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Trader Joe's Employee Reviews about "work environment"

Updated Jul 22, 2019

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  • "Crew members do EVERYTHING in the store not just cashier(in 176 reviews)

  • "New "mates" can have some real power issues(in 172 reviews)

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  1. "Great Job! Hard Work."

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    Current Employee - Trader Joe's Crew Member 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great employer that really takes care of you with awesome benefits. Fun work environment and company culture.

    Cons

    This job is labor intensive, and you need to be prepared for the physical work.

    Trader Joe's2019-06-25
  2. "Best part time job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Trader Joe's part-time

    Pros

    Good pay, great work environment

    Cons

    Can not think of any

    Trader Joe's2019-06-18
  3. "Good People"

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      Former Employee - Mate 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at Trader Joe's full-time

      Pros

      Good work environment for all

      Cons

      Company is evolving towards a cookie cutter management style

      Trader Joe's2019-06-22
    • "It is what you make it."

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      Former Employee - Crew Member in Garden City, NY
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at Trader Joe's full-time for more than 3 years

      Pros

      Great crew fun work environment. Lots of free food.

      Cons

      Lazy crew members. Entitled customers and crew members.

      Advice to Management

      Keep your eyes opened and hold people accountable for their actions.

      Trader Joe's2019-06-16
    • "Good"

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      Current Employee - Trader Joe's Crew Member 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

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

      Pros

      Great work environment friendly co workers

      Cons

      Working on weekends is kind hectic

      Trader Joe's2019-04-29
    • "Great team"

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      Current Employee - Crew Member in San Diego, CA
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Trader Joe's part-time for more than 5 years

      Pros

      Great work environment, awesome easy-to-talk-to management, and awesome team dynamic.

      Cons

      Closing shifts are late, often until midnight or a bit later.

      Trader Joe's2019-04-24
    • "Friendly people"

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      Former Employee - Crew Member in Brookline, MA

      I worked at Trader Joe's part-time for more than 3 years

      Pros

      Very friendly people, nice basic work environment. Flexible scheduling.

      Cons

      It can get very busy some times of the year.

      Trader Joe's2019-03-28
    • "Best place I’ve ever worked."

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      Current Employee - Mate in Kansas City, MO
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook

      I have been working at Trader Joe's full-time for more than 3 years

      Pros

      Great paid time off. 3-4 weeks/year for managers. 10% retirement even if I don’t contribute a dime Medical, vision, dental for my family of 7 is 56.00 a paycheck. Great work environment Amazing people A company that is always up for change and making things better for not only the company but the employees

      Cons

      Long hours if you’re in management

      Advice to Management

      Thank you for being the best place I’ve ever worked.

      Trader Joe's2019-03-13
    • Helpful (1)

      "Friendly place to work, but labor is quite intense"

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      Former Employee - Crew in Syracuse, NY
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at Trader Joe's full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      -Friendly co-workers -Food tasting all the time -Customers and clients are amiable -Store management is pretty strong -Management strives to improve work environment/processes -Can take time off as much as you want (but most likely won't get paid if you don't have enough PTOs)

      Cons

      -Not much opportunity to get promoted or rise in rank -Will constantly make you train people and not get additional pay for it -Have to work every weekend (a combination of Saturday and/or Sunday) -Worked every holiday (including Labor Day, Columbus Day, President's Day) with no additional overtime or compensation. -Have to work multiple evening shifts until very late at night. -Working schedule is geared toward...

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      Trader Joe's2019-03-21
    • "It’s the best"

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      Current Employee - Team Member in Orlando, FL
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Trader Joe's full-time for less than a year

      Pros

      Fun work environment Good hours

      Cons

      I have none so okay

      Advice to Management

      Keep it up

      Trader Joe's2019-02-28
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