Trader Joe's
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www.traderjoes.com Monrovia, CA 5000+ Employees

Trader Joe's Reviews in San Diego, CA

Updated Jun 17, 2014
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3.6 12 reviews

                             

80% Approve of the CEO

Trader Joe's Chairman and CEO Dan Bane

Dan Bane

(10 ratings)

82% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Nice job for still deciding on next step.

    Crew Member (Former Employee)
    La Jolla, CA

    ProsFun, lively work environment. Awesome crew!

    ConsMust be very physical, some demands might seem ridiculous for a small person. Health benefits changed.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Watching a company abuse its longest & most loyal employees

    Mate (Former Employee)
    San Diego, CA

    ProsUsed to be a good place to work until owner in Germany died. Now cost cutting has resulted in poor raises, reduced retirement & firing of older workers who make more $$. I hear lots of lawsuits are coming based on company HR practices.

    ConsFavoritism rules over work ethic, honesty, integrity and just being a good person.

    Advice to Senior ManagementGet rid of a president who made Kpmg get its biggest fine ever for an accounting firm from the SEC and was banned form working for public companies.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Great job, Sales clerk

    Sales Associate (Current Employee)
    San Diego, CA

    Proslaid back environment, great pay

    Consnone, this is a great place to work

    Advice to Senior Managementnone

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    was lied too

    Manager Trainee (Current Employee)
    La Jolla, CA

    Prosunethical, no morals, selfish, disgusting, no idea what it takes to be successful.

    Constoo much gossip. people with no lives stuck in a hole because they never went to college.

    Advice to Senior Managementyou people need to take a real management course

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Really fun people to work with, company is changing which mean a lot of the fun will be gone.

    Crew Member (Current Employee)
    San Diego, CA

    ProsGreat co-workers, good atmosphere, lots of free food, decent raises.

    ConsLosing some of the lax attitude it used to have.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Trader Joe's treats us well, so we are motivated to give back!

    Part Time Crew Member (Current Employee)
    San Diego, CA

    ProsI work with great, fun, self-motivated people who, for the most part, also enjoy working as a team. We get to taste all the new products and sometimes even the wine and beer. We get a free gym membership and a decent discount. We also get raises every 6 months that are usually fair and generous.

    ConsWe have a very entitled following. We are genuinely so nice and helpful that the customers seem to think we will do everything for them including think!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Excellent company to work for

    Crew Member (Current Employee)
    San Diego, CA

    ProsExcellent customer service, fantastic food, great benefits, diverse

    ConsManagers often don't handle stress well, incredibly busy, high energy, disorganized management

    Advice to Senior ManagementMake sure that your crew members are being dispersed in different jobs equally. Diversity keeps the job interesting. Also, 4 hours of register can be too much around the holidays!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    fun place to work

    Mate (Assistant Manager) (Current Employee)
    San Diego, CA

    Prosgood diversity and a fund place to work

    Consgood old boys club is hard if they dont like you

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Latest on Trader Joes - Dropping Health Insurance

    Crew (Current Employee)
    San Diego, CA

    ProsGreat Crew but dropping benefits

    ConsLatest on Trader Joes is that all part time employees (under 30 hours a week) will have their health insurance dropped

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    Flexible awesome job, comfortable, great perks and benefits!

    Cashier (Current Employee)
    San Diego, CA

    ProsRelaxed fun environment, great benefits

    ConsChange in owners makes it hard to be promoted into management/advancement

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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