Giant Eagle Reviews

Updated 13 Jan 2021

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3.4
57%
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Giant Eagle CEO Laura Karet
Laura Karet
661 Ratings
Pros
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  • "Upper management our of touch with day to day operations(in 68 reviews)

  • "Late hours for part time work, working holidays, retail(in 57 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Part of a family"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Data Analyst in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Giant Eagle full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Although Giant Eagle has many locations and thousands of employees, you are still appreciated as an individual and valued -- just like family. Giant Eagle actively promotes inclusion and diversity rather than simply paying lip service to these values. Because Giant Eagle is a privately held company, it has the ability to make strategic decisions beyond the next quarterly earnings report, but Giant Eagle is also small enough to move with an agility and swiftness that publicly traded behemoths cannot match.

    Cons

    Data sharing and input across divisions within the company could be more streamlined.

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    Giant Eagle Response

    November 30, 2020Recruitment Marketing Specialist

    Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback and suggestions with us! We'll be sure to share your feedback with the appropriate teams and look for opportunities to improve.

  2. "Cleaner"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends

    I worked at Giant Eagle part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Funny environment and very good team

    Cons

    Nothing to add just perfect the way it is

    Giant Eagle Response

    May 20, 2019Recruitment Marketing Specialist

    Thank you for your feedback! We're happy to hear you enjoyed your time with Giant Eagle!


  3. "Bakery Clerk"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Giant Eagle part-time

    Pros

    Friendly, care about workers, willing to work with you, employee discounts, will allow you to take time off and have some say in your schedule.

    Cons

    You work long hours and the work is quite boring. The workers' demographic is mainly high school students or older adults.

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  4. "Giant Eagle"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Personal Shopper 

    I worked at Giant Eagle part-time

    Pros

    Good hours and pay for part-time

    Cons

    Can get very busy during weekends

    Giant Eagle Response

    January 14, 2021Recruitment Marketing Specialist

    Thank you for your feedback!

  5. "Very dependent on a good manager"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Pharmacy Technician 

    I worked at Giant Eagle part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible hours, path to licensing

    Cons

    Consistently understaffed during peak hours

    Giant Eagle Response

    January 14, 2021Recruitment Marketing Specialist

    Thank you for your feedback and for sharing your concerns! We will be sure to share your feedback regarding staffing with the appropriate teams.

  6. "nice job"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Personal Shopper in Robinson, PA

    I worked at Giant Eagle part-time

    Pros

    easy and fun to pass time

    Cons

    none that i can think of

  7. "Good job"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Produce Clerk in Cleveland, OH

    I worked at Giant Eagle part-time

    Pros

    Great coworkers, gave me a list of what needed done and let me do the work

    Cons

    None, nice mgrs, let me do my work answered any questions and didnt micro manage me

  8. "Decent company trying to change with the times"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Leadership in Cleveland, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Giant Eagle full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good pay and ok benefits

    Cons

    Retail and low pay for hourly labor

    Giant Eagle Response

    January 14, 2021Recruitment Marketing Specialist

    Thank you for your feedback! We're happy to hear you're having a positive experience! We will also be sure to share your feedback regarding rate of pay for our Hourly Team Members.

  9. "Good Overall"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Pharmacy Technician 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Giant Eagle part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    paid vacation for part time employees

    Cons

    pay is not as much as nearby pharmacies

    Giant Eagle Response

    January 10, 2021Recruitment Marketing Specialist

    Thank you for your feedback! We always strive to pay a competitive wage for our Team Members and will be sure to share your concerns with the appropriate team.

  10. "Overall Good Place To Work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Stock Clerk 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Giant Eagle part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Able to work with your schedule depending the department Good training

    Cons

    Occasional trouble with managers taking advantage of their scenario

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