Stop & Shop Reviews

Updated April 13, 2015
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Stop & Shop President & CEO Carl Schlicker
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Pros
  • 15 hours minimum for Part-Time employees, 40 regular hours for Full-Time employees (in 31 reviews)

  • Flexible hours to work around school or another job (in 24 reviews)

Cons
  • full time workers are transferred when the mangers or higher ups decide (in 27 reviews)

  • they don't have hours for the part time workers, they work less then 30 hours a week (in 18 reviews)

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  1. Great for a part-time job.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Stop & Shop

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Benefits and pay, fast paced, unionized

    Cons

    Work/life balance is non existent.

    Advice to Management

    Allow your employees opportunities for advancement, and maybe they won't jump ship!

  2. Good

    Former Employee - Deli Clerk in Willimantic, CT
    Former Employee - Deli Clerk in Willimantic, CT

    I worked at Stop & Shop part-time (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    An overall positive experience based on my time with this company. The management did a good job keeping everything running smoothly and all my coworkers were easy to get along with.

    Cons

    Schedules for part time employees changed pretty randomly from week to week. You'd be opening on Mon, Tues, Wed one week and close those days the next. Difficult to plan around without knowing your hours ahead of time.

    Advice to Management

    It would be a good idea to try and keep the schedules of your part timers fairly consistent. It may not work all the time, but working the same shift tends to improve the productivity of your workers on that shift.

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    Cashier

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Cashier
    Former Employee - Cashier

    I worked at Stop & Shop (more than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible work schedules, 5% discount, and no prior experience needed.

    Cons

    Management, and CDH's were inconsistent and not all on the same page. Poor communication and just poor management in general. Made working there unnecessarily stressful and annoying.

    Advice to Management

    Hire new management or train your managers and supervisors properly.

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  5. stop & shop

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Porter in Westborough, MA
    Former Employee - Porter in Westborough, MA

    I worked at Stop & Shop

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Got to deal with customers, flexible, plenty of work, flexible shifts

    Cons

    Short Hours, running lean, over priced

    Advice to Management

    cut management, no need for 4 managers per store, 2-3 per store and floater, treat help with respect and how they would like to be treated

  6. Good place for a first part-time job

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Front End Cashier
    Current Employee - Front End Cashier

    I have been working at Stop & Shop part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Easy to tailor your schedule around class schedules and vacations.

    Cons

    Constantly hiring new people so you're never guaranteed a certain amount of hours if you're part time.

  7. Unreasonable

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Stop & Shop

    Pros

    I suppose the people I worked with were friendly and helpful

    Cons

    Unreasonable demands by the management, expected the impossible complained about overtime when it was actually required by them.

  8. ok

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Cashier in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Cashier in New York, NY

    I have been working at Stop & Shop

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    It is a very easy job. Mnagment was good. I liked it over all a good place to start out if you are new to the job market

    Cons

    Kinda boreing. bagging groceries are kinda boreing. I dont know. I worked there a hile ago so mabe things have changed since then

    Advice to Management

    none

  9. Work somewhere else

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Peapod Driver in Mansfield, MA
    Current Employee - Peapod Driver in Mansfield, MA

    I have been working at Stop & Shop part-time (more than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    You get paid vacation,holiday,personal and sick pay after working there for 1 year.

    Cons

    I've worked at Stop and Shop for 12 years now, they mess up payroll constantly and Sometimes they pay me back slowly over the course of a few weeks, it's really frustrating. No advancements.

    Advice to Management

    Management really needs to start treating there employees more fairly.

  10. Working at Stop and Shop.

    Current Employee - Clerk
    Current Employee - Clerk

    I have been working at Stop & Shop part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flex ours if your a student or as a second job.

    Cons

    Not so great on benefits.

  11. No advancement

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Dairy Clerk
    Former Employee - Dairy Clerk

    I worked at Stop & Shop part-time (more than 10 years)

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

    Pros

    Its a good first job and the union gives job security

    Cons

    The union also makes it nearly impossible to get fulltime

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