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  • Best thing

    The staff

    Worst thing

    Long days
    Short breaks

    2.7

    Sales assistant, January 2021

    • Β£8.25 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    I’m trusted to do what I need to do.

    Worst thing

    Very little staffing for the department

    4.2

    Customer service, January 2021

    • Β£8.54 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Going home

    Worst thing

    Too many to list but being lied to on a daily basis by management, low pay and recent removal of Bank Holiday pay. Customers being allowed to abuse you even though you are doing your best for them followed by then being blamed by manager in front of them while they receive an apology

    2.1

    Customer assistant, January 2021

    • Β£8.76 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Good staff

    Worst thing

    Not enough staff

    5.8

    Warehouse operative, January 2021

    • Β£8.70 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    The discount and the work environment

    Worst thing

    Pressure of targets and the rotas being realised quite late

    6.6

    Sales assistant, December 2020

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

    The people that work there

    Worst thing

    Management and some customers

    4.0

    Customer service, December 2020

    • Β£8.75 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    The team i work with (not managers)

    Worst thing

    The customers

    3.4

    Sales assistant, December 2020

    • Β£8.30 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    The people I work with are like family. I get to develop people skills

    Worst thing

    The line manager. The incentives to work there. The fake dream sold to you.

    3.8

    Sales colleague, November 2020

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

    Speaking to customers seeing good deals earlier and good experience

    Worst thing

    Angry customers or lack of organisation

    7.4

    Sales assistant, November 2020

    • Β£8.75 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Working from home

    Worst thing

    Too much stress and being told I'm not doing enough

    6.1

    Sales assistant, November 2020

    • Β£8.85 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Manager

    Worst thing

    Pressure from higher up

    5.5

    Sales manager, October 2020

    • Manages people
    • Β£23,000 per year, working a 39 hour week
    • 21–24 years old
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Holiday entitlement

    Worst thing

    Targets
    Stress
    Time off

    1.5

    Sales assistant, September 2020

    • Β£8.70 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    People I work with

    Worst thing

    Manager

    1.0

    Sales, September 2020

    • Β£8.74 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Worst thing

    My manager is always putting me down

    2.6

    Assistant manager, August 2020

    • Manages people
    • Β£31,000 per year, working a 45 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    set shift pattern, friendly staff

    Worst thing

    Long hours

    7.8

    Product support operative, August 2020

    • Β£9.10 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience
  • Best thing

    People. Selling products to customers. Nice staff

    Worst thing

    Sales targets. Pressure to miss sell. Rude customers.

    7.0

    Sales assistant, July 2020

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

    The people I work with

    Worst thing

    The lack of incentive to be able to earn more and no progression plan

    4.6

    Assistant manager, July 2020

    • Manages people
    • Β£31,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Customers

    Worst thing

    Not getting boxing day off

    7.4

    Support worket, July 2020

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

    helping people

    Worst thing

    rude customers, lack of incentives/rewards for upselling

    3.4

    Sales assistant, July 2020

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

    The people I work with in warehouse

    Worst thing

    Unsafe, lack of training and bad comms

    4.9

    Warehouse assistant, June 2020

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

    Good team

    Worst thing

    Lack of goals and targets. Hard to progress

    4.4

    Operations manager, May 2020

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

    2.6

    Business advisor, April 2020

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

    Customer

    Worst thing

    Rude and arrogant customers

    5.5

    Sales, March 2020

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

    Quality of people I work with

    Worst thing

    Too reactive as a business. Too kpi orientated

    6.5

    Assistant manager, March 2020

    • Manages people
    • Β£24,000 per year, working a 39 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Staff discount I guess but nothing else

    Worst thing

    Everything from selling to management

    3.8

    Sales Assistant, March 2020

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

    The staff I work with

    Worst thing

    The target based system

    6.0

    Sales colleague, March 2020

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

    The people I work with, supportive management

    Worst thing

    Amount of work expected for low pay, high stress

    6.8

    Stock Integrity Specialist, February 2020

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

    Easy and decent pay

    Worst thing

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

    3.6

    Sales assistant, October 2019

    • Β£7.80 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
  • 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

    3.6

    Business advisor, October 2019

    • Β£8.30 per hour
    • 25–34 years old
  • Best thing

    The people i work with

    Worst thing

    Targets

    3.1

    Sales, October 2019

    • Β£8.22 per hour
    • 25–34 years old
  • Best thing

    The colleagues

    Worst thing

    Targets and Unsocial hours

    5.5

    Cashier, October 2019

    • Β£8.30 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
  • Best thing

    We all get on and work as a team

    Worst thing

    The ticket changes they've got smaller and harder to get out in time

    7.8

    Sales assistant, October 2019

    • Β£8.30 per hour
    • 55–64 years old
  • Best thing

    Giving customers good experience

    Worst thing

    Offering services agreements after they say no

    4.0

    Sales advisor, October 2019

    • Β£11.00 per hour
    • 25–34 years old
  • Worst thing

    Selling crap to people that don't need it for a company where only profit matters

    2.2

    Sales advisor, October 2019

    • Β£8.53 per hour
    • 25–34 years old
  • Best thing

    Being part of all of the new products

    Worst thing

    The management team

    4.2

    Sales assistant, October 2019

    • Β£7.60 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
  • Best thing

    Opportunity to input your own ideas.

    Worst thing

    Terrible management.

    2.5

    Merchandiser, October 2019

    • Β£8.30 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
  • Best thing

    Customer satisfaction

    Worst thing

    Lack of support from other teams in the shop.

    4.8

    Goods in and merchandising, October 2019

    • Β£7.90 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
  • Best thing

    Fixing Computers

    Worst thing

    Being abused by customers

    3.6

    Team Knowhow, October 2019

    • Β£8.40 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
  • Worst thing

    Lack of care from the management and lack of support from management

    1.6

    Merchandiser, October 2019

    • Β£8.20 per hour
    • 25–34 years old
  • Best thing

    Flexable hours

    Worst thing

    People team leader

    8.1

    Business advisor, October 2019

    • Β£7.60 per hour
    • 18–20 years old