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"Four years as a Front End Manager"

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Current Employee - Front End Manager in Phoenix, AZ
Current Employee - Front End Manager in Phoenix, AZ
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Kroger full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Overall, good work environment. Lots of opportunity for advancement. Kroger provides a lot of training to develop their associates.

Cons

As with most companies Kroger watches labor very closely. I think that too often Kroger does not allow for enough labor to provide World Class customer service that our customers deserve.

Advice to Management

Trust that lower management will run shifts with the best financial interests in the company. Labor hours each day are cut to a bare minimum each day to take care of customers. Then there are the inevitable call outs experienced each day. I think that there should always be a slight "cushion" built into the labor budget, especially for holidays, to ensure there is always adequate coverage.

Other Employee Reviews for Kroger

  1. "It's okay, nothing great."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cashier, Courtesy Clerk, U-Scan Attendant in Anderson, OH
    Current Employee - Cashier, Courtesy Clerk, U-Scan Attendant in Anderson, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The work is relatively easy to perform, and you never have to take your job home with you. My coworkers are great, so I enjoy being at work because of them.

    Cons

    Union dues take a good chunk of your paycheck, and unless you have a strict availability, your hours may not be very consistent. the work is also mind-numbingly boring, at least self-checkout and below. It's all manual labor and memorization, no critical thinking.


  2. "Tedious and lack of respect by Higher Ups"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Clerk in Indianapolis, IN
    Former Employee - Clerk in Indianapolis, IN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Kroger full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    You can advance in the story pretty fast as long as you do what's expected of you.

    Cons

    Higher Ups lazy blame employees for their mistakes.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the lower people.

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