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Excellent place to work and grow

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Work environment is awesome. Tons of room for advancement. The team has great drive and ambition that is shared among team members. Great place to work.
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Excellente entreprise mais environnement désagréable.

J'ai été embauché en tant que placeur (saisonnier étudiant). Au début, j'ai été impressionné par la bonne allure de l'entreprise. J'ai été jumelé avec un formateur d'expérience durant les premiers jours et j'ai par la suite été bousculé de gauche à droite avec plusieurs personnes qui m'apprenaient des façons différentes de procéder et même avec des personnes qui ne me disaient rien. Après les deux premières semaines, mon supérieur m'a dit que je devais accélérer la cadence, sans tenir compte du fait que l'on ne m'avait pas expliqué les bases comme il se doit. Durant mon évaluation, ils m'ont fait part de plusieurs aspects à améliorer qui ne m'ont jamais été dits pendant les quarts de travail et que, donc, je reproduisais constamment. Ceci dit, l'entreprise est géniale, mais le département du marchandisage est plutôt désorganisé et il y a un très grand roulement de personnel. Le travail est physique, dur pour le corps et demande de se lever très tôt, mais le salaire est cependant le même pour les emballeurs ou les préposés à la crème glacée, par exemple.

Pros

Bon salaire avec expérience, bonne culture d'entreprise

Cons

Heure de début très tôt, environnement très stressant, département mal organisé.
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Good

This is a great company to work for. Staff and management are always friendly and helpful with a inclusive attitude. Benefits are great and even part time employees are able to get them after they finish their probation period.
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Les entrepôts sont très achalandé.

Il y a une énorme clientèle , donc les employés doivent être productif. Costco offre des salaires compétitif et des bons avantages sociaux.

Pros

Avantages sociaux

Cons

Horaires instable
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Environnement de travail stressant

La pression de vente des cartes de membre et cartes de crédit est énorme. La cadence et le rythme de travail est très rapide et ils en veulent toujours plus.

Pros

salaire et avantages sociaux

Cons

Pression au travail Ă©norme, doit toujours aller plus vite
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Nyc workplace

Nyc place for workI learned many thingsWorkplace culture is very nycccLess hour, they are not giving 40 hour.Pay rate is very less, only $14.25Overall good place for work but payrate is not enough.
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No one cares

Job isn't bad if a culture of everyone pull together existed but the highest paid tend to do the least amount of work and seniority is key. If you start as a teenager it probably is a great opportunity and I can understand how people will defend the company ethos from that perspective. I am a pretty open and hard working individual and striving to have balance in this but in my experience the hard work will take years and years to pay off so would only recommend to someone young or in a stable situation financially looking for a second income to a household. I know decent hardworking people who have worked years there and are still part time, which should really indicate to you the priorities and balance of the employer/employee relationship.

Pros

Some good people and free memebership

Cons

Part time status infinitely looms
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a collaborative and supportive workplace

the fact that staff celebrate the length of work with a wall and name badge shows the pride of employees and the corporation in employee retention. not a overtly challenging role, can leave at work and take very little home.great support for new and long time employees during COVID (and adjusting around school schedule); PPE, support in customer/member opposition, time offsupervisors and managers are generally respectful and fair, even if i dont like what is being asked - i respect them and know they are doing what is best for the team. skylights in Guelph location promote connection to the outside, reducing ecological footprint through reduced electricity costs

Pros

complementary membership, staff meal nights, supportive supervisor/managers, work-life balance possible, sunday premium pay, costco COVID thank you pay maintained, Guelph location full of natural light from skylights

Cons

grumpy lifelong cashiers, busy bodies (general workplace politics), wish more signs were approved from head office for increased clarity (particularly during COVID)
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Productive

No time to slack off at work, after all it's work. Good management, plenty benefits and positive work atmosphere. It's really competitive to get a job here but you'll realize why after landing a job there (they hire the best people) and so 99.9% you find all colleagues OK to work with and even if you find that 1 colleague that's a grouch, they come around, eventually....

Pros

Free lunch

Cons

Long hours
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Environnement de travail stressant

Écoute sporadique des gérants , procédures contradictoires , horaires modifiées à la dernière minute , grande équipe, bonne assurance , stationnement éloigné, grande distance à parcourir lors des pauses , coopération moyenne de la part de la direction travaille/ famille ....

Pros

Carte de membre fournie

Cons

Courtes pauses
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LOve working at costco

I absolutely loved working at Costco. I was a seasonal employee there for 6 months. Everyone over there was so friendly and helpful, I felt like I got another family. The pay rate was amazing.
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Enjoyable work environment

Able to acquire new skillsGreat staff to work withExpectations clearly definedSupport from superiors and other staff very goodSuperiors were very approachable

Pros

ability to meet and talk with many different people

Cons

only option for work is seasonal - would like more job security.
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Great place to work. Very friendly and helpful staff and management

I love working here. The shifts were perfect for me. Very flexible and hopefully will be rehired because I was only a seasonal. I learned so much from my co workers.

Pros

Friendly and safe place to work

Cons

Only seasonal work available
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Good pay a lot of favouritism

Management not fair regarding internal job positions! If you don’t suck up the managers don’t expect to move up the ladder at Costco!Certain Supervisors are Tyrants!

Pros

Good pay and benefits

Cons

A lot of Warehouse politics and management favorites
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Fun place to work

I had a terrific time working there just didn’t get paid enough for my life ! Would highly recommend to anyone wanting to work there it’s a great place to build relationships and be part of a great team, and if you have the time to build up can be wonderful!

Pros

So many!

Cons

Pay at least when I was employed but other then that terrific !
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Les employés sont gentils, mais la gestion est vraiment mauvaise. Beaucoup de favoritisme et d'injustice.

Pas une bonne expérience de travail, l'environnement est nocif. Je n'es pas du tout aimer. La politique de la porte ouverte ne sert pas a grand chose vue qu'il se tiennent entre eux.

Pros

Collègues sympas, assurance.

Cons

La gestion, la flexibilité, ancienneté pas respecté.
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Love the atmosphere of the idea of being part of a growing store

I loved my time at costco spent 10+years opened new warehouse got to be a lead superviser on the front end. Loved all my staff great place to work they are loyal to there staff

Pros

Great company nice people all around

Cons

None
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Gestion c'est un gros zéro

Le personnel de bureau connaissent absolument rien de la gestion

Pros

aucune

Cons

aller surtout pas travailler la
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N’allez jamais là si vous tenez à votre bonheur

Gestionnaires stressants, environnement de travail non-respectueux, aucune compréhension des dirigeants face aux étudiants, aucune flexibilité d’horaire, abus de pouvoir, harcèlement au travail, direction inhumaine, trop gros rendement demandé aux employés, aucun côté humain... il n’y a pas de justice chez Costco, donc si vous voulez monter, c’est en léchant des postérieurs.

Pros

Bon salaire et bonnes assurances (évidemment sinon ils perdraient tous leurs employés)

Cons

Beaucoup d’employés partent en arrêt de travail dû aux burn outs...
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An Awesome group to work with, I miss them a lot!

I do highly recommend this particular location. Costco St. John's, one of the best workplaces! Great benefits, lovely teammates, and awesome supportive Admin Team Management (who I dealt with)!
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False promises of permanent position

They work you to the bone, saying that to "stand out" and get a permanent position, you need to prove yourself. So you say yes to everything and work many hours (while you're "cheap" to the company) in whatever position they put you in ("don't worry about sales goals, today we need you here"). At the end of your contract, they will spit you out, because you didnt sell enough memberships and because they have no openings and it's really hard to become full-time - when in reality they will need people but will just hire new seasonals.

Cons

cut-throat environment, overly competitive collegues - most of all don't even bother getting to know seasonals
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