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OK pay + lazy workers + horrible management = Too Many Headaches

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Former Employee - Department Manager in Baltimore, MD (US)
Former Employee - Department Manager in Baltimore, MD (US)

I worked at Safeway full-time (more than an year)

Pros

The benefits are good. There's a union, but that only benefits people who receive a lot of disciplinary actions.

Cons

Managers consistently try to steal hours from departments (but maybe that's learned from corporate). As far as the bakery is concerned, you have to deal with lazy coworkers, a lot of call-outs, and work not completed. Not a team atmosphere. If you are good at your job, you are expected to pick up the slack for someone who isn't.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Learn how to interview candidates and try to actually hire people who will perform the tasks that you need performed. MANAGE your staff and SOLVE problems or at least try to help solve them.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

1181 Other Employee Reviews for Safeway (View Most Recent)

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  1.  

    Pretty good first job

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    Current Employee - Cashier in Kingman, AZ (US)
    Current Employee - Cashier in Kingman, AZ (US)

    I have been working at Safeway part-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible Schedule
    Allowed me to transfer between different stores while I was in school
    decent pay for the job

    Cons

    None to speak of, really.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Overall, a great company to work for.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Safeway full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    The benefits and work environment are really good.

    Cons

    Ability to climb corporate ladder seems nearly impossible.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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