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Publix Overview

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Lakeland, FL
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Walmart, Winn-Dixie, Kroger
Publix Super Markets tops the list of privately-owned supermarkets in the US. By emphasizing service and a family-friendly image over price. The nation's largest employee-owned company, Publix has grown faster and been more profitable than its rivals. More than ... Read more

Mission: Our mission at Publix is to be the premier quality food retailer in the world.

To that end, we commit to be:

Passionately focused on customer value,
Intolerant of waste,
Dedicated to the dignity, value and employment ... Read more

Glassdoor Awards

Highest Rated CEOs: 2014 (#29), 2013 (#48)

Best Places to Work: 2014 (#32), 2011 (#34), 2010 (#19)

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Publix CEO Todd Jones
Todd Jones
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  • "Customer Service Staff"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Associate in Mableton, GA
    Current Employee - Customer Service Associate in Mableton, GA
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    No opinion of CEO

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


    Publix is a great company to grow with and they offer so many benefits. Personally I think it's a great first job or college job. They work around your schedule and there's several opportunities to move up for hard workers.


    Fellow coworkers aren't as easy to get along with. No team efforts and management doesn't always have your back when enforcing ground rules that they set.

    Advice to Management

    Practice the "team" efforts that you preach

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Publix Interviews



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  1. Helpful (6)  

    Cashier/Bagger Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience


    I applied in-person. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Publix in June 2017.


    If you want to be noticed by the managers at Publix, you must consistent. Before you apply, go to the customer service desk and ask for the hiring manager. Tell him/her a little about yourself and why you're looking to work at publix. To improve the chances of you being hired, ask them what positions they are trying to fill or spots that may be open, then apply for those specific jobs. Thank the manager for taking some of their time to speak with you and that you're hopeful to hear from them soon. 1-2 days after you've applied it is important to follow up, concerning the status of your job application. Ask to speak the same manager you did, to show initiative. I had followed up 4-5 times, mostly over the phone, once in person. It may feel like you're being annoying, but it really shows the manager that you really want the job. I was eventually given an interview. For the interview: figure out as much as you can about the company; customer value is the core of the business. Be very respectful, professional and vocal. Be prepared to answer simple questions about the company and yourself. At the end of the interview I met with the store manager and I was hired on the spot. I'm also 17 years old.

    Interview Questions

    • "Why do you want to work at Publix?"   1 Answer
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Company Updates

  • Love the idea of working for a socially responsible organization? Check out some of the ways we're trying to make the world a better place and pass this along to your like-minded friends.

    Walkthrough | Publix Sustainability

    We constantly examine our own processes in stores, warehouses, and offices, looking to improve the way we do things. But what exactly have we done, and what results have we achieved to date? Take a look around our virtual store to see for yourself.

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Publix Awards & Accolades

  • 100 Best Companies to Work For,, 2015
  • America's Best Employers, Forbes, 2015
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