Co-op Office Admin trainee (Current Employee) – Brampton, ON – 20 October 2016
A typical day at work comes across as fun-filled work environment with an open culture. Time management has been my biggest learning amongst a extremely promising talent pool. The most enjoyable part of the job was the employee engagement initiatives as part of what is called within Loblaws as the "Blue culture" as well the phenomenal product promotion deals for Loblaw employees!
Business Analyst (Former Employee) – Mississauga, ON – 12 October 2016
Able to manage the work life balance effectively and efficiently and the management is always there to assist you with your career advancement as long as you are motivated and dedicated to what you do. However, don't let anyone take you for granted at the same time.
Fork Lift Driver (Former Employee) – Ottawa, ON – 9 October 2016
The money and benefits are good but the management is horrible. The union use to be good but now it is a broken union. The job for a beginner sucks cause all you do is pick orders all day and you are timed. this position has a high injury rate as it is demanding.
I work very independently or with minimum supervision. I have learned what team work is and how we can share and develop skills and ideas. Very supportive management and with all suggestions, training or consultation. Company has great vision and develop new processes as required in the competitive world class market.
loblaws was probably the worst work experience so far.
click and collect (Current Employee) – Jarvis, ON – 3 October 2016
it is a very face pace job at times we don't have time for a break. I learned that without team work and communication it is harder to function as a whole. the management isn't the best they are very unorganized. There are some co-workers that slack more then others making the work load bigger then it has to be. The hardest part is getting everything done on time on busy days. There really isn't much of an enjoyable part of the job really.
Sr. Manager (Former Employee) – Brampton – 3 October 2016
This is most definitely a constructive criticism. Although I had a great experience working at Loblaw Companies, it would be very helpful if management would take their objectives seriously, make them measurable and hold all levels of staff accountable to ensure positive results. It appears that there's a true and honest (even eager) desire to change the culture and get staff onboard but you cannot expect different results by making same mistakes.
Great facility (Headoffice)
Big egos easily bruised, too much hidding behind titles
Night Crew Storeperson (Current Employee) – Toronto, ON – 3 October 2016
As a member of the night crew that trained throughout the day, the expectations are certainly much higher at night than they are for crews that work during business hours. It is understandable as day crews have to deal with customer but this means that there will be a lot of rotation and organization left for the night crew.
The hardest part of the job is trying to create for the massive orders we receive leading up to holidays.
The most enjoyable part of the job is that it doesn't require much concentration so you are able to listen to audiobooks as long as you leave an ear free to listen for any communication
Productive, the people working there are friendly.
Courtesy Clerk (Current Employee) – Prince George, BC – 2 October 2016
Superstore is a great place to start off working if this is your first job. It can teach you plenty of different skills depending on which department you're in. As a courtney clerk, I've learnt mostly people skills and how to help in anyway that I can.
Short hours, good to start off in the work place or if you're currently enrolled in school
Not a place you want to make a living out of, to low wage and takes too long to build up to anywhere.
Clerk (Former Employee) – Amherst, NS – 1 October 2016
the store manager is a bully and rude! even yells at people. I couldn't get out of the place fast enough!! some of the staff is nice but some will stab you in the back. the store is dirty and they don't fix stuff. All I can say is goodluck!
I was skeptical at first at first reading all the negative reviews here but turned out to be true.
The turn over rate for newly hired employees and temps ranges from just 2 weeks to 2 months.
They are very bias specially against temps and if most of the managers do not like you they will make excuses to fire you. The environment is toxic and you either just stay quiet or else people will police what you are doing and make reasons to make you leave.
Varied management style and no standardized way of doing stuff specially training. Everyone has their own way of doing things.
Be wary of applying specially if you are a temp.
A lot of possible job opportunities
Varied management styles as well as bias toward new hires and temps