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"Whole Foods Market will make you a better person"

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Team Member in Santa Rosa, CA
Current Employee - Team Member in Santa Rosa, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Whole Foods Market full-time (More than a year)

Pros

Great opportunities and benefits.Their culture is inspiring and team members are generally joyous people. There are a lot of places to go in this company, job tittle and location vary greatly. they encourage a lot of individual growth and offer a huge basis of knowledge for you to drawn on and master. Many of their policies and procedures focus on team member happiness which is nice. Everything is run efficiently because of their intense system of checks and balances.

Cons

Strict, sometimes anal. Don't expect to get away with much, even in management positions. It's a tough work environment, a lot is demanded out of one person. Sometimes Team members crack under the pressure and quit and that can be demoralizing to everyone else on staff. Customers are often rude

Advice to Management

Recognize the Team Members more for their work and effort. Don't discourage the overachievers even if you're bored of the job you've been doing for 10+ years. Instead give them some of your duties. You set the example of how you want your team to be, so don't get angry at them for doing something wrong if you do it wrong all the time.

Other Employee Reviews for Whole Foods Market

  1. Helpful (4)

    "Hope no one in your family gets sick, and better be a good ass kisser"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Beer Buyer in Lake Grove, NY
    Former Employee - Beer Buyer in Lake Grove, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Whole Foods Market full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I was promoted pretty fast, the discount is pretty nice, there were some perks with the job(like a party at Brooklyn Brewery)

    Cons

    Was let go because I had to call out due to my mother in law getting stage 4 cancer. If you're not the team leader or store team leaders favorite expect hell. Most people above you are incompetent and don't want to admit it. Can't know more about the products then management. Everyone is in everyone's business, its just like High School all over again. If the job description says the person is in a supervisor role, don't write them up for supervising.

    Advice to Management

    How about some compassion for family illness. Don't write up team members that spend more then 30mins helping a customer when the company prides itself on great customer service.


  2. Helpful (3)

    "Loved the people but the Corporate Structure and Management wasn't what you'd expect."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Beer Specialist in Columbus, OH
    Former Employee - Beer Specialist in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Whole Foods Market full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great fellow employees
    Great products
    Nice vacation/time-off scale.

    Cons

    Management and Corporate Structure was exactly like Walmart.
    No real concern for their employees.

    Advice to Management

    Please stop trying to dominate the world and just try and sell good, wholesome food.

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