Randalls Reviews

Updated March 3, 2015
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  1. Great company

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Randalls

    Pros

    Good benefits and hours for work week

    Cons

    Move around a lot and many weekend shifts

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. A great place to work for the working parent

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Pharmacist Intern in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Pharmacist Intern in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Randalls

    Pros

    Manageable pace in pharmacy allows you to get to know your customers/patients

    Cons

    Tech hours you earn from prescription sales does not carry over so if you are slow one week and busy the next you can find yourself with little or no technician support

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Allow some carry over of technician hours so that the pharmacist can have more freedom to initiate events in the pharmacy (ex, health awareness and prevention, disease management clinics, etc)

    Recommends
  3. Great life experience, especially for teenagers.

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    Current Employee - Courtesy Clerk in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Courtesy Clerk in Houston, TX

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

    Pros

    Randalls has a great work-life balance; they're very flexible with their hours and will work with you when it comes to scheduling. Hourly employees get a raise every 6 months depending on performance.

    Cons

    There will always be rude customers; don't let them get to you. Can be very stressful if your store is understaffed. Also, although it's not impossible to move up in your store, it's not exactly common.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give the stores more hours instead of cutting them every chance you get. Cutting your staff down to a skeleton crew stresses them out, and it's much harder to tolerate rude customers when we're stressed out.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    The people that last at Randalls are worth working with

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    Former Employee - Second Assistant Manager in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Second Assistant Manager in Austin, TX

    I worked at Randalls full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Employees and Customers are excellent to be around most of the time, everyone is friendly to talk to and are happy to see each other

    Cons

    Company has a plan and it mostly involves controlling costs by reducing labor usage and bleeding more work out of the employees that remain

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    How can you call yourself great at customer service when there is no one to help customers and they know it?

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6. Enlightening

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

    I worked at Randalls

    Pros

    Great place to gain experience being a cashier. Learn how to handle all types of money, including checks, food stamps, and especially coupons. Build character in knowing how to interact with customers and fellow employees.

    Cons

    The pay was not as high as other comparable stores. Sometimes, the lines would never seem to end. Occasional system failures.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  7. You learn there are many kinds of people in this world.

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    Former Employee - Checker in Sugar Land, TX
    Former Employee - Checker in Sugar Land, TX

    I worked at Randalls

    Pros

    pay raise every 6 months
    flexible schedule

    Cons

    too many requirements to maintain "world class service"

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  8. A good first job

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Cashier in Kingwood, TX
    Current Employee - Cashier in Kingwood, TX

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

    Pros

    Great Benefits(Dental, Medical, Hospital)
    Job Security
    Opportunity Advancement

    Cons

    Lack of Labor
    Unstable Schedule
    Compensation is Below Average Compared to other Retail Companies

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Train Employees Directly

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9. Monotonous but challenging.

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    Current Employee - Deli Clerk in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Deli Clerk in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Randalls part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    You get to meet a lot of people and there is always something to do. Store manager was awesome!

    Cons

    You need to grow eyes in the back of your head! Department manager was very rude to select employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    See the people, not just the numbers.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. Old business with top notch reputation

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in New Braunfels, TX
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in New Braunfels, TX

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

    Pros

    Relaxed environment, great management, fun job

    Cons

    Very busy, usually stay late

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep trucking!

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  11. Way too strict.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Cashier in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Cashier in Houston, TX

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

    Pros

    Discounts on groceries (but only Randall's/Safeway brand.)

    Cons

    Strict Uniform, dealing with customers who fell privileged

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Loosen up!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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