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87 Currys PC World employees have had their jobs rated on Breakroom.

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  • 4.9/10

    Manager

    • Manages people
    • £41,500 per year, working a 50 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. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    3. Stressed
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    October 2020
  • 5.1/10

    Sales

    • £8.75 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Safe workplace
    2. Minimum sick pay
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team
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    October 2020
  • 7.8/10

    Sale's assistant

    • £8.75 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Safe workplace
    3. Two weeks notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    Good Team

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    September 2020
  • 1.5/10

    Sales assistant

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

    What they say about their job

    1. No paid breaks
    2. Unsafe workplace
    3. Not enough training

    Best thing

    Holiday entitlement

    Worst thing

    Targets
    Stress
    Time off

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    September 2020
  • 1.0/10

    Sales

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

    What they say about their job

    1. No paid breaks
    2. Hard to take holidays
    3. Hard to take sick leave

    Best thing

    People I work with

    Worst thing

    Manager

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    September 2020
  • 6.5/10

    Sales colleague

    • £8.25 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. No unpaid extra work
    3. Stressed
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    September 2020
  • 4.0/10

    Team leader

    • £9.50 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 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. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    Colleagues

    Worst thing

    Angry customers

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    September 2020
  • 5.5/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.75 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Safe workplace
    2. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team
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    August 2020
  • 3.3/10

    Operations

    • £8.60 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Hard to change shifts
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    August 2020
  • 2.7/10

    Salesman

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Hard to change shifts
    2. Managers change their shifts at short notice
    3. Not enough training

    Worst thing

    Manager

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    August 2020
  • 5.5/10

    Team leader

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. Hard to take holidays
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    August 2020
  • 2.6/10

    Assistant manager

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Hard to change shifts
    2. Doing unpaid extra work
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Worst thing

    My manager is always putting me down

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    August 2020
  • 7.8/10

    Product support operative

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. No unpaid extra work
    3. Bad for people with caring responsibilities

    Best thing

    set shift pattern, friendly staff

    Worst thing

    Long hours

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    August 2020
  • 1.0/10

    Business advisor

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    2. Not enough training
    3. Stressed
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    August 2020
  • 5.5/10

    Team leader

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. No paid breaks
    3. Two weeks notice of their shifts
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    August 2020
  • 7.0/10

    Sales assistant

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    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
  • 8.3/10

    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. Treated with respect
    2. Proper sick pay
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
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    July 2020
  • 9.5/10

    Engineer

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

    What they say about their job

    1. No unpaid extra work
    2. Recommends their team
    3. Treated with respect
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    July 2020
  • 4.6/10

    Assistant manager

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Doesn’t recommend their team
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress

    Best thing

    The people I work with

    Worst thing

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

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    July 2020
  • 7.4/10

    Support worket

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take sick leave
    2. Easy to change shifts
    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
  • 6.6/10

    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. Easy to take sick leave
    2. Have had opportunities to progress
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team
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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
  • 5.5/10

    Team leader

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Safe workplace
    2. No paid breaks
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    Help customerd

    Worst thing

    My boss

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    June 2020
  • 6.1/10

    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. Safe workplace
    2. Proper sick pay
    3. Don’t get proper breaks
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    June 2020
  • 4.9/10

    Warehouse assistant

    • £9.40 per hour
    • 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. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. Don’t get proper breaks

    Best thing

    The people I work with in warehouse

    Worst thing

    Unsafe, lack of training and bad comms

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    June 2020
  • 3.1/10

    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. Don’t get proper breaks
    3. Hard to take sick leave
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    May 2020
  • 6.3/10

    Sales

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. Treated with respect
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
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    May 2020
  • 4.4/10

    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. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    2. Doesn’t recommend their team
    3. Don’t get proper breaks

    Best thing

    Good team

    Worst thing

    Lack of goals and targets. Hard to progress

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    May 2020
  • 3.4/10

    Team leader

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. No paid breaks
    3. One week notice of their shifts
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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
  • 2.6/10

    Sales advisor

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers change their shifts at short notice
    2. Doing unpaid extra work
    3. No paid breaks
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    April 2020
  • 2.6/10

    Business advisor

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Hard to take sick leave
    2. Not enough training
    3. Stressed

    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
  • 8.3/10

    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. Recommends their team
    2. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    3. No paid breaks
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    April 2020
  • 5.5/10

    Sales

    • £8.40 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. Doing unpaid extra work

    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
  • 3.8/10

    Sales Assistant

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

    Best thing

    Staff discount I guess but nothing else

    Worst thing

    Everything from selling to management

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    March 2020
  • 6.0/10

    Sales colleague

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. Safe workplace
    3. Hard to change shifts

    Best thing

    The staff I work with

    Worst thing

    The target based system

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    March 2020
  • 6.1/10

    Sales advisor

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Safe workplace
    2. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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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
  • 4.2/10

    Customer service

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Doesn’t recommend their team
    3. Hard to take holidays

    Best thing

    Teamwork

    Worst thing

    Mangers
    Schedules

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    March 2020
  • 7.2/10

    Sales

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Proper sick pay
    3. No paid breaks
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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