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Market Basket Reviews

Updated Aug 16, 2019

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66%
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86%
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Julien Lacourse
126 Ratings
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  • "Expect to work weekends as a part time grocery clerk(in 16 reviews)

  • "Many full time employees struggle with work life balance as it is a 6 day work week for them(in 13 reviews)

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  1. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Crew Member 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Market Basket part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good place to interact with people.

    Cons

    There is no cons working there.

    Advice to Management

    Good

    Market Basket2019-08-10
  2. "Management"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Market Basket part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Very good with hours, and good customer service.

    Cons

    Sometimes employees are a little unorganized.

    Advice to Management

    Stay organized and know what’s going on at all times.

    Market Basket2019-08-04
  3. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Grocery Clerk in Methuen, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Market Basket part-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    -Depending on management, the environment is conducive to hard work and efficiency. -One of the only employers who offers regular part time bonuses.

    Cons

    -There are a lot of employees of different skill sets and attitudes, and sometimes shifts are shared with unmotivated employees. -Management are on call for emergencies at all times.

    Market Basket2019-08-03
  4. "Ok starting position"

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    Former Employee - Grocery Clerk in Tewksbury, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Market Basket part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    -Good starting job -Flexible weekday hours -Reasonable working conditions

    Cons

    -Not a lot of flexibility on weekend hours -Coordination could be surprisingly poor -Managers could be rather inflexible -Low pay

    Market Basket2019-08-16
  5. "Great Place To Work"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Bridge City, TX

    I worked at Market Basket part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Very family oriented, care about their customers

    Cons

    started at 7.50 hour didn't get raise till the following year

    Advice to Management

    more pay raises

    Market Basket2019-08-01
  6. "McDonald's Pays More"

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    Former Employee - Dairy Clerk 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Market Basket part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    friendly co-workers easy work holiday bonus I already put five words so here is ten more.

    Cons

    poor management practices bad pay no room to advance

    Advice to Management

    take a business class

    Market Basket2019-08-14
  7. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Kitchen 

    I worked at Market Basket part-time

    Pros

    Enjoyed helping all the customer

    Cons

    did not enjoy some Co-workers

    Advice to Management

    keep up good work

    Market Basket2019-07-03
  8. "Great company to work part time for"

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    Current Employee - Grocery Clerk 

    I have been working at Market Basket part-time

    Pros

    They are flexible with schedules

    Cons

    Expect to work weekends as a part time grocery clerk

    Market Basket2019-06-18
  9. "Very flexible!"

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    Current Employee - Bakery Clerk 
    Recommends

    I have been working at Market Basket part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Flexible and understanding of part time workers' schedules. Great job for high school/college kids to make easy money and gain work experience.

    Cons

    Long hours and having to work on the weekends

    Market Basket2019-06-17
  10. Helpful (1)

    "Assistant to the manager"

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    Current Employee - Front End Assistant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Market Basket part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Bonuses, occasionally good management

    Cons

    Upper management is rude, unfriendly, abuse their power, belittles associates and managers under them. Being a front end assistant is doing a majority of the front end managers job for part time pay.

    Advice to Management

    Become more friendly, interact with all associates

    Market Basket2019-06-14
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