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Hy-Vee Reviews

Updated July 13, 2018
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Hy-Vee Chairman, CEO & President Randy Edeker
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  • "it takes way to long to become a full-time employee with full benifits" (in 87 reviews)

  • "Upper management needs more involvement in day to day operations" (in 83 reviews)

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  1. "Flexible, good place for students"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Dubuque, IA
    Former Employee - Cashier in Dubuque, IA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hy-Vee part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, nice managers, work is easy enough

    Cons

    Typical down sides of retail: angry customers, busy work, etc

    Advice to Management

    none


  2. "Hy-Vee is a company with strong values that I am proud to work for!"

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    Current Employee - Pharmacist in Omaha, NE
    Current Employee - Pharmacist in Omaha, NE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Hy-Vee full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Hy-Vee has great benefits, good management, and the opportunity to grow within the company.

    Cons

    Depending on the position, it can be hard to get a job at Hy-Vee due to the competition.

  3. "Easy job good pay"

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

    I have been working at Hy-Vee part-time

    Pros

    Easy work, quarterly bonuses, good hours

    Cons

    Short staffed off and on, can be overwhelming

    Advice to Management

    Get reliable workers hired that will show up constantly


  4. "Great Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Sales Specialist in Iowa City, IA
    Current Employee - Sales Specialist in Iowa City, IA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Hy-Vee full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great fellow work staff, customer interaction, good hours, benefits

    Cons

    lack of training, lack of management, timely work, customer interaction

    Advice to Management

    listen to your employees


  5. "Process through shipments/invoices, give direction to employees"

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    Former Employee - Clothing Manager
    Former Employee - Clothing Manager
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hy-Vee full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Independence in job and flexible

    Cons

    Have a lot of downtime when there are no shipments


  6. "Awesome Company"

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    Current Employee - Meat Cutter in Savage, MN
    Current Employee - Meat Cutter in Savage, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Hy-Vee full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, available overtime, management is amazing.

    Cons

    There are a few employees who somehow made it thru the interview process that shouldn't of.


  7. "Good part-time job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Hy-Vee part-time

    Pros

    Good hours and nice employees

    Cons

    No raise and often over worked

  8. "Was ok"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Managers were nice at this location.

    Cons

    Being a cashier kinda sucks. It's repetitive, boring, and not challenging.

    Advice to Management

    Allow people to rotate between different roles so they don't burn out (like courtesy/cashier rotation within a long shift.)


  9. "Dysfunctional family"

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    Current Employee - Cashier in Omaha, NE
    Current Employee - Cashier in Omaha, NE
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Hy-Vee part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    good friends made, flexible hours, easy time off, nice managers

    Cons

    salary, sometimes not getting scheduled, rearrangements, constantly busy

    Advice to Management

    more set scheduling, i never knew what day i was gonna work until the week of


  10. "Great starting job for teens!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Hy-Vee part-time

    Pros

    This job offers competitive pay with an opportunity to grow your communication skills. I'm so glad that I've had the experience here because I have learned a lot just from talking to strangers.

    Cons

    High stress, on your feet job

    Advice to Management

    Be more kind and encouraging!


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