Jewel-Osco

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Jewel-Osco Reviews

Updated January 29, 2015
Updated January 29, 2015
315 Reviews
2.7
315 Reviews
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Jewel-Osco Chairman, President & CEO Wayne C. Sales
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73 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • flexible hours depending on department you work in (in 20 reviews)

  • Corporate has made it difficult for part-time employees to receive benefits any more (in 18 reviews)


Cons
  • Upper management has high expectations from a small group of people (in 23 reviews)

  • Company just wants to hire a bunch of part time people that are not very reliable (in 20 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Some managers were horrible

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Jewel-Osco

    Pros

    good hours, room to move up

    Cons

    management could improve, high turnover rate

  2.  

    Much improvement is needed in this company.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Jewel-Osco

    Pros

    The pay depending on department is good.

    Cons

    There is hardly any help in certain departments, they hire young kids that do not work and employees are not treated always in a good manner.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    New management is needed or much more caring people.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    Jewel Osco

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    Current Employee - Chashier in Elgin, IL
    Current Employee - Chashier in Elgin, IL

    I have been working at Jewel-Osco

    Pros

    They offer a lot of great benefits such as time off, vacation pay, union protection. The shifts are also fairly short and you get a break during each shift.

    Cons

    It is a very fast paced job where you are on your feet for your entire shift. It also gets very busy at times.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Fun work environment

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Pleasant company to work for, but often just a small worker in a huge company.

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Schaumburg, IL
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Schaumburg, IL

    I worked at Jewel-Osco part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly coworkers, employee discount, willing to accomodate personal needs

    Cons

    Out of touch management, high prices and public criticism

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try to connect with the lower workers to enrich their company envolvement

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    fun people to work with.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Service Clerk in Lisle, IL
    Current Employee - Service Clerk in Lisle, IL

    I have been working at Jewel-Osco

    Pros

    people are easy to get along with.

    Cons

    there is not cons for this position

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    nothing.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Great

    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Jewel-Osco

    Pros

    Awesome place to work at and for

    Cons

    Far from local and low pay

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    don't be mean

  8.  

    Very good experience but seems like it will vary store to store.

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    Former Employee - Produce Clerk in Batavia, IL
    Former Employee - Produce Clerk in Batavia, IL

    I worked at Jewel-Osco part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly environment, they are very fair and make it clear what you have to do to move up/move to another department.

    Cons

    It is very busy and they don't have the best benefits unless you are in more of a salary position

  9.  

    Jewel_Osco Review

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    Former Employee - Bagger in Aurora, IL
    Former Employee - Bagger in Aurora, IL

    I worked at Jewel-Osco

    Pros

    The hours are really flexible,good people work there. Decent pay as well.

    Cons

    You might have to do things that you did not sign up for. I usually did bags but sometimes I had to do carts as well.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If you want us to have other responsibilities let us know before you make the hire.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    The never ending battle

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    Former Employee - Starbucks Barista in Evanston, IL
    Former Employee - Starbucks Barista in Evanston, IL

    I worked at Jewel-Osco

    Pros

    most of the job was fun
    was a starbucks barista
    met some good people

    Cons

    My manager knew nothing about his job
    he was rude to employees and customers
    never ordered on time
    left when he wanted

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    You can do better

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Jewel-Osco

    Pros

    Mostly flexible with the scheduling, especially if you're in school.

    Cons

    Hard to express concerns to union.

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