Service Manager, Alcohol & Beverage Department (Current Employee) – Fairfax, VA – July 9, 2015
Since buying Safeway, the company has adopted the philosophy to be open and transparent. Providing more incentive comp to managers, and attempting to add value to the employer brand. I think the HR department still has a way to go in terms of being a true business partner and thinking outside the box to develop a compelling employer brand philosophy that motivates, inspires, and challenges individuals to be the best they can be.
Innovative in new business initiatives, and training. Senior Management is open to change
Benefits are poor, no matching 401k, incentive comp is not consistent, and work life balance is poor. Store Directors can be very poor managers
o Accounting Clerk IV (Former Employee) – Phoenix, AZ – March 20, 2019
A typical day at work in the Allowance Billing Department involved mundane antiquated processes. While automation has moved the department forward much work still needs to be done. The role was very repetitive and offered little in useful experience that could be utilized outside of the industry. The most difficult aspect of the job was the accrual process which took two days to properly prepare for. If your ads fell during that last week of the cycle then you would be assured to be be nearly a week behind in your entries for the following cycle. The most enjoyable part of the job was the people. The teams were very tenured but underpaid. Management and the culture were generally acceptable but many were very "clickish" and often gave the impression that their employees were a bother when seeking guidance from team leads.
Good people and campus
Unbalanced workloads, repetitive, mundane, and unfulfilling.
Senior Bookkeeper (Former Employee) – Phoenix, AZ – March 20, 2019
A typical day would include gathering all the sales and labor numbers from my district stores (15 altogether) Create sales and labor reports for the District Manager Next was to balance the books for the day before for my store balancing each register, the safe and ordering any additional change, stamps that the store would need for the next day Daily labor for my store was one of the responsibilities that I had as well, this would also include the payroll I would have to submit each week for all employees at my store
Associate (Former Employee) – Baton Rouge, LA – March 19, 2019
Title sums it up. There is good and bad about working there as with any company. The good is if you get into a good store you can build really good relationships and its always a plus if you have a fantastic store director. I actually had a GREAT one. Downside is that this company will always protect itself. There is little concern when it comes to the mental and physical care for the associates. Overall this is a good company to learn from and use as a stepping stone to greater within the company or at another.
Starbucks Barista (Former Employee) – Bend, OR – March 18, 2019
In a typical day of working here, I would serve customers coffee and snacks. I also would clean and record important data for the stand. I most often would be working alone but would also sometimes be with a coworker.
Journeyman meat cutter (Former Employee) – Thornton, CO – March 17, 2019
A typical day started very early. pull dates, throw incoming meat loads to fill shelves, write and cut production list, grind hamburger, and the rest of the day was a go with the flow kind of day. some better, some worse.
Courtesy Clerk .COM Shopper (Former Employee) – Los Angeles, CA – March 17, 2019
I like the professional and prompt atmosphere of Albertson's. I cleaned the bathroom, brought in carts, and did carry out to the customer's car when I was called. I always had plenty of help with my position.When asked about advancement opportunities I was consistently given false hopes or just flat out told no towards the end of my employment. I was told I had to ask for advancements like being promoted to cashier from clerk.
A fairly boring work enviornment, depresing and stressful
Meat Clerk (Current Employee) – Santa Fe, NM – March 17, 2019
At first it wasn't bad but after bout a month maybe less they gave me a transfer I didn't really want. Then the supervisor of my depardepartment was gonna quit so began training me to take over. After he left I was left with all his responsibilities including ordering and managing invitory. I was led on for 2 months that is get a raise plus tittle. It was never givin I asked about it, the manager told me he didn't have to give it to me. So I spoke to the store director he informed me there was no such posision.
Was a fun workplace friendly employees and great costumers.
Service Deli Associate (Former Employee) – Scottsdale, AZ – March 17, 2019
I really liked working at this store. The employees were nice and friendly going out if there way to help customers first before themselves. Was a great environment and wish i never left cause i had to relocate my living issues to another state. Sorry for leaving i would come back anytime. I still shop at Albertsons today .
Customer Service Representative (Current Employee) – Idaho – March 16, 2019
Have had a lot of fun working here, been at it for a while. Have made some good friends and also met a lot of two faced people. Most of the customers are nice/polite, however we do get the ones that think they are better than you, or the ones who are just grumpy and rude EVERY time, and a few who are just plain nasty(body odor, ect.)
Helper Clerk (Current Employee) – Yakima, WA – March 14, 2019
This company isn't the best, and doesn't seem like it's getting better. Corporate couldn't care less about their employees and will use loopholes or laziness in management to save a few bucks on paying their workers. They are stingy on spendings to the point stuff breaks down so they hire cheap labor who can't properly fix. On top of that they raise prices constantly for mediocre product. I wouldn't recommend this company for a long term job, unless by a miracle they figure out how to run it.
Paid vacation, paid sick leave, health care, Union protection
Poor management, inconsistent hours, abuse of employees, high theft due to low security
Albertsons (Former Employee) – Laguna Niguel, CA – March 14, 2019
It used to be an honor to work for Albertsons. It will be encouraging to work there again. I learned to adapt to strangers. I would work anytime. I learned to bag and how to treat customers.I learned that we all need to be payed fairly than that was the issue. I had to use my money for Albertsons or other markets to eat. It was great store but still had a bit issues to improve. Eventually, I enjoy working hear because of the customers and I have food now at home sometimes but I can deal with it. I love Albertsons.
Head Courtesy Clerk (Former Employee) – Murrieta, CA – March 14, 2019
working as a bagger is a good first job to have. It will make you appreciate having a consistent schedule once you have moved on from this job. It will also make you appreciate the people who do this for a living.
Courtesy Clerk (Full-Time) (Former Employee) – Battle Ground, WA – March 14, 2019
I had to quit because of my transportation issue of only having city transit which has an unpredictable schedule making me wait for at least 45 minutes to get on. I was also in high school and grades were not so good.
Cashier (Former Employee) – Weatherford, TX – March 13, 2019
I like the professional and prompt atmosphere of Albertson's. Courteous employees with an eagerness to please make it an excellent place to work. The Managers are really helpful and the contests are fun.