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Loblaw Companies Reviews

Updated January 16, 2018
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Loblaw Companies Executive Chairman Galen G. Weston
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Pros
  • Good culture and work life balance (in 34 reviews)

  • Good benefits and accommodation at the head office (in 56 reviews)

Cons
  • Very little concern for work/life balance from senior management (in 27 reviews)

  • well less hours for part time employees (in 46 reviews)

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  1. "IT Project Manager Intern"

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    Former Employee - Student in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Student in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Very flexible, fast paced, and nice people

    Cons

    Long commute and expensive food at the office


  2. Helpful (1)

    "BOD's Developer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    You can enhance your ability, analytically and logically.

    Cons

    basically this company is not strict on schedule.

  3. "Great Company."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brampton, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brampton, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Loblaw Companies full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Large company and can move around.

    Cons

    Have to work with a lot of people to get things done.


  4. "gerant eppicierie"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good working experience it teaches you to know every single position. Its helps you learning by doing and working in a team.

    Cons

    For woman its not easy its harder to acquire positions than men. They prefer man over woman in epicierie and fruits.

    Advice to Management

    Pay a little more and help to have more equity in the supermarkets. Its needs more securities sometimes they are very aggressive clients and some under drugs that enter and you don't feel safe.


  5. "Loblaw"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Saskatoon, SK (Canada)
    Former Employee - Cashier in Saskatoon, SK (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Loblaw Companies part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    i love shopping at superstore the people are so helpful and super friendly!

    Cons

    it will take a little time to memorize all of the codes but i will try my best!

    Advice to Management

    i cant really think of any at the moment


  6. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Loblaw Companies full-time

    Pros

    If you express to management your desire to grow in the company, management will help you achieve your goals.

    Cons

    Upper management isnt unionized.
    Benefits could be better.


  7. "lovely"

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    Current Employee - Pricing Coordinator in Edmonton, AB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Pricing Coordinator in Edmonton, AB (Canada)

    I have been working at Loblaw Companies part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    nice company, flexible hours, lovely management

    Cons

    minimum wage pay, no benefits for part-time employees

  8. "part time employee"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Loblaw Companies part-time

    Pros

    Very flexible, friendly and and to get along with

    Cons

    like any other retail job people are always idiots


  9. "Awesome place to work!"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Brampton, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Brampton, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Amazing colleagues and very interesting work.
    10% disount
    Great supportive management.
    Any time you asked for help colleagues and management would jump to assist.
    Flat organisation, empowered colleagues.

    Cons

    Sometimes long hours, but if you’re driven and proud of results, it’s worth it.

    Advice to Management

    Keep listening to colleagues and maintain the good culture.


  10. "One of Canada's best places to work!"

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

    I worked at Loblaw Companies full-time

    Pros

    Loblaw's is truly one of Canada's best places to work. Great employee benefits, educational opportunities, they pride themselves on a safe and secure place to work, a definitive equal opportunity employer.

    Cons

    There were no con's of working at Loblaw's. I should have never left.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work that you do, you care about the well-being of your employees, never let it go!


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