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Harris Teeter Reviews

Updated 11 November 2014
Updated 11 November 2014
450 Reviews
3.2
450 Reviews
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Harris Teeter CEO, Kroger Rodney McMullen
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28 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • bonus checks are great, very family friendly, good training (in 38 reviews)

  • I had a great time working with everyone except any of the customer service managers (in 35 reviews)


Cons
  • poor communication within the store management to their employees (in 29 reviews)

  • Customer service micro-manages the front-end employees down to their bathroom breaks (in 26 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Baker

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Fresh Foods/Deli-Bakery Customer Service Clerk in Charleston, SC (US)
    Former Employee - Fresh Foods/Deli-Bakery Customer Service Clerk in Charleston, SC (US)

    I worked at Harris Teeter part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Clean, Organized store, the managers are helpful. The customers are easier in a upscale facility. The wide variety of everything they offer is amazing and it is easy to help customers find what they are looking for.

    Cons

    Scheduling requirements and constantly cutting workers hours weekly to meet those requirements. Competitive wages for grocery stores, but still isn't very much money.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Good Experience

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

    I have been working at Harris Teeter part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Good work hours, great pay for me, works with your availability. Not too much stress. My store is great to me. Management in my store is kind.

    Cons

    Biggest, being understaffed often, especially on weekends. I sometimes don't like the on-calls.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't be too cheap. My store has a high turnover rate, so try to retain employees. Try to higher college folks and beyond. Some high school kids are somewhat lazy to work hard.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good 1st job

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

    I have been working at Harris Teeter full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Management is nice, good about giving your requested time off. They work around my college schedule.

    Cons

    Managers don't respond to your request can make for difficult situations with customers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Schedule more front end management to help the cashiers. And hire baggers if you want us to go faster.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    as retail goes they are one of the best to work for.

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

    I have been working at Harris Teeter (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    flexible schedules ,they invest a lot in there people!

    Cons

    flexible schedules , its retail !

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Pleasant and relaxing

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

    I have been working at Harris Teeter part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    The store I work at has a very relaxed environment, friendly staff that I can call my friends and almost like family. All wonderful people, except for one crazy annoying guy. Decent start pay for high schoolers and college kids with half year bonuses depending on how well your store does over all which is pretty cool.

    Cons

    Seems a bit hard to progress up the ladder, seems like it's more about who you know as well as work preformance. So for hard working introverts, it will be hard.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Honestly nothing bad to say. Except at times I've had a manager come across condescending which pissed me off.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Great Workplace

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Cashier in Alexandria, VA (US)
    Current Employee - Cashier in Alexandria, VA (US)

    I have been working at Harris Teeter part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Benefits Pay Rate Great Co Workers

    Cons

    Only Thing I Would Say Is Hours

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need More Hours

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Produce clerk

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Produce Clerk in Herndon, VA (US)
    Current Employee - Produce Clerk in Herndon, VA (US)

    I have been working at Harris Teeter full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Bonuses every six month good benifits

    Cons

    Very busy too much work, not enough people

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire more people

  9.  

    Pick your department wisely

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC (US)

    I have been working at Harris Teeter part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, good company overall with great benefits for full time. Part time benefits after 60-90 days but only dental and vision which doesn't work for someone with children or seeking more.

    Cons

    Benefits are not great for part time, once hired, you see how disorganized they really are (depending on your store). Not enough employees therefore managers are overworked and stressed constantly. Management says there is room to move up but they know it won't happen, very disappointment for someone looking to grow with company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't give false hope in interviews and if someone tells you the department or area they are better in, placing them elsewhere may not ever be the right fit. Maybe be ok to keep looking for suitable candidates. Offer more advancement to employees within that show interest in moving up

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Seek employment elsewhere

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Grocery Manager
    Former Employee - Grocery Manager

    I worked at Harris Teeter full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Above average pay scale, got paid weekly

    Cons

    Long hours, audits, co-workers, management, expectations

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire people, you can't do everything with a crew of 3

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Not my cup of tea

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Harris Teeter Cashier in Charlotte, NC (US)
    Former Employee - Harris Teeter Cashier in Charlotte, NC (US)

    I worked at Harris Teeter part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    They have pretty good benefits and they are very thorough with customer service. They provided quick and easy training that made you feel prepared for the job

    Cons

    Not many cons. It really varies from store to store. I guess my only con is that they don't actually fire you, they just stop putting you on schedule without much of an explanation

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

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