Poor management and organization
Store Clerk/Cashier (Former Employee) – Kelowna, BC – 23 December 2017
The work was fairly easy, you could take your time to complete daily tasks. There are 3 breaks. 2 coffee breaks which are paid, and 1, unpaid, lunch, that gives you lots of time to sit and relax for a few. It's a good job for leaving work at work and not thinking about it while at home.
The biggest problem would be the lack of communication from management to staff. Many days the manager would walk into the office shut the door and spend the day in there. As staff we never knew what was going on until the last minute. The manager does not help with tasks even when we fall behind or need to take breaks. The schedules are done sometimes weeks in advance and other times days before. It is rare to get days off in a row most times they're scattered from week to week. The sechedule is 7 days per week and doesn't rotate weekends off like sometimes management says. The hours aren't bad as it's not too early of a start and closing shifts aren't too late which is a bonus. There is an opportunity for a raise after 1-1.5 years though some employees have gone many many years without one, just keep in mind you will have to ask for one. Starting wage is around $11.50. You won't be included in the union and won't be eligible for a benefits program, if you work 40 hours your contract will be for 32-40 hours so your benefits won't kick in.