA
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Woodbridge, VA

    I worked at Wegmans Food Markets

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

    Pros

    Clean, upbeat environment, positive customer-friendly culture, efficiently managed, opportunities to advance, always new things happening, such as product demos, events.

    Cons

    Low pay (even if competitive), mindlessly repetitive tasks, lots of pressure to be upbeat despite the fact you are working in a menial, low-paying job.

    Advice to Management

    Pay your employees more, treat them less like production machines. Paying competitive wages isn't enough if those wages aren't fair to begin with.


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