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6.2/10

People don’t worry about getting enough hours

Excellent
17% of people report they worry about getting enough hours

Based on information from 6 job reviews

Why this matters

At a good job, you shouldn’t have to worry about getting enough hours each week.

A good job should guarantee you a minimum number of hours in a contract, if you want it.

This makes it easier to plan your finances, because you know how much you’ll be earning.

People find it hard to change shifts

Bad
20% of people report that it’s easy to change shifts if they need to

Based on information from 5 job reviews

Why this matters

A good job is flexible around your personal life. It should be easy to change a shift if you need to, whether that’s in an emergency or for planning ahead.

Most people don’t get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working

Not great
  • 38% report getting one week notice or less
  • 13% report getting two weeks notice
  • 13% report getting three weeks notice
  • 38% report getting four weeks notice or more
  • 0% report having a fixed rota

Based on information from 8 job reviews

Why this matters

At a good job, you get plenty of notice about when you’re working.

This makes it easy for you to plan the rest of life, as well as your finances, because you know how much you’ll be working and when.

Most people don’t get enough choice over which shifts they work

Not great
29% report that their manager gives them enough choice over which shifts they work

Based on information from 7 job reviews

Why this matters

A good job is flexible around your personal life. This means you get a say in when you prefer to work.

Managers don’t change people’s shifts at short notice

Excellent
22% of people say their manager changes their shifts at the last minute

Based on information from 9 job reviews

Most people get proper breaks

Good
71% of people report that they get to take proper breaks

Based on information from 7 job reviews

Most people find it easy to book holidays

Good
56% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

Based on information from 9 job reviews

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.

Most people find it easy to take sick leave

Good
63% of people report that it’s easy to take time off if they are sick

Based on information from 8 job reviews