Costco Wholesale
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Overall a nice place to work

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Overall a nice place to work , collegues were nice and i did not feel the usual office toxicity working at costco . But tge salary was really low ....
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Not what it was

After 10 years things are just different the culture the members it all leads up to some stressful times that’s hard to keep up a good work life balance/ managers are a little incompetent on things like breaks scheduling and dealing with matters of the business.

Pros

Pay raises and benefits

Cons

Very long days and stressful co workers
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Insights into Costco Wholesale

Based on 315 survey responses
What people like
  • Clear sense of purpose
  • Fair pay for job
  • Feeling of personal appreciation
Areas for improvement
  • Ability to learn new things
  • Sense of belonging
  • Support from manager

Très bon emploi

C'est un très bon emploi avec une superbe équipe pour nous entourer. Il est possible de monter de grade dans la compagnie lorsque vous montrez votre motivation à travailler pour Costco. Les horaires sont quand même flexible. J'adore ça là-bas, mais il est temps pour moi de trouver un emploi dans le domaine qui me passionne le plus; la télévision
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Great!

Costco is a great place to work, lots of benefits, and a consistent pay structure. You are guaranteed a minimum of 25 hours a week which provides security for a lot of people working there.

Pros

Consistent hours, good pay, chances for advancement

Cons

Long night shifts, lack of a social life
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Good place to work

Stressful job no doubt about it, but the moneys good after 6-7 years of service. so a lot of people stay because of it. Management can be good and bad just depends on how much they like you.

Pros

Same job everyday

Cons

Schedule not the greatest
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Bon emploi étudiant, avancements peu intéressants

Travail qui se concilie bien avec des études à temps partiel peu importe le poste dans le département du service, car il y a possibilité de travailler durant l'école et de faire un horaire de travail en conséquence. Par contre, aucun poste donné en fonction des compétences d'une personne. Tous les postes de cadres sont donnés par ancienneté, donc il faut être embauchés avant pour avoir le droit à certains postes en priorité ou être TRÈS AMIS ou dans la même famille que des gens dans la haute direction de l'entrepôt pour avoir le poste désiré. Peu de challenge intellectuel, donc personne avec expérience en administration et ayant des études, s'abstenir. Cela reste quand même une belle possibilité pour personnes n'ayant aucun diplôme et voulant atteindre un certain salaire annuel sans devoir être bon dans son travail et sans se préoccuper d'avoir une vie personnelle.
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good place to work at

people are nice and the pay is pretty good. on sundays they have premium pay so you get an extra $4 on top of your usual hourly wage. opportunities to advance and the work isn't too hard but it gets really busy
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Would like to see higher wages, benefits, more training, incentives, perhaps chances for Advancement,

Dear Folks;I work for Club Demonstrator Services within Warehouse 1263. The people (Costco) workers are amazing and so helpful and are very respectful people. Club Demonstrator Services staff on the whole are ok, but I feel the pay should be higher, as well offering benefits I have been with this company for 6 1/2 years and no promotion, no incentives. This being said I would feel better if more was offered.

Pros

Excellent when dealing with members, close to my house

Cons

No benefits, no incentatives, no advancement
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Chaleur et plein d’énergie positive

Je suis complètement à ma place j’adore travailler avec mes collègues

Pros

Avancement dans l’entreprise

Cons

Courte pause
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fun work place

long hours on your feet but lots of great coworkers, i was seasonal and worked 5 days a week on my summer holidays as a teenager which was upsetting but the pay was great
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Great pay fun atmosphere

Great part-time job! Pay was great! Fast paced, great deals, good products. Shifts went by fast, great team to work with -sometimes it was stressful, but overall a good experience!

Pros

Pay, profit sharing, team

Cons

None
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Good for some

I believe Costco is a good job for some people however it is not rewarding at all and it is the worst kind of retail. Everyone thinks that you owe them everything because they are “members” and they are all management cares about. However it pays well and the benefits are good
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Do not work for Costco

They customers and your employers treat you like garbage. They make you do long hours for little pay. Do not work for this company if your value your time.
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Fast paced work environment

Costco is generally a fast paced work environment and it is a perfect place if you enjoy that. The managers do not respect boundaries and will badger you on your days off. You will be pressured to work almost everyday. The pay is good and there are a lot of benefits. Another important thing to mention is that no one will train you properly and you are expected to just figure out the job yourself.
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Very fast paced

Very repetitive, most management stands around and watches Most regular staff very friendly Shorter shifts but can extend. Lunch room decent. Breaks not long enough
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If you're going to work retail.

Might as well work at Costco. You won't be paid better in retail and you won't get better benefits from retail. That being said, it's retail. Humans are rude.
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90 days probation means they watch you carefully

Work force is quite harder than expected bk everything is bulk sizes. They dont train you well but have high expectation for first 30 days. Google it before you work there. Dont be afraid of doing whatever they ask to do at first.

Pros

Only 5 hrs per time for seasonal workers

Cons

Irregular work schedules
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Front end assistant

Benefits are excellent and co-workers are awesome. Management and supervisors are usually really helpful. There is an open door policy if you feel your needs aren’t being considered.

Pros

Productive and fun workplace

Cons

limited advancement
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Avoid !

Very poor management Lack of staff FavouritismStressful working environmentEmployment engagement lacks Harassment by management No acknowledgement or appreciation

Pros

Benefits / Salary

Cons

Poor Management / favouritism / Long working hours / Etc…
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Great place to work but not to balance work-life

The wage and the benefits are good, but if you need to manage your schedule to adapt your personal life to your professional life is not possible because they don't care about it, and it doesn't matter how hard you work. Senior coworkers always have advantages over you.
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Average grocery store experience - you don't matter

Expect to be seen as a tool more then a person. Everyone wears name tags because management doesn't have the time to learn your name. Opportunities for training and advancement are slim and sporadic. Pay is "fair" by grocery store standards but should be higher.

Pros

Shifts go by fast

Cons

Scheduling
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3.8 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
4.3 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3.9 out of 5 stars for Job security/advancement
3.6 out of 5 stars for Management
3.8 out of 5 stars for Culture

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