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Acme Markets Reviews

Updated April 21, 2017
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  • Part time employees may only get 8 hours a week (in 17 reviews)

  • Don't offer full time during off season (in 15 reviews)

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  1. "Sales Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Acme Markets full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Excellent pay. Bonus incentives. Benefits.

    Cons

    Long hours do get to be an issue.

    Advice to Management

    None


  2. "Less pay, more work"

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    Former Employee - Deli Clerk in Phila, PA
    Former Employee - Deli Clerk in Phila, PA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Acme Markets full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great team work at grass roots level. Good people to work with, for the most part.

    Cons

    Management hasn't a clue, bosses want more productivity without bodies or hours to accomplish the tasks.

    Advice to Management

    Learn what it takes to get product on the floor before demanding more from employees.


  3. "Stepping Stone"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends

    I have been working at Acme Markets part-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits
    Flexible
    Okay pay for the work

    Cons

    Hours can vary
    You can get stuck in the same position for years
    You can get used

    Advice to Management

    Please re-invest into your people. You have some many talented people that could add to your brand. Instead of letting them do basic task for years,


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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Dishonest takeover"

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    Former Employee - Seafood Clerk in Woodcliff Lake, NJ
    Former Employee - Seafood Clerk in Woodcliff Lake, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Acme Markets full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    People were able to keep their jobs when the took over after the previous company went out of buisness.

    Cons

    They do not like full time employees, the consider everyone expendable robots who either bend to the companies will or are shown the door. The broke every promise they made when the took over my store, they left us understaffed and undertrained.


  6. "Normal pace, bad days and good days with customers, not enough hours, lousy managers"

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    Current Employee - Front End Cashier in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Front End Cashier in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    My age workers to connect with, they don't mess with the pay the people are nice and no favoritism, they help with any problem.

    Cons

    Horrible hours, they are strict when it comes to a call out, no holiday pay but get mad when you can't work a holiday, they also don't listen when it comes to needing something... ex. A name tag.

    Advice to Management

    Lousy after old manager left.


  7. "Great first job"

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    Former Employee - Grocery Clerk in Cape May, NJ
    Former Employee - Grocery Clerk in Cape May, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good pay, great management, easy work

    Cons

    Not enough hours on some weeks

    Advice to Management

    More flexibility


  8. "Good for a first job, but you need to move on."

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    Current Employee - Cashier/Front End Associate in Brick, NJ
    Current Employee - Cashier/Front End Associate in Brick, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Acme Markets part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great products, friendly co-workers, okay staff.

    Cons

    Horrid management, store manager was always irate.

    Advice to Management

    Learn to be more understanding and trusting towards your employees.


  9. "Subpar"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Avalon, NJ
    Former Employee - Cashier in Avalon, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Can work in multiple departments as they all will need help based on how busy they are
    Decent summer job
    Plenty of breaks and clear cut job requirements

    Cons

    You will Lose hours if you request a day off
    Don't offer full time during off season
    Part time employees may only get 8 hours a week


  10. "Customer service representative"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Barnegat, NJ
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Barnegat, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Acme Markets full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay, good hours, organized work environment, friendly customers

    Cons

    Dealing with an unsatisfied customer

    Advice to Management

    Stay organized and efficient


  11. Helpful (1)

    "Terribly Unprofessional Management"

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    Current Employee - Cashier in Bergen, NJ
    Current Employee - Cashier in Bergen, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Pension Option for Full-Time Employees

    Cons

    The company has no respect for its employees. Their management style is aggressive, degrading and unprofessional.

    Advice to Management

    Go back to school to study how effective and successful managers make it to the top. Employees are the bottom line, not gross profit.



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