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Updated January 22, 2018
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Publix CEO Todd Jones
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Pros
  • Employee owned with great benefits (in 513 reviews)

  • Extremely good company with good benefits (in 280 reviews)

Cons
  • You don't get benefits unless you're full time (in 438 reviews)

  • Over 56% of Publix employees are part-time aka no benefits (in 236 reviews)

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  1. "Great benefits, great people, great culture."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The culture is contagious. If you put in your time and effort, you will be rewarded. The benefits are decent and the employee stock program is awesome.

    Cons

    Not any that I can think of. Of course, every job has it's ups and downs. How you deal with it makes a big difference.

    Advice to Management

    Keep showing your employees that you care about them as people, not just associates. That makes a world of difference.


  2. "Cashier"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Publix part-time

    Pros

    Easy, stress free, depends on management

    Cons

    Sometimes bad management, bad scheduling

  3. "Bagger and customer service rep"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Publix part-time

    Pros

    Nice staff and great work environment

    Cons

    Excessive customer service, gets annoying


  4. "Stocking and rotating items"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Publix part-time

    Pros

    Great benefits and discount programs

    Cons

    Customers complaining about empty items including specials


  5. "One Of The Best Companies To Work For In The Nation"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Produce Clerk
    Current Employee - Produce Clerk
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent Benefits, Great Retirement Plan, Company Stock, Tuition Reimbursement, Steady Income, Decent Starting Pay, Superb Pay When In Management, Fellow Associates, Helping Others, Ability To Relocate, Ability to Move Around Different Departments

    Cons

    Long Hours For Management (Can Be Good Or Bad)

    Advice to Management

    Be patient with new associates, teach, lead and help them advance. Share your experience with them and never stop teaching.


  6. "Front Service Clerk"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Publix part-time

    Pros

    Great work relationships with people
    Good pay

    Cons

    Long hours
    Baggers are over worked because they do everything

    Advice to Management

    Don't keep telling people to get carts 24/7 and don't over work your baggers


  7. "Front Service Clerk"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Publix part-time

    Pros

    Everyone is very friendly and supportive to one another.

    Cons

    I have no cons while at Publix.

  8. "Publix For The Future"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Front Service Clerk in Mount Juliet, TN
    Current Employee - Front Service Clerk in Mount Juliet, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Incredible long term benefits, kind workplace, simple tasks, and impeccable training

    Cons

    Customer service job, limited locations,

    Advice to Management

    None of note


  9. "stock clerk"

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

    I worked at Publix part-time

    Pros

    good environment, friendly customers, benefits

    Cons

    bad management, poor pay, crazy hours

    Advice to Management

    treat employees better


  10. "Great Company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cashier in Oviedo, FL
    Current Employee - Cashier in Oviedo, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits, able to grow within, stock

    Cons

    Management varies from store to store

    Advice to Management

    None


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