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Warehouse operatives

Barbour

6.8

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What are Barbour like to work for?

Barbour

Reviewed by 11 employees.

6.8

Barbour score a rating of 6.8 at Breakroom.
Here’s a breakdown of all our findings about Barbour.

Pay
    Good
  • People are paid minimum wage

    Do Barbour pay minimum wage?

    Yes. Most people are paid above the minimum wage.

    How we know this

    100% of people say they are paid at or above the legal minimum wage.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between November 2020 and August 2022.

  • Okay
  • Only some people are paid market rates

    Do Barbour pay market rates?

    Only some people are paid above average for their job.

    How we know this

    45% of people are paid below the average pay for the type of work they do.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between November 2020 and August 2022.

    Why this matters

    Pay can vary a lot between types of job. Employers should be ensuring that the rates their staff are paid are in line with similar roles elsewhere.

  • Bad
  • Most people don’t get paid breaks

    Do workers at Barbour get paid breaks?

    No. Most people don’t get paid breaks.

    How we know this

    80% of people say they don’t get paid breaks.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between November 2020 and August 2022.

    Why this matters

    A good job should have paid breaks.

    You should be paid for all your time at work, whether you’re on a break or not.

Hours and flexibility
    Good
  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it to book a holiday at Barbour?

    Most people find it easy to book holiday.

    How we know this

    80% of people report it’s easy to book holidays.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between November 2020 and August 2022.

    Why this matters

    A good job should let you take time off when you need it, and it shouldn’t be a nightmare to arrange.

  • Good
  • Shifts don’t get changed at short notice

    Do Barbour managers change shifts at short notice?

    Most managers don’t change people’s shifts at short notice.

    How we know this

    80% of people say their manager doesn’t changes their shifts at the last minute.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between November 2020 and August 2022.

    Why this matters

    If your manager is often changing your shifts at short notice that’s a sign of poor planning. At a good job you won’t be messed around at the last minute.

Workplace
    Okay
  • Only some people feel treated with respect

    Do people at Barbour feel treated with respect by their managers?

    Some people don’t feel treated with respect by their managers.

    How we know this

    36% of people say they’re not treated with respect by their managers.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between November 2020 and August 2022.

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get treated with respect by their managers. You shouldn’t feel discriminated against or bullied, and if you have a problem you should be able to speak to someone about it.

  • Good
  • Most people get proper breaks

    Do people at Barbour get proper breaks?

    Most people get proper breaks.

    How we know this

    80% of people report that they get to take proper breaks.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between November 2020 and August 2022.

    Why this matters

    When you take a break it should be a proper rest. It should last the full duration and you shouldn’t get pulled off it.

  • Okay
  • Some people are stressed

    Is it stressful to work at Barbour?

    Some people feel stressed here.

    How we know this

    45% of people say they often feel stressed at work.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between November 2020 and August 2022.

    Why this matters

    Work isn’t always easy, but if you’re frequently feel stressed, that’s not good.

    Your employer should support you with enough people and resources to get your job done without feeling overwhelmed.

  • Okay
  • Only some people recommend their team

    Do people at Barbour recommend working with their team?

    Only some people recommend working with their team.

    How we know this

    45% of people report that they wouldn’t recommend working with their immediate team to a friend.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between November 2020 and August 2022.

    Why this matters

    A good job means enjoying the place where you work.

    The people you work with every day really matter. They can be the difference between a terrible day and a great one.

    If you’d recommend your team to a friend, this shows that something’s going right.

  • Okay
  • Only some people get enough training

    Do people get enough training when they start at Barbour?

    Some people did’t get enough training when they started.

    How we know this

    36% of people report they didn’t get enough training when they started working here.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between November 2020 and August 2022.

    Why this matters

    A good job should give you good training when you start, not just drop you in at the deep end.

    This means that you’ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

    It’s also very important if your job involves anything that could be dangerous. Good training from the outset keeps you and your team safe.

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