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Trader Joe's Reviews

Updated July 19, 2018
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Trader Joe's Chairman and CEO Dan Bane
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Pros
  • "Everyone that you work with is very nice, great benefits" (in 194 reviews)

  • "Tries to encourage a fun work environment (e" (in 147 reviews)

Cons
  • "Some crew members were little too positive to be true which often made me feel like I was working at a grocery store in Stepford" (in 148 reviews)

  • "This job is physically demanding" (in 88 reviews)

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  1. "Good Job"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Trader Joe's part-time

    Pros

    Good co-workers, enjoyable interactions with customers, work on different things

    Cons

    Schedule- Weekend work is expected unless you are a favorite


  2. "crew member"

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

    I worked at Trader Joe's full-time

    Pros

    flexible for hours. good benefits

    Cons

    can be difficult if you are quiet person.

  3. "Great Job, cool people"

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    Current Employee - Crew Member in Brooklyn, NY
    Current Employee - Crew Member in Brooklyn, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Trader Joe's full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Employees are super chill, free food tastings and flexible hours

    Cons

    Customers are entitled, some Mates are a bit uptight

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up


  4. "Great comapny"

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    Former Employee - Crew Member in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Crew Member in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Trader Joe's part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Pay well, discount, vacation time

    Cons

    Must have full availability


  5. "Part-Time Cashier"

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

    I have been working at Trader Joe's part-time

    Pros

    Great environment
    Amazing, fun staff
    Good pay

    Cons

    Busy weekends
    Lack of Growth


  6. "Crew Member"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Monrovia, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Monrovia, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Trader Joe's part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Joyful, kind and compassionate coworkers. Delicious food. Flexible hours.

    Cons

    Heavy lifting (great for health). Early shifts like (4 am --but you get to leave when the sun is out!). Late shifts (You can the morning and afternoon to yourself!) :)


  7. "Mate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Trader Joe's full-time

    Pros

    Nice People Great Benefits, cant complain

    Cons

    None, I loved working here.

  8. "great"

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

    Pros

    great perfect awesome nice fun

    Cons

    love this place so much

    Advice to Management

    stay cool


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work I swear"

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

    I have been working at Trader Joe's part-time

    Pros

    Good environment, good management, can't complain

    Cons

    Not really any, unless you really hate people.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "crew member"

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    Current Employee - Crew Member in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
    Current Employee - Crew Member in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Trader Joe's part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    time managing, quick work environment, communication with fellow employees,

    Cons

    for the most part the pros out weight the cons. manual labor is one but nothing more than that


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