Are you getting a good deal at work?
Compare your job to find out

Poundland

poundland.co.uk

Breakroom Rating based on 77 job reviews

5.1/10
What is this?

See job vacancies at Poundland

Link goes to an external site

Poundland job reviews

Find out what Poundland jobs are really like…

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

See reviews matching:

  • 8.2/10

    Assistant manager

    • Manages people
    • £23,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Easy to change shifts
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    Find out more
    August 2020
  • 5.5/10

    Filler

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Good for people with caring responsiblities
    2. Not enough training
    3. Less than a week’s notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    Good colleagues to work with

    Worst thing

    Being expected to do everything and do your job

    Find out more
    August 2020
  • 2.7/10

    Customer assistant

    • £14.96 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not treated with respect
    2. Minimum sick pay
    3. Hard to take holidays
    Find out more
    August 2020
  • 5.9/10

    Store manager

    • Manages people
    • £30,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. Doing unpaid extra work

    Best thing

    I am store manager

    Worst thing

    unrealistic targets

    Find out more
    August 2020
  • 4.6/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Working lots of extra hours
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    The clothing manager will look out for staff. The friends I've made. The occasion where customers are great to get along with.

    Worst thing

    Assistant managers attitude

    Find out more
    July 2020
  • 3.6/10

    Replenish team

    • £8.92 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Less than a week’s notice of their shifts
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    Find out more
    July 2020
  • 7.0/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.12 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. Less than a week’s notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    Working with public

    Find out more
    July 2020
  • 6.4/10

    Assistant manager

    • Manages people
    • £23,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Safe workplace
    2. Recommends their team
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    We work as a team

    Worst thing

    Sress and distance

    Find out more
    June 2020
  • 6.1/10

    Shop assistant

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Not working lots of extra hours
    3. Unsafe workplace
    Find out more
    March 2020
  • 10.0/10

    Assistant team manager

    • Manages people
    • £26,000 per year, working a 48 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Have had opportunities to progress
    2. Good for people with caring responsiblities
    3. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    Find out more
    March 2020
  • 5.8/10

    Sales assistant

    • £5.26 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. No paid breaks
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    Flexible hours

    Worst thing

    Boring and hard

    Find out more
    March 2020
  • 3.6/10

    Wharehouse man

    • £8.93 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. Doesn’t recommend their team
    3. Minimum sick pay

    Worst thing

    Management

    Find out more
    March 2020
  • 5.5/10

    Supervisor

    • Manages people
    • £8.50 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Stressed
    3. Unsafe workplace
    Find out more
    March 2020
  • 2.9/10

    Shop assistant

    • £6.95 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Doing unpaid extra work
    2. Less than a week’s notice of their shifts
    3. Hard to change shifts

    Best thing

    Doing a great job & seeing what I’ve done

    Worst thing

    Not getting recognised for doing a job over & beyond

    Find out more
    March 2020
  • 2.3/10

    Cashier

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 34–44 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Less than a week’s notice of their shifts
    2. Not enough training
    3. Hard to take holidays
    Find out more
    February 2020
  • 5.5/10

    Supervisor

    • Manages people
    • £8.51 per hour
    • 25–34 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    2. Working lots of extra hours
    3. Stressed
    Find out more
    February 2020
  • 3.6/10

    Supervisor

    • £8.51 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team
    Find out more
    February 2020
  • 7.4/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.50 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Have had opportunities to progress
    3. Managers change their shifts at short notice

    Best thing

    Meeting different people every day

    Worst thing

    Difficult customers

    Find out more
    February 2020
  • 5.1/10

    Superior

    • Manages people
    • £8.51 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Have had opportunities to progress
    2. Doesn’t recommend their team
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    I work with a good team

    Worst thing

    Late finish

    Find out more
    February 2020
  • 9.4/10

    Team leader

    • Manages people
    • £8.51 per hour
    • 25–34 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid accurately
    2. Enough training
    3. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    Find out more
    January 2020
  • 5.2/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 25–34 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    3. Minimum sick pay

    Best thing

    People

    Worst thing

    People

    Find out more
    December 2019
  • 2.5/10

    Sales assistant

    • £7.77 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers change their shifts at short notice
    2. Stressed
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    The job

    Worst thing

    No teamwork

    Find out more
    November 2019
  • 7.4/10

    Sales assistant

    • £6.32 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not stressed
    2. Paid accurately
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team

    Best thing

    The pay

    Worst thing

    Shifts drag in, my shifts are boring

    Find out more
    November 2019
  • 6.5/10

    Sales assistant

    • £3.50 per hour
    • 18–20 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Good for students
    2. Paid accurately
    3. Less than a week’s notice of their shifts

    Worst thing

    Having to deal with rude customers

    Find out more
    October 2019
  • 2.5/10

    Sales assistant

    • £6.18 per hour
    • 18–20 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers change their shifts at short notice
    2. Doesn’t recommend their team
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    My team

    Worst thing

    Some management members

    Find out more
    October 2019
  • 6.8/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 45–54 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid accurately
    2. Easy to take holidays
    3. Minimum sick pay
    Find out more
    October 2019
  • 6.5/10

    Supervisor

    • Manages people
    • £8.51 per hour
    • 21–24 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to change shifts
    2. Easy to take holidays
    3. Managers change their shifts at short notice
    Find out more
    October 2019
  • 5.5/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 34–44 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Two weeks notice of their shifts
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    Find out more
    October 2019
  • 2.3/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Less than a week’s notice of their shifts
    2. Not treated with respect
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress

    Best thing

    My colleagues

    Worst thing

    Manager

    Find out more
    October 2019
  • 4.2/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.20 per hour
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Minimum sick pay
    3. Hard to change shifts

    Best thing

    I like the people that work there

    Worst thing

    Late hours

    Find out more
    October 2019
  • 7.2/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.90 per hour
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Recommends their team
    3. One week notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    The people

    Worst thing

    The stairs

    Find out more
    October 2019
  • 5.5/10

    Supervisor

    • £8.63 per hour
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Have had opportunities to progress
    2. No paid breaks
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    Work colleagues

    Worst thing

    School kids

    Find out more
    October 2019
  • 4.6/10

    Cashier

    • £8.00 per hour
    • 21–24 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Good for people with caring responsiblities
    2. Stressed
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team

    Best thing

    Staff

    Worst thing

    Rude customers

    Find out more
    October 2019
  • 1.7/10

    Sales operator

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    2. Managers change their shifts at short notice
    3. Minimum sick pay
    Find out more
    October 2019
  • 1.7/10

    Supervisor

    • Manages people
    • £8.81 per hour
    • 45–54 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team

    Best thing

    engaging with cudtomerd

    Worst thing

    having to ask every custer would they like a bag or product focus

    Find out more
    October 2019
  • 2.5/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 45–54 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Minimum sick pay
    2. Doesn’t recommend their team
    3. Not treated with respect

    Best thing

    Two off my friends

    Worst thing

    My manager with favouritism

    Find out more
    October 2019
  • 5.1/10

    Sales assistant

    • £6.90 per hour
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. One week notice of their shifts
    3. Not paid accurately

    Best thing

    Get to meet new people

    Worst thing

    The staff

    Find out more
    October 2019
  • 5.5/10

    Supervisor

    • Manages people
    • £8.51 per hour
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Have had opportunities to progress
    2. No paid breaks
    3. One week notice of their shifts

    Worst thing

    People

    Find out more
    October 2019
  • 4.0/10

    Sales assistant

    • £7.77 per hour
    • 21–24 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Minimum sick pay
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    The staff I work with

    Worst thing

    Store Manger

    Find out more
    October 2019
  • 3.6/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.23 per hour
    • 45–54 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid accurately
    2. Not treated with respect
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress

    Best thing

    Management

    Worst thing

    Colleges

    Find out more
    October 2019
  • 2.4/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers change their shifts at short notice
    2. Minimum sick pay
    3. Not treated with respect

    Best thing

    Helping others

    Worst thing

    The shoplifters

    Find out more
    October 2019
  • 5.1/10

    Sales assistant

    • £6.32 per hour
    • 18–20 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid accurately
    2. No paid breaks
    3. Less than a week’s notice of their shifts
    Find out more
    October 2019
  • 7.2/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 55–64 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid breaks
    2. Have had opportunities to progress
    3. Three weeks notice of their shifts

    Worst thing

    Gossip

    Find out more
    October 2019
  • 4.2/10

    Supervisor

    • Manages people
    • £8.51 per hour
    • 21–24 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Minimum sick pay
    3. No paid breaks
    Find out more
    October 2019
  • 4.0/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 45–54 years old

    What they say about their job

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

    Best thing

    Nice and friendly work colleagues

    Worst thing

    Space to serve people

    Find out more
    October 2019
  • 5.9/10

    Supervisor

    • Manages people
    • £8.55 per hour
    • 25–34 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. No paid breaks
    Find out more
    October 2019
  • 4.9/10

    Sales assistant

    • £7.00 per hour
    • 18–20 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Not enough training
    3. Working lots of extra hours
    Find out more
    October 2019
  • 4.9/10

    Senior sales assistant

    • £8.51 per hour
    • 34–44 years old

    What they say about their job

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

    Worst thing

    Too much work not enough people

    Find out more
    October 2019
  • 4.6/10

    Sales assistant

    • £7.21 per hour
    • 18–20 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Hard to change shifts
    3. Hard to take holidays
    Find out more
    October 2019
  • 8.1/10

    Sales assistant

    • £6.18 per hour
    • 18–20 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Paid accurately
    3. Less than a week’s notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    Always on the go

    Find out more
    October 2019