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Giant Food Reviews

Updated September 20, 2017
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Pros
  • Flexible schedule they will work with you when you have schedule requests, need a day off or need to work a different shift most of the time (in 16 reviews)

  • Flexible hours as long as you let management know what you are up to in advance (in 13 reviews)

Cons
  • No full-time opportunities for employment (in 26 reviews)

  • No real benefits as a part time employee (in 20 reviews)

More Pros and Cons

  1. "Great when I started"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier, Dairy Clerk, Pharmacy Cashier in Glen Burnie, MD
    Former Employee - Cashier, Dairy Clerk, Pharmacy Cashier in Glen Burnie, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Giant Food part-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The Customers, Benefits, certain co-workers

    Cons

    There are way too many

    Advice to Management

    Care more about their employees


  2. "Review"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Giant Food part-time

    Pros

    Very relaxed work environment often

    Cons

    Not much room to grow

  3. "Great working conditions, but mandatory workers union without choice."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Part Time Cashier in Frederick, MD
    Former Employee - Part Time Cashier in Frederick, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Giant Food part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Clean, low stress work environment with predictable hours and pay.

    Cons

    Forced workers union, with little tangible benifits in return for money lost.

    Advice to Management

    Not available.


  4. Helpful (1)

    "terrible"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Deli Clerk in Falls Church, VA
    Former Employee - Deli Clerk in Falls Church, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Giant Food (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Do not work at the giant if you Paid attention in your job ,in 5 weeks i got Many good comments from customers and spatially one time from HR

    Cons

    Reason for quitting my job one of the managers stay behind the African-American Without listening to my department manager Or give me time for explaining the Situation


  5. "Not good for long term"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Giant Food part-time

    Pros

    Good people, opportunity for advancement,

    Cons

    Unionized, very little wage increase

    Advice to Management

    Give hours to the people/departments that are making the money


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Meat Clerk"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Meat/Seafood Clerk in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Meat/Seafood Clerk in Baltimore, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I get Payed weekly and payed vacation

    Cons

    Not payed enough and work don't match how much I get payed

    Advice to Management

    Raise pay start treating your your employees like your customers and maybe your employees would like working at Giants instead coming to work knowing this the only way there going pay there bills and knowing they got to work hard to get payed nothing is miserable


  7. "Not a bad place for the first job"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Nice people in the store

    Cons

    Sometimes there are a lot to do

  8. "Giant Experience"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Giant Food part-time

    Pros

    It was a safe and helpful work environment.

    Cons

    I don't have any bad experience working there

    Advice to Management

    Always continue to treat your employees with respect.


  9. "Decent Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Flexible Hours
    Decent Pay
    Friendly Employees
    Decent Benefits

    Cons

    Management Issues
    Supervisor Problems
    Managers are an issue

    Advice to Management

    Provide more incentives for workers


  10. "Service Deli"

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    • Culture & Values
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Giant Food part-time

    Pros

    Its a union. The people that work nights are cool. Store managers are good

    Cons

    The AM crew wants the PM crew to do everything for them even though the PM crew only has 2-3 people when the AM has 4-5 people working


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