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Jewel-Osco Reviews

Updated September 19, 2017
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Pros
  • Flexible Hours for high school students over the summer (in 64 reviews)

  • Flexible schedule, always have minium of 12 hours (in 40 reviews)

Cons
  • If you are full time they can transfer you anywhere (in 43 reviews)

  • They'll also want you to work evenings (especially if you're part-time) (in 38 reviews)

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  1. "Lots of work, little break time"

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    Former Employee - Front-end Clerk in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Front-end Clerk in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very good food, nice co-workers. Most of the customers are friendly and are not bad people. Overall very good experience.

    Cons

    The manager was extremely mean and did not care at all about your personal interests or well being. Many times was overworked for what i was being paid to do.

    Advice to Management

    Treat your employees better, this will make more stay on.


  2. "Good time bad management"

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    Former Employee - Bagger Cart Guy, and Produce Clerk in Orland Park, IL
    Former Employee - Bagger Cart Guy, and Produce Clerk in Orland Park, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Jewel-Osco part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The people you work with.
    Just about impossible to get fired!
    Easy work for the most part

    Cons

    Managment acts like your their slave.
    If you're stuck doing carts in the winter time then I'm sorry...
    Just being at a grocery store and dealing with customers constantly.

    Advice to Management

    Be more respectful

  3. "Cashier"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Jewel-Osco part-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, some great managers, always busy.

    Cons

    Work every weekend and holiday. Corporate doesnt care much about emoloyees.


  4. "Cashier"

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

    I have been working at Jewel-Osco part-time

    Pros

    They work with you schedule, the managers are great, you learn very good customer service skills.

    Cons

    Sometimes customers can be mean, but you learn how to deal with that stressful situation and you can learn from it.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work with supporting your employees!


  5. "Deli clerk"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Jewel-Osco part-time

    Pros

    More hours than normal for part time

    Cons

    Not enough time to learn job

    Advice to Management

    Give people more time to learn


  6. "Go to College and work at Jewel Osco"

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    Former Employee - Grocery Clerk in Franklin Park, IL
    Former Employee - Grocery Clerk in Franklin Park, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Jewel-Osco part-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    flexible scheduling, Health Insurance (only need to work 12 hr min per week), and your part of a union.

    Cons

    Bigger employee discount would be nice, and seemed like there was always talk about someone buying Jewel Osco.

    Advice to Management

    Nothing


  7. "Fair"

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    Former Employee - Delivery Driver in Spring Grove, IL
    Former Employee - Delivery Driver in Spring Grove, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible hours but have to work weekends

    Cons

    Pay is not career based

    Advice to Management

    None

  8. "Bakery Clerk"

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    • 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!


  9. "Front Desk"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Jewel-Osco part-time

    Pros

    Friendly, Easy and discounts

    Cons

    A lot of responsibility for no benefit for employee, high demands small pay and not always working in your department


  10. "Certified Pharmacy Technician"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Amazing experience, and friendly staff

    Cons

    There are no cons i loved my experience


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