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www.petco.com
San Diego, CA
10000+ employees
1965
Company - Private
Retail
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
PetSmart, Walmart, Costco Wholesale

Working at Petco

Petco is a leading pet specialty retailer that provides the products, services and advice that make it easier for our customers to be great pet parents. Everything we do is guided by our vision for Healthier Pets. Happier People. Better World. We operate more than 1,300 stores ... Read more

Mission: Providing the highest quality pet food and pet supplies
Training our associates to understand your pet’s specific needs and to offer the right solution
Designing services to make your life easier and your pet’s life ... Read more

Petco Reviews

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Petco CEO James M. Myers
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    Former Employee - GROOMING ASSISTANT, CASHIER and DEMO TABLE SPECIALIST in Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - GROOMING ASSISTANT, CASHIER and DEMO TABLE SPECIALIST in Orlando, FL
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    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Petco part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    It was a fun environment with supportive crew members.
    the dress code was minimal and it was fun to dress in my own style.

    Cons

    there were not many hours available
    the management staff was stressed to make quotas
    part time did not get insurance

    Advice to Management

    great job!keep doing what your doing the environment was fun to work in.

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Petco Interviews

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    Sales Associate Interview

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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Petco.

    Interview

    Applied online, and was called approximately a week later for an in-store interview. Interview consisted of standard questions, that required answers from past experiences (work situations, school situations, etc.). Overall quick and easy interview process.

    Interview Questions

    • Most questions began with "Tell me about a time where you....", or situational questions.   Answer Question
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Petco Awards & Accolades

  • World's Most Ethical Companies, Ethisphere, 2013
  • America's Largest Private Companies, Forbes, 2009
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