Sales assistant at Cardzone

People in this role may also be known as retail and sales assistants.

5 workers in this role at Cardzone have taken the survey.

How much does Cardzone pay sales assistants?

Sales assistant at Cardzone
£8.72–9.32
Typical range
£7.20–10.00

Sales assistant employees at Cardzone are typically paid £8.72–9.32 an hour, based on data from 5 employees.

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What is management like for sales assistant employees at Cardzone?

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  • Head office doesn’t understand the frontline

    Do sales assistants think Cardzone head office understands what's happening where they work?

    People think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work

    How we know this

    100% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners don’t have a good understanding of what’s really happening where they work

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, the role of head office should be to support the people on the frontline serving customers.

    To do that properly, the company’s owners or head office need to have a good understanding of what’s really happening on the frontline. This is especially important when a company owns multiple locations.

Good
  • Managers are respectful

    Do sales assistants at Cardzone feel treated by respect by their managers?

    Most people feel treated with respect by their managers

    How we know this

    60% of people say they’re treated with respect by their managers

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    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.

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What are the hours like for sales assistant employees at Cardzone?

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  • Less than 4 weeks notice of shifts

    How much notice do sales assistants get of their shift pattern at Cardzone?

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

    How we know this

    • 40% report getting one week notice or less
    • 40% report getting two weeks notice
    • 0% report getting three weeks notice
    • 0% report getting four weeks notice or more
    • 20% report having a fixed rota

    Based on information from 5 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.

  • People do unpaid extra work

    Do sales assistants at Cardzone do extra work that they don't get paid for?

    Yes. People do unpaid extra work

    How we know this

    80% of people report that they do extra work that they don’t get paid for

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get paid for any extra work they do, even if it is outside your contracted hours. At a good job, you should be paid for all the time you spend at work.

Not great
  • People worry about getting enough hours

    Do sales assistants at Cardzone worry about hours?

    Most people worry about getting enough hours

    How we know this

    60% of people report they worry about getting enough hours

    Based on information from 5 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.

Good
  • Good choice of shifts

    Do sales assistants at Cardzone get to choose the shifts they work?

    Most people get enough choice over which shifts they work

    How we know this

    60% report that their manager gives them enough choice over which shifts they work

    Based on information from 5 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.

  • No short notice shift changes

    Do Cardzone managers change sales assistants shifts at short notice?

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

    How we know this

    60% of people say their manager doesn’t changes their shifts at the last minute

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    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.

What is career progression like for sales assistants at Cardzone?

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  • Not enough training

    Do sales assistants get enough training when they start at Cardzone?

    People don’t get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    80% of people report they didn’t get enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    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.

Latest reviews from sales assistants at Cardzone

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  • Best thing

    Products, store & most of team members

    Worst thing

    Always changing Rota’s with no notice. Cutting hours, expecting you to change shifts/days in an instance!

    3.4

    Senior sales assistant, January 2021

  • Best thing

    Love the team I work with

    Worst thing

    The pay

    5.5

    Sales assistant, September 2020

How Cardzone ranks

Cardzone ranks 175th to work for in retail or sales assistant employers

  1. 171= Warren James
    4.1
  2. 174 Euro Garages
    4.0
  3. 175 Cardzone
    3.6