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Fun workplace

Good workplace good benefits and flexible scheduling management could be better overall a really good company to work for good home life and work life balance

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Poisonous Work Atmosphere

Night Merch/ForkLift Operator (531) - Costco is known for being a great place to work, what they fail to mention is how terrible it is starting out. Your are surrounded by senior staff members who make in some cases double the same amount of money you are for the same amount of work. In most cases their senior staff members feel invincible and slack off the majority of the time making it even more infuriating. This in turn creates a lot of staff turnover which forces management to hire young staff members to keep up, but because the majority of people are between 18-24 it feels like high school all over again. People only help their "friends" but then when they fall behind you will be expected to stay and help them. As for management themselves, you will either love them or hate them from my experience. Random managers showing up from other warehouses try and assert dominance gets old extremely fast. Overall, unless you plan on working here for the rest of your life, don't bother working here at all. I didn't even mention how entitled and arrogant the "members" are, and good luck trying working any weekend shift, place is slammed and always understaffed.

Pros

advancement, pay based on seniority

Cons

pay based on seniority, no incentive for hard work, understaffed, extremely busy, poor management, arrogant customers, low moral
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good

Unloading daily shipments Stocking shelves Marking products with codes to be identified Helping customers place orders Relocating merchandise to obtain higher sales Maintaining dairy products in dairy cooler Removing pallets out steel with forklift Completing daily forklift checklists
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Productive and fun

They give you worse hours in first few month hard work for others that they like to walk around thanks I have nothing else to say good work with benefits

Pros

Free lunch never

Cons

Short hours
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4.1

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