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  • 3.1/10

    Retail assistant

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. Not treated with respect
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    August 2020
  • 4.0/10

    Till operator

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Stressed
    3. Less than a week’s notice of their shifts
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    August 2020
  • 5.9/10

    Replen

    • £8.02 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    3. Hard to change shifts
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    July 2020
  • 3.6/10

    Cashier

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid breaks
    2. Minimum sick pay
    3. Hard to take holidays
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    July 2020
  • 3.8/10

    Customer service assistant

    • £8.20 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. One week notice of their shifts
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    Team good to get on with

    Worst thing

    Poor staff management
    Unfair workload
    No positive feedback
    Underpaid
    No respect for any staff

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    July 2020
  • 4.0/10

    Home champion

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. Not enough training

    Best thing

    Items that enter store & bargains

    Worst thing

    Lack of communication & disregard

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    July 2020
  • 5.2/10

    Supervisor

    • Manages people
    • £9.03 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to change shifts
    2. Doing unpaid extra work
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    Job satisfaction. Teamwork.

    Worst thing

    Pay

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    July 2020
  • 6.5/10

    Retail assistant

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Have had opportunities to progress
    2. Recommends their team
    3. Minimum sick pay

    Best thing

    I run my own department

    Worst thing

    colleagues

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    July 2020
  • 4.3/10

    General assistant

    • £8.71 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. Hard to change shifts

    Best thing

    That I don't normally work weekends

    Worst thing

    The company's expection that you do other things that you've not been fully trained for

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    July 2020
  • 4.4/10

    Cashier

    • £8.45 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Stressed
    3. No paid breaks

    Worst thing

    Ppe

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    July 2020
  • 4.0/10

    Sale assistant

    • £8.71 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Managers change their shifts at short notice
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    Be around people

    Worst thing

    getting tasks for hundreds off things at once and been under pressure

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    July 2020
  • 4.9/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No unpaid extra work
    2. Minimum sick pay
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Worst thing

    To much to do

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    July 2020
  • 3.3/10

    Replenishment assistant

    • £6.40 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Managers change their shifts at short notice
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    I like my manager and my coworkers

    Worst thing

    There is a lot of sexual harassment and discrimination

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    June 2020
  • 4.5/10

    Forklift driver

    • £10.00 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. Don’t get proper breaks
    3. Stressed
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    June 2020
  • 3.1/10

    Floor staff

    • £8.75 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No unpaid extra work
    2. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team

    Best thing

    Colleagues

    Worst thing

    Management

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    June 2020
  • 6.8/10

    Shop floor assistant

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not stressed
    2. Enough training
    3. Doing unpaid extra work

    Best thing

    Friendly,

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    June 2020
  • 4.9/10

    Shop assistant

    • £6.45 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to change shifts
    2. One week notice of their shifts
    3. Bad for students

    Best thing

    The pay

    Worst thing

    It’s so boring

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    June 2020
  • 5.2/10

    Deputy manager

    • Manages people
    • £21,500 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Have had opportunities to progress
    2. Managers change their shifts at short notice
    3. Not enough training

    Best thing

    The people you meet

    Worst thing

    Pay/hours

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    May 2020
  • 3.8/10

    Shop assistant

    • £8.45 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. Managers change their shifts at short notice
    3. Hard to take holidays

    Best thing

    Staff are friendly

    Worst thing

    Get pushed way to much

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    May 2020
  • 7.2/10

    Floor supervisor

    • £9.13 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No unpaid extra work
    2. Easy to take holidays
    3. Minimum sick pay
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    May 2020
  • 2.9/10

    Warehouse

    • £8.95 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Doesn’t recommend their team
    2. Stressed
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
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    May 2020
  • 4.6/10

    Replan

    • £8.71 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. Unsafe workplace
    3. Managers change their shifts at short notice

    Best thing

    Work wiv my collages

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    April 2020
  • 8.9/10

    Cash office supervisor

    • £9.30 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Employer understands what’s happening on the ground
    2. Not working lots of extra hours
    3. Minimum sick pay
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    April 2020
  • 4.9/10

    Security officer

    • £9.20 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid breaks
    2. Not treated with respect
    3. Minimum sick pay
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    April 2020
  • 9.3/10

    Cashier

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. No unpaid extra work
    3. Get proper breaks
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    April 2020
  • 5.9/10

    Customer service

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    3. Less than a week’s notice of their shifts
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    April 2020
  • 6.5/10

    Customer Service Assistant

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No unpaid extra work
    2. Easy to change shifts
    3. Unsafe workplace
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    April 2020
  • 7.9/10

    Shop assistant

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not stressed
    2. Treated with respect
    3. Don’t get proper breaks

    Best thing

    Meeting Customers and my colleagues

    Worst thing

    Not enough staff

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    April 2020
  • 5.9/10

    Retail assistant

    • £7.00 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Doesn’t recommend their team
    3. One week notice of their shifts
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    March 2020
  • 6.6/10

    Retail assistant

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Recommends their team
    3. Managers change their shifts at short notice

    Best thing

    The houres, the managers

    Worst thing

    Traveling

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    March 2020
  • 6.8/10

    Sales floor staff

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Paid breaks
    3. Minimum sick pay

    Best thing

    It's ok to work for

    Worst thing

    Just sometime a bit stressful

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    March 2020
  • 6.1/10

    Shop floor assistant/tills

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No unpaid extra work
    2. Paid breaks
    3. One week notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    Most of the time working with customers and being proud of what you do

    Worst thing

    Rude customers

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    March 2020
  • 5.5/10

    Flt driver

    • £9.80 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid breaks
    2. Unsafe workplace
    3. Not treated with respect

    Best thing

    Paid breaks

    Worst thing

    The msnagers

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    March 2020
  • 6.5/10

    Cashier

    • £8.50 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. Paid breaks
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    Some customers are really nice

    Worst thing

    Awful customer and shop lifters

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    March 2020
  • 2.9/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.25 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Doing unpaid extra work
    2. Stressed
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress

    Best thing

    Customer

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    March 2020
  • 6.4/10

    Cash office supervisor

    • £8.51 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Not stressed
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    The people I work with

    Worst thing

    No communication

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    March 2020
  • 4.5/10

    Trainer

    • Manages people
    • £10.50 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. Not enough training
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Worst thing

    Stressing and not understanding from managers

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    March 2020
  • 5.5/10

    Replenishment

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Two weeks notice of their shifts
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team
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    March 2020
  • 8.4/10

    Warehouse

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Not working lots of extra hours
    3. One week notice of their shifts
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    March 2020
  • 7.4/10

    Assistant

    • £7.70 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. Recommends their team
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
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    March 2020
  • 2.9/10

    Shopfloor

    • £6.15 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    2. Managers change their shifts at short notice
    3. No paid breaks
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    March 2020
  • 8.5/10

    Floor assistant

    • £7.70 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Easy to take holidays
    3. One week notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    The managers
    The colleagues
    Jobs I'm good at

    Worst thing

    Stuff not fitting out
    Falling out with colleagues

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    March 2020
  • 3.1/10

    Cashier

    • £6.15 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid breaks
    2. Managers change their shifts at short notice
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
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    February 2020
  • 3.6/10

    Customer service supervisor

    • £8.50 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Have had opportunities to progress
    2. One week notice of their shifts
    3. Bad for people with caring responsibilities

    Best thing

    Colleagues

    Worst thing

    No appraisals

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    February 2020
  • 5.5/10

    Customer service assistant

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 55–64 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid accurately
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. Working lots of extra hours

    Best thing

    The people I work with

    Worst thing

    Some days there is not enough staff on the shop floor

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    February 2020
  • 7.4/10

    Shop assistant

    • £9.57 per hour
    • 55–64 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. Good for people with caring responsiblities
    3. Two weeks notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    Happy customers

    Worst thing

    Unhappy customers with attitude

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    February 2020
  • 3.8/10

    Cashier

    • £8.15 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Good for people with caring responsiblities
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. Two weeks notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    Making people smile, I might be the only person that has chit chat that day with them

    Worst thing

    Some people need to learn hygiene and manners

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    February 2020
  • 5.2/10

    Warehouse supervisor

    • £8.51 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. Two weeks notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    Having a job to pay my way in life for me and my family

    Worst thing

    People at work who do very little to what you do in a day

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    February 2020
  • 3.5/10

    Cashier

    • £8.90 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Not treated with respect
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    Nice staff

    Worst thing

    Rude horrible customers and being made do upsells

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    February 2020
  • 3.6/10

    Customer service assistant

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Minimum sick pay
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress

    Worst thing

    Managment and some other collueges

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    February 2020