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Loblaw Companies Reviews

Updated 22 January, 2019
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Loblaw Companies Executive Chairman Galen G. Weston
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Pros
  • "Great benefits, good work life balance" (in 42 reviews)

  • "Flexible hours it’s easy for me to ask for time off and friends / coworkers can help cover / trade for me if they’re available" (in 66 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work life balance sometimes a challenge" (in 32 reviews)

  • "Little benefits for part time workers" (in 54 reviews)

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  1. "Grocery, Frozen, Dairy, Recieving"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    - Give hours you want
    - Good managers
    - Good for students

    Cons

    No cons at this time


  2. "Cashier"

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    Current Employee - Cashier in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Cashier in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Loblaw Companies part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible hours, friendly managers and management, coworkers help each other and look out for each other. It's a great environment to build strong social and communication skills.

    Cons

    It can become stressful working alone during busy hours, but it becomes easier over time.

  3. "Great company to contract with"

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    Former Employee - Web Developer in Brampton, ON
    Former Employee - Web Developer in Brampton, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Loblaw Companies full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    They pay you on time, are transparent with how they feel about you, and it's a great career booster

    Cons

    All the way in Brampton, location is not great. Do not allow remote work.


  4. "Night manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Loblaw Companies full-time

    Pros

    Lots of chances to move up

    Cons

    Hard to get recognized sometimes


  5. "Easy work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Loblaw Companies part-time

    Pros

    Easy work, good co-workers, flexible time

    Cons

    Not equal pay, same work as full timers but different pay


  6. "Great retail job!"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Pierrefonds, QC
    Former Employee - Cashier in Pierrefonds, QC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Loblaw Companies part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible hours
    Online scheduling and pay slips easily accessible
    Unionized position

    Cons

    Busy and fast paced
    High turnover


  7. "Loblaws"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good place for a first job

    Cons

    Nothing out of the ordinary

  8. "Sourcing Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Loblaw Companies full-time

    Pros

    -Lots of new challenges and learning opportunities

    Cons

    -can not think of any


  9. "Anonymous"

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    Former Employee - Clerk in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Clerk in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Loblaw Companies part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    management, flexibility, schedule, everything, everuthing

    Cons

    no growth, pay, pay, pay, pay


  10. "Ok"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Loblaw Companies part-time

    Pros

    not bad. management wasnt the best.

    Cons

    good benefits and coworkers were nice