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7.2

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  • Best thing

    Great people I work with. Discount.

    Worst thing

    Too few partners. Inconsiderate customers.

    5.9

    Supermarket assistant, January 2021

    • £9.60 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    People I work with opportunity to keep on learning

    Worst thing

    Cold poor equipment too many pen pushers

    8.9

    Supermarket assistant, January 2021

    • £10.79 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    The people I work with and most of the customers.

    Worst thing

    Lack of hours and pay.

    5.5

    Tills and reductions partner, January 2021

    • £8.87 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Not rushed

    Worst thing

    Up to soon

    5.8

    HGV driver, January 2021

    • £12.56 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    I like developing partners

    Worst thing

    Head office not having a clue what’s going on

    7.0

    Team manager, January 2021

    • Manages people
    • £32,700 per year, working a 37 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    I'm on my own all day with no ones interference

    8.4

    HGV class 1 driver, January 2021

    • £15.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    The team and how every partner is treated

    Worst thing

    Having to book holiday far in advance

    9.5

    Supermarket assistant, January 2021

    • £8.95 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • Less than a year experience
  • Best thing

    Easy stress free

    Worst thing

    High turnover of staff

    8.9

    Senior warehouse partner, December 2020

    • Manages people
    • £10.15 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    The people

    Worst thing

    Getting up early

    10.0

    Supermarket assistant, December 2020

    • £9.59 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    The 25% off and 7 weeks holiday

    Worst thing

    Trying to stay in favour with managers otherwise your given a crap job

    7.4

    Customer assistant, December 2020

    • £9.40 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    The small percentage of colleagues that get on with and am friends with

    Worst thing

    Everyone else and the customers

    6.0

    Supermarket assistant, December 2020

    • £9.26 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Pay and flexibility

    Worst thing

    hours and physical aspect

    9.5

    Supermarket assistant, December 2020

    • £9.35 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Good pay
    Work with nice people
    The benefits

    Worst thing

    Working on Friday nights
    Work alone sometimes

    9.5

    Supermarket assistant, December 2020

    • £9.23 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Meeting lots of people, having a degree of independence

    Worst thing

    Driving in the dark and rain

    8.9

    Delivery driver, November 2020

    • £10.63 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience
  • Best thing

    The people I work with and customer interactions. I also like the part of the store I’m situated in

    Worst thing

    Taking the bins out

    10.0

    Supermarket assistant, November 2020

    • £8.76 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • Less than a year experience
  • Best thing

    customers are nice, staff members nice

    Worst thing

    days can drag

    9.4

    Supermarket assistant, November 2020

    • £8.45 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • Less than a year experience
  • Best thing

    Discounts
    People that work there (friends)
    Pay

    Worst thing

    Managers not knowing how to do their jobs
    Holiday system
    Sick days

    6.1

    Shop assistant, November 2020

    • £9.10 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Pay, work life balance

    Worst thing

    Stress about low amount of staff
    Christmas

    6.3

    Supermarket assistant, November 2020

    • £10.20 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Discounts, environment, colleagues, other benefits

    Worst thing

    Can be stressful but it rarely is

    9.5

    Shop floor assistant, November 2020

    • £8.40 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • Less than a year experience
  • Best thing

    Pay is OK & discount

    Worst thing

    Very physical job, not much training, hard work

    4.2

    Replenishment, October 2020

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience
  • Best thing

    Feel like my own boss

    Worst thing

    Lazy colleges people who take advantage

    8.8

    Delivery driver, October 2020

    • £10.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Changing dynamic workplace. Great partners

    Worst thing

    Little support. Entitled customers. Unrealistic expectations from managers

    6.8

    Deliver service ambassador, October 2020

    • Manages people
    • £11.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Days off

    Worst thing

    Just being there

    7.2

    Warehouse assistant, September 2020

    • £10.50 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    A lot of nice partners, never boring

    Worst thing

    Some managers are incredibly negative and lazy partners who are friendly with management get more money

    5.9

    Team leader, September 2020

    • Manages people
    • £10.20 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    The people i work with

    Worst thing

    Not enough hours in the day

    8.1

    Sales assistant, September 2020

    • £9.10 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Worst thing

    Constantly short staffed, low pay, unsociable hours

    5.8

    Supermarket assistant, September 2020

    • £9.10 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    pay hours and benefits

    Worst thing

    working

    8.4

    Team leader nightshift, September 2020

    • £10.16 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Opportunity to progress

    Worst thing

    Rude customers

    8.2

    Fishmonger, August 2020

    • £10.58 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Discount card, Double time Sunday, 7 weeks holiday, subsidies

    Worst thing

    1/2 hour break when working a 8 hour day, not being able to get extra hours that suit my work life balance

    7.4

    Customer assistant, August 2020

    • £9.40 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    The rest of the team

    Worst thing

    Nothing

    9.4

    Team leader, August 2020

    • Manages people
    • £13.50 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Colleagues

    Worst thing

    Physically demanding and boredom

    8.2

    Shop assistant, August 2020

    • £9.40 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Finishing early

    Worst thing

    Getting up early

    4.6

    Store assistant, August 2020

    • £9.50 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Flexibility
    Work life balance

    Worst thing

    Micro management
    Lack of trust

    7.2

    Oil seed operator, August 2020

    • £8.90 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience
  • Best thing

    People I work with!

    Worst thing

    Customers attitude

    8.7

    Supermarket assistant, July 2020

    • Manages people
    • £9.40 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    The people

    Worst thing

    Time of days I have to work (night shifts)

    6.5

    Shop assistant, July 2020

    • £9.69 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Worst thing

    Very repetitive, no opportunity to progress

    6.4

    Sales assistant, July 2020

    • £10.01 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    6 weeks holiday per year

    Worst thing

    Having to work everywhere.

    7.6

    Supermarket assistant, July 2020

    • £9.59 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    colleagues

    Worst thing

    General manager, other managers, health and safety, training, opportunities to progress

    2.6

    Supermarket assistant, June 2020

    • £8.74 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    The team I work with, the customers, ability to work extra shifts

    Worst thing

    back pain, unpaid break

    8.7

    Supermarket assistant, May 2020

    • £8.40 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • Less than a year experience
  • Best thing

    Nowing the job well

    Worst thing

    Changes

    6.1

    Lgv1 driver, May 2020

    • £12.60 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Fairly easy, no stress

    Worst thing

    Bit boring

    8.3

    Warehouse opp, April 2020

    • £15.40 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Great friends

    Worst thing

    Turning up sometime

    5.5

    Hgv driver, April 2020

    • £13.15 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Always finish on time
    Overtime available

    Worst thing

    Working nights

    6.8

    Warehouseman, April 2020

    • £10.11 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    All those around me. Customers and colleagues

    Worst thing

    Lack of communication and support

    6.4

    Supermarket assistant, March 2020

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

    Working my own hours,early start and finish.

    Worst thing

    Sometimes doing 7 days a week no day off,

    5.9

    Cleaning supervisor, March 2020

    • Manages people
    • £14.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Spending time outside
    Most customers are pleasant

    Worst thing

    Short time schedules with no room for delays, poor planning and job could be made smoother with better scheduling.

    4.4

    Customer delivery driver, March 2020

    • £8.77 per hour
    • 25–34 years old
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Team

    Worst thing

    Not always being appreciated

    6.4

    Sales assistant, March 2020

    • £12,000 per year, working a 35 hour week
    • 55–64 years old
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    My team members

    Worst thing

    Too much pressure to do extra when the team is already stretched

    4.5

    Supermarket assistant, March 2020

    • £10.05 per hour
    • 25–34 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Flexibility of hours.

    Worst thing

    Working weekends.

    8.6

    Assistant team manager, February 2020

    • Manages people
    • £23,200 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 25–34 years old
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Being treated as a person not a number

    Worst thing

    Others not doing their job and I have to do it.

    5.5

    Retail assistant, February 2020

    • £9.84 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
    • More than 3 years experience