Publix Reviews

Updated March 27, 2015
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  1. Working at Publix really makes you appreciate the company and puts your full effort into any job.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Grocery Replenishment Specialist in Cumming, GA
    Current Employee - Grocery Replenishment Specialist in Cumming, GA

    I have been working at Publix part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    the have amazing benefits and have been apart of fortune 500 for a long time.

    Cons

    Shifts are everywhere throughout the day, and when its busy it can be real hard to focus on what needs to be done.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    management is great, really care for the store and employees to make sure everyone is happy with what they are doing.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. Great Company to work for.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Publix

    Pros

    Great company to work for, great benefits, great stock options.

    Cons

    Management shows favortism, get very few hours unless you are fulltime.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to employees, give part-time employees more hours.

    Recommends
  3. The opportunities and benefits make up for the monotony of retail work.

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    Current Employee - Produce Clerk in McDonough, GA
    Current Employee - Produce Clerk in McDonough, GA

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

    Pros

    The benefits are unmatched by any other retail chain.
    The opportunity for growth is often consistent with your ability to perform.

    Cons

    Managerial staff may oftentimes be perceived as under qualified or inexperienced.
    In the end, it is monotonous retail work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Empower your associates more. Get down and get your hands dirty every now and then.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  5. It's a great first job

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    Current Employee - Seafood Clerk in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Seafood Clerk in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Publix

    Pros

    great opportunities to move up in the company.. Hires within the company . Great benefits for full time ..

    Cons

    Being part time is okay depending on department. Let's the customers get away with too much

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6. Great place to work

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Produce Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Assistant Produce Manager in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Publix

    Pros

    Benefits are awesome, esop, good pay

    Cons

    Long hours, being transferred to other locations

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more willing to oust bodies who are complacent and taking space from ambitious employees trying to go places with the company

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. It's a great company to work for, but for it to be a million dollar company, it pays its part time employees very poorly

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    Current Employee - Publix Cashier in Norcross, GA
    Current Employee - Publix Cashier in Norcross, GA

    I have been working at Publix

    Pros

    Benefits for full time employees

    Cons

    Not enough pay, wants you to live there!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Higher pay

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. Great family feel.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Tyrone, GA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Tyrone, GA

    I have been working at Publix part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    The chances to advance. The family feel. The pay. They are very reasonable and work with you for special situations.

    Cons

    The monotony. Sometimes you get stuck doing the same thing over and over again and it makes the time go by really slow.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I honestly don't have any. All the management I have dealt with were extremely professional and great to deal with

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  9. Great company good benefits

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Cashier in Alpharetta, GA
    Former Employee - Cashier in Alpharetta, GA

    I worked at Publix

    Pros

    Good benefits
    No layoffs
    Good training

    Cons

    Long work hours physically demanding no set schedule

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Change the scheduling

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. Good

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Grocery Replenishment Specialist in Cumming, GA
    Current Employee - Grocery Replenishment Specialist in Cumming, GA

    I have been working at Publix

    Pros

    -Great Company
    -Great Schedule
    -Happy Customers
    -Great Pay

    Cons

    none that I can think of

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. Publix is a great company to work and shop.

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    Former Employee - Deli Clerk in Lawrenceville, GA
    Former Employee - Deli Clerk in Lawrenceville, GA

    I worked at Publix

    Pros

    Stock options/ annual dividends payout
    Great benefits even for part time employees-after 12 mo vision dental health.
    Opportunities for growth
    Pays well in comparison to other retailers
    They allow u to cross train in other depts to get more hours
    They really care about the employees

    Cons

    Promotion depend on relationship with managers. (brown-nosing gets you ahead faster)
    Long hours
    Deli is Hard work -learn as much as you can
    Meat dept pays best- then grocery-then deli. produce - easiest dept

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promote based on work ethic not personal relationships.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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