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Joining Whole Foods Market - Employee Onboarding

Employee Sentiment

The prevailing opinion from employees about joining Whole Foods Market is that the company was very unprepared on their first day. Whole Foods Market employees concluded that their overall onboarding experience was negative. 40% said their direct manager was helpful with their acclimation during the first 90 days. First impressions are important, and how prepared a company is on your first day leaves a lasting impression.

Did you have a positive onboarding experience when you were hired at your current company?
Very Prepared
0%
Prepared
40%
Somewhat Prepared
0%
Unprepared
20%
Very Unprepared
40%
How prepared was your company on your first day of onboarding?
Was your direct manager helpful with your onboarding during your first 90 days?
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Meet Your Managers

Your direct manager highly affects your experience at a company; overall managers at Whole Foods Market are rated an A+. At Whole Foods Market most employees said they received feedback every week or once a month. 57% of employees also said they felt comfortable giving their managers feedback. Learn More about your managers at Whole Foods Market.

Every week
40%
Once a month
34%
Once a quarter
16%
Once a year
6%
Never
4%
How often do you get valuable feedback on how to improve at work?
Does your boss expect you to work when you're on vacation?
Do you feel comfortable giving your boss negative feedback?
2

Negotiate Salary

If you think you and your skill set should be valued higher than your offer, negotiate your salary! 33% of men and 40% of women at Whole Foods Market said they negotiated their salaries. On average, Whole Foods Market employees earn $107,887. Whole Foods Market ranks in the Bottom 35% for compensation in Austin. Learn More about Salaries at Whole Foods Market.

Average Salaries at Whole Foods Market by Department
$144k*
Engineering
$182k*
Product
$94k*
Design
$109k*
Marketing
$70k*
Operations
$60k*
Admin
$144k*
Business Dev
$116k*
Finance
$228k*
Communications
$128k*
Customer Support
$145k*
HR
$100k*
IT
$162k*
Legal
$215k*
Sales

* Estimated salaries Estimated salaries are based on data provided anonymously by employees and/or estimated by other statistical methods.

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Get Acclimated

Now that you’ve joined Whole Foods Market, get acclimated. Is lunch a social time or do people sit at their desks? At Whole Foods Market the most common answer selected by employees is a 30 minutes break. Understand your coworkers and why they’ve chosen to stay at Whole Foods Market, many employees say it’s because of the comfort & familiarity.

Company Mission
11%
Comp & Benefits
28%
Co-Workers
17%
Comfort & Familiarity
33%
Career Advancement Opportunities
11%
What's the main reason you stay at your current company?
>1 hour
21%
1 hour
29%
45 minutes
0%
30 minutes
29%
I eat at my desk
21%
How long do you take for lunch breaks?
Multiple times a week
8%
Once a week
18%
Once a month
45%
Once a quarter
16%
Never
13%
How often do you socialize with team members outside of work?
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Professional Development

Whole Foods Market ranks in the Top 20% of companies for professional development in Austin. 78% of employees feel as though Whole Foods Market is beneficial to their continuous career growth, and 50% said they had a mentor at the office. Learn More about Professional Development at Whole Foods Market.

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Does your current company provide you meaningful opportunities for career advancement?
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