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Friendly staff and excellent working conditions
Professional Warehouse Demonstrator (Former Employee), Vaughan, ONJuly 6, 2014
Management and staff are always willing to lend a helping hand and are very friendly. Excellent experience.
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OK
PM Merch (Former Employee), Courtenay, BCJune 25, 2014
Not a bad place to work, if you a young person wanting to move up it would be a great job
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Good wage, local work, weekends off.
Night Merchandising (Former Employee), Abbotsford, BCJune 23, 2014
Pros: weekends off, christmas bonus'
Cons: lay offs constantly due to lack of work
Residential rough ins, fast paced days.
CO workers cliquey and hard to get into the group.
Hardest part of the job, co workers.
Weekends off big +
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Handing out samples as a demonstrater
demonstrater (Former Employee), Ottawa, ONJune 20, 2014
Pros: work in a great environment with great people
Cons: standing lots
Hi Everyone!!!

My name is Charlie Lapointe I am 26 years old and I was born and raised in Ottawa,Ontario I love to work in a fast paced Environment and I love to make new friend's and I have done sales basicly my whole life I started selling candy bars since the age of 11 years old I have learned to use fluent english I am great on the phone and I – more... also learned how to talk to a client and convince him to buy the product I would be selling I get along with other people I hate working alone I am very outgoing and kind spirit I think the Hardest part of trying to sell anything if it's on the phone or it's going door to door sales is convincing the client to try and sell them something you need to learn how to speak to a client and don't take No the first time keep trying to get that client the most enjoyable part of sales is you meet different people and make a strong sense of the job. – less
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Fast paced Enviroment
Customer Service Representative (Former Employee), Ottawa, ONJune 19, 2014
Pros: great pay and incentives, they treat employees well
Cons: hours, long days standing and also weekends and evenings.
- cashier
- runner
- box items
- count till
- hardest part was staying calm at rude customers
- some customers make it all worth it when they are happy
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Great place of employment, decided to pursue Electrical.
Maintenance Staff (Former Employee), Saint John, NBJune 15, 2014
Costco was a great place to work, they were helpful with working around my schedule, giving me reasonable hours and job security was good. I decided to leave so I could start looking for work in the Electrical field.
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overall, a great place to work
Vault Clerk (Current Employee), Edmonton, ABJune 10, 2014
Pros: great management, friendly environment, good wages/benefits
Cons: shift work, customer service
The managers are friendly and helpful, the employees are like a family, the wages and benefits are great, and on occasion they give us free food to reward a job well done. The only downsides are that you're working in customer service - so dealing with dumb people is a regular thing - and doing shift work, which makes maintaining a social life somewhat – more... difficult. – less
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Front End Assistant (Former Employee), Edmonton, ABJune 6, 2014
Poor management
Not safe to approach managers as they reprimand instead of guiding

Poor atmosphere do to poor management

Excessive workload

Underpaid staff

They caused me to have a hernia
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Productive and fun place to work.
Food Demonstrator (Former Employee), Mississauga, ONJune 6, 2014
Great place to work, friendly employees.

I enjoyed meeting people every day and offering them
the products to test.
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Here co-workers and management keeps confidence and belief in you that what I am doing would be correct. This motivated me to give my 100%.
Merchandiser (Current Employee), Courtenay, BCJune 3, 2014
Excellent place to work at.
Here co-workers and management keeps confidence and belief in you that what I am doing would be correct. This motivated me to give my 100%.
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Customer service focused
Front End Clerk, Packing (Former Employee), Richmond Hill , OntarioJune 3, 2014
Customer service and item return to shelves.
Position provided lots of interaction with customers and co workers.
Position was seasonal part time for the christmas holidays.
Very busy environment and requires multi tasking to be able to service the customers.
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Okay workplace , strict front end manager
Cashier (Current Employee), Calgary ABJune 3, 2014
Pros: free membership
Cons: bad hours, rules that restrict the efficiency of company
most of the employees and superiors are great to work with but some of the mangers are lacking common sense in providing a positive customer experience and more of following strict rules that the Costco wear house outlined. Hours that you ask for are never given they will example you ask for mornings hours they give you that for 3 days then put you – more... back into a graveyard shift and your schedule is all over the place sometimes you have different working hours and days off – less
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Productive, warehouse environment
Deli Clerk, Door Greeter, Food Court Attendant (Current Employee), Moncton, NBJune 2, 2014
Deli Clerk:
- Fresh food preparation
- Cleaning
- Closing department
- Packaged product

Food Court Attendant:
- Served food
- Cashier

Door Greater:
- Welcome members
- Sign receipts
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really good place to work. very friendly staff and managers
Cashier/Sales Associate (Former Employee), Edmonton, ABJune 1, 2014
Pros: snacks are very cheap for the workers
I learned lots of things in Costco, how to manage lots of customers at onetime. all the members are from different countries and we enjoy talking to each other. the job is not difficult at all.
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Productive and friendly work environment
Front End Assistant (Current Employee), Abbotsford,BCMay 27, 2014
A typical day at work is busy and involves a lot of customer interaction. It definitely teaches you how to work in a dynamic environment with ever changing customer needs. The management seems to be efficient coming in with great experience.

The hardest part is sometimes tiredness and boredom and the most enjoyable part is a friendly and productive – more... work environment. – less
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Experienced with Member communication and be positive at work place no matter what happen.
STOCKER (Former Employee), MISSISSAUGA, ONMay 26, 2014
Pros: ya of course they were putting period and period cakes or fruits and even goodies ( chips, pop, ....)
Cons: -
working in COSTCO was great opportunity to get experience in work place, great people I worked with and wonderful hours.

I learned how to deal with members in business path, and also I got a good communication skills.

Management were amazing, they tough me different things, like; teaching me how to do work right in first place and to now the different – more... between item and item.

the hardest was when I had to work in the early morning, in the cold to wait the bus, the first week was hard but then i used to it and I liked more than the evening time.

The most enjoyable was, when I used to help different department, includes Cashier, Meat, RC, and also working late at night was more than amazing to me. – less
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busy
Deli Assistant (Former Employee), Okotoks, ABMay 20, 2014
busy preparing and packaging food,inventory, helping customers and cleaning
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Front-End Cashier and Assistant (Current Employee), Woodbridge, ONMay 19, 2014
Pros: good salary for a part time job as a student.
Cons: will often be on stand by and called in. not guaranteed consistant amount of hours each week.
It is a fast paced busy environment to work in. As a cashier you have to be work quickly and be as efficient as possible. You must have good communication and customer service skills when dealing with customers. The coworkers are great to work with and everyone is friendly and optimistic, which makes the job enjoyable. Managers are understanding and – more... easy to talk to if you need any assistance. Hours are quite flexible and very week to week. – less
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Excellent Co-workers in a Productive Workplace
MERCHANDIZING ASSOCIATE (Former Employee), East Gwillimbury, OntarioMay 13, 2014
Pros: excellent co-workers.
Cons: a lot of physical labour
I have made a lot of friends out of my co-workers and I have definitely enjoyed my time at Costco. The job I currently have, however, requires a lot of physical labour which is not always ideal. I also do not currently hold a full-time position at Costco and this experience will not help me further my career as I am looking to eventually get a job in – more... social working. I would love a job which involves a lot more interaction with customers. – less
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Amazing job for me at the time
Clerical Assistant and merchandiser (Former Employee), MontrĂ©al, QCMay 12, 2014
Very fun, only problem I had was that it was a contract job. I was told that the manager loved me and will call me back but he never did. Sucked but I didnt give up and found a new job.

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