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Updated June 16, 2018
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Pros
  • "Flexible hours but have to work weekends" (in 71 reviews)

  • "Benefits even -for part time workers which made it something you could benefit from" (in 42 reviews)

Cons
  • "ops specialists are morons they transfer u against your will if your full time further away from home with no notice" (in 48 reviews)

  • "Part-time help has very little status" (in 42 reviews)

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  1. "Bakery Clerk"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Bakery Clerk in McHenry, IL
    Current Employee - Bakery Clerk in McHenry, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Jewel-Osco part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I love the bakery and keeping busy

    Cons

    Not enough hours, tends to lead to store being understaffed.

    Advice to Management

    Management is great!


  2. "Produce clerk"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Jewel-Osco part-time

    Pros

    The job was flexible, people

    Cons

    The job was low pay

  3. "Unorganized"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Jewel-Osco part-time

    Pros

    Meet lots of people, friendly customers and co workers/managers

    Cons

    Rotating shifts like from night to day, NOT ENOUGH HELP FOR BAGGERS

    Advice to Management

    Scheduling needs more help!


  4. "Produce Experience"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Produce Stock
    Former Employee - Produce Stock
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Jewel-Osco (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible Hours
    Friendly Staff
    Quick Employment Process

    Cons

    Terrible Management
    Uncleanly Work Environment
    No Upwards Mobility

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your workers


  5. "Osco was fun"

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Jewel-Osco part-time

    Pros

    My Boss was very cool

    Cons

    customers very often interrupted work


  6. "What a good start!"

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

    I worked at Jewel-Osco part-time

    Pros

    It offers paid vacation and promotes from within.

    Cons

    Pulling carts back into the store.

    Advice to Management

    Motivate your employees with a positive attitude.


  7. "I’m a bagger"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Friendly coworkers! Alittle bit of drama not too bad

    Cons

    Horrible management
    Pushing carts in the rain,snow and hot heat
    Cutting down my hours
    Pulling me off on sundays

    Advice to Management

    Stop cutting down people’s hours
    Maybe management should be more nicer to people so they don’t quit ! Management don’t care about your issues

  8. "Cashier"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Jewel-Osco part-time

    Pros

    Easy job
    Great people work there

    Cons

    Not very easy to request a day off
    Union fees are ridiculous


  9. "Cashier"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Jewel-Osco part-time

    Pros

    Benefits even -for part time workers which made it something you could benefit from

    Cons

    Not enough hours or opportunity to get more hours and a surplus or workers

    Advice to Management

    Really wish management would value their employees and compensate them appropriately.


  10. "Don't stay long here"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Jewel-Osco part-time

    Pros

    Flexible shifts for school
     Vacation after year working

    Cons

    Poor management
    Not enough employees for the jobs the company wants done.
    Have to fight for days off and vacations when wanting it taken.
    Store Director not caring for employees and doesn't help when needed.

    Advice to Management

    Better people skills and understanding that your employees have lives and family outside work.
    Scheduling properly and hiring enough people.
    Don't treat your best employees horrible


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