Ingles Markets Reviews

Updated June 28, 2015
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  1. Know who to kiss up to

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

    I have been working at Ingles Markets

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

    Pros

    Friendly environment by coworkers & customers, if you're a friendly person, "OK" pay, clean store.

    Cons

    Gotta know who to suck up to that's the only way you get pay raise & speedy benefits.

    Advice to Management

    Treat everyone fairly, appreciate those who work hard & reward them for it! Don't flirt with little girls!


  2. Helpful (1)

    Ridiculous

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

    I worked at Ingles Markets

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

    Pros

    I dont have any pros to this business they suck and i wish them the worst

    Cons

    Awful hours, no chance of advancement, low pay, no breaks, rude and disrepectful management

    Advice to Management

    Learn how to run a damn business


  3. Good Place to Work

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

    I have been working at Ingles Markets full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good management (store level). My manager is awesome and gave me opportunities to learn new things on the job + full time. Most of the people I work with are very friendly. My health insurance through work is very good.

    Cons

    Rather poor pay. Our computers hardly function which is annoying. I hate seeing customers upset over things that people at the store level cannot fix. This makes us less efficient as a company and also upsets the customers who give our business profit.

    Advice to Management

    Pay attention to what our competition is doing regarding office software/ U-scans. Our competition has more advanced U-scans that are more customer-friendly and might cause customers to shop elsewhere. We need to outdo our competition.
    Give customers a way to type in their Ingles Advantage Cards at their own convenience at the register or at least allow the cashier to have a way to look it up on their register.
    This would ensure a faster transaction and a happier customer.

    This is not a negative review, just a suggestion on how to make our customers have a more satisfying experience while shopping at Ingles.


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  5. Happy, enjoyable place to work.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier in Kingsport, TN
    Former Employee - Cashier in Kingsport, TN

    I worked at Ingles Markets

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    I enjoy the friendships I've made with Co workers and customers. Flexible schedule.

    Cons

    Wish the pay scale was higher.

    Advice to Management

    Like being treated with the same respect you want to be treated with.


  6. Rewarding

    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cashier in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Cashier in Atlanta, GA

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    $9 an hour starting pay but it is well deserved.

    Cons

    I doubt anyone except management will ever be full time.

    Advice to Management

    Need to be more friendly and positive.


  7. Helpful (1)

    Beg for that quarter raise every year

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

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

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

    Pros

    The customers and some of the employees.

    Cons

    Pay is very low. Only part time unless you are in the club. Positions are never posted to give anyone a chance to move up. They tell you flexible schedule..but that is only for students. Store manager do little besides hanging out in the back room. Customers are always asking if the manager is in.

    Advice to Management

    Need to have a guest advantage card. You make customers have the card but make it inconvenient when they lose it or can't find it. Really an inconvenience for vacationers. Move your registers away from the front door. You say you need a cashier there to monitor thieves and then when they are caught no one prosecutes. You do not provide healthcare but you want people to be sick from working in front of the doors. Then they have to miss work and pay for a doctor visit. Tell people when they are doing a good job and compensate them accordingly.


  8. An easy place to work but management is terrible

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

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

    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    It is a fun place to work for the most part

    Cons

    Very hard to move up in the business
     Lots of bad people in management and corporate


  9. Helpful (1)

    Asked if I wanted the job. That was all.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier in Greeneville, TN
    Former Employee - Cashier in Greeneville, TN

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Very easy job. Not much to do other than stand around.

    Cons

    Boss was very perverted and was threatening to fire me over a medication that the doctor gave me.

    Advice to Management

    YOU SUCK


  10. Aright

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

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Alright pay. Flexible schedule for school. Good people to work with

    Cons

    Some of the things you have to do.


  11. Helpful (1)

    Meat Cutter

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

    I have been working at Ingles Markets

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

    Pros

    Highest paid department.There is always something to do,which makes the day go faster,and there will always be a need for this postion in the future.

    Cons

    Lowest paying of all grocery chains.The yearly raise if you get one is 25 cents an hour,now that adds up to $10 a week.
    You cannot support a family on this salary,so your spouse better have a job also.
    The district manager for your department comes by weekly with his "white glove" test.ans depending on his mood can be ok or downright degrading.
    Next the grocery district manager comes through about very other week doing the same thing,so in essence you have a minimum of five local bosses.
    They work you like a dog if you are new in the department while others tke extended and frequent smoke breaks because "they work faster " than you.

    Advice to Management

    Pay your employees so they can support a family.Train the employees for what the district managers expect,maybe a training video of the jobs daily activities rather than degrading them for not doing what was expected



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