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  • 4.6/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.26 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Employer understands what’s happening on the ground
    2. Working lots of extra hours
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team
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    July 2020
  • 5.2/10

    Sales assistant

    • £22,000 per year, working a 45 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    3. Minimum sick pay
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    July 2020
  • 6.1/10

    Casual sales assistant

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Get proper breaks
    3. No paid breaks
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    July 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. Recommends their team
    2. Treated with respect
    3. Minimum sick pay

    Best thing

    Team i have
    Availability

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    June 2020
  • 6.4/10

    Warehouse operative

    • £7.74 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. Easy to take holidays
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    April 2020
  • 8.1/10

    Sales assistant

    • £7.00 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Easy to change shifts
    3. Working lots of extra hours
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    April 2020
  • 3.8/10

    Sales assistant

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Working lots of extra hours
    3. Minimum sick pay
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    March 2020
  • 8.4/10

    Casual Sales Assistant

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Not stressed
    2. Enough training
    3. Working lots of extra hours

    Best thing

    Friendly
    Commission

    Worst thing

    Zero hour contract
    Unpredictable hours

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    March 2020
  • 7.2/10

    Sales assistant

    • £6.21 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Employer understands what’s happening on the ground
    2. Get proper breaks
    3. Doing unpaid extra work
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    March 2020
  • 6.8/10

    Picking

    • £8.25 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. Not stressed
    3. Minimum sick pay

    Best thing

    The hours

    Worst thing

    0 hours contracts

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    March 2020
  • 6.8/10

    Footwear manager

    • £23,000 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. Not stressed
    3. Two weeks notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    Money

    Worst thing

    Hours

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    March 2020
  • 2.8/10

    Retail Assistant

    • £8.27 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Doesn’t recommend their team
    2. Minimum sick pay
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    Commission and staff discount

    Worst thing

    Zero hour contracts

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    March 2020
  • 6.4/10

    Shunter

    • £13.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Safe workplace
    2. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    3. Minimum sick pay
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    March 2020
  • 7.0/10

    Casual sales assistant

    • £4.58 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to change shifts
    2. Good for students
    3. No paid breaks
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    February 2020
  • 1.0/10

    Sales assistant

    • £6.20 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    2. One week notice of their shifts
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    They take into account my availability

    Worst thing

    Not allowed to sit down while working, even for a few minutes. Not allowed drinks on the shop floor.

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    December 2019
  • 9.2/10

    Sales assistant

    • £6.20 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. Not stressed
    3. Treated with respect
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    December 2019
  • 7.4/10

    Customer assistant

    • £6.20 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Good for students
    3. Working lots of extra hours

    Best thing

    Flexible hours

    Worst thing

    Not enough hours sometimes

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    December 2019
  • 4.9/10

    Sales assistant

    • £7.75 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid accurately
    2. One week notice of their shifts
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    People and flexibility

    Worst thing

    No definite hours

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    December 2019
  • 3.5/10

    Shoe supervisor

    • Manages people
    • £23,000 per year, working a 45 hour week
    • 21–24 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

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

    Best thing

    The commission scheme

    Worst thing

    The workload and head office

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    December 2019
  • 5.5/10

    Customer assistant

    • £7.90 per hour
    • 34–44 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Good for people with caring responsiblities
    2. No paid breaks
    3. Minimum sick pay

    Best thing

    Meeting new people

    Worst thing

    Lack of staff

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    November 2019
  • 5.8/10

    Casual sales assistant

    • £5.72 per hour
    • 18–20 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to change shifts
    2. Minimum sick pay
    3. One week notice of their shifts
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    October 2019
  • 5.8/10

    Sales

    • £8.50 per hour
    • 55–64 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid accurately
    2. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    The staff

    Worst thing

    Working under pressure

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    October 2019
  • 3.3/10

    Senior sales associate

    • £18,000 per year, working a 45 hour week
    • 45–54 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. No paid breaks
    3. Not enough training

    Best thing

    Staff I work with

    Worst thing

    Not much progress

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    October 2019
  • 7.4/10

    Casual sales assistant

    • £8.25 per hour
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid accurately
    2. Enough training
    3. One week notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    The staff

    Worst thing

    The customers (the rude ones)

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    October 2019
  • 3.3/10

    Sales advisor

    • £8.40 per hour
    • 45–54 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Hard to change shifts
    3. Minimum sick pay

    Best thing

    Meeting customers

    Worst thing

    Being told to stop chatting with customers and waiting for codes

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    October 2019
  • 1.6/10

    Casual sales assistant

    • £8.35 per hour
    • 45–54 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Hard to change shifts
    2. Hard to take holidays
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    Discount

    Worst thing

    My manager

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    October 2019
  • 6.1/10

    Manager

    • Manages people
    • £24,500 per year, working a 45 hour week
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Easy to take holidays
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    Shift pattern

    Worst thing

    Under staffed

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    October 2019
  • 7.2/10

    Assistant store manager

    • Manages people
    • £27,000 per year, working a 58 hour week
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Have had opportunities to progress
    3. One week notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    The people

    Worst thing

    Not enough hours in stores to trade

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    October 2019
  • 6.5/10

    Store manager

    • Manages people
    • £34,000 per year, working a 50 hour week
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

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

    Best thing

    Developing people

    Worst thing

    Hours/days

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    October 2019
  • 5.2/10

    Full time sales assistant

    • £19,500 per year, working a 45 hour week
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Not stressed
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. Minimum sick pay

    Best thing

    The people

    Worst thing

    Money

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    October 2019
  • 4.9/10

    Casual sales assistant

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 45–54 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team

    Best thing

    I have a great bunch of work mates

    Worst thing

    Not knowing if you will get enough hours to pay your bills each month

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    October 2019
  • 7.2/10

    Part time sales assistant

    • £15,000 per year, working a 30 hour week
    • 45–54 years old

    What they say about their job

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

    Best thing

    The collegues

    Worst thing

    The long hrs

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    October 2019
  • 5.2/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid accurately
    2. Minimum sick pay
    3. Not treated with respect

    Best thing

    Flexibility

    Worst thing

    Hours

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    October 2019
  • 4.2/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 34–44 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. No paid breaks
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    My manager is fantastic

    Worst thing

    The lazy people who work there

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    October 2019
  • 4.2/10

    Assistant manager

    • Manages people
    • £21,000 per year, working a 45 hour week
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid accurately
    2. Hard to change shifts
    3. Not treated with respect

    Best thing

    The team I work with

    Worst thing

    Unpaid overtime

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    October 2019
  • 5.2/10

    Shoe manager

    • Manages people
    • £23,000 per year, working a 45 hour week
    • 34–44 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. Two weeks notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    People I work with

    Worst thing

    The hours

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    October 2019
  • 4.5/10

    Senior sales executive

    • £18,000 per year, working a 45 hour week
    • 21–24 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Have had opportunities to progress
    2. Doesn’t recommend their team
    3. Not treated with respect

    Best thing

    Work

    Worst thing

    The workload and people getting treated different

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    October 2019
  • 7.2/10

    Senior sales executive

    • £17,000 per year, working a 45 hour week
    • 18–20 years old

    What they say about their job

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

    Best thing

    The people I work with

    Worst thing

    The hours I have to work

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    October 2019
  • 4.9/10

    Sales Assistant

    • £5.70 per hour
    • 18–20 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    3. Working lots of extra hours

    Best thing

    People

    Worst thing

    Customers

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    October 2019
  • 5.1/10

    Casual sales assistant

    • £8.25 per hour
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid accurately
    2. Minimum sick pay
    3. Managers change their shifts at short notice

    Best thing

    Learning new things

    Worst thing

    Training new starters

    Find out more
    October 2019
  • 6.4/10

    Sales assistant

    • £7.41 per hour
    • 21–24 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Recommends their team
    3. Minimum sick pay
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    October 2019
  • 6.7/10

    Sales advisor

    • £7.75 per hour
    • 21–24 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. Good for people with caring responsiblities
    3. Minimum sick pay

    Best thing

    The people I work with a lovely to work with.

    Worst thing

    Not enough hours given

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    October 2019
  • 7.8/10

    Warehouse operative

    • £8.25 per hour
    • 34–44 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid accurately
    2. Not working lots of extra hours
    3. Not enough training
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    October 2019
  • 7.8/10

    Warehouse operative

    • £8.25 per hour
    • 45–54 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    2. Recommends their team
    3. Minimum sick pay

    Best thing

    The hours

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    October 2019
  • 8.1/10

    Assistant manager

    • Manages people
    • £21,500 per year, working a 45 hour week
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Employer understands what’s happening on the ground
    2. Not stressed
    3. Two weeks notice of their shifts
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    October 2019
  • 5.2/10

    Supervisor

    • Manages people
    • £21,000 per year, working a 48 hour week
    • 34–44 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Minimum sick pay
    3. No paid breaks
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    October 2019
  • 3.8/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.93 per hour
    • 34–44 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to change shifts
    2. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    3. No paid breaks
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    October 2019
  • 5.5/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.50 per hour
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Not stressed
    2. Two weeks notice of their shifts
    3. Not treated with respect

    Best thing

    Meeting new people

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    October 2019
  • 7.8/10

    Casual sales assistant

    • £4.27 per hour
    • Under 18 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. Recommends their team
    3. Working lots of extra hours

    Best thing

    Staff

    Worst thing

    Area manager

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    October 2019
  • 4.0/10

    Retail

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 45–54 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid accurately
    2. Managers change their shifts at short notice
    3. Hard to change shifts
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    October 2019