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Safeway Reviews

Updated February 21, 2017
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  • On salary, expect little work life balance (in 86 reviews)

  • Upper management lack professional experience (in 105 reviews)

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  1. "Great learning experience"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cake Decorator in Ephrata, WA
    Current Employee - Cake Decorator in Ephrata, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Safeway full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very flexible with your schedule. Good place to move upward towards management. Great place to recieve a variety of experience. Great benefits.

    Cons

    Company is greedy with hours. Overtime is frowned upon. Expects alot from you, but hardwork always shows.

    Advice to Management

    Show appreciation more


  2. "good job"

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

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

    Pros

    friendly environment to work in

    Cons

    standing long hours is not fun


  3. "stocker"

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

    Pros

    fun, flexible, easy, co workers was nice, customers were friendly

    Cons

    Long hours, communications with managers


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  5. "review"

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

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

    Pros

    very stable environment prior to merger

    Cons

    Albertsons merger has changed the culture of the company


  6. "food clerk"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Journeyman Food Clerk in Rocklin, CA
    Current Employee - Journeyman Food Clerk in Rocklin, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Safeway part-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    good pay and retirement, also if you attend school they will work around your school schedule

    Cons

    have to work any kind of hours and holidays

    Advice to Management

    none


  7. "Assistant"

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

    I have been working at Safeway as a contractor

    Pros

    Friendly employees, happy work environment.

    Cons

    A long commute may be a problem.


  8. "great"

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

    I have been working at Safeway full-time

    Pros

    they are very competitive with pay

    Cons

    hours can be cut to meet labor

    Advice to Management

    none


  9. "Hard Work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - China Express Supervisor in Anacortes, WA
    Current Employee - China Express Supervisor in Anacortes, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work hard and show You can Move up Quickly

    Cons

    Theres Drama but you have to keep yourself out of it.

    Advice to Management

    Acknowledge your employees and thank them and reward them.


  10. "sucks"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Safeway full-time

    Pros

    good pay and benefits only

    Cons

    crappy management from the top down

    Advice to Management

    find your heart - stop managing via a dictatorship - figure out how to be a coach and a mentor


  11. "Helper clerk"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Helper Clerk in Omak, WA
    Current Employee - Helper Clerk in Omak, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Safeway full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Not bad pay or benifits and the checks are always no time and they work with you to get your vacation with out trouble

    Cons

    Sometimes over worked and not the best comunication department heads should talk to there workes not just tell them what to do or leave all there work for them to do

    Advice to Management

    Talk to the little people they do have good ideas



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