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  • 9.4/10

    Assistant

    • £8.75 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Have had opportunities to progress
    3. Recommends their team

    Best thing

    Colleagues and customers

    Worst thing

    Amount of running around I do

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    August 2020
  • 8.7/10

    Assistant manager

    • Manages people
    • £21,000 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    2. Treated with respect
    3. Doing unpaid extra work
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    August 2020
  • 6.5/10

    Assistant manager

    • Manages people
    • £21,000 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. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    3. No paid breaks
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    August 2020
  • 6.3/10

    Service assistant

    • £9.12 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Safe workplace
    3. Minimum sick pay
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    August 2020
  • 6.6/10

    Store manager

    • Manages people
    • £29,500 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    3. Bad for people with caring responsibilities
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    August 2020
  • 5.2/10

    Supervisor

    • Manages people
    • £10.40 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

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

    Best thing

    working with each other to get the job done and working as a team. Its a rare occurence but a few if us work really well together.

    Worst thing

    a backstabbing and bullying culture has set in at the store.

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    August 2020
  • 5.5/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.40 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. Three weeks notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    Friendly staff dealing with rude customer and discount. Go for breaks when needed

    Worst thing

    People who don't know what they are doing getting promoted and more training and courses not following through to train in different areas

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    July 2020
  • 8.8/10

    Supervisor

    • Manages people
    • £20,000 per year, working a 37 hour week
    • 21–24 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Have had opportunities to progress
    2. Proper sick pay
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    Have a laugh, good teamwork

    Worst thing

    Head office expect too much, never worked i a store properly to see what it’s really like

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    July 2020
  • 10.0/10

    Supervisor

    • Manages people
    • £15,300 per year, working a 30 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Have had opportunities to progress
    2. Easy to change shifts
    3. Four weeks notice of their shifts
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    July 2020
  • 8.7/10

    Retail assistant

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Get proper breaks
    3. Three weeks notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    Team around

    Worst thing

    Processes are long winded

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    July 2020
  • 8.3/10

    Duty manager

    • Manages people
    • £24,000 per year, working a 37 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

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

    Best thing

    Staff

    Worst thing

    Ad hoc jobs

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    July 2020
  • 7.6/10

    Manager

    • Manages people
    • £13.11 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. Treated with respect
    3. One week notice of their shifts
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    June 2020
  • 9.4/10

    Branch manager

    • Manages people
    • £31,000 per year, working a 36 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid breaks
    2. Not stressed
    3. Enough training
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    June 2020
  • 6.1/10

    Employee

    • £9.12 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Have had opportunities to progress
    2. Enough training
    3. Stressed
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    June 2020
  • 7.6/10

    Supervisor

    • Manages people
    • £10.12 per hour
    • 25 or older

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Safe workplace
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    Colleagues

    Worst thing

    Paperwork

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    June 2020
  • 7.6/10

    Customer service supervisor

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. No unpaid extra work
    3. Stressed
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    June 2020
  • 3.8/10

    Service assistant

    • £8.35 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. No paid breaks
    3. Not treated with respect

    Best thing

    Customers
    Interacting with different people

    Worst thing

    Management
    Environment

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    June 2020
  • 7.6/10

    Duty manager

    • Manages people
    • £10.60 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to change shifts
    2. Not working lots of extra hours
    3. Minimum sick pay
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    June 2020
  • 9.3/10

    Customer service assistant

    • £5,000 per year, working a 12 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • 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. Safe workplace
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    May 2020
  • 3.4/10

    Supervisor

    • Manages people
    • £9.26 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to change shifts
    2. Don’t get proper breaks
    3. Doing unpaid extra work
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    May 2020
  • 3.1/10

    Assistant manager

    • Manages people
    • £22,500 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    April 2020
  • 8.9/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.75 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Get proper breaks
    3. Managers change their shifts at short notice

    Best thing

    Teamwork

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    March 2020
  • 8.1/10

    Duty manager

    • Manages people
    • £10.05 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Employer understands what’s happening on the ground
    3. No paid breaks
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    March 2020
  • 7.4/10

    Sales

    • £8.35 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Have had opportunities to progress
    2. Easy to change shifts
    3. Minimum sick pay
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    March 2020
  • 7.6/10

    Service Assistant

    • £8.75 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    2. Get proper breaks
    3. Stressed
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    March 2020
  • 4.5/10

    Fork lift operator

    • £8.65 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    2. Unsafe workplace
    3. Not enough training

    Best thing

    Variety

    Worst thing

    Micro management

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    March 2020
  • 7.2/10

    Asm

    • Manages people
    • £23,500 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid breaks
    2. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    3. Doing unpaid extra work

    Best thing

    People, worklife balance

    Worst thing

    Work extra hours and not get paid

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    March 2020
  • 8.6/10

    Assistant manager

    • Manages people
    • £21,000 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 45–54 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Treated with respect
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    The hours/shifts and beibg able to book holidays well in advance.

    Worst thing

    Sometimes there is too many tasks needing completed in one day .

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    February 2020
  • 9.3/10

    Customer advisor

    • £13,000 per year, working a 30 hour week
    • 21–24 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    2. Recommends their team
    3. Easy to change shifts

    Best thing

    Relaxing work with friends

    Worst thing

    One bad assistant manager

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    February 2020
  • 5.5/10

    Supervisor

    • Manages people
    • £9.10 per hour
    • 25–34 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not stressed
    2. Not treated with respect
    3. Managers change their shifts at short notice
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    February 2020
  • 7.4/10

    Supervisor

    • Manages people
    • £9.80 per hour
    • 25–34 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to change shifts
    2. Not working lots of extra hours
    3. Not enough training

    Best thing

    Great team. Get to help people.

    Worst thing

    Can be very tedious. Can make it worse when you can't help customers as they themselves don't even know what they want.

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    January 2020
  • 6.1/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.35 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to change shifts
    2. Paid accurately
    3. No paid breaks
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    November 2019
  • 9.4/10

    Service assistant

    • £8.67 per hour
    • 18–20 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Employer understands what’s happening on the ground
    3. Not stressed

    Best thing

    Meeting new people, friendly staff team, lots of benefits and lots of opportunities of training and events.

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    October 2019
  • 4.6/10

    Customer assistant

    • £15,000 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid accurately
    2. Three weeks notice of their shifts
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team

    Best thing

    Regualr customers and my colleagues

    Worst thing

    Working hours

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    October 2019
  • 8.7/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.35 per hour
    • 34–44 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    2. Good for people with caring responsiblities
    3. Not enough training

    Best thing

    you can have fun and relax

    Worst thing

    Not enough hours

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    October 2019
  • 8.1/10

    Service assistant

    • £8.40 per hour
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. Recommends their team
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    October 2019
  • 7.8/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.73 per hour
    • 45–54 years old

    What they say about their job

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

    Best thing

    Colleagues

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    October 2019
  • 8.5/10

    Retail assistsnt

    • £8.36 per hour
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Paid accurately
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
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    October 2019
  • 8.6/10

    Assistant manager

    • Manages people
    • £22,500 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 34–44 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to change shifts
    2. Easy to take holidays
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    There’s a really good training and development plan

    Worst thing

    Managers get changed to often

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    October 2019
  • 6.8/10

    Customer advisor

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 34–44 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid breaks
    2. Easy to take holidays
    3. Two weeks notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    Team work

    Worst thing

    Customer

    Find out more
    October 2019
  • 7.8/10

    Supervisor

    • Manages people
    • £18,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 34–44 years old

    What they say about their job

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

    Best thing

    There's always something to do

    Worst thing

    Very early starts

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    October 2019
  • 9.1/10

    Customer service assistant

    • £8.35 per hour
    • 18–20 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid accurately
    2. Not working lots of extra hours
    3. Recommends their team

    Best thing

    Supportive managers - good company values

    Worst thing

    A lot of products

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    October 2019
  • 6.5/10

    Supervisor

    • Manages people
    • £17,900 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 34–44 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Easy to change shifts
    3. Three weeks notice of their shifts
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    October 2019
  • 8.1/10

    Supervisor

    • Manages people
    • £9.35 per hour
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    2. Paid breaks
    3. Stressed
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    October 2019
  • 8.1/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.00 per hour
    • 55–64 years old

    What they say about their job

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

    Best thing

    Customer service

    Worst thing

    Computers need a total revamp

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    October 2019
  • 7.8/10

    Trade sales assistant

    • £15,800 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 18–20 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

    Working with the team at my store

    Worst thing

    The stress customers place on is when they don’t fully understand issues behind the scenes and blame us for inconveniencing them

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    October 2019
  • 5.2/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.35 per hour
    • 18–20 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Good for students
    2. Managers change their shifts at short notice
    3. Hard to take holidays

    Best thing

    Meeting new people, customers and staff

    Worst thing

    Not being trained in certain areas such as electrical or plumbing which gives us a disadvantage with customers

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    October 2019
  • 4.5/10

    Branch manager

    • Manages people
    • £24,500 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. No paid breaks
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team

    Best thing

    The team I work with

    Worst thing

    Head office over ruling us to customers when we follow their guidelines

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    October 2019
  • 4.5/10

    Service assistant

    • £8.35 per hour
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Three weeks notice of their shifts
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team

    Best thing

    People you work with

    Worst thing

    Staff shortage. Juggling to many jobs to do all at once. Not flexible or set shifts

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    October 2019
  • 7.2/10

    Sales assistant

    • £7.25 per hour
    • 21–24 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Good for people with caring responsiblities
    2. Not working lots of extra hours
    3. Three weeks notice of their shifts
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    October 2019