Stop & Shop

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Stop & Shop Reviews

Updated 19 November 2014
Updated 19 November 2014
392 Reviews
2.8
392 Reviews
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Stop & Shop President & CEO Carl Schlicker
Carl Schlicker
132 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • 15 hours minimum for Part-Time employees, 40 regular hours for Full-Time employees (in 31 reviews)

  • Flexible hours to work around school or another job (in 24 reviews)


Cons
  • full time workers are transferred when the mangers or higher ups decide (in 27 reviews)

  • they don't have hours for the part time workers, they work less then 30 hours a week (in 18 reviews)

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  1.  

    Part-TIme Cashier

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Front End Cashier in Ridgewood, NJ (US)
    Former Employee - Front End Cashier in Ridgewood, NJ (US)

    I worked at Stop & Shop part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    You are given a flexible schedule

    Cons

    You are given an inadequate compensation for your hard work

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

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    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  2.  

    Very good work environment for a part time job

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Deli Clerk in Woburn, MA (US)
    Current Employee - Deli Clerk in Woburn, MA (US)

    I have been working at Stop & Shop part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    The managers are nice from around the entire store. I had an issue with a coworker and the managers were very quick to respond. The schedule is very flexible so long as you have it written a week before.

    Cons

    They are Union and that means not much pay raises trickle in unless the union agrees. Also their full timers are considered supervisors so it muddles the roles sometimes

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Clarify the role differences between a manager and a full time employee.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    A great company to work for with a lot of opportunities

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Grocery Manager in Revere, MA (US)
    Current Employee - Grocery Manager in Revere, MA (US)

    I have been working at Stop & Shop full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Excellent pay and benefits for full time and department head positions. If you are willing to work hard and prove yourself you can move up and do very well.

    Cons

    this company is a bit too top heavy, and dosnt always give the store level associates the help and resources they need to get the job done effectively.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    train and develop more of your people, we loose more good help because we dont always take care of our people.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    its awesome

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Cashier in Brooklyn, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Cashier in Brooklyn, NY (US)

    I have been working at Stop & Shop part-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    you get free snacks.

    and discount

    Cons

    not a lot of discount

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    do not come late

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    A great place to grow.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in Newark, NJ (US)
    Current Employee - Manager in Newark, NJ (US)

    I have been working at Stop & Shop as a contractor (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Benefits are on par with other companies. There is always room to develop both personally and your team. Associate discount and gas rewards.

    Cons

    Some of the contracts with the collective bargaining units are archaic and do not allow a qualified person to move past someone who has more seniority. There are many inflexible and unqualified people advanced who in other companies would be demoted, but there stay in position.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Use ROI everytime you come up with a new plan.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Good

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Methuen, MA (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Methuen, MA (US)

    I have been working at Stop & Shop part-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Near to my home and having worked similar setting, so I know the work

    Cons

    Do a good job, my previous experience working in Market Basket

    Recommends
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Blind leading blind

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Store Manager in New York, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Store Manager in New York, NY (US)

    I have been working at Stop & Shop full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Pay, bonus, generally co-workers, benefits and pto

    Cons

    Completely unrealistic labor structure yet no one speaks up to the higher ups. Everyone just moves hours around in order to meet "fix" numbers, wasting tons of time. Way too much time wasted on paperwork, filling out charts, clipboards etc. We literally leave things empty and have lines due to filling out worthless paperwork yet we preach productivity. Everyone passes the blame above store level when it comes to serious issues. Travel pay is not based geographically which is asinine. I could go on and on but the company won't listen anyways and I'll continue to take home my six figure salary so to preach managements motto- it is what it is

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hold someone accountable for the complete downfall these past year. It's obvious fix isn't working stop continuing to drive down the company

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9.  

    Framingham stop and shop o c c

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Bagger in Framingham, MA (US)
    Current Employee - Bagger in Framingham, MA (US)

    I have been working at Stop & Shop part-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    good people but sometimes stress can be a factor in the way when I left Price chopper I was a cashier at the time I was there and afterwards I applied to become a cashier for the Framingham stop and shop but I found out it never happened I ended up bagging and repeating the same for over 14 strange years with no promotion and no move up in the company because of management changes this it what's holding me back I need to change my line of work badly

    Cons

    I have been a great person I have no real honest complaints from the previous management they were great and I was their top guy the only real issue I really truly have is the upstairs break room is that's needs sever cleaning every morning because when I go up stairs to relax and eat something before I go on the floor it's always a giant mess and I have to eat outside because it's very nasty and I wouldn't be surprised to see the board of health close the store because of this type of issue in this case someone needs to get on this I mean every morning thank you

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    like II said before the upstairs break room needs more attention to be cleaned every morning that is all because it just can't be left for someone else to go after that is all

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  10.  

    good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Cashier in Amityville, NY (US)
    Former Employee - Cashier in Amityville, NY (US)

    I worked at Stop & Shop part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    great with the hours if you need certain hours . if they can give you the hours you need.

    Cons

    i feel that the mangerment need to be more rounded to all associates not just some. they should care about all the workers

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    should keep an eye on associates but as well keep a eye on mangers.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    great

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Stop & Shop

    Pros

    Amazing people, customers and co workers

    Cons

    lots of work with little help

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