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Great place to work

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Great place to work with opportunities to work in different departments and learn a variety of skills lots of different shifts to work around your home life flexible hours
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Yeh if there is the right management

If u have the right warehouse manager u will get some where but if u have a *** whole u ain't goner get no where but most managers r fair most of them the don't care as in favouritism taking sides its a joke u feel angry off overall u going in work never give a excuse to get fuked over stay 1 step ahead wat everything situation is. Great benefits Great pay Fun place to work with if u face fits.

Pros

Never has been

Cons

4 to 8 hours
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I love working at Costco.

I don’t have bad days at work, I go in with a happy positive attitude.Its a shame that the staff that want more hours don’t get them and the ones that just want the 24 hours get made to do hours that they don’t want to do.I got on with all the managers, they would all talk and have a laugh with me, saying hello/good morning/goodbye, just recently we have had a few managers leave and new ones take over, I have not had much interaction with the new managers.Depending on what department you are working on? but I have worked on a few areas and have found that you can learn lots of new things, which makes the job very interesting, which is what I like.Costco is a very diverse place to work and the staff very friendly towards me, which I like

Pros

Wages, friendly staff, Benefits of a optical voucher after your first year and every year after that, second year you get dental treatment NHS or PRIVATE and then every year after that too, Pay in to a pension which Costco pay in to also, Membership is free

Cons

High turnover of staff, Training could be a lot better, On your feet all day, Never enough staff working, lots of sickness, Not enough contracted full time staff, Part time staff just given days/shifts on rota with out being asked first
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Very poor management

Overall company is good but the Finance Department is not a good place to work. No flexibility working patterns. No employee welfare. Constantly employees are leaving due to lack of job satisfaction.
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Lovely workplace

Their system of safety working der is marvellous The team work is excellent Flexibility is awesomeTo upgrade needs hard workSalary too is goodNice place to work
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No.

Most of the people there have been there for years so newcomers are not made welcome. Lots of gossip and lies go on and the management don’t talk to you unless your being punished!

Pros

Pay

Cons

Working there.
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Fun place to work

A friendly place to work and enables a lot of people interaction serving customers. Learn on the job culture so not lots classroom training. Relaxed atmosphere and long serving employees.

Pros

Free warehouse membership and can shop on breaks

Cons

Standing in feet long hours
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Pressured workplace unfriendly colleagues

Constantly under pressure from managers to meet targets. Run by inexperienced duty managers and general managers under so much pressure they pass it on down the line. No backup when dealing with difficult customers, staff have been left in tears.Rotas put up last minute so cannot plan your week.Sent home when business is quiet.Colleagues allowed to bully othersOnly good if your face fits

Pros

Good pay

Cons

No work life balance
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Good experience

Good company, great management, clean working environment,friendly staff, helpful, good training given, great, On site facilities. Clean toilets, An huge range of fabulous interesting products from all over the world. Great Bakery, Cafe

Pros

N/a

Cons

Stsnding for long period of time
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Good Company to work for - Bad Place to Work in

Staff are friendly, but the warehouse management is really bad. They give you no support and a few of them speak to staff in a very rude manner. Lots of the staff are unhappy. The actual Company is good to work for with great benefits, they just need to ensure their management team is up to the job. Visitors from H.O. are much friendlier and is probably a better place to work. I have heard that other branches are a much better place to work.Most of the members are pleasant but in a typical day you do get a few who object to the rules. I learned to toughen up and stand up for myself.

Pros

Good Pay, Benefits, Work Life Balance

Cons

Depressing Atmosphere, Bad Managers
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Productive anf fun place to work

People are amazing! Welcoming and friendly atmosphere. Best warehouse ever with good pay and respect for employees. Hard work required like heavy lifting.
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Good pay even if you dont work hard!

The pay is quite good. But the overall view is you can work your butt off and get the same pay as someone who doesnt put in the effort.Management dont seem to motivate or encourage. They are very judgemental of their workers, whilst they sit in their office. Very pushy to get you to do overtime and not have your days off unless higher management spot it.

Pros

Membership Card

Cons

Long hours, No praise or thanks, No training.
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Negative Workplace Environment

Costco is a very bad place to work. As soon as you enter the store you can feel the negative atmosphere. Supervisors are useless and never communicate with each other which made my job as a cashier very difficult. Higher managers are bullies to members of staff which is very unprofessional. Supervisors and managers talk to cashiers with no respect and with no manners. Members are awful when asked to pull their masks up and rude when you are serving them. Overall would not recommend working here.

Cons

Long unsociable hours
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Amazing

I worked there a few years ago. Brilliant. Wages good. Team work brilliant. The management are brill. If you need help or advice . They are confidential and professional at all times. The managers muck in . It's like one big family

Pros

Help in every field

Cons

Shifts
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The staff at Costco are friendly and welcoming.

Costco is a great place to work! Met some amazing people in Costco and would say some of my Ex-Colleagues are like family members. Management are particular in how they like things done however, there is equal opportunities and alway opportunities for development. If you are willing to dedicate your self to this company you will be greatly rewarded with promotion.

Pros

Free eye tests plus £125 voucher for glasses, free dental cover, yearly bonus once you have been there for a certain amount of years, free membership card, great company pension and discounted private health care.

Cons

Every contract starts on part time hours of 24 hrs a week.
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Okay

I currently work here its a stressful environment and hardly any support, Most agency workers have been offered a full time permanent position but not all of them have, It seems if your quiet and keep your head down you don't get looked at for chat work or permanent roles, I come in and do my work and leave feeling exhausted and often deflated with their old fashioned procedureslong 9 hour days, no coaching only negative feedback, agency workers don't get any support during covid we cant be trusted to work from home and are left to deal with ,multiple contracts in the same building and hardly any support for us

Pros

1 hour lunches

Cons

long 9 hour days, no time off allowed
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Fun and productive

The managers treated me like another person rather than someone below them.Everyone was very friendly and welcoming and make you feel like you've been working with them for a long time.It's busy nearly all the time which makes time go fast.
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Good for young adults

Great experience and wonderful workers Flexible hours Lovely customers Great environment to work at I would recommend young adults to apply for this company

Pros

Good pay

Cons

Long hours
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Busy store Glasgow

Lovely staff very stressful at times.great rate of pay.can be very under staffed at times that leads to high stress levels for having store ready for opening but I enjoy working here.

Pros

Great rate of pay great staff

Cons

None
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Judgmental and clicky place to work

if your face fits your in but if it doesn't prepare your self for rude and unhelpful management. A pregnant member of staff was pushed by a supervisor because she needed the toilet and the manager reason for not taking it further "she's northern she probably didn't mean it"

Pros

You get a free card

Cons

you have to work there
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Productive and warm welcoming environment.

A very good company to work for with understanding board and fun work colleagues. Company always willing to train its staff for new jobs post and recruit internal most cases.

Pros

Free membership cards

Cons

Late finishes at times
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