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H E B Reviews

Updated 3 March 2015
Updated 3 March 2015
693 Reviews
4.1
693 Reviews
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H E B Chairman and CEO Charles C. Butt
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Flexible schedule; department heads work with your school schedule (in 56 reviews)

  • Great benefits and excellent opportunity to advance for those who want it (in 36 reviews)


Cons
  • Random schedules make it hard to have a work life balance (in 19 reviews)

  • I was hired as a part time employee but always get full time hours (in 22 reviews)

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  1.  

    what all do i need to do to transfer to another heb.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at H E B

    Pros

    Its a very easy job to do.

    Cons

    Poor hours and bad management

  2.  

    BEST RETAIL COMPANY TO WORK FOR!!!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Cross Functional Partner in McAllen, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Cross Functional Partner in McAllen, TX (US)

    I have been working at H E B part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    awesome hours and pay, it's up to you on how fast you want to move up

    Cons

    favoritism is one con that is in my store, but isn't that with any job?

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good for College Kids

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - HEB Cashier
    Former Employee - HEB Cashier

    I worked at H E B

    Pros

    Very flexible schedules, paid weekly, health insurance for part time employees

    Cons

    The company only hires cashiers at part time and it is seemingly impossible to move into a full time position.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Great company. Very focus on growth and operates very lean.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at H E B

    Pros

    Great culture. They do a lot of promote within.

    Cons

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    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Hard work but worth it

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Cook in San Antonio, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Cook in San Antonio, TX (US)

    I have been working at H E B part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    A great place to work if you're looking for something part time, though if looking to get your foot in the door to work your way up you better be prepared to work hard for it. Coworkers treat each other like part of a large family, most customers are great to work with, with a few exceptional customers that really make the work day better.

    Cons

    The family atmosphere you cultivate with your coworkers can lead to coworkers bickering like family members. Unfortunately favoritism runs rampant in all departments and can make it incredibly difficult to have any necessary changes made.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management needs to learn to be more assertive without being condescending. Favoritism is also a major issue amongst all departments unfortunately.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Been there for 5 years, good jon

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Checker
    Current Employee - Checker

    I have been working at H E B

    Pros

    Flexible scheduling, competitive pay, good people

    Cons

    You have to work when everyone else is off, including holidays.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't forget what it's like being in the trenches.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Working with this company is satisfying for many reasons one would be the benefits.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Pereshible Representative in Austin, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Pereshible Representative in Austin, TX (US)

    I have been working at H E B

    Pros

    Get pay every thursday manegers are nice. Work with my school schedule. And a raise every 6months.

    Cons

    It's Hard to find what the cons arare. But im sure there are some i just don't remember right now. I'll Update when i do.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great place to learn but work/life balance is tough

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at H E B full-time

    Pros

    Strong benefits, lots of innovation, great brand recognition, company strives to be a good corporate citizen

    Cons

    The demand on your personal time can be tremendous. The desire to beat the competition while cutting expenditures made it tough on staff. Some departments lived the H-E-B culture the company promotes, while other departments were almost toxic in nature.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    No leader should be untouchable no matter what money they generate or "smarts" they bring. Coach all to be consistent with the H-E-B culture so that retaining good employees is more important than making the next new widget.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Its was a great company to work in, learned a lot and great partners.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Palmhurst, TX (US)
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Palmhurst, TX (US)

    I worked at H E B full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    great company good pay many different positions to move up. great work environment if you love giving great costumer service and working hard apply.

    Cons

    never a set schedule ,you could be the greatest employee and management wouldn't notice unless a partner tells them. hard to move up the ladder if management doesn't know or like you even though they berly know you or talk to you. besides that a great company to work in.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give everyone a chance don't judge a book by its cover keep a small line in between a management and regular partners and don't take sides, find out the problem and fix it. That way we partners take a stand together to build the greatest retailing company.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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