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IGA Reviews

Updated February 16, 2017
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Pros
  • Good hours friendly people good work environment (in 11 reviews)

  • Flexible hours, freedom, opportunity to learn different areas (in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • You start out at minimum wage and do no receive raises very often (in 11 reviews)

  • Compensation: Very low pay with little growth (in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Great Work for a Part-Time Job"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service in Metamora, IL
    Former Employee - Customer Service in Metamora, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at IGA part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Felt like a very tight knit group of people to work with. It had a real sense of community at work.

    Cons

    I don't really have any cons for the job.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing.


  2. "Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Methodical, timely, loyal, hard worker, fun, great business background, experienced.

    Cons

    Overthinker, critical, private, don't put up with nonsense, technically challenged somewhat

    Advice to Management

    Fast learner, ambitious


  3. "Ex employee"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager
    Former Employee - Manager
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Flexible hours, freedom, opportunity to learn different areas

    Cons

    Was family owned so they were stubborn in how things were done

    Advice to Management

    Connect with customers better


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  5. "Good place, good people"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Benefits, Salary, good people, excellent workplace, discounts

    Cons

    weekends, holidays, some nights, some long hours, everything else alright

    Advice to Management

    Excellent. Was promoted once.


  6. "don't trust them"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Electrician's Helper in Norfolk, VA
    Former Employee - Electrician's Helper in Norfolk, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    .they are honest about lying to you

    Cons

    management lies their word means nothing

    Advice to Management

    40 hour week job


  7. "Associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate in Delta Junction, AK
    Former Employee - Associate in Delta Junction, AK
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    10% off groceries for employees

    Cons

    Unstructed inconsistent emotional management style.

    Advice to Management

    Be more honest with employees. Do what you say you going to do.


  8. "Okay..."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cashier in Tell City, IN
    Current Employee - Cashier in Tell City, IN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at IGA part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Easy to ask off or switch shifts with other employees, you don't have to do much as a cashier besides count money and check people out.

    Cons

    Management plays favorites, nasty store, other employees can be hateful, you literally don't do anything unless you want to clean on slow days


  9. "Cashier"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    The People are okay sometimes.

    Cons

    Management sucks, no way to get a rasie ever

    Advice to Management

    Just quit


  10. "Management"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at IGA full-time

    Pros

    Benefits were good and co-workers

    Cons

    they like young inexperienced store managers


  11. "good first job"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Floor Manager in Lindenhurst, NY
    Current Employee - Floor Manager in Lindenhurst, NY

    I have been working at IGA part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule (they work with school schedule and/or second jobs), friendly

    Cons

    Not many hours (around 30)



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