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Jewel-Osco Reviews

Updated September 19, 2017
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  • If you are full time they can transfer you anywhere (in 44 reviews)

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

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  1. "Cashier"

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    • Senior Management
    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!


  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. "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


  5. "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


  6. "good work life balance"

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    Current Employee - Service Desk in West Dundee, IL
    Current Employee - Service Desk in West Dundee, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Jewel-Osco full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    -Good work life balance
    -Flexible schedules

    Cons

    -Pay is low to begin with, and goes up slowly


  7. "A CLEANUP MAN IN A DIRTY WORLD"

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    Current Employee - Janitorial Maintenance in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Janitorial Maintenance in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Discounts on any food items, possibilities for training and advancement.

    Cons

    All locations are not equipped with adequate work tools.

  8. "Good place for hs students"

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

    I worked at Jewel-Osco part-time

    Pros

    Builds character and responsibilities

    Cons

    Dealing with people can be unpleasant at times.


  9. "Assistant Store Director"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good things coming with the new leaderhip

    Cons

    long days and hours for managment


  10. "pharmacy tech"

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    Former Employee - Pharmacy Technician in Villa Park, IL
    Former Employee - Pharmacy Technician in Villa Park, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Jewel-Osco part-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    working with the public and good working environment.

    Cons

    working holidays and week ends

    Advice to Management

    appreciation goes a long way


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