Whole Foods Market

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great company

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Current Employee - Bakery Associate Team Leader in Washington, DC
Current Employee - Bakery Associate Team Leader in Washington, DC

I have been working at Whole Foods Market full-time (more than a year)

Pros

positive environment, great benefits, health care

Cons

not very glamorous, sucking up to rude customers all day

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Be kind and focus on positivity. Poor attitudes are quickly pushed to the side.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Enjoyable overall, but pushing too hard

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    Current Employee - Specialty Team Member
    Current Employee - Specialty Team Member

    I have been working at Whole Foods Market full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    My team is like my family, salary, gainsharing, benefits, they give good incentive to better yourself, helps get involved with community, fast paced and upbeat

    Cons

    Labor budget!!! Often work my department by myself for 8 hours, haven't taken a break in months, work off the clock constantly to keep STL and regional happy with the department, STL shows favoritism and has disregarded certain offenses due to this. Know multiple TMs who have traded sexual favors to get ahead... Upper management can help every department but specialty or whole body, pushes us so hard to the point where it's NO LONGER ENCOURAGING, just plain stressful especially without any help. Often work until morning hours to finish work load, some customers are just plain awful and you deal with them on the regular

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Needs to cross train ASTLs and STLs so they can help out every department and not just prep foods and produce, meat department spends last hour of shift reading a magazine.. Perhaps cut their labor budget and give to those who need it. My department is extremely labor intensive and just because the budget works for one region does not mean it will work for all. Certain departments should have a different starting salary. Hurts to know baggers and cashiers make more than me and don't know what IRMA is or our sells. Cross train all team members in order to add back up to those who need it.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Just OK

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    Current Employee - Cashier's Assistant in Cranston, RI
    Current Employee - Cashier's Assistant in Cranston, RI

    I have been working at Whole Foods Market part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible and understanding supervisors.
    Pleasant atmosphere.

    Cons

    Compensation. Inconsistent scheduling. Very liberal culture.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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