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Costco Wholesale Careers

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Issaquah, WA
10000+ employees
1976
Company - Public (COST)
General Merchandise & Superstores
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Competitors

Sam's Club, BJ's Wholesale Club

Costco Wholesale is the largest wholesale club operator in the US. The company operates more than 590 membership warehouse stores serving some 64 million cardholders in 40 US states and Australia, Canada, Japan, Mexico, Puerto Rico, South Korea, Taiwan, and the UK, primarily ... Read more

Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2020 (#55), 2019 (#79), 2017 (#34), 2016 (#40), 2015 (#29), 2014 (#16), 2013 (#46), 2012 (#23)

Top CEOs: 2019 (#42), 2018 (#83), 2017 (#88), 2016 (#46), 2015 (#13), 2014 (#6)

Best Places to Interview: 2017 (#71)

Costco Wholesale Reviews

  • "Overall great"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Stocker
    Current Employee - Stocker
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Costco Wholesale part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay
    Consistent hours
    Good benefits
    Free membership

    Cons

    Certain people in management make working harder than it should be, certain days will be tougher depending on which manager is in charge

    Advice to Management

    Consistency and clarity in expectations sometimes is lacking

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Costco Wholesale Photos

Costco Wholesale photo of: Costco Sign located at "The District", Tustin California (Photo thanks to Flickr user greenwenvy08, available under by v2.0)
Costco Wholesale photo of: Costco Gasoline just across the Temecula Valley Fwy at 5 minutes to the east of Temecula Ridge Dentistry
Costco Wholesale photo of: Costco coming soon
Costco Wholesale photo of: Front of store
Costco Wholesale photo of: Costco
Costco Wholesale photo of: Costco
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Costco Wholesale Interviews

Experience

Experience
71%
16%
13%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview
68%
16%
10%
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  1. Helpful (39)  

    Front End Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Costco Wholesale.

    Interview

    Costco only really hires through family unless you're lucky. It was fairly quick and straighforward. I walked into admin and asked me general experience and what I did there. He asked a lot about my availability and flexibility.

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you want to work at Costco?   8 Answers
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Costco Wholesale Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2010
  • World’s Most Admired Companies, Fortune, 2009
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