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  • 5.5/10

    Supervisor

    • Manages people
    • £9.02 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. No paid breaks
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team

    Best thing

    teamwork

    Worst thing

    Pay rate for supervisor is bad

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    August 2020
  • 6.4/10

    Supervisor

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Safe workplace
    2. Enough training
    3. Hard to change shifts

    Best thing

    Work friends

    Worst thing

    too much expected of you

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    August 2020
  • 7.6/10

    Sales advisor

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    2. Easy to take holidays
    3. No paid breaks
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    August 2020
  • 6.5/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Enough training
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
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    July 2020
  • 8.2/10

    Loss prevention officer

    • £8.26 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Safe workplace
    2. Employer understands what’s happening on the ground
    3. One week notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    Is easy to travel to and exept for them going into hands of the receivers , it's been a good place to work .

    Worst thing

    Not many bad points , exept the hourly rate of pay is not very good for the responsibility .

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    June 2020
  • 5.8/10

    Warehouse operative

    • £16,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. Hard to change shifts
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team
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    May 2020
  • 6.1/10

    Line manager

    • Manages people
    • £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. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    3. Not enough training
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    April 2020
  • 2.9/10

    Senior sales

    • £8.43 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Doing unpaid extra work
    2. Stressed
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    March 2020
  • 7.2/10

    Food advisor

    • £8.21 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. Safe workplace
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    The people I work with

    Worst thing

    The people I work with

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    March 2020
  • 5.2/10

    Stock movement

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • 1–3 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
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    March 2020
  • 3.4/10

    Warehouse operative

    • £9.21 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    3. Unsafe workplace

    Best thing

    People I work with

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    March 2020
  • 7.6/10

    Senior food advisor

    • £8.60 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Good for people with caring responsiblities
    3. Managers change their shifts at short notice

    Best thing

    The people I work with

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    February 2020
  • 2.8/10

    Stock movement assistant fulfilment

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 55–64 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Two weeks notice of their shifts
    2. Managers change their shifts at short notice
    3. Hard to change shifts

    Best thing

    Internet orders which are basically online personal shopper. Love picking and packing.

    Worst thing

    Management. Lack of staff (whole store). Having to help in elsewhere while someone else does my actual job.

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    February 2020
  • 4.5/10

    Senior food services advisor

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Good for students
    2. Doesn’t recommend their team
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
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    February 2020
  • 3.8/10

    Sales advisor

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Doesn’t recommend their team
    3. No paid breaks
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    December 2019
  • 3.1/10

    Food service advisor

    • £4,000 per year, working a 16 hour week
    • Under 18 years old
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid accurately
    2. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress

    Best thing

    The Supervisors

    Worst thing

    The busy days

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    December 2019
  • 4.9/10

    Sales assistant

    • £6.63 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Stressed
    3. Working lots of extra hours

    Best thing

    People I work with

    Worst thing

    Particular members of management

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    November 2019
  • 7.4/10

    Supervisor

    • Manages people
    • £9.00 per hour
    • 45–54 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Treated with respect
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    September 2019
  • 8.6/10

    Food services advisor

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 45–54 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Employer understands what’s happening on the ground
    3. No paid breaks
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    September 2019
  • 6.8/10

    Personal shopper

    • £8.26 per hour
    • 55–64 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. Paid accurately
    3. Hard to take holidays

    Best thing

    Meeting customers

    Worst thing

    A certain supervisor

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    September 2019
  • 7.6/10

    Sales advisor

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 21–24 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid accurately
    2. Not working lots of extra hours
    3. Not enough training

    Best thing

    My colleagues

    Worst thing

    Selling credit card pressures

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    September 2019
  • 4.9/10

    Sales advisor

    • £6.64 per hour
    • 18–20 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Two weeks notice of their shifts
    3. Not treated with respect
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    September 2019
  • 3.6/10

    Food service adviser

    • £8.53 per hour
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

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

    Best thing

    Staff

    Worst thing

    Nobody listens

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    September 2019
  • 2.3/10

    Supervisor

    • Manages people
    • £8.51 per hour
    • 45–54 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Minimum sick pay
    2. Not paid accurately
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    Colleagues

    Worst thing

    Management

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    September 2019
  • 6.3/10

    Food services advisor

    • £8.61 per hour
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Good for people with caring responsiblities
    2. Easy to take holidays
    3. Minimum sick pay

    Best thing

    Customers

    Worst thing

    Short staffed

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    September 2019
  • 4.8/10

    Supervisor

    • Manages people
    • £8.73 per hour
    • 45–54 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid accurately
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. Minimum sick pay

    Best thing

    The team

    Worst thing

    No support

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    September 2019
  • 4.5/10

    Visual assistant

    • £8.26 per hour
    • 21–24 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Employer understands what’s happening on the ground
    2. Doesn’t recommend their team
    3. Minimum sick pay
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    September 2019
  • 2.8/10

    Sales advisor

    • £7.93 per hour
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

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

    Best thing

    Customers

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    September 2019
  • 3.8/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.20 per hour
    • 55–64 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. No paid breaks
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    September 2019
  • 5.9/10

    Sales manager

    • Manages people
    • £21,000 per year, working a 39 hour week
    • 21–24 years old

    What they say about their job

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

    Best thing

    The team

    Worst thing

    The pressure to meet targets

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    September 2019
  • 3.5/10

    Senior sales

    • £7.91 per hour
    • 34–44 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Hard to change shifts
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress

    Best thing

    Chatting to customers

    Worst thing

    Store cards

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    September 2019
  • 5.5/10

    Sales advisor

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 21–24 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Working lots of extra hours
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    The team

    Worst thing

    The push to open credit cards

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    September 2019