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Great work environment, rroom for growth
Morning Merchandiser (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB15 June 2018
This is a great company to work for. They treat their employees very well. Room to grow and learn in your area as well as advancements and transfers around the world. Opportunity to meet and interact with people from customers, coworkers and management.
Pros
Benefits, membership, room for growth
Cons
early shift
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fast paced work environment
SEASONAL STOCKER (Former Employee) –  Edmonton, AB14 June 2018
Great place to work and great people to work with. There is always something to be done even if you finish your department early you can help someone else complete theirsl
Pros
free Costco card
Cons
long hours
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605 Expo Blvd, Cashier (Current Employee) –  Vancouver, BC13 June 2018
Costco in my opinion is a great company to work for; mainly because there is never a dull moment when I am working there because there is always something to do at all times. For example, taking unwanted items from customers back where they belong, organizing buggies, helping out produce if needed, collecting all the empty boxes. Secondly, Costco is also a great company to work for knowing that they provide a program from students called the CSRP program which basically allows individuals who are going to school only work weekends, giving them the rest of the week to completely focus on school. Lastly, is Costco provides premium pay on Saturdays and Sundays and provides a lot of benefits and increases the wage as individuals go up the hierarchy.
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Environnement de travail productif
Emballeur (Current Employee) –  Laval, QC13 June 2018
La production est ce qui a de plus important, mais les gens avec qui on travail sont généralement souriant.
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Not Bad
US Ecommerce Customer Service Representative (Current Employee) –  Ottawa, ON12 June 2018
Costco is a great organization to work for. Great colleagues, decent hours. Problem is - it takes a long time advance within the organization............................................................................
Pros
Decent Hours
Cons
Long time to advance
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Not an exciting job but they pay well
Attendant (Former Employee) –  Guelph, ON11 June 2018
the pay is great for the type of work, its a bit boring though.
raises/promotion are given on seniority and not work ethic.
be prepared to work part-time for at least a year or two because full time positions are given based on seniority as well. Managers are great at least mine was from the Guelph branch (food court).
some Of the younger kids were always making drama so that kinda sucks but not the worst
Pros
guaranteed hours, benefits, free membership
Cons
boring, drama.
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Pretty good
Produce/Stocker (Current Employee) –  North York, ON11 June 2018
Benefits are good. Management is strict and are very rude at times. . Always busy. co workers are petty. Shift times are ridiculous. its very unorganized
Pros
free membership cards
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good pay and benefits but poor work environment
Front End Assistant (Current Employee) –  Calgary, AB11 June 2018
the majority of management is incompetent and tends to micromanage employees. Atmosphere is very fast paced and stressful. Pay and benefits are decent. In addition there is no wifi access in the warehouse, and the closest sources of food are of poor quality. Bring your own lunch if possible.
Pros
Decent pay, good benefits system, rewards employees for shopping in store
Cons
Poor management, no wireless access, stressful environment.
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Working at costco and sometimes on Tires.
Tire Installation Technician (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB8 June 2018
The amount of time actually spent in the tire shop was lower than time spent being sent up to the front end of Costco to help with stocking and bagging.
Pros
cheap lunch
Cons
inconsistant work levels
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Environnement agréable et productif
Caissière (Current Employee) –  Candiac, QC8 June 2018
Une journée typique chez Costco c'est de voir environ 54 membres à l'heure et d'offrir quotidiennement des options plus adaptés à la clientèle. J'ai appris à sortir de mon confort et d'avoir une approhe amélioré et plus facile envers les clients. Le plus difficile est de devoir bien gérer le temps entre les commandes à passer et les promotions qui doivent être appliqué en même temps. Le plus agréable est le contact quotidien avec une clientèle aux standards plus élever. C'est de relever le défi que cela occasionne chaque journée passée à mon travail
Pros
le travail d'équipe
Cons
la pression constante des résultats de promotions
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Great people to work with, upper management not so much
Merchandising- Stocker (Former Employee) –  London, ON7 June 2018
Great place to work if you want a stable job with great income. Hard to move up in the company as many people have worked there for so long. Hard place to get into.
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Great
Merchandiser/Cashier (Former Employee) –  Langley, BC6 June 2018
Great place to work and i highly recommend. Good benefits, salaries, and friendly employees. However it can get quite busy and stressful when customers are unpleasant to deal with
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great opportunities for advancement and making a career
Sales Associate, Majors (Current Employee) –  St. Albert, AB5 June 2018
Some of the best people I've ever worked with. They become like a family. Learned a lot about customer service, salesmanship, and working in a team. The fast pace can be hard but is also invigorating. Lots of opportunities and advancement is quick if your motivated.
Pros
Amazing people, Job security, benefits
Cons
Long hours on your feet
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Beaucoup de préssion pour rien ...
Marchandiseur (Current Employee) –  Sherbrooke, QC4 June 2018
Il a beaucoup de pression pour rien et un peu trop de gérent vs le nombre d`employer
Pros
possibilité davancement
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Well paid job but with problems in job culture
Bakery Assistant (Former Employee) –  Sherwood Park, AB2 June 2018
Many coworkers gave poor instructions, some would slack off and push their work on me. Pay was good at the time, although the job was relatively labour intensive, and the environment was hot due to the ovens.
Pros
Good Pay/Benefits
Cons
Poor work culture
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Loved my job
FOOD SERVICE ASSISTANT, LEAD (Former Employee) –  Fredericton, NB31 May 2018
The only reason I left is due to a car accident not being able to handle the concrete floor any longer.
It was going to be my career. How many people can say that about a box store?
Love and miss my Costco Family♥
Pros
Great family like atmosphere
Cons
retail weekend work
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Busy environment but no after work stress
Front End Assistant (Former Employee) –  Kelowna, BC31 May 2018
Expect to be on the go all the time. That said the people who work and shop there are mostly friendly and understanding which means you don't take stress or work home with you. Management was understanding and easy to talk to in regards to personal of professional situations.

Don't expect to advance quickly. People stick with Costco for a long time so job openings are hard to come by and mostly hire senior employees.
Pros
Often has free food
Cons
Slow advancement
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Not bad
Various Positions (Former Employee) –  Langley, BC28 May 2018
It was ok, i liked some positions more then others. Cashier was good but got very repetitive. My personal favorite was night merch. If it wasn't for the bad hours i would still be their.
Pros
many different jobs
Cons
8 and 1/2 hour work days
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Great Company to work for
Seasonal Employee (Former Employee) –  Lethbridge, AB28 May 2018
Great Company, great people and great all around experience. I would love to continue working for Costco if a full time position became available. I believe Costco would be a great place to have a career!
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fun and everyone is polite
Front End Assistant (Former Employee) –  Edmonton, AB25 May 2018
the co worker that I have work with are polite and willing to help if a person needs a help and also they value costumer first before themselves. willing to help a customer for their satisfactions
Pros
staff gets a free membership
Cons
long hours
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