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"A&P"

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Current Employee - Department Manager in Baldwin, NY
Current Employee - Department Manager in Baldwin, NY
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at A&P full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

great place for young people to gain some work experience, certain departments can certainly yield more useful skill sets for the future

Cons

cutbacks, union coddling, pay rate/little hours available

Other Employee Reviews for A&P

  1. "Excellent work conditions if you enjoy your position."

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    Former Employee - Deli Clerk in Randolph, NJ
    Former Employee - Deli Clerk in Randolph, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at A&P part-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Received many accolades and awards for my work with A&P in the store level. If you showed initiative in your position then you received more hours. The union has its perks on healthcare and advice.

    Cons

    Tried on numerous occasions to get into corporate offices but it never happened.

    Advice to Management

    Promote into corporate the ones that match the skills and have the experience that would be a valuable asset to the corporation.


  2. "Department Manager, store level Deli"

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    Current Employee - Department Manager in Yonkers, NY
    Current Employee - Department Manager in Yonkers, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at A&P full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good pay if been around for 30 years. Depending on which department you work in vacation time, personal time and sick days is well worth it. Time in a half paid to some departments on sundays and paid holidays.

    Cons

    Poor store management in most cases. Looking to close stores so you are not allowed to push sales to help save your store. Minimum wage paid for first 2 hrs in a work week. Transferred whenever they want to transfer you. Not very receptive to feedback on bettering stores. Their older generation of employees need to be retrained or company will continue to do bad. District managers are only worried about themselves and not the business. Only 16 hrs a week for part-time. Will force you to push items that dont sale. Sanitation in most store especially ones closing is very poorand looked over. Dont treat employees fear.

    Advice to Management

    If you want to keep this company to start to thrive again listen to your in-store employees and customers. DM's dont always know whats best especially in district 72, dont know about other districts. If your employees aren't encouraged to do better they wont specially with store managers not caring at all. For example the North Yonkers store where you are not allowed to push sales. Actions speak louder than words your can not just send an email to fix a problem. And last if you have store managers, department managers, and full timers who do wrong and are effortless with their work you can't expect part timers to work productively or professionally. Layoffs do need to happen but to the right people not the wrong people and the union is stopping that from happening along with store management not willing to hold people responsible for their actions. You need a more productive team at store level and a wiser team at corporate level that is not afraid to do the right thing. There is more but if you dont start somewhere this company will continue to fail. But as it seems that may be the goal of corporate to take it down than you are on the right page.

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