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"Worst job of my life"

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  • Culture & Values
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  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Charlottesville, VA
Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Charlottesville, VA
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

Some people and animals were fun to work with

Cons

For a few years I had a very positive experience with this company with little to no complaints. Then I transferred to this location. In my entire tenure as a retail employee NEVER have I been brought into the office so many times in my entire life! For the littlest things! The words micro manage or OCD are good beginnings to describe upper management. They never applaud you for what good you do and constantly berate you if ANYTHING bad happens. Even joke about it afterward to twist the knife in your back even further.

Will also promise you things like promotions then hire someone new on the spot for the position you thought you were going to get.

Then again this location isn't alone in hiring lack-luster management.

Advice to Management

Get PNP certified. STAT! Then maybe clean house! Stop lying to your associates. When you promise them something, follow through. All reputable businesses do. Also it isn't exactly a positive experience to yell/belittle someone over a headset when the ENTIRE STAFF can HEAR YOU!!

Other Employee Reviews for Petco

  1. "Fufilling"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Petco full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great people to work with and the paid time off benefits are exceptional, the best as far as animal care.

    Cons

    Cleaning of animal habitats is inevitable and also the health benefits package could see some improvement but overall everything is good.

    Advice to Management

    Open door policy & documentation.


  2. "Great stepping Stone for college student"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Space Management Planner in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Space Management Planner in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fast- paced, industry trend setting

    Cons

    no defined career path for growth

    Advice to Management

    collaboration among-st teams in other depts.

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