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Trader Joe's Overview

When it comes to grocery chains, Trader Joe's isn't your average Joe. The company has 500+ stores in 42 states and over 40,000 employees dubbed “Crew Members”. The Crew Members are hard-working, fun people—people with a passion for food, learning, and creating an outstanding ...
Mission: The company’s philosophy is to bring their customers the best food and beverage values; provide them with information to help make informed buying decisions and to create stores filled with fun, friendliness and genuine care for customers.
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2022 (#32), 2021 (#35), 2020 (#14), 2019 (#23), 2018 (#70), 2017 (#33), 2013 (#24), 2012 (#9), 2011 (#16)

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Trader Joe's CEO  Bryan Palbaum
Bryan Palbaum
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    Current Employee, more than 3 years
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    Pay is good managers are good too


    Definitely feels Politic and always gotta be fake

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    Trader Joe's Interviews

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    In Person67%
    Applied online25%
    Employee Referral5%

    1. Cabin Crew Interview

      Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
      Declined Offer
      Positive Experience
      Average Interview


      Easy, met with captain, had good conversation. good questions. Talked a lot about what teamwork meant. Asked about what good customer service was and when was the last time i received it.

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    Trader Joe's Awards & Accolades

    • Employees' Choice -50 Best Places to workGlassdoor2013
    • Employees’ Choice - 50 Best Places to WorkGlassdoor2012
    • Employees’ Choice - 50 Best Places to WorkGlassdoor2011

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    What are perks and other benefits like at Trader Joe's?

    ...Benefits continue to get whittled away every year, corporate cares more about union busting than they do about keeping their workers happy, workman’s comp is run by a cheap company that won’t effectively treat your injury, major wear and tear on your body over time, poor safety standards in the store, feedback from unreasonable customers can prevent you from getting a raise if they write an email to corporate, lack of clarity on job expectations and requirements for promotion, almost no parental leave allowed and none of it paid, many life circumstances can cause you to lose your health insurance because your right to it is entirely based on hours worked, lots of turnover amongst the crew which means you’re constantly doing extra work to train them and make up for their inevitable mistakes, new hires constantly making more money than veteran crew members, no way to get an increased raise based on merit or seniority, no sick pay, vacation time accumulates very slowly...

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    Employees rate Trader Joe's 4.1 out of 5 stars based on 7,972 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor. In 2011, 2012, 2013, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022, Trader Joe's employees have voted their company to be one of Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work.

    To get a job at Trader Joe's, 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 Trader Joe's and prepare for tough questions.

    Overall, 78% of employees would recommend working at Trader Joe's to a friend. This is based on 7,972 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

    73% of job seekers rate their interview experience at Trader Joe's as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.3 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at Trader Joe's.

    67% of employees think that Trader Joe's has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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    Trader Joe's Locations

    • Monrovia, CA
    • Philadelphia, PA
    • Phoenix, AZ
    • San Mateo, CA
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