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  • 5.2/10

    Lead sales

    • Manages people
    • £9.60 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Working lots of extra hours
    3. Minimum sick pay
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    July 2020
  • 4.6/10

    Store assistant

    • £9.22 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to change shifts
    2. No paid breaks
    3. Minimum sick pay
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    July 2020
  • 3.4/10

    Lead sales assistant

    • £9.60 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. Hard to take holidays
    3. Working lots of extra hours

    Best thing

    great team members

    Worst thing

    a lot.of responsibility, not enough pay

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    July 2020
  • 5.2/10

    Store assistant

    • £7.55 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Working lots of extra hours
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    the team members

    Worst thing

    lack of solid stable management

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    July 2020
  • 4.9/10

    Store assistant

    • £7.55 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No unpaid extra work
    2. Two weeks notice of their shifts
    3. Managers change their shifts at short notice

    Best thing

    Fill shift, goes quick

    Worst thing

    Having to serve rude customers

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    July 2020
  • 4.9/10

    Supervisor

    • Manages people
    • £22,900 per year, working a 50 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. One week notice of their shifts
    3. Managers change their shifts at short notice
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    July 2020
  • 5.9/10

    Cashier

    • £9.22 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Safe workplace
    2. Hard to change shifts
    3. Bad for people with caring responsibilities

    Best thing

    Colleagues

    Worst thing

    Unsympathetic management who don’t follow up with how employees are dealing with things

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    July 2020
  • 5.5/10

    Sales assistant

    • £9.22 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No unpaid extra work
    2. No paid breaks
    3. Two weeks notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    People

    Worst thing

    Some members of management, pressure from management, not enough support at times

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    July 2020
  • 3.8/10

    Sales assistant

    • £7.55 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. Doesn’t recommend their team
    3. Bad for students

    Best thing

    Pay and benefits

    Worst thing

    Not valued and taken for granted

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    July 2020
  • 8.2/10

    Hgv 1 driver

    • £17.67 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Enough training
    3. No paid breaks
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    July 2020
  • 6.3/10

    Checkout operator

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Enough training
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    July 2020
  • 5.2/10

    Cashier

    • £9.22 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No unpaid extra work
    2. Two weeks notice of their shifts
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
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    July 2020
  • 3.8/10

    Supervisor

    • Manages people
    • £21,000 per year, working a 45 hour week
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. Doesn’t recommend their team
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    Bonuses if we hit targets and the fact having supervisor on my CV at 20 looks good.

    Worst thing

    Hours aren’t the best, corporate don’t give a rats arse about us, staff are hit or miss, take a lot of flack and don’t get enough in return for it

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    June 2020
  • 7.6/10

    Sales assistant

    • £9.22 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 team I work with

    Worst thing

    Not worth progressing

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    June 2020
  • 8.1/10

    Store manager

    • Manages people
    • £32,000 per year, working a 44 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. Recommends their team
    3. Minimum sick pay
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    June 2020
  • 6.6/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.50 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

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

    Best thing

    Manager

    Worst thing

    Wage

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    June 2020
  • 7.0/10

    Shop assistant

    • £9.22 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Employer understands what’s happening on the ground
    2. Treated with respect
    3. Minimum sick pay
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    June 2020
  • 5.8/10

    Sales assistant

    • £9.22 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Safe workplace
    2. Managers change their shifts at short notice
    3. No paid breaks
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    June 2020
  • 2.7/10

    Goods in

    • £12.91 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not enough training
    2. Unsafe workplace
    3. Hard to change shifts
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    May 2020
  • 3.8/10

    Hgv

    • £17.76 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. Hard to change shifts
    3. No paid breaks
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    May 2020
  • 6.4/10

    Shop assistant

    • £9.22 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    3. No paid breaks
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    April 2020
  • 3.3/10

    Store assistant

    • £9.22 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. No paid breaks
    3. Stressed
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    April 2020
  • 6.1/10

    Store Assistant

    • £7.55 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No unpaid extra work
    2. Have had opportunities to progress
    3. Minimum sick pay

    Best thing

    Flexibility

    Worst thing

    Pay

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    April 2020
  • 6.6/10

    Customer Assistant

    • £6.85 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Good for students
    3. No paid breaks
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    March 2020
  • 5.5/10

    Floor staff

    • £6.80 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not stressed
    2. Managers change their shifts at short notice
    3. Two weeks notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    The staff

    Worst thing

    The customers

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    March 2020
  • 4.6/10

    Store asst

    • £8.38 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

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

    Best thing

    People I work with

    Worst thing

    Management and rotas

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    March 2020
  • 6.5/10

    warehouse Operative

    • £10.10 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Not working lots of extra hours
    3. Less than a week’s notice of their shifts
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    March 2020
  • 1.6/10

    Sales Assistant

    • £8.11 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. Working lots of extra hours
    3. One week notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    The people I work with

    Worst thing

    No overtime, shady contracts, poor pay

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    March 2020
  • 4.2/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.15 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Less than a week’s notice of their shifts
    3. Stressed
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    March 2020
  • 5.8/10

    Store Assistant

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Have had opportunities to progress
    2. Stressed
    3. Working lots of extra hours

    Best thing

    Working part time and getting paid decently.

    Worst thing

    Lots of stress on delivery. Sometimes we are too understaffed or over staffed.

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    March 2020
  • 4.6/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.38 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Three weeks notice of their shifts
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    Customers

    Worst thing

    Manager

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    March 2020
  • 5.2/10

    Customer assistant

    • £8.16 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

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

    Best thing

    Semi flexible hours

    Worst thing

    Poor management

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    March 2020
  • 8.3/10

    Lead Sales

    • £8.73 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Have had opportunities to progress
    2. Enough training
    3. Minimum sick pay
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    March 2020
  • 5.2/10

    Sales assistant

    • £6.86 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No unpaid extra work
    2. Working lots of extra hours
    3. Two weeks notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    Staff members

    Worst thing

    Pay
    Customers
    Store manager

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    March 2020
  • 6.1/10

    Store assistant

    • £6.82 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Employer understands what’s happening on the ground
    2. Easy to take holidays
    3. Don’t get proper breaks

    Worst thing

    Bad pay, boring job, inconsistent finishing time and more

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    March 2020
  • 5.8/10

    Manager

    • Manages people
    • £12.00 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to change shifts
    2. Don’t get proper breaks
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
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    March 2020
  • 3.6/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.38 per hour
    • 25–34 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Hard to change shifts
    3. Managers change their shifts at short notice
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    February 2020
  • 4.0/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.38 per hour
    • 55–64 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Stressed
    3. No paid breaks

    Worst thing

    People

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    February 2020
  • 5.1/10

    Store assistant

    • £8.38 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Stressed
    3. Minimum sick pay

    Best thing

    Do my work and just go home no worries

    Worst thing

    Managers don’t want to listen and just brush things off

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    February 2020
  • 4.5/10

    Store assistant

    • £6.86 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. No paid breaks
    3. Managers change their shifts at short notice

    Best thing

    Work people

    Worst thing

    No respect from some managers

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    February 2020
  • 4.5/10

    Store assistant

    • £8.32 per hour
    • 55–64 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

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

    Best thing

    The people I work with

    Worst thing

    Not enough hours

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    February 2020
  • 4.9/10

    Store operative

    • £8.38 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

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

    Best thing

    Day shifts

    Worst thing

    Early shifts starting at 7

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    February 2020
  • 3.4/10

    Sales

    • £8.33 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Stressed
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    February 2020
  • 7.9/10

    Retail assistant

    • £8.38 per hour
    • 55–64 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Employer understands what’s happening on the ground
    2. Enough training
    3. Minimum sick pay

    Best thing

    Everything, very friendly, caring, no pressure. They have a way of bringing the best out of you.

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    February 2020
  • 6.5/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.38 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Have had opportunities to progress
    2. Recommends their team
    3. Minimum sick pay

    Best thing

    the hours

    Worst thing

    youngsters not doing job correctly

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    February 2020
  • 7.2/10

    Store assistant

    • £8.38 per hour
    • 55–64 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 stressed
    3. Working lots of extra hours
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    February 2020
  • 5.9/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.38 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Minimum sick pay
    3. Not treated with respect
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    February 2020
  • 2.5/10

    Store assistant

    • £5.40 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

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

    Best thing

    Store managent

    Worst thing

    Area management

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    February 2020
  • 3.5/10

    Store assistant

    • £6.86 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. Working lots of extra hours
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    Colleagues

    Worst thing

    Don't know how long you will be there each day

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    February 2020
  • 1.6/10

    Store assistant

    • £8.38 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Stressed
    2. Doesn’t recommend their team
    3. Working lots of extra hours

    Best thing

    Staff discount

    Worst thing

    Long hard hours. No breaks. Treated badly and spoken to badly by managers. Forced compulsory overtime

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    February 2020