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challenging

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Assistant Store Manager  in  Burns, OR (US)
Former Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Burns, OR (US)

Pros

great advancement opportunities, potential to make 6 figures with a bonus as a manager, excellent benefits if you work for a non union store, union stores do not offer as much and the whole benefit package is different

Cons

very stressful, high demands, very "corporate" and all about policy, no grey, all black or white, they say that they are family oriented but when you are salary as a manager or assistant it seems like you can't be sick and your always on call, you cant even shop in the store on your own time without being asked tons of questions so you pretty much have to shop else where

Advice to ManagementAdvice

watch everything you do and follow policy to the tee! Safeway is big on policy which is a good thing but sometimes things are grey, not always black or white but sometimes policy is set aside which can be a bad thing, not always as consistant when it comes to some policies like WIC violations

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Other reviews for Safeway

  1.  

    Overall, a great company to work for.

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

    Pros

    The benefits and work environment are really good.

    Cons

    Ability to climb corporate ladder seems nearly impossible.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Pretty good first job

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

    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
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