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Shaw's Reviews

Updated September 17, 2017
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Pros
  • Easy Part-time job, flexible hours, understanding administration in particular departments (in 30 reviews)

  • Flexible scheduling with supervisor (in 26 reviews)

Cons
  • low pay, no benefits, hard to move up to management (in 20 reviews)

  • Will do anything to prevent taking full time employees so they don't give benefits (in 17 reviews)

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  1. "Management"

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    Former Employee - Unemployed in Farmingdale, ME
    Former Employee - Unemployed in Farmingdale, ME
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Shaw's part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Customers were great. Environment was awesome

    Cons

    Management were not very good. The scheduling was very different. Management talked to you outside of office

    Advice to Management

    Take a refresher course on customer service. Most days when you talk to your cashiers especially on express lanes, you go


  2. "Dept manager"

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    Current Employee - Department Manager in Worcester, MA
    Current Employee - Department Manager in Worcester, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Shaw's full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Other managers are mostly good to work with

    Cons

    Low pay, excessive pressure and demands
    Not enough help
    Many employees are not motivated

    Advice to Management

    Pay raises to managers

  3. "Shaws deli clerk"

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

    I have been working at Shaw's full-time

    Pros

    None when compared to any other company in this field

    Cons

    More or less everything when compared to any other company in this field


  4. "Horrible place to work"

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    Former Employee - Deli Clerk in Randolph, MA
    Former Employee - Deli Clerk in Randolph, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Shaw's part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Had a good customer every now and then

    Cons

    Pay doesn't match the work, very rude customers, management sucks, not enough staff, the deli in Randolph is very disgusting, ect

    Advice to Management

    Complete overhaul from the top to the bottom, stop hiring just anybody, do a real drug test you've got straight up herion addicts cooking chicken for christ sake


  5. "Would not work here again"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Shaw's full-time

    Pros

    I did not like working here at all

    Cons

    Bad management, not responsive to employees


  6. "It was an amazing job to have"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great people. Very concerning

    Cons

    Need more hours , payed break, a work discount


  7. "Cashier"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Shaw's part-time

    Pros

    There was a lot of flexibility when it came to choosing your hours. If you are a student they work with you to fit around school breaks and summer vacations.

    Cons

    There were never enough people working. People would call out, quit without notice, or there would just be scheduling problems.

  8. "good place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Shaw's full-time

    Pros

    Fun staff, easy job, good benefits

    Cons

    long hours and not enough staff


  9. "Shaws"

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

    Pros

    Good hours and good co workers

    Cons

    Bad pay and bad hours

    Advice to Management

    Better pay


  10. "If you want a future in retail"

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

    I have been working at Shaw's part-time

    Pros

    Produce department offers the most flexible hours than Customer Service department, great benefits

    Cons

    Rude employees, terrible management, hours cut from time to time, etc.


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