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mccolls.co.uk

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  • 8.8/10

    Manager

    • Manages people
    • £26,800 per year, working a 45 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Safe workplace
    3. Three weeks notice of their shifts
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    August 2020
  • 3.6/10

    Supervisor

    • £8.87 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not stressed
    2. Hard to change shifts
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    My team

    Worst thing

    . No breaks
    . Lack of rota, very last minute
    . Left to run the store by myself for 8 hrs out of the day and the manager complains that I don't get enough done.
    . No career progression
    . Any reports to head office gets ignored been sending out a report for the last 4 years they keep changing area managers

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    August 2020
  • 1.7/10

    Shop assistant

    • £8.45 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Bad for people with caring responsibilities
    2. Working lots of extra hours
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    August 2020
  • 6.8/10

    Manager

    • Manages people
    • £8.97 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No unpaid extra work
    2. Have had opportunities to progress
    3. One week notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    Family atmosphere

    Worst thing

    Pay

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    July 2020
  • 2.2/10

    Relief manager

    • Manages people
    • £22,400 per year, working a 55 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    2. Don’t get proper breaks
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team
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    July 2020
  • 2.7/10

    Shop assistant

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Hard to take holidays
    2. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    3. Managers change their shifts at short notice

    Best thing

    The girls who I work with,and it's just down the road from me

    Worst thing

    Most things

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    July 2020
  • 7.0/10

    Manager

    • Manages people
    • £26,200 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. Safe workplace
    3. Stressed
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    July 2020
  • 8.5/10

    Supervisor

    • Manages people
    • £8.85 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Have had opportunities to progress
    2. Easy to change shifts
    3. One week notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    Customers

    Worst thing

    Late shifts

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    July 2020
  • 3.1/10

    Store supervisor

    • £8.69 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Managers change their shifts at short notice
    3. Less than a week’s notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    Some of the people I work with. And our lovely customers

    Worst thing

    The manager has no people skills, doesn’t take into account childcare issues but yet will leave the store change her shifts if her dog is sick!, oh and she never works her 40 hours she always has to dash off

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    July 2020
  • 3.3/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.78 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No unpaid extra work
    2. Stressed
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
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    July 2020
  • 6.1/10

    Supervisor

    • Manages people
    • £8.87 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Recommends their team
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    June 2020
  • 8.2/10

    Manager

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Safe workplace
    2. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    3. Stressed
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    June 2020
  • 4.5/10

    Supervisor

    • £8.72 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. Don’t get proper breaks

    Best thing

    Convenient

    Worst thing

    Single manning while doing 2 different jobs

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    June 2020
  • 8.2/10

    Supervisor

    • Manages people
    • £8.87 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Easy to take holidays
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    May 2020
  • 5.2/10

    Team manager

    • Manages people
    • £1,600 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 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
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    May 2020
  • 8.2/10

    Manager

    • Manages people
    • £28,000 per year, working a 45 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Good for people with caring responsiblities
    3. Two weeks notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    Customers.

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    May 2020
  • 1.0/10

    Supervisor

    • Manages people
    • £8.87 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not enough training
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. Working lots of extra hours
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    April 2020
  • 5.8/10

    Supervisor

    • £8.78 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. Two weeks notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    Workmates

    Worst thing

    Only ssp when off.
    Wages are crap

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    April 2020
  • 4.8/10

    Manager

    • Manages people
    • £22,700 per year, working a 45 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. Two weeks notice of their shifts
    3. Not enough training
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    March 2020
  • 4.5/10

    General assistant

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Stressed
    3. Two weeks notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    Some of the people I work with and some customers.

    Worst thing

    Rota changes more or less every week no notice given your not even asked or contacted if you can do the hours.plus having to be security gaurd and cleaner.

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    February 2020
  • 8.7/10

    Duty manager

    • £8.62 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
    • 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. Three weeks notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    The people I work with

    Worst thing

    Quiet at times

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    February 2020
  • 3.8/10

    Supervisor

    • £8.36 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Managers change their shifts at short notice
    3. Two weeks notice of their shifts
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    February 2020
  • 3.5/10

    Supervisor

    • Manages people
    • £8.36 per hour
    • 25–34 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid accurately
    2. Minimum sick pay
    3. Not enough training

    Best thing

    Flexible hours
    Staff are ok
    Customers are friendly
    Shifts are easy not too long or short

    Worst thing

    Upper manager dont have a clue
    We dont get to do our own orders
    Too much stock gets sent in
    Hours are getting cut each month

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    February 2020
  • 5.2/10

    Senior sales supervisor

    • £8.36 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid accurately
    2. Two weeks notice of their shifts
    3. Hard to take holidays

    Best thing

    Getting to know the community with in the shop, work with a great team .

    Worst thing

    I seem to do everything but not being appreciated.

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    February 2020
  • 6.4/10

    Supervisor

    • Manages people
    • £8.36 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not stressed
    2. Paid accurately
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    February 2020
  • 5.9/10

    Branch manager

    • Manages people
    • £22,500 per year, working a 45 hour week
    • 25–34 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Not enough training
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    January 2020
  • 5.9/10

    Supervisor

    • Manages people
    • £8.37 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. One week notice of their shifts
    3. Working lots of extra hours

    Best thing

    Set shifts and friendly members of staff

    Worst thing

    Being spoken down to by members of the public

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    November 2019
  • 5.1/10

    Supervisor

    • £8.36 per hour
    • 34–44 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Good for people with caring responsiblities
    2. Minimum sick pay
    3. Not treated with respect
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    November 2019