Ingles Markets Reviews

Updated July 29, 2015
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  1. hated

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Braselton, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Braselton, GA

    I worked at Ingles Markets (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    There are no pros to working here

    Cons

    They do not care about the employees only about making money

    Advice to Management

    care about the employees


  2. Helpful (2)

    Great at first, terrible toward the end.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Deli Associate in Clarkesville, GA
    Former Employee - Deli Associate in Clarkesville, GA

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Friendly customers. Easy labor. Nice environment. Good hours. Nice pay.

    Cons

    Slacking in management department. Short staffed. Felt more like high school than a job. No discounts. Did not have up to date equipment.

    Advice to Management

    My advice would be to train managers to be professionals. Lying, sneaking around, and degrading employees is not professional whatsoever.


  3. Helpful (1)

    Service Clerk

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

    I worked at Ingles Markets

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

    Pros

    Meet lots of people and have some connections.

    Cons

    Work you to death! Open 364 days! Only closed on Christmas

    Advice to Management

    Give employees discounts.


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  5. Helpful (3)

    "survival job" a job to pay the bills

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Ingles Markets part-time

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

    Pros

    Meet many different people and gain a respect for the people who put up with the customer service industry. Also store managers can make really good money through commission bonus

    Cons

    Low pay, little respect, minimal benefits unless you are store manager or higher. Company/management takes any tips you receive from customers

    Advice to Management

    When you have entry level workers doing the jobs of department managers, and vice versa, you're turnover rate of employees is going to stay high. Pay more attention to those who are willing to work hard, not who sucks up the most.


  6. Helpful (2)

    Cross trained associate

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

    I have been working at Ingles Markets full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    none to speak of at this present time

    Cons

    Schedules are not posted till hours before new work week begins. Poor examples of store level leadership. Corporate often lacks knowledge of what store level management does resulting in confusion and tension. Store level managers often intimidate employees by predicating their continued employment status on their willingness to participate in practices that go against Corporate guidelines

    Advice to Management

    No point in giving advice. Ingles does not take advice from their employees.


  7. it was an overall good experience.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cashier in Cashiers, NC
    Current Employee - Cashier in Cashiers, NC

    I have been working at Ingles Markets full-time (Less than a year)

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

    Pros

    Hours were decent, and pay was above minimum wage.

    Cons

    Management could have been better.


  8. Helpful (1)

    very easy work, co-workers are great and very little rude customers come by.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Front End Cashier in Norcross, GA
    Current Employee - Front End Cashier in Norcross, GA

    I have been working at Ingles Markets part-time (Less than a year)

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

    Pros

    people are great and you gain a lot of experience with help if you need it.

    Cons

    management could be better if they treated their employees like their an essential part of the "team". and the only scanning gun we have is at u-scan so if you have a bad back good luck lifting water bottle cases.

    Advice to Management

    being less harsh and providing the correct equipment to employers can help avoid a lawsuit.


  9. Helpful (1)

    Petty work environment to put up with high pay. Racial politics abound

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

    I worked at Ingles Markets

    Pros

    Pay is relatively high for area.

    Cons

    Petty work environment to put up with high pay. Racial politics abound


  10. My Job

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Ingles Markets

    Pros

    Fun environment to work around. Great people. Good pay.

    Cons

    Rude people. But, of course you'll have that everywhere you work, and crazy hours.


  11. Helpful (1)

    Inconsistant

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dawsonville, GA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dawsonville, GA

    I have been working at Ingles Markets part-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Everyone is pretty friendly, but management is very young minded and inconsistent but at the same are very relaxed.

    Cons

    No breaks, below average pay, Inconsistent management.

    Advice to Management

    Treat your employees better and make room for advancement.



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