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Halfords

Breakroom Rating
based on 26 job reviews
5.5/10
  • UK
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Halfords job reviews

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26 Halfords employees have compared their jobs on Breakroom. Find out what they say about pay, hours, shifts and more.

  • 8.2/10

    Cycle technician

    • £9.80 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not stressed
    2. Enough training
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    Hours

    Worst thing

    Pay for skill set

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    April 2020
  • 5.5/10

    Techinian

    • £9.38 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Working lots of extra hours
    3. Two weeks notice of their shifts
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    March 2020
  • 4.0/10

    Assistant

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Doing unpaid extra work
    3. Minimum sick pay
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    March 2020
  • 4.2/10

    Technician

    • £7.70 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Hard to take holidays
    3. Working lots of extra hours

    Best thing

    Progression

    Worst thing

    The pay

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    March 2020
  • 4.6/10

    Customer advisor

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Don’t get proper breaks
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    The people

    Worst thing

    Not being paid for the skilled work i do

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    March 2020
  • 8.8/10

    Customer service

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. Safe workplace
    3. Minimum sick pay

    Best thing

    Colleagues

    Worst thing

    Customers

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    March 2020
  • 4.0/10

    Mot tester

    • £26,000 per year, working a 44 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Doesn’t recommend their team
    3. Minimum sick pay

    Best thing

    I get left alone to do what I go to do

    Worst thing

    No matter how much you try to get things changed no one above manger cares

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    March 2020
  • 3.8/10

    Assistant manager

    • Manages people
    • £23,000 per year, working a 45 hour week
    • 25–34 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. Not enough training
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
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    March 2020
  • 4.0/10

    Senior auditor

    • £9.59 per hour
    • 34–44 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. Not treated with respect

    Best thing

    Being on the road sometimes

    Worst thing

    Long hours and constantly changing start times.

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    February 2020
  • 7.8/10

    Fitter

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 34–44 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Paid accurately
    3. Working lots of extra hours
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    February 2020
  • 5.5/10

    Store assistant

    • £7.02 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not stressed
    2. Minimum sick pay
    3. Hard to change shifts
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    February 2020
  • 6.8/10

    Duty manager

    • £8.84 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to change shifts
    2. Have had opportunities to progress
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    Fun environment and skills to learn

    Worst thing

    Having to hit a lot of targets for such a low paid job

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    February 2020
  • 6.1/10

    Customer service advisor

    • £8.43 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Have had opportunities to progress
    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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    February 2020
  • 3.6/10

    Administrator

    • Manages people
    • £6.00 per hour
    • 25–34 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid accurately
    2. No paid breaks
    3. Hard to take holidays
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    January 2020
  • 5.9/10

    Technician

    • £8.00 per hour
    • 34–44 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. Doesn’t recommend their team
    3. Less than a week’s notice of their shifts
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    January 2020
  • 7.9/10

    Cycle technician

    • £9.51 per hour
    • 25–34 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Easy to change shifts
    3. No paid breaks
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    January 2020
  • 2.3/10

    Customer service advisor

    • £6.58 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not enough training
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. Minimum sick pay

    Best thing

    The colleagues

    Worst thing

    The managers

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    January 2020
  • 5.2/10

    Auto technician

    • £7.70 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid breaks
    2. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    Colleagues they are like a 2nd family always look out for each other even if you have ups and downs

    Worst thing

    Weather, place I work isn’t great

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    December 2019
  • 5.9/10

    MOT technician

    • £26,300 per year, working a 45 hour week
    • 34–44 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Doesn’t recommend their team
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
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    December 2019
  • 8.1/10

    Key holder

    • £6.78 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Recommends their team
    3. Three weeks notice of their shifts
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    December 2019