Pros: free samples, works with your schedule, discount, travel
Cons: expensive insurance, sloppy training, poor management, low chance of advancement, lack of leadership and accountability
The Fresh Market doesn't just sell groceries; it sells hopes and dreams too. If you just want a job then this may be the place for you. If you are looking for advancement, prepare to be frustrated with poor management, little to none training, and inconsistent corporate standards.
The saying hard work pays off does not apply to this company.Raises are – more... minimal and not timely. The theory of their corporation is great but day to day operation does not live up to expectations.
Standards change depending on who you are and who you know. Laziness is rewarded here. For example, a person was promoted to asst. manager of a dept, they could not handle the job & store management knew it so what do they do?? Swap out that person with another asst manager in a diff. dept., they keep their title & get a raise for not being able to do their original job.
Overall, it's an average job with potential for better but it needs to start at the top of the ladder and trickle down. Company lacks strong leadership. – less