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Whole Foods Market

grocery team member

October 2017 - July 2018 • Fairfax, VA

What I liked

Wonderful coworkers, worked around my schedule, good pay and the 20% discount

What I wish was different

Wish they had more info available in terms of product location/info, I had to learn everything's location by memory first 2 months.

Advice

You're going to work really hard, so be prepared to be on your feet for the entirety of your shift.
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Cashier

July 2017 - August 2018 • Boise, ID

What I liked

Everyone I worked with was so kind and caring. I made lifelong friends through this job.

What I wish was different

Advice

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Produce Team Member

May - August 2018 • Hillsboro, OR

What I liked

Environment, learning about the products, assisting and advocating customers in healthy and organic diets

What I wish was different

Advice

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Food Service Worker

July 2017 • Brighton, MA

What I liked

Coworkers were very nice and being surrounded by an environment serving quality food helped me develop more standards to food production.

What I wish was different

I wish management had been a bit different.

Advice

Make sure to choose a shift that you will have the best energy and attitude to work.
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Cashier

October 2016 - August 2017 • Alexandria, VA

What I liked

High pay

What I wish was different

Hard customers, boring job

Advice

Not bad of a job. Wouldn't do it forever though
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Culinary team member

June - August 2018 • Lincoln, NE

What I liked

The team members are friendly, everyone is super helpful and it's a delightful environment to work in.

What I wish was different

Nothing, it's perfect. I totally recommend.

Advice

Stay with them!
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Barista

September 2017 - August 2018 • Rochester Hills, MI

What I liked

The community.

What I wish was different

Advice

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Team Member

April - July 2018 • Cedar Park, TX

What I liked

It was a relaxed job with some day-to-day variety and lots of friendly people.

What I wish was different

I mean some days I just wasn't feeling the 5am shifts, but I mean it is what it is.

Advice

Be ready to learn what an 8-hour work day is like. This was my first job with regular hours like that, and I feel like it was a good experience for me to know what that's like now.
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Associate team leader

February 2018 • West Palm Beach, FL

What I liked

Caring company looking for people willing to grow

What I wish was different

Advice

Always be open to growing with a company
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employee

May - August 2018 • Wexford, PA

What I liked

I enjoyed working many hours a week and the flexibility with fitting work into my schedule.

What I wish was different

I wish there would have been an option to continue working during my school breaks.

Advice

WFM is almost always a face-paced environment but is overall a fun and enjoyable place to work.
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Whole Foods Market Team Member

July - September 2018 • Laguna Niguel, CA

What I liked

great environment, great people I worked with

What I wish was different

long hours, understaffed

Advice

absolutely love this job
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Cashier

February 2016 • Wall Township, NJ

What I liked

I loved the people and the job itself

What I wish was different

Nothing

Advice

Always work hard because it will pay off
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Meat and Seafood Team Member

May - September 2018 • Portland, OR

What I liked

Flexible hours for summer availability, and competitive pay rate compared to other summer jobs I've had in the past.

What I wish was different

I wish I knew how much manual labor would be involved from the beginning.

Advice

Be ready to work hard with great people.
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Cashier

June 2018 • Reno, NV

What I liked

The staff is really supportive and fun.

What I wish was different

The job itself is mind-numbing.

Advice

Other places pay more for less.
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Brand Ambassador

August 2017 • Tallahassee, FL

What I liked

The freedom of the schedule and the creativity

What I wish was different

More organized

Advice

Don't over schedule yourself
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Customer Service Support

December 2015 • Pembroke Pines, FL

What I liked

I love the flexibility and care they give to employees.

What I wish was different

Advice

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Grocery Clerk

May 2017 • New York City, NY

What I liked

Able to earn more money and friend become close

What I wish was different

Supervisor/ Team Leader doing their jobs

Advice

Making sure you do your job and ask for help.
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produce team member

May 2018 • Boise, ID

What I liked

Team based work ethics shared throughout each department.

What I wish was different

If there were less bullwhip effect in departments, leaving huge back-stock

Advice

Work ethic will make you stand out among the crowd.
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Cashier

April - August 2018 • Chicago, IL

What I liked

I liked the environment and positivity.

What I wish was different

I wish I would have worked more hours that I already was.

Advice

It is an easy and fun experience.
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Meat Wrapper

July 2018 • Jacksonville, FL

What I liked

The teamwork displayed by members through all departments.

What I wish was different

The use of one individual trainer instead of multiple trainers training in their own way.

Advice

Customer happiness is the main goal, don't try to focus on busy work as customers come first.
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