Costco Wholesale
Happiness score is 69 out of 100
4.1 out of 5 stars.
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Costco Wholesale Employee Review

organized and fast paced work environment

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4 January 2020
it was a very organized work environment and was run very well. I got to really understand and learn how to work efficiently in such a high speed environment. The managers were very nice in telling you when you were doing something wrong and how you could fix it. The hardest part of the job would have been having to always have a smile on your face even when a customer is rude or is not treating you well. That being said the most enjoyable part would be when a customer comes through and is so nice and enthusiastic and appreciative of what you do for them.
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  1. organized and fast paced work environment