Farm Fresh Supermarkets

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Farm Fresh Supermarkets Reviews

Updated August 25, 2015
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  1. deli

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    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good benefits and pay benefits.

    Cons

    not enough family time working all hours. Management does not know how to talk to people. Not everyone treated the same.

    Advice to Management

    listen to your employees. Start caring about employees.


  2. Cashier

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier in Oxnard, CA
    Former Employee - Cashier in Oxnard, CA
    Recommends

    Pros

    Friendly co-workers, felixble work schedule, reasonable pay

    Cons

    Not enough hours, some rude customers


  3. Mid-Upper Mgmt.

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Middle Management in Virginia Beach, VA
    Former Employee - Middle Management in Virginia Beach, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Farm Fresh Supermarkets (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Exciting and Fun Business. Never a dull moment.

    Cons

    WAY TOO MANY CHANGES, No Work-Life Balance. Too many hours, Too Many nights and weekends for Managers

    Advice to Management

    Get back to actually caring about your people. Don't just tell them they are important one day and the next day, make them work nights and weekends.


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  5. Customer Service Representative

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Farm Fresh Supermarkets part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The employees were really nice. It felt like a little family, but people come and go. They worked around my schedule for the most part.

    Cons

    The pay was not very good. When you would get a raise it would be a little one. They don't like it when you call out sick and you have to have a doctor's note. The management switched around a lot so I had to get used to different managers and their management styles.

    Advice to Management

    My advice is it ease up a bit when someone is sick. They need to be a little more understanding and compassionate.


  6. Needing More.......

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Virginia Beach, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Virginia Beach, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    I love my coworkers and my customer. My location at Great Neck is awesome. It is a local company and that is important.

    Cons

    THERE ARE NO BENEFITS!!! Unfortunately Farm Fresh has no real Full Time positions available so that means no benefits. It also means you are NOT guaranteed 40 hours a week. So that can really mess with your wallet.

    Advice to Management

    You really need full time positions. Let people use there strengths and give them a chance to better your company.


  7. Great job

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Overnight Stock in Chesapeake, VA
    Current Employee - Overnight Stock in Chesapeake, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Farm Fresh Supermarkets full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    They allow you to have a flexible schedule and the pay is great with quite frequent raises. Stay in shape while you get paid!!

    Cons

    You may have to occasionally split shifts with other workers, messing up the funds. And overnight can be grueling


  8. Dairy Manager

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Dairy Manager in Virginia Beach, VA
    Current Employee - Dairy Manager in Virginia Beach, VA

    I have been working at Farm Fresh Supermarkets full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great place to work employees are great people to work with

    Cons

    Needs more employees to keep up with volume of store

    Advice to Management

    Commincating


  9. Loyal staff and clients, but busy

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richmond, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richmond, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Farm Fresh Supermarkets part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Management is genuinely dedicated to growth and improvement. Loyal customers.

    Cons

    Workers can be stretched with a few too many duties to fulfill.

    Advice to Management

    Better interview screening process


  10. Total mismanagement

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier, Fuel Center in Gloucester, VA
    Former Employee - Cashier, Fuel Center in Gloucester, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    none , except the customers understood the mismanagement !

    Cons

    Nobody at the Gloucester Virginia store cares about anything

    Advice to Management

    Do Your job !!!!!!!!!!!!


  11. A so-so company

    Former Employee - Cashier in Chesapeake, VA
    Former Employee - Cashier in Chesapeake, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Farm Fresh Supermarkets (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great co-workers, decent hours, flexible with time off

    Cons

    Management seemed clueless when things got rough.

    Advice to Management

    Take more time to recruit a knowledgable management group.



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