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Amazing workplace for students
Front End Assistant (Current Employee), Ottawa, ONJanuary 14, 2014
Pros: free membership
Cons: physical aspect
Awesome company to work for. Great opportunities and awesome people to work with.
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great first job
Truck Driver/Bus Operator (Current Employee), Langley, BCJanuary 6, 2014
Pros: stability
Cons: no bonuses
Worked in a pro-warehouse environment,good pay,good references.Worked with many different cultures and ages under pressure.forklift and EPJ licence was obtained.Loved working with the management team and all the workers.
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Productive work place,
Customer Service (Current Employee), Pointe-Claire, QCJanuary 6, 2014
Pros: good salary, amazing co-workers
Cons: long hours, late night shifts, pressure, stress
Learned a lot! Highly effective co workers, Good Salary, Long hours, Fun place, Remarkable people, Too many late shifts.
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Fun workplace envrionment
Stocker (Current Employee), Greater Sudbury, ONDecember 26, 2013
Everybody is friendly, helpful and fun to work with. The casual dress attire makes it comfortable to work as well.
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Customer Service Representative (Former Employee), Calgary, ABDecember 19, 2013
a typical day at work
what you learned
management
your co-workers
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Great workplace.
Merchandising (Current Employee), Richmond Hill, ONNovember 19, 2013
Pros: good pay rate, barbecue/picnic events
Cons: late closing hours
They value education that they comply with the schedule of the student part-time workers. They give cross training time to time for employees to be able to experience and learn in different departments. The managers are nice and approachable. Everybody gets along and very friendly with each other.
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Good company to work for
Merchandiser/Stocker (Former Employee), Edmonton, AlbertaNovember 17, 2013
Pros: extra 4.00 an hour on sundays
Cons: terrible shift
Costco was a good company to work for. When I was hired I took on the shift that ran anywhere between 4:15 and 12:00pm. It was difficult for me to get there at those times since busses were not running. I approached my manager and she was not very helpful. The hardest part about the job was the hours. Best part was all the great people.
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Jewelery Counter
Customer Service (Former Employee), Coquitlam, BCNovember 12, 2013
Pros: got to talk to alot of different people.
Cons: only part time, needed to find full time work.
Was responsible for the jewelry counter. Showing jewelry to customers, greeting customers as they come in the store. This job was only a stepping stone and needed to have an income. It is a great place to work but not for someone that enjoys working in an office.
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Excellent oppertunities for students!
Pharmacy Assistant (Former Employee), Sudbury, ONNovember 7, 2013
Costco is a extremely fast-paced and friendly environment. I gained a great deal of experience on the inner-workings of a pharmacy. I got to see first hand exactly what a pharmacist and the technicians do on a day-to-day basis. I loved the people I work with, they were friendly, patient, and always open to my questions. The hardest part of the job was – more... adjusting to the pace but I adapted quickly and the shifts flew by! I would recommend employment at Costco to any students currently perusing their secondary studies. Costco is very flexible with scheduling and encourages academics. Overall a fantastic experience! – less
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Productive
Stocker, Merchandising (Former Employee), Richmond Hill, ONOctober 31, 2013
Pros: free lunch depend on the items
Cons: short hours
It is a fast worker environment. Sometimes it's a fun job sites.
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Good place to work
Bakery Wrapper (Former Employee), Regina, SKOctober 30, 2013
Good place to work.
Good management.
Very good hours
Good place to start as a employee
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Great hours
PWD (Former Employee), Markham, ONOctober 23, 2013
Pros: great hours
Come in to work get table and everything i need to set up and start serving customers.
i learned to sell.
co-workers are great.
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Big box stereotypes need not apply
Food Service Assistant (Current Employee), Nepean, ONOctober 22, 2013
Pros: great people, routine, positive environment, flexible
Cons: some late nights required, some early mornings required
Costco Wholesale is an amazing company, there's room to grow regardless of what position is initially given. The staff and managers are approachable and are helpful even in the tightest situations. Any work done within the warehouse is meant to be done as a team and not a solo operation. The warehouse also provides variety in daily tasks and routine, – more... because it's customer based the same "stock and buy" routine is there but the amount of people that are dealt with on a daily basis changes so much, that the job feels different every time. Even though Costco is a "Big Box" retailer, it has so much more to offer, the employees are happy to be there and it loses any stereotypes given to it once you understand the company a bit more. – less
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great place to work but a lot of favoritism
merchandising (Former Employee), newmarketOctober 16, 2013
was only seasonal but we didnt find out till the end not a lot of hours but i really enjoyed the people i worked with
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was a joke
Wearhouse Worker/Forklift Operator (Former Employee), Grande Prairie, ABOctober 14, 2013
you would never get enough hours. you could bust your butt and not get any recognition
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Fast Paced Environment
Front End Assistant & Member Service (Current Employee), Sherwood Park, ABOctober 3, 2013
Pros: job security and benefits
Cons: work & life balance
A typical day at Costco would be a very busy and fast paced environment.

The hardest part of the job would have to be some of my co-workers that feel they don't have to work as hard as everyone else in our department which then makes it hard to get the job done.

The most enjoyable part of the job would have to be the social interaction with the members – more... as well as other employees. – less
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Fast paced fun place to work
Gas Station Attendant (Current Employee), ScarboroughSeptember 15, 2013
Pros: good company
Great company, great values
Friendly staff
Good hours
Good pay
Benefits
Opportunity to move up
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Seasonal Experience
Cashier/Customer Service (Former Employee), Markham, ONSeptember 14, 2013
As with all other retailers, working at Costco provided me with the experience to work during the December holidays preparing me and providing me with a chance to over come the challenges of working in an extremely fast paced busy environment.
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Great enviroment to work in and never a dull moment!
Sales Associate (Former Employee), London, ONSeptember 13, 2013
i sold presious natural stones in sterling silver stttings. i learned about all different types of stones and the worth of the items, the management of the kioske was professional. the hardest part of the job was talking about a product like you knew everything about it but you were just learning the ropes. The most enjoyable part was the learning experience – more... of the product and having customers leave knowledgable and happy with thier purchases! – less
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gret compony. best management.better care for each employ
Baker (Current Employee), Brampton, ONAugust 28, 2013
best compony i ever worked .there is a great team leading the compony and everybody getting equal oppertunites and benefitts

About Costco Wholesale

Costco Wholesale Corporation operates an international chain of membership warehouses, under the "Costco Wholesale" – Read more

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