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

  • 6.1/10

    Retail assistant

    • £8.80 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. No unpaid extra work
    3. Managers change their shifts at short notice

    Best thing

    The people

    Worst thing

    Customers

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    July 2020
  • 2.2/10

    Sales assistant

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Working lots of extra hours
    2. Minimum sick pay
    3. Managers change their shifts at short notice
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    July 2020
  • 7.8/10

    Duty 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. Get proper breaks
    2. Employer understands what’s happening on the ground
    3. Two weeks notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    Security ,hours treatment

    Worst thing

    Nothing

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    June 2020
  • 7.0/10

    Store manager

    • Manages people
    • £34,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not stressed
    2. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    3. Doing unpaid extra work
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    June 2020
  • 6.4/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.50 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Get proper breaks
    3. Managers change their shifts at short notice
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    March 2020
  • 2.6/10

    Retail assistant

    • £8.00 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Working lots of extra hours
    2. Minimum sick pay
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    The people I work with

    Worst thing

    Miscommunication often between managers and a bad rota

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    February 2020
  • 6.8/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.20 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Easy to change shifts
    3. One week notice of their shifts
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    December 2019
  • 3.8/10

    Supervisor

    • £21,000 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 25–34 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Have had opportunities to progress
    2. Not enough training
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team

    Best thing

    The people become your family.

    Worst thing

    Demanding, high expectations, long hours

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    December 2019
  • 7.0/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.40 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Paid accurately
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    November 2019