Stop & Shop

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Stop & Shop Reviews

Updated 15 September, 2014
Updated 15 September, 2014
354 Reviews
2.9
354 Reviews
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Stop & Shop President & CEO Carl Schlicker
Carl Schlicker
118 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • 15 hours minimum for Part-Time employees, 40 regular hours for Full-Time employees (in 28 reviews)

  • Union benefits for part time workers and pretty flexible hours (in 21 reviews)


Cons
  • Need to make current Part time cashier full-time employees (in 26 reviews)

  • Low pay, weather you have experience as a cashier or not you start off with minimum wage (in 14 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    A great place to grow.

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    Current Employee - Manager  in  Newark, NJ (US)
    Current Employee - Manager in Newark, NJ (US)

    I have been working at Stop & Shop as a contractor for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Benefits are on par with other companies. There is always room to develop both personally and your team. Associate discount and gas rewards.

    Cons

    Some of the contracts with the collective bargaining units are archaic and do not allow a qualified person to move past someone who has more seniority. There are many inflexible and unqualified people advanced who in other companies would be demoted, but there stay in position.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Use ROI everytime you come up with a new plan.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Overall, an OKAY place

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - CSDH  in  Boston, MA (US)
    Current Employee - CSDH in Boston, MA (US)

    I have been working at Stop & Shop part-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good workers, Hours are flexible

    Cons

    rude customers, sometimes management is pretty rude.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    I worked on cash register

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Cashier
    Former Employee - Cashier

    I worked at Stop & Shop part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Management was friendly for the most part, Fairly easy, flexible hours

    Cons

    Co workers left much to be desired, a lot of trying to push work on others

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    What you expect from a part time job.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Stop & Shop

    Pros

    Benefits, Holiday Pay, Paid vacation after a year, Union.

    Cons

    Often poor lower level management.
    Lack of responsibilities

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try for some sort of culture and more training to lower level management and supervisors.

  6.  

    Good

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Methuen, MA (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Methuen, MA (US)

    I have been working at Stop & Shop part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Near to my home and having worked similar setting, so I know the work

    Cons

    Do a good job, my previous experience working in Market Basket

    Recommends
  7.  

    Great Job for College Students - Possible Long Term Career

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Stop & Shop

    Pros

    Good pay, benefits, flexibility of scheduling - great support to the community. 5% discount for associates and those that live in their household

    Cons

    Limited training resouces, union enviroment - limits ability to cross train and develop people.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    You're better off working at walmart

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    Former Employee - Anonymous
    Former Employee - Anonymous

    I worked at Stop & Shop part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Was close to home. Time and a half on sundays (walmart does the same thing without the union dues). Actually, my boyfriend works at walmart and there is not one benefit i had over him.

    Cons

    Entire families work here and play favorites. I was one of the few that wasn't related to anyone when i got hired. Management allows favorites to fool around while one person cashiers and bags alone with a long line of customers waiting. Stupid rules like not being able to drink a water bottle even though the registers suck up all the moister from the air in the front end. Boring job. 1 hour working here is the equivalent of 5 hrs working elsewhere. Must be part of union to work here and the union takes $10 per week out of your check...they did that to me for 4 years and i never used the union for anything, ever. Don't work here. My boyfriend makes more at walmart By working there 2 years than i did working 4 years at stop and shop.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't play favorites so everyone actually works and not just 2/15 people on shift. Oh and learn how to actually manage people

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9.  

    There are better grocery stores to work for.

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Service Clerk
    Current Employee - Service Clerk

    I have been working at Stop & Shop part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Most of the coworkers are nice and enjoyable to interact with, due to our proximity to the suburbs lots of attractive women enter the store (LOL hey it's something), store is generally on the laid back side, relatively easy to get time off

    Cons

    Most of the time the upper management can't get their heads out of their butts, constant politics and ridiculous issues that shouldn't be happening, very often the front end is lacking in key supplies such as plastic or paper bags, not enough hours going around, lately being a unionized company is equally as bad as it is good, no health insurance anymore, overall a dismal atmosphere.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get your crap together. I can't believe this store is even in business still.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Terrible company that punishes good work.

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    Current Employee - Produce Clerk  in  Wallingford, CT (US)
    Current Employee - Produce Clerk in Wallingford, CT (US)

    I have been working at Stop & Shop part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Not many. A few good workers who genuinely try to help new employees. Most are rotten and hate their jobs. The produce isn't bad to purchase if a good worker stocks it properly and ensures the quality.

    Cons

    It is an abusive environment. As a new employee, you are desperate to try to learn as much as possible in the first few months to be competent at your job. Coworkers withhold information from you and you have to figure most things out yourself with little and sometimes no help. If for some reason you do figure things out yourself (we can't have that, since you are continuously condemned as "stupid"), then they go to management and complain. Customers swarm around displays when you are stocking and get right up in your face and prevent you from working and they take produce from the U-Boat as they please. A very ruthless and cutthroat place to work. You have to watch your back at all times.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management is only concerned with maintaining their own jobs. Advice is not useful.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    A high school job...nothing more

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Stop & Shop

    Pros

    decent pay grade, flexible hours, some nice people who do work, skill building for future jobs

    Cons

    management is terrible to employees, will listen to lies told by customers over hard workers, sales based, pay cuts, hour cuts,

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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