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The Inside Scoop on an Internship with Publix

Networking We hear about the importance of networking throughout college; how it can be the very key to landing our dream job. However, all this talk just makes the practice of networking become intimidating. Suddenly, we’re worried about finding things to talk about and having wimpy handshakes. I’m happy to report that  when I became […]

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For Publix, recycling is a win-win

Publix Chief Executive Officer Ed Crenshaw summed up our company’s historic commitment to environmental stewardship in a message to associates on Earth Day last year: “Mr. George (Founder George W. Jenkins) founded Publix in the midst of the Great Depression. The idea of conserving resources and reducing waste was not new to him. While being […]

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Publix: 2014 Greatest Hits

In the past year, Publix associates have been involved in some stellar achievements, including the opening of our new Charlotte Division. Below are some of them. Named to the FORTUNE Magazine 100 Best Companies to Work for in America list for the 17th Consecutive Year. Ranked as the Top Supermarket for customer satisfaction for the […]

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Happy Birthday “Mr. George”

107 years ago today, George Jenkins, the founder of our company was born.  His story is a remarkable one, and his early years were wrought with struggles.  Like the “rags-to-riches” narrative of his favorite Horatio Alger novels, he faced these challenges head on, with hard work and integrity, and rose above to enjoy success managing […]

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Let us help you earn a degree

What if you could go to college with a job lined up and have some of your tuition covered?  If you land a job with Publix, that may be a reality!  At Publix, our Tuition Reimbursement Program (TRP) supports associates with personal and professional development. Publix’s TRP is a benefit we offer to associates with […]

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Another great year at Publix

Every year our associates actively work toward achieving one goal – to be the premier quality food retailer in the world.  Now that another year has passed, it’s time to take a look at how we did in 2012 to achieve that goal. I could share with you what a great employer Publix is, how […]

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It’s a matter of pride

The first day of a new job can be pretty nerve-wracking for anyone. You’re overwhelmed with all sorts of emotion: nervousness, anxiety, excitement. Well, that was me on my first day working for Publix. There I was, assigned to lane five, front and center of the store. I was nervous, but customers were kind and […]

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We don’t need an Undercover Boss

The reality show Undercover Boss is a ratings leader.   Its popularity crosses language barriers and geographic boundaries.  There are local versions of the show in 6 nations with another 8 nations in the process of producing their own take on this phenomenon. One reason millions of people watch each episode of Undercover Boss is because […]

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More on our Values

After I wrote that Intolerance for Waste is one of our five company values,  several people asked me what the other four company values were.  So I thought I’d write about those too.  Publix Super Markets and its 154,000 associates are united behind one goal – to be the premier quality food retailer in the […]

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Proud to be Green

Note:  This blog post was originally published November 7, 2012 and updated on April 16, 2014 with updated information. Green is more than the color of our logo.  Since Intolerance for Waste is one of our five company values,  Publix has been careful of resources for its entire existence.   We’ve been recycling plastic and paper […]

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