7.3

Sofology

What it’s like working at Sofology

11 people shared what they think about working at Sofology…

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  • Head office doesn’t understand the frontline

    Do people think Sofology head office understands what's happening where they work?

    Most people think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work

    How we know this

    70% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners don’t have a good understanding of what’s really happening where they work

    Based on information from 10 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, the role of head office should be to support the people on the frontline serving customers.

    To do that properly, the company’s owners or head office need to have a good understanding of what’s really happening on the frontline. This is especially important when a company owns multiple locations.

  • People feel stressed

    Is it stressful to work at Sofology?

    Most people feel stressed here

    How we know this

    55% of people say they often feel stressed at work

    Based on information from 11 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Work isn’t always easy, but if you’re frequently feel stressed, that’s not good.

    Your employer should support you with enough people and resources to get your job done without feeling overwhelmed.

Good
  • Enough training

    Do people get enough training when they start at Sofology?

    Most people get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    73% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 11 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should give you good training when you start, not just drop you in at the deep end.

    This means that you’ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

    It’s also very important if your job involves anything that could be dangerous. Good training from the outset keeps you and your team safe.

  • Opportunities to progress

    Are people given support to progress at Sofology?

    Most people are given support to progress here

    How we know this

    In the last year, 70% of people report being given an opportunity to get better at their job, learn a new skill, learn to manage a team or get more responsibility in their role

    Based on information from 10 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should help you progress at work, if you want to. That might be supporting you to get better at the job you currently have, learn something new, manage a team or take on more responsibilities.

    This means you’ll be able to build on your skills and experience, and earn more money.

  • People get proper breaks

    Do people at Sofology get proper breaks?

    Most people get proper breaks

    How we know this

    70% of people report that they get to take proper breaks

    Based on information from 10 job reviews

    Why this matters

    When you take a break it should be a proper rest. It should last the full duration and you shouldn’t get pulled off it.

  • People recommend their team

    Do people at Sofology recommend working with their team?

    Most people recommend working with their team

    How we know this

    64% of people report that they would recommend working with their immediate team to a friend

    Based on information from 11 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job means enjoying the place where you work.

    The people you work with every day really matter. They can be the difference between a terrible day and a great one.

    If you’d recommend your team to a friend, this shows that something’s going right.

  • Managers are respectful

    Do people at Sofology feel treated with respect by their managers?

    Most people feel treated with respect by their managers

    How we know this

    70% of people say they’re treated with respect by their managers

    Based on information from 10 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get treated with respect by their managers. You shouldn’t feel discriminated against or bullied, and if you have a problem you should be able to speak to someone about it.

Excellent
  • Breaks are paid

    Do workers at Sofology get paid breaks?

    Yes. People get paid breaks

    How we know this

    80% of people say they get paid breaks

    Based on information from 10 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should have paid breaks.

    You should be paid for all your time at work, whether you’re on a break or not.

  • People are paid enough to live on

    Does Sofology pay enough to live on?

    People are paid enough to live on

    How we know this

    91% of people say they are paid at or above the Real Living Wage for where they live

    Based on information from 11 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should be paid enough to live on.

    The Real Living Wage is a voluntary rate employers can sign up to that is based on the real cost of living.

    The Real Living Wage is currently £9.50 per hour, and £10.85 per hour in London.

  • People are paid minimum wage

    Does Sofology pay minimum wage?

    Yes. People are paid above the minimum wage

    How we know this

    91% of people say they are paid at or above the legal minimum wage

    Based on information from 11 job reviews

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How Sofology ranks

Sofology ranks joint 60th to work for in manufacturer employers

  1. 60= Ford
    7.3
  2. 60= Sofology
    7.3
  3. 60= Wabtec
    7.3

Sofology job reviews

  • Best thing

    Boring with a decent wage

    Worst thing

    Boring and unsociable hours

    6.1

    Sales advisor, December 2020

  • Best thing

    Company really looks after everyone

    Worst thing

    Nothing

    10.0

    Sales consultant, February 2021

About

Sofology manufacture and sell sofas.

sofology.co.uk

Jobs by location

  1. 14 job openings

  2. 11 job openings

  3. 5 job openings

  4. 4 job openings

  5. 4 job openings

  6. 4 job openings

  7. 4 job openings

  8. 3 job openings

  9. 3 job openings

  10. 3 job openings

  11. 3 job openings

  12. 3 job openings

  13. 3 job openings

  14. 3 job openings

  15. 2 job openings

  16. 1 job opening

  17. 1 job opening

  18. 1 job opening

Handy to know

How are people paid?

18%
by the hour
82%
an annual salary

Based on 11 employees

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