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"Very inconsistent work environment. More about who you know than what you accomplish."

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Former Employee - Store Leader in Pittsburgh, PA
Former Employee - Store Leader in Pittsburgh, PA
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at Giant Eagle full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Fairly good benefits, generally 45-50 hours for management, company dominates this market and will be around for a long time.

Cons

Poor consistency in communication, different level of development and expectations according to what division you work for, and it was highly beneficial to have a very well known last name/relative to help move along your career. Some union areas and some non-union areas...very disjointed.

Advice to Management

Clear up the communication channels to give honest and accurate feedback. Honestly, my time there felt like a good old boys club. Not quite the level of professionalism I was expecting after going through the interview process. Training was horrible to say the least.

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  1. Helpful (5)

    "Management is an absolute joke."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate- Prepared Food in Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate- Prepared Food in Pittsburgh, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Giant Eagle part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    flexible schedule that is IF you alert them at the time of hiring. Good benefits if you're there long enough.

    Cons

    Workload will increase every 5-6months. raises are union based so basically any and everyone in your department will do varying degrees of work for the same pay.

    management is an absolute joke and will always pick favorites. There has never been an instance where I had an unruly, unjustifiably mad customer, and a manager took my side, it has always been, appease the customer in any way possible, regardless of the situation. You get a sense of disconnection, and this creates a barrier between management, and workers.

    Most management is unaware of the workload imposed upon you, and will oftentimes nag, and watch you like a hawk until certain, menial things are done, regardless of the literally dozens of other task asked of you daily.

    Advice to Management

    Work just one day as an employee to gain some perspective.


  2. "Good job to have while at school"

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    Former Employee - Grocery Clerk in Brunswick, OH
    Former Employee - Grocery Clerk in Brunswick, OH

    I worked at Giant Eagle part-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Flexible scheduling, friendly co-workers, good experience

    Cons

    Hard to move up, management will play favorites, not enough raises (probably due to being in the United Food and Commercial Workers Union) which you have to be in to work there.

    Advice to Management

    Don't play favorites and reward the people who actually do the job well.

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