Front End Associate (Current Employee) – Lancaster, PA – August 11, 2018
I wanted to become a grocery associate at GIANT/MARTIN'S since I felt I had more potential than wielding a mop. The management wouldn't let me because I was a such a good janitor that they said they needed people like me, however, I did not want to be a janitor so I am leaving.
Produce Associate (Former Employee) – Dilworthtown, PA – July 2, 2018
Where to begin? The guys in the department I worked in were really dedicated and gave a lot of insight on how to make work productive. That’s about as good as one can get. Management...they say one bad apple spoils the bunch, and management is proof of that. Store manager was great and helpful to both customers and employees. One manager that I won’t name had a tendency to come into the department and just complain about how we did our jobs. That combined with the hours getting lower and lower as I worked there, being left without work for 2 weeks without warning and being transferred to a different department without being informed, and that was enough for me to quit.
Stressful, erratic hours, lack of communication, management couldn’t manage
Grocery Clerk (Former Employee) – Philadelphia, PA – June 22, 2018
in my honest opinion, they just wanted people who will work and not say anything when they feel they deserve advancement or wronged by the company. their motto is "a better place to work' its actully the worst place
Cashier and Customer Service (Current Employee) – McConnellsburg, PA – June 12, 2018
Hours are always cut and wages are not enough. Management is terrible, and hours get cut as punishments. Favoritism is shown all the time, and receive unfair treatment from others including management.
Produce Associate (Former Employee) – Easton, PA – May 30, 2018
Typical non degree based job/high school starting job with plenty of opportunities to work your way up the totem pole. Department manages vary, and are switched out every once in a while "being sent to different stores". Depending on the store and location, department and clientele it can be very fast paced and stressful job.
flexible work schedules
cut throat store managers and stressful environment on occaions
Service Associate (Former Employee) – Pottstown, PA – May 20, 2018
Great culture originally. Flexible with scheduling, management was cool. Work was fun. After 2 years I spent my first semester away at college, by the time I came back the culture of the store changed and it became a place I hated going to.
Cashier (Current Employee) – Springfield, PA – May 7, 2018
I began working at Giant entering my senior year of high school to pay for upcoming activities that were involved with senior year. The people that I have worked with for the last five years were friendly and welcoming. I never had a problem with anyone. The hardest part of the job was dealing with angry customers who were disrespectful to you when their issues were unrelated to you. The most enjoyable part of the job was meeting new people and building relationships with customers who would come in the store three times a week.
Peapod Shopper (Former Employee) – Coopersburg, PA – April 9, 2018
Fun place to work, you meet a lot of new people. You can listen to music while picking the orders. Everyday it's different, somedays are harder then others, work fluctuates depending on how many people order things that week.
Fun place to work. You can use headphones. Meet lots of new people.
Short breaks. Management was iffy. Lots of lifting.
Cashier (Former Employee) – Philadelphia – March 8, 2018
Don’t get that many hours. Some of the customers were very rude. The employees were not treated with respect. You’re standing for long periods of time and management took away the mats that kept our feet comfortable.
Cashier (Former Employee) – Thorndale, PA – February 28, 2018
The managers seemed to care but at the end of the day they all seemed terrified of corporate and worried that they may get a bad review. The training was not the certified corporate training promised but trial by fire which is fair neither to customer or employee. In my opinion it is the corporations responsibility to see the upcoming trends and make sure each store is supported top to bottom and educate the customers.