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At Best Yet Market/Best Market, 71 percent of employees say their workplace is great.

EMPLOYEE RATINGS

     

This review is based on 333 employee surveys, with a 95% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 4.86. It was published on Oct 8, 2015. 11935 Visitors

What Employees Say

I can be myself around here.
79%
 
I am given the resources and equipment to do my job.
79%
 
When I look at what we accomplish, I feel a sense of pride.
79%
 
Management is competent at running the business.
79%
 
Management makes its expectations clear.
78%
 

What They Do

We asked Best Yet Market/Best Market to explain what they do. Here is what they had to say.

We provide a Super! Amazing! Wow! Experience! for the customers of our supermarkets while they shop at unbeatable prices.

About this Company

Website: www.bestmarket.com US Headquarters: Bethpage, New York
US Sites: 22 Major Locations: Harlem, New York; West Babylon, New York; East Meadow, New York; Huntington Station, New York; Astoria, New York
US Employees: 1821 Founded: 1994
Industry: Retail

Best Market Mission Statement

Perks and Programs

We asked Best Yet Market/Best Market to share a few programs they feel really capture what's unique about their workplace. Here is what they had to say.

  • Fun and Activities: Best Market holds gatherings throughout the year to allow Team Members to get together outside of the work environment, such as company fishing trips and baseball picnics to name a few. Additional in store events include Hoagies for our Heroes and Have it your way BBQ's where Best Market provides lunch to our Team Members to recognize them for exceptional effort and excellent results.
  • Employee Referral Program: Team Members know the needs of our stores and our company culture better than anyone else and are often the best situated to find and recruit applications to fill open positions. Team Members complete a referral form for a referral they have provide to the company, if the applicant is hired, Team Members are eligible to earn a bonus of up to $250 for a full time referral and $125 for a part time referral.
  • Team Member Discount: Best Market offers our Team Member Discount Card for all Team Members who have been employed with us for at least 3 months. This card entitles our team members to a 10% discount on all purchases made at any Best Market location, as well as a 50% off discount on our sandwich, salad, and fruit cup lunch program.
  • Paid Time Off: Best Market recognizes that our Team Members need to take time off occasionally, to rest and relax, to enjoy a vacation, or to attend to personal matters. That is why we offer a paid vacation and personal/sick day program to both part time and full time Team Members. After one year of employment Team Members receive 1 week vacation, after 2 years of employment 2 weeks of vacation annually, and after 5 years of employment 3 weeks annually. Team Members are eligible for 6 personal/sick days annually. Best Market also provides paid time off for bereavement.
  • 401-K Retirement Plan: Best Market offers a 401-K retirement plan to Team Members. Best Market offers a 50% employer match on the first 6% of Team Member contribution.

COMPENSATION BY THE NUMBERS

50% 401(k) match of employee's contribution, up to 3% of an employee's salary 75% Company-paid health coverage for employees
50% Company-paid health coverage for dependents

COMPENSATION PROGRAMS

  • 401(k) or 403b plan
    Best Market Team Members

    WORK-LIFE BALANCE BY THE NUMBERS

    5 days Holidays & vacation days after one year of employment 60 days Job protected maternity leave

    HEALTH INSURANCE COVERS

    • Dental care
    • Mental health care
    • Fertility treatments
    • Vision care
    • Alternative treatments, such as acupuncture, homeopathy, or chiropractic
    Best Market Team Members

    Demographics

     
    Best Market Team Members

    How to Get Hired

    We asked Best Yet Market/Best Market for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.

    What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?

    The key characteristics in a prospective employee that would make them a great fit for Best Market would be proactive, self-motivated, determined, dependable, cooperative, and a team player.

    What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

    Prospective employees can complete an application at www.bestmarket.com.  Applicants are welcome to contact our store locations and/or our corporate office to follow up on their application.

    Are there any unusual or especially rigorous steps of your hiring process that candidates should be aware of?

    There are not any unusual or especially rigorous steps in our hiring process.

    Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?

    We are focused on hiring candidates who can provide a Super! Amazing! Wow! Experience to our customers and their fellow Team Members.

    What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?

    Interested candidates can find out more and get started by visting our website at www.bestmarket.com.

    hiring Outlook

    -5% Job Growth 23 Average applicants per opening
    20% Total voluntary turnover of full-time employees in the past year 25864 Applicants in past year
    1200 Openings in past year 6% New hires by employee referrals

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