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  • 5.2/10

    Team leader

    • Manages people
    • £9.50 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. Minimum sick pay
    3. No paid breaks
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    August 2020
  • 6.8/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.75 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    3. Working lots of extra hours

    Best thing

    People. Selling products to customers. Nice staff

    Worst thing

    Sales targets. Pressure to miss sell. Rude customers.

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    July 2020
  • 8.2/10

    Expert

    • £26,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Easy to take holidays
    3. Doing unpaid extra work
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    July 2020
  • 9.4/10

    Engineer

    • £18.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Safe workplace
    2. No unpaid extra work
    3. Have had opportunities to progress
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    July 2020
  • 7.2/10

    Support worket

    • £8.75 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Employer understands what’s happening on the ground
    3. Not enough training

    Best thing

    Customers

    Worst thing

    Not getting boxing day off

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    July 2020
  • 3.4/10

    Sales assistant

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. Hard to take holidays
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    helping people

    Worst thing

    rude customers, lack of incentives/rewards for upselling

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    July 2020
  • 6.4/10

    Am

    • Manages people
    • £32,000 per year, working a 39 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Safe workplace
    2. Get proper breaks
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    June 2020
  • 8.2/10

    Customer service

    • £8.70 per hour
    • 25 or older

    What they say about their job

    1. Employer understands what’s happening on the ground
    2. Enough training
    3. Don’t get proper breaks
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    June 2020
  • 5.9/10

    Team leader

    • Manages people
    • £9.50 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Three weeks notice of their shifts
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress

    Best thing

    Help customerd

    Worst thing

    My boss

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    June 2020
  • 5.8/10

    Assistant manager

    • Manages people
    • £31,500 per year, working a 39 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Doesn’t recommend their team
    3. Three weeks notice of their shifts
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    June 2020
  • 5.2/10

    Warehouse assistant

    • £9.40 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid breaks
    2. Don’t get proper breaks
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team

    Best thing

    The people I work with in warehouse

    Worst thing

    Unsafe, lack of training and bad comms

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    June 2020
  • 3.3/10

    Customer service

    • £9.36 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Doesn’t recommend their team
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    May 2020
  • 6.1/10

    Sales

    • £9.50 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. No unpaid extra work
    3. No paid breaks
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    May 2020
  • 4.0/10

    Operations manager

    • Manages people
    • £35,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to change shifts
    2. Minimum sick pay
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    Good team

    Worst thing

    Lack of goals and targets. Hard to progress

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    May 2020
  • 3.6/10

    Team leader

    • Manages people
    • £9.50 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Have had opportunities to progress
    2. Minimum sick pay
    3. No paid breaks
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    April 2020
  • 5.2/10

    In store service advisor

    • £8.75 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Safe workplace
    2. Not treated with respect
    3. Hard to change shifts
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    April 2020
  • 2.7/10

    Sales advisor

    • £8.45 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No paid breaks
    2. Not treated with respect
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
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    April 2020
  • 2.7/10

    Business advisor

    • £8.70 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Don’t get proper breaks
    2. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    3. Not treated with respect

    Best thing

    Sale opertunitys when items go on clearance and being able to provide the best service we can to customers

    Worst thing

    Set targets and the pressure to sell performance products as attachments otherwise it's deemed as a bad sale

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    April 2020
  • 8.2/10

    Assistant Manager

    • Manages people
    • £25,000 per year, working a 39 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Safe workplace
    2. Proper sick pay
    3. No paid breaks
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    April 2020
  • 5.2/10

    Sales

    • £8.40 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Not enough training
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    Customer

    Worst thing

    Rude and arrogant customers

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    March 2020
  • 6.5/10

    Assistant manager

    • Manages people
    • £24,000 per year, working a 39 hour week
    • 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. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress

    Best thing

    Quality of people I work with

    Worst thing

    Too reactive as a business. Too kpi orientated

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    March 2020
  • 4.0/10

    Sales Assistant

    • £7.60 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Safe workplace
    2. Stressed
    3. Minimum sick pay

    Best thing

    Staff discount I guess but nothing else

    Worst thing

    Everything from selling to management

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    March 2020
  • 6.3/10

    Sales colleague

    • £7.60 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Have had opportunities to progress
    3. Hard to change shifts

    Best thing

    The staff I work with

    Worst thing

    The target based system

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    March 2020
  • 5.8/10

    Sales advisor

    • £9.05 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. Two weeks notice of their shifts
    3. Stressed
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    March 2020
  • 6.8/10

    Level 2 Admin

    • £22,500 per year, working a 41 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    2. Enough training
    3. Stressed
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    March 2020
  • 4.4/10

    Customer service

    • £8.30 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Safe workplace
    2. Hard to take holidays
    3. Not treated with respect

    Best thing

    Teamwork

    Worst thing

    Mangers
    Schedules

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    March 2020
  • 7.6/10

    Sales

    • £7.60 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Safe workplace
    2. Have had opportunities to progress
    3. Stressed
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    March 2020
  • 2.7/10

    Computer specialist

    • Manages people
    • £9.15 per hour
    • 34–44 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Hard to take holidays
    2. No paid breaks
    3. Don’t get proper breaks
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    March 2020
  • 6.8/10

    Stock Integrity Specialist

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 25–34 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Easy to take holidays
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    The people I work with, supportive management

    Worst thing

    Amount of work expected for low pay, high stress

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    February 2020
  • 5.5/10

    Merchandiser

    • £8.30 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Minimum sick pay
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    February 2020
  • 3.6/10

    Warehouse operative

    • £8.26 per hour
    • 25–34 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid accurately
    2. Doesn’t recommend their team
    3. Stressed
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    February 2020
  • 6.7/10

    Sales assistant

    • £7.60 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Good for students
    2. Recommends their team
    3. Not enough training
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    January 2020
  • 7.0/10

    Sales advisor

    • £7.60 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Have had opportunities to progress
    3. Minimum sick pay
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    January 2020
  • 4.2/10

    Cashier

    • £8.30 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid accurately
    2. No paid breaks
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    Colleagues

    Worst thing

    Targets

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    December 2019
  • 1.6/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.20 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Hard to take holidays
    2. One week notice of their shifts
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team

    Best thing

    Colleagues

    Worst thing

    Management, targets

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    December 2019
  • 2.9/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.30 per hour
    • 25–34 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not enough training
    2. Not treated with respect
    3. Minimum sick pay
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    December 2019
  • 7.3/10

    Sales

    • £7.60 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Have had opportunities to progress
    2. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    3. Working lots of extra hours
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    December 2019
  • 4.6/10

    Support colleague

    • £7.60 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
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    December 2019
  • 5.9/10

    Sales

    • £7.50 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Three weeks notice of their shifts
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team
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    December 2019
  • 5.9/10

    Team leader

    • Manages people
    • £9.50 per hour
    • 25–34 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Managers change their shifts at short notice
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    Customers

    Worst thing

    Customers

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    November 2019
  • 3.6/10

    Sales assistant

    • £7.80 per hour
    • 18–20 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Stressed
    3. Not enough training

    Best thing

    Easy and decent pay

    Worst thing

    Stress and the lack of understanding in terms of my student needs

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    October 2019
  • 2.8/10

    Salesman

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Stressed
    2. Doesn’t recommend their team
    3. Three weeks notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    Colleagues

    Worst thing

    Pressure and pay

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    October 2019
  • 3.6/10

    Business advisor

    • £8.30 per hour
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to change shifts
    2. Two weeks notice of their shifts
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    The customers

    Worst thing

    That it's getting harder and harder and more expensive and there's no appeal process for unfair loss of bonus

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    October 2019
  • 3.6/10

    Sales assistant

    • £7.60 per hour
    • 18–20 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Have had opportunities to progress
    2. Not treated with respect
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team

    Best thing

    People

    Worst thing

    Targets and people

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    October 2019
  • 4.2/10

    Visual merchandiser

    • £8.30 per hour
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. No paid breaks
    3. Stressed
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    October 2019
  • 2.3/10

    Sales

    • £8.30 per hour
    • 55–64 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Hard to change shifts
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    October 2019
  • 5.5/10

    Sales

    • £8.20 per hour
    • 55–64 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Stressed
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    The people

    Worst thing

    Targets

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    October 2019
  • 4.9/10

    Cashier

    • £8.30 per hour
    • 21–24 years old

    What they say about their job

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

    Best thing

    The people

    Worst thing

    Impossible targets

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    October 2019
  • 7.9/10

    Sales team leader

    • Manages people
    • £9.50 per hour
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    2. Have had opportunities to progress
    3. Minimum sick pay
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    October 2019
  • 6.5/10

    Sales colleague

    • £8.40 per hour
    • 21–24 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Recommends their team
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    Great environment

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    October 2019