Yankee Candle

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Yankee Candle is a candle manufacturer and retailer.

yankeecandle.co.uk
3.2

Rating based on 11 employees who took the Breakroom Quiz

About jobs at Yankee Candle

Hours and flexibility

    Needs improving
  • Less than 4 weeks notice of shifts

    How much notice do people get of their shift pattern at Yankee Candle?

    Most people don’t get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working.

    How we know this

    • 70% of people with changing schedules report getting one week notice or less.
    • 10% of people with changing schedules report getting two weeks notice.
    • 0% of people with changing schedules report getting three weeks notice.
    • 20% of people with changing schedules report getting four weeks notice or more.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 2022 and February 2024.

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you get plenty of notice about when you’re working.

    This makes it easy for you to plan the rest of life, as well as your finances, because you know how much you’ll be working and when.

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  • Some people worry about their hours

    Do workers at Yankee Candle worry about hours?

    Some people worry about getting enough hours.

    How we know this

    40% of people report they worry about getting enough hours.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 2022 and February 2024.

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you shouldn’t have to worry about getting enough hours each week.

    A good job should guarantee you a minimum number of hours in a contract, if you want it.

    This makes it easier to plan your finances, because you know how much you’ll be earning.

Workplace

    Needs improving
  • Most people are stressed

    Is it stressful to work at Yankee Candle?

    Most people feel stressed here.

    How we know this

    80% of people say they often feel stressed at work.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 2022 and February 2024.

    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.

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  • Only some people recommend their team

    Do people at Yankee Candle recommend working with their team?

    Only some people recommend working with their team.

    How we know this

    60% of people report that they wouldn’t recommend working with their immediate team to a friend.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 2022 and February 2024.

    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.

  • Needs improving
  • Most people don’t feel well informed by head office

    Do workers feel well informed about how Yankee Candle is doing?

    Most people don’t feel well informed about how the company is doing.

    How we know this

    80% of people feel that they aren’t kept well informed about how the company is doing as a whole.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 2022 and February 2024.

    Why this matters

    At a good job, there should be a supportive relationship between the people working on the frontline serving customers and the people who own the company or work in head office.

    You should be kept informed about how the company is doing as a whole, both in good times and when things get tough for the business.

Handy to know

How are people paid?

By the hour 100% of people report they get paid by the hour.

Based on 10 Yankee Candle employees

How much notice do people get of their shifts?

70% of people with changing schedules report getting one week notice or less.
10% of people with changing schedules report getting two weeks notice.
20% of people with changing schedules report getting four weeks notice or more.

Based on 10 Yankee Candle employees