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Loblaw Reviews

Updated March 3, 2015
Updated March 3, 2015
408 Reviews
3.3
408 Reviews
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Loblaw Executive Chairman Galen G. Weston
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64 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work life balance amazing (although this is depending on your boss) (in 9 reviews)

  • Benefits are reasonable for part time employment (in 12 reviews)


Cons
  • Not all of us are trying to work as part time employees for the rest of our lives, FYI (in 12 reviews)

  • Pay was crappy, benefits were basic and work life balance was non existent (in 6 reviews)

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  1.  

    Good but needs some fixing.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Loblaws Bakery in Ontario, CA
    Current Employee - Loblaws Bakery in Ontario, CA

    I have been working at Loblaw part-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    - recognized for hard work
    - good health benefits
    - good quality food
    - good for students

    Cons

    - can be long hours
    - union places restrictions on advancement
    - often short staffed

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Better work comes from more staff. Impossible to complete tasks to standard is difficult when there is no hours for staff.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Good School to learn and progress in management. Descent salary for operation supervisor.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Operation Supervisor in Secret Town, CA
    Current Employee - Operation Supervisor in Secret Town, CA

    I have been working at Loblaw full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good strong structure where you can learn alot as a supervisor or a manager. Descent salary for operation supervisor.
    There's place for advancement.

    Cons

    The lack of supervisor make the job sometimes difficult. The quantity of work is sometime really big.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    hire more supervisors.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    BOD's Developer

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Loblaw

    Pros

    You can enhance your ability, analytically and logically.

    Cons

    basically this company is not strict on schedule.

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    Worse company to work for.

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Hot Counter Customer Service
    Former Employee - Hot Counter Customer Service

    I worked at Loblaw part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Unfortunately non. Management has no respect. Screams and degrades you in front of customers. They also threaten you

    Cons

    Degraded by manager and supervisor. No respect. Manger is not profession doesn't know how to run his department. Heath safety concerns with food handling. Food left out all day that need to refrigerated. Dangerous environment to work in, floors always grease. Would not there to buy at the hot counter since I worked there. .

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You should train you man agent team better. Treat disabled employees with respect and dignity. Those preparing food should be food safe certified.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Loblaws has been a positive experience.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Clerk in Brampton, MI
    Current Employee - Clerk in Brampton, MI

    I have been working at Loblaw part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    There are oportunites. I've seen people move up.

    Cons

    You need to be a serious butt kisser to move up.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop being so cheap.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
  7.  

    Superstore

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Courtesy Clerk in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Former Employee - Courtesy Clerk in Calgary, AB (Canada)

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

    Pros

    Pays fairly well for a grocery store job an has many benefits including Insurance, RRSP contribution matching, and therapy for those who need it.

    Cons

    Insanely boring, Unionized which in some ways is good but in most cases is unnecessary.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
  8.  

    Great way to meet new people; fun and fast pace

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I worked at Loblaw

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, work at own pace, tons of work to do

    Cons

    Front line managers need more training and a good acedemic background to be more in tuned with different personalities

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Front line managers need more training on scheduling and dealing with people

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Summer Student

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Loblaw

    Pros

    Got a great inside view of the company and got to see the various departments and company vision

    Cons

    Fast paced learning environment, there is a great work hard play hard environment here and the team helps you through challenges

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue using feedback to improved, has worked fantastic so far

  10.  

    supply chain analyst

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Loblaw

    Pros

    this company has good culture

    Cons

    it is messy sometimes and so it would be hard to change anything

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  11.  

    good job

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Loblaw

    Pros

    like the job, nice people

    Cons

    bad hours for shift scheduling

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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