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  • Pleasanton, CA
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1915
  • Company - Private
  • Grocery Stores
  • $10+ billion (USD)

CompetitorsKroger, Walmart, Jewel-Osco
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Safeway is proud to serve neighborhoods across the country with the freshest groceries at a great value. We offer innovative products and programs that seek to improve consumers’ health and quality of life. The employees that make this possible are the heart of our company, and ...

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Safeway CEO Vivek Sankaran
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1,060 Ratings
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Feb 6, 2023 - Staff Pharmacist
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO


Prescription volume has increased through out the year. Immunization services are well recognized by the public and companies.


Need steady assistants help and higher pay.

Advice to Management

Schedule regular clerk to help with busy window prescription pick ups.
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Safeway Interviews

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Applied online66%
In Person18%
Employee Referral7%

  1. Sales Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Canada
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    I applied in-person. I interviewed at Safeway (Canada)


    It was a very interactive interview process and the interviewer was very responsive, making the whole experience amazing. Also, I was given the option to choose from the departments that were hiring.

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Company Updates

January 18, 2022
Company News
Congratulations to Own Brands for being a Store Brands Magazine 2021 Creative Campaigns winner! Three Own Brands campaigns were recognized for cleverly supporting Albertsons Companies store brand products and moving the industry forward with modern-era marketing approaches. Read more about the award-winning campaigns:
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January 18, 2022
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Customers voted and the inaugural Albertsons Companies Fresh Picks Product Award winners are in! Did your Own Brands favorites make the list?
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Safeway Awards & Accolades

  • Fortune 500Fortune2015
  • Top 50 Employers - Readers' ChoiceEqual Opportunity Publications2012

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Employees rate Safeway 3.2 out of 5 stars based on 8,530 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

To get a job at Safeway, browse currently open positions and apply for a job near you. Once you get a positive response, make sure to find out about the interview process at Safeway and prepare for tough questions.

Overall, 47% of employees would recommend working at Safeway to a friend. This is based on 8,530 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

62% of job seekers rate their interview experience at Safeway as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at Safeway.

39% of employees think that Safeway has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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