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Updated March 28, 2017
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  • It takes years to become full time (in 352 reviews)

  • They hire a lot of part-time people which makes getting hours tougher (in 195 reviews)

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  1. "clerk"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    opportunity to move up quick.

    Cons

    Down side is that it is in retail.


  2. "Good job"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Former Employee - Cashier in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fast pace, Fun atmosphere and killer sandwiches

    Cons

    Close communication. Hierarchy of management


  3. "Great benefits"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Bakery Manager in Jacksonville, FL
    Former Employee - Bakery Manager in Jacksonville, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits and room for advancement.

    Cons

    You are always "on call" due to stores being short handed.

    Advice to Management

    Hire more people.


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  5. "Stock Clerk"

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

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

    Pros

    Helpful management, associate friendly

    Cons

    unpredictable schedule, expect to give 130% to make up for understaffing

    Advice to Management

    Hire more people


  6. "Publix customer service"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Publix Customer Service Staff
    Current Employee - Publix Customer Service Staff
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Publix part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great opportunities to grow and learn.

    Cons

    Dealing with customers with EBT and WIC which are rude.

    Advice to Management

    Managers need to put more people on the schedule .


  7. "Wonderful"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Stock Clerk in Tampa, FL
    Former Employee - Stock Clerk in Tampa, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Publix part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule and upward mobility

    Cons

    Some managers can be overly demanding

    Advice to Management

    For the most part keep up the good work. Interact with your employees and listen to your ideas.


  8. "Meh"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Publix part-time

    Pros

    Nice people but lack any realistic mindsets

    Cons

    Hard to move up or get full time


  9. "cashier and bagger"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    fellow employees are kind,if you ever get to talk to them.

    Cons

    management is demanding and aggressive
    they will do anything to save a penny including never giving raises.
    .

    Advice to Management

    quit being so critical of every move an employee makes.
    quit being so demeaning and critical.


  10. "Great"

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

    I have been working at Publix part-time

    Pros

    I Love the people I work with

    Cons

    Some management could be improved upon


  11. "Part time experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Publix part-time

    Pros

    I enjoyed getting to know some of the people I worked with during my time

    Cons

    Doesn't pay a living wage, which admittedly I didn't need part time, but for someone who only works at Publix this might matter



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