Costco Wholesale

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Really Good Place to Work, but Limited Opportunities for Advancement

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Major Sales Associate in Surrey, BC (Canada)
Current Employee - Major Sales Associate in Surrey, BC (Canada)

I have been working at Costco Wholesale full-time (more than an year)

Pros

- Good Benfits
- Decent Wages
- Good People

Cons

- Bureaucratic
- Limited opportunities for advancement

Advice to ManagementAdvice

None.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great while I was there,but realized there is a life outside of Costco

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Merchandising Supervisor in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Former Employee - Merchandising Supervisor in Calgary, AB (Canada)

    I worked at Costco Wholesale full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Best paying company in the retail industry for uneducated people who want have a decent family income. But both spouses will need to work to keep up with inflation Costco does not increase wages according to inflation.

    Cons

    Very poor retirement savings plan for there employees!!! When they retire they better hope they have a back up plan. Such as rrsp's of at least 20 percent of their yearly income.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Help you employees better plan their retirement. The current plan the company offers is a joke and should be reevaluated to ensure that people will have better options when retiring.

  2. 3 people found this helpful  

    Solid company to work for but not enough focus on their employees and the way they are treated

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Scottsdale, AZ (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Scottsdale, AZ (US)

    I worked at Costco Wholesale part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great base pay and benefits

    Cons

    Not very employee focused- seemed to have unfair treatment

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Have a more transparent review process. Management that is not present in the employee's work day should not conduct the review. Letting a seasonal employee go without notice of whether they are being kept or not (and in the middle of their shift- while they're still on the schedule for the rest of the week) is very unethical.

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