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  • 4.9/10

    Sales advisor

    • £8.67 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Stressed
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
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    July 2020
  • 2.9/10

    Team member

    • £9.20 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Stressed
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. Managers change their shifts at short notice
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    July 2020
  • 3.6/10

    Assistant manager

    • Manages people
    • £27,000 per year, working a 39 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to change shifts
    2. No paid breaks
    3. One week notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    I like tge products we sell

    Worst thing

    Everything is overly complicated to carry out a simple job.

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    July 2020
  • 6.4/10

    Assistant manager

    • Manages people
    • £29,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to change shifts
    2. Get proper breaks
    3. Managers change their shifts at short notice
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    July 2020
  • 4.2/10

    Duty manager

    • Manages people
    • £9.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

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

    Best thing

    Workload keeps me busy

    Worst thing

    Expectations

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    June 2020
  • 3.8/10

    Team leader

    • £9.72 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No unpaid extra work
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. Not treated with respect
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    June 2020
  • 3.3/10

    Operations team leader

    • Manages people
    • £9.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Don’t get proper breaks
    3. Not treated with respect
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    June 2020
  • 6.6/10

    Manager

    • Manages people
    • £26,000 per year, working a 39 hour week
    • 21–24 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Have had opportunities to progress
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team
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    June 2020
  • 5.2/10

    Manager

    • Manages people
    • £26,000 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. One week notice of their shifts
    3. Don’t get proper breaks
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    May 2020
  • 8.5/10

    Customer service

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Proper sick pay
    3. One week notice of their shifts
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    April 2020
  • 2.8/10

    Kitchen designer

    • £8.55 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Doing unpaid extra work
    2. Not treated with respect
    3. Hard to change shifts
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    March 2020
  • 6.4/10

    Sales Floor

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid breaks
    2. Easy to take holidays
    3. Hard to change shifts
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    March 2020
  • 5.2/10

    Retail assistant

    • £7.70 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Managers change their shifts at short notice
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    March 2020
  • 8.5/10

    Checkout assistant

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid accurately
    2. Enough training
    3. Stressed
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    February 2020
  • 6.1/10

    Assistant manager

    • Manages people
    • £25,500 per year, working a 50 hour week
    • 25–34 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Paid accurately
    3. Managers change their shifts at short notice

    Best thing

    Freedom, helping customers, responsibility

    Worst thing

    In the past there have been poor managers that use staff. This seems to have changed in the last 18months

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    January 2020
  • 7.0/10

    Customer assistant

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 45–54 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    Working as a team

    Worst thing

    Tidying up from people

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    October 2019
  • 4.6/10

    Shop floor assistant

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 18–20 years old

    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. Doesn’t recommend their team

    Best thing

    The people I work with

    Worst thing

    Management & the way the shop is run

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    October 2019
  • 3.1/10

    Garden centre

    • £7.50 per hour
    • 21–24 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Not enough training
    3. Not treated with respect

    Best thing

    My colleagues

    Worst thing

    The managers and communication

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    October 2019
  • 5.9/10

    Sales assistant

    • £10.20 per hour
    • 45–54 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    3. No paid breaks
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    October 2019
  • 2.4/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.17 per hour
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Not treated with respect
    2. Doesn’t recommend their team
    3. Hard to change shifts

    Worst thing

    Managers dont know alot and communication is really bad

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    October 2019
  • 5.2/10

    Customer advisor

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 45–54 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Working lots of extra hours
    3. One week notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    Workmates

    Worst thing

    Too many bosses

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    October 2019
  • 6.4/10

    Customer assistant

    • £8.31 per hour
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

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

    Best thing

    My colleges

    Worst thing

    Not enough staff

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    October 2019
  • 4.8/10

    Team leader

    • Manages people
    • £9.00 per hour
    • 55–64 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Stressed
    3. Managers change their shifts at short notice

    Best thing

    Customer

    Worst thing

    Colleague

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    October 2019
  • 5.5/10

    Sales assistant

    • £7.70 per hour
    • 21–24 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to change shifts
    2. Not enough training
    3. Stressed
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    October 2019
  • 5.9/10

    Operations assistant

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Have had opportunities to progress
    2. One week notice of their shifts
    3. Hard to take holidays

    Best thing

    I know my job

    Worst thing

    Stress to do too much

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    October 2019
  • 5.5/10

    Tills

    • £8.20 per hour
    • 45–54 years old

    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. Hard to take holidays

    Best thing

    Most of my team mates r great and so are some customers

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    October 2019
  • 7.4/10

    Warehouse operator

    • £11.00 per hour
    • 55–64 years old

    What they say about their job

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

    Best thing

    I know what I need to do

    Worst thing

    Some. Staff bosses think they know how to do a job but have no idea

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    October 2019
  • 4.0/10

    Customer assistant

    • £7.70 per hour
    • 18–20 years old

    What they say about their job

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

    Best thing

    My other team members

    Worst thing

    The pay per hour

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    October 2019
  • 7.6/10

    Team leader

    • Manages people
    • £9.00 per hour
    • 34–44 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid breaks
    2. Good for people with caring responsiblities
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    Colleagues

    Worst thing

    Work load

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    October 2019
  • 5.2/10

    Team leader

    • Manages people
    • £9.18 per hour
    • 45–54 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Managers change their shifts at short notice
    3. Stressed
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    October 2019
  • 9.4/10

    Team leader

    • Manages people
    • £9.10 per hour
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. Proper sick pay
    3. Have had opportunities to progress

    Best thing

    Teamwork

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    October 2019
  • 6.1/10

    Team leader

    • Manages people
    • £9.22 per hour
    • 45–54 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Easy to change shifts
    3. Two weeks notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    The job

    Worst thing

    Over complicated work practices

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    October 2019
  • 4.2/10

    Operations team leader

    • Manages people
    • £9.70 per hour
    • 45–54 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. No paid breaks
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    People I work with

    Worst thing

    Working weekends

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    October 2019
  • 9.2/10

    Team leader

    • Manages people
    • £10.00 per hour
    • 45–54 years old

    What they say about their job

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

    Best thing

    Working as a team

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    October 2019
  • 3.3/10

    General assistant

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 45–54 years old

    What they say about their job

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

    Best thing

    People I work with.

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    October 2019
  • 8.7/10

    Customer service

    • £7.79 per hour
    • 21–24 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Enough training
    3. Minimum sick pay
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    October 2019
  • 3.5/10

    Operation team leader

    • Manages people
    • £9.00 per hour
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Stressed
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team

    Best thing

    Making a difference and structure

    Worst thing

    Uncertainty and not following plans

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    October 2019
  • 9.3/10

    Shop floor assistant

    • £7.80 per hour
    • 55–64 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Not working lots of extra hours
    3. Enough training

    Best thing

    Colleagues

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    October 2019
  • 4.4/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.57 per hour
    • 45–54 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. No paid breaks
    3. One week notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    The dept I work in

    Worst thing

    Getting shifts changed!!

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    October 2019
  • 8.1/10

    Sales adviser

    • £8.50 per hour
    • 45–54 years old

    What they say about their job

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

    Best thing

    People i work with

    Worst thing

    Working sundays

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    October 2019
  • 1.6/10

    Store assistant

    • £5.35 per hour
    • 18–20 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Working lots of extra hours
    2. Less than a week’s notice of their shifts
    3. Not treated with respect
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    October 2019
  • 4.8/10

    Shop assistant

    • £8.20 per hour
    • 55–64 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid breaks
    2. Stressed
    3. Two weeks notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    Meeting people

    Worst thing

    The lack of a shift pattern

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    October 2019
  • 6.3/10

    Duty manager

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Recommends their team
    3. Hard to take holidays

    Best thing

    The products I sell

    Worst thing

    Staffing levels

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    October 2019
  • 4.9/10

    Team leader

    • Manages people
    • £9.20 per hour
    • 34–44 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Have had opportunities to progress
    2. No paid breaks
    3. Managers change their shifts at short notice
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    October 2019
  • 4.9/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.25 per hour
    • 21–24 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Stressed
    3. No paid breaks
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    October 2019
  • 3.6/10

    Cashier

    • £7.70 per hour
    • 18–20 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Have had opportunities to progress
    2. Less than a week’s notice of their shifts
    3. Working lots of extra hours

    Best thing

    The people

    Worst thing

    Staffing issues

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    October 2019
  • 9.3/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.37 per hour
    • 55–64 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Not stressed
    2. Have had opportunities to progress
    3. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice

    Best thing

    My hours

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    October 2019
  • 2.3/10

    Team member

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. No paid breaks
    2. Minimum sick pay
    3. Hard to take holidays
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    October 2019
  • 5.9/10

    Front end team leader

    • Manages people
    • £9.00 per hour
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. Three weeks notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    The staff

    Worst thing

    The company

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    October 2019
  • 4.5/10

    Cashier

    • £7.70 per hour
    • 18–20 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid breaks
    2. Doesn’t recommend their team
    3. Hard to take holidays

    Best thing

    The team

    Worst thing

    The manager

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    October 2019