Publix Reviews

Updated October 30, 2014
Updated October 30, 2014
1,282 Reviews
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1,282 Reviews
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Pros
  • Great benefits; amazing 401k options; willing to work with a college student's schedule (in 99 reviews)

  • Good benefits and pay is raised at a decent amount throughout your career there (in 75 reviews)


Cons
  • I'm pretty sure this is illegal if I am not converted to a full-time employee but make (in 131 reviews)

  • People who can only work part time only get to work ONE DAY per week at times (in 75 reviews)

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  1.  

    It was really good

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    Current Employee - Bagger in Daytona Beach, FL
    Current Employee - Bagger in Daytona Beach, FL

    I have been working at Publix part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    They really care about their employees and they try to do their best to make sure that all of their employees are happy.

    Cons

    They sometimes go on too many hiring sprees, which makes it hard for people who already work there to get hours.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    I love it

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    Current Employee - DC Produce in Dacula, GA
    Current Employee - DC Produce in Dacula, GA

    I have been working at Publix full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Benefits and 401 k ams they take good care if employees

    Cons

    Nothin. Always seeking better ways to fix problems.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep up the good work

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    publix

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Dunwoody, GA
    Former Employee - Cashier in Dunwoody, GA

    I worked at Publix part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Amazing customer service training, that is something useful for life.

    Cons

    Closing was a bit tedious because employees would take their time.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Reward employees when accomplishments have been earned

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Great store

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    Current Employee - Anonymous
    Current Employee - Anonymous

    I have been working at Publix

    Pros

    Great customer service, always helping people

    Cons

    Always busy. I have nothing bad to say at this time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great company to work for.

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    Current Employee - Baker in Jacksonville, FL
    Current Employee - Baker in Jacksonville, FL

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

    Pros

    Their culture is amazing.
    It has a lot of benefits.
    They train you a lot ,so you know exactly what to do for every situation.
    They never make you feel uncomfortable. They are never unfair against you.

    Cons

    No cons about this company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If you want to move up in management, it is fairly easy. Just work, be on time, do you duties. Talk to the manager in department and with other higher mangers that you want to move up and build a career with them

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    If you believe in customer service, you will prevail.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Publix part-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    No risk of being laid off, growing company, benefits, easy to speak to management.

    Cons

    shortage of management openings, office culture is cliquey, must know people to progress in upper level management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    When hiring youth make sure they truly believe in what Publix represents.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Great workplace

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Publix

    Pros

    Associate owned company makes this a company where everyone works hard towards the same goals and gives us a sense of pride with our work

    Cons

    sometimes feel like you are replaceable and undervalued by management and have to work most holidays because the store is only closed three days a year

  9.  

    I could not ask for a better employer. Publix makes working while enrolled in school completely stress-free.

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    Current Employee - Front Customer Service Clerk in Fort Myers, FL
    Current Employee - Front Customer Service Clerk in Fort Myers, FL

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

    Pros

    Extremely flexible with schedule
    Scholarship if you have the degree they have listed
    Management at Store #0162 is fantastic
    Very caring about customer service and overall happiness of our customers

    Cons

    I honestly have nothing bad to say about Publix, such a fantastic place to work.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Review

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    Current Employee - Grocery Replenishment Specialist in Florence, AL
    Current Employee - Grocery Replenishment Specialist in Florence, AL

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

    Pros

    Excellent benefits, great environment, and plenty of chances to move up. I am blessed to work for a wonderful company

    Cons

    No cons I have been with Publix for 3years now and I love it there It's good for people that want to make it a career or just want a part time job

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Lot or room for moving up just work hard and make your goals known to management

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Grocery Clerk

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    Current Employee - Grocery Clerk in Lakeland, FL
    Current Employee - Grocery Clerk in Lakeland, FL

    I have been working at Publix part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    There are many Advancement Opportunities. Stock. Insurance

    Cons

    Fluctuating Schedules. Hard to get full time without open availability.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give Employees discounts, especially in deli. We get hungry and some of us cant afford to shop here buy lunch here on what we make.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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