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www.peapod.com
Skokie, IL
1001 to 5000 employees
1989
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Retail
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Unknown
Founded in 1989 as a smart shopping option for busy people, Peapod today stands as the country’s leading Internet grocer, serving 22 U.S. markets in communities in the states of Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, Massachusetts ... Read more

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    Former Employee - Delivery Driver in Lake Zurich, IL
    Former Employee - Delivery Driver in Lake Zurich, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
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    I worked at Peapod full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Decent Pay, great benefits, pretty good co-workers.

    Cons

    Long hours, you may not always have a route, vindictive supervisors. They will run you into the ground and then discard you.

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    Warehouse Worker Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Hanover, MD
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Peapod (Hanover, MD) in April 2017.

    Interview

    12 potential workers came in at the same time, with one-on-one interview after we filled out paperwork, a process that took far too long. The actual interview however was quick and easy. They mostly are just checking out what your motivation level is. Asked if I had ever worked in a warehouse before, said no, but this was not a problem. Received word of job offer almost immediately after interview, but rather than starting training right away, had to come back to fill out paperwork and then take a drug test. Between receiving notice of job offer, to start of training, process took 3 weeks, far too long in my opinion.

    Complete waste of time however. I believe the location in Hanover, over-hired for position, or simply had managers with no patience, or ability to teach. Training consisted of performing the job of picking out food for orders, a job that was assigned immediately and with very few instructions from the trainer. Made a few mistakes, that I can own up to, but corrected them. This is where the experience gets beyond shady.

    After lunch-break, was told by manager who oversaw me that morning, that I was going to be working with a different manager for afternoon shift, this is after picking up equipment and box-cutter for the job, and not being told that my day was over. The new manger then immediately tells me I was not a good fit for the job, and that I should turn in my badge. Mind you, this is a person who was not around me during the first-half of the day. Also, firing someone after 3-hours of training? I'm not crying here for sympathy, but that doesn't sound like a place that is very respectfully of new workers, or patient to at least give someone a full day, to see if they are a fit.

    In final, place seemed like an unorganized mess. I consider the fact that I was let go, to be a blessing in disguise.

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