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Best companies to work for part-time

Part-time work is an important option for many people.

You may have caring responsibilities, studies or something else that means you need part-time work to fit around your commitments.

But where do you find a good part-time job?

54% of the companies on Breakroom hire part-time workers.

These companies and the jobs they offer span lots of different industries. It can be a bit overwhelming to know where to start looking.

So we’ve looked at what real part-time workers have shared about their jobs.

Based on this information from part-time workers, we'll cover the following:

Now let’s look at a list of which companies workers have said are the best for part-time work.

The top 10 best companies to work for part-time

  1. 1

    IKEA

    Breakroom Rating based on 42 job reviews

    7.6/10
    What is this?
    • Most people recommend working with their team

      Good
    • People feel treated with respect by their managers

      Excellent

    Best thing

    Out delivering meeting different people

    Porter, February 2020

    Worst thing

    cleaning dishes it’s so dirty and cleaning big bins out.

    Food co-worker, December 2019

    See what 42 people said
    about jobs at IKEA

  2. 2

    EE

    Breakroom Rating based on 72 job reviews

    7.3/10
    What is this?
    • Yes. People get proper sick pay

      Excellent
    • Most people get enough choice over which shifts they work

      Good

    Best thing

    bonus and decent holidays

    Sales advisor, July 2020

    Worst thing

    The customers feel they can speak to you how they want to, this often means receiving abuse on the phone

    Level 2 Technical Support, October 2019

    See what 72 people said
    about jobs at EE

  3. 3=

    Screwfix

    Breakroom Rating based on 128 job reviews

    7.2/10
    What is this?
    • Usually. Most people get paid breaks

      Good
    • People recommend working with their team

      Excellent

    Best thing

    There's always something to do

    Supervisor, October 2019

    Worst thing

    Can be very tedious. Can make it worse when you can't help customers as they themselves don't even know what they want.

    Supervisor, January 2020

    See what 128 people said
    about jobs at Screwfix

  4. 3=

    John Lewis & Partners

    Breakroom Rating based on 94 job reviews

    7.2/10
    What is this?
    • People don’t worry about getting enough hours

      Excellent
    • People get proper breaks

      Excellent

    Best thing

    The staff

    Catering assistant, September 2019

    Worst thing

    To much to do, not enough staff

    Customer support / Bureau de change, February 2020

    See what 94 people said
    about jobs at John Lewis & Partners

  5. 5

    Aldi

    Breakroom Rating based on 654 job reviews

    7.0/10
    What is this?
    • Most managers don’t change people’s shifts at short notice

      Good
    • Not always. Most people don’t get proper sick pay

      Not great

    Best thing

    Speak with customers

    Store assistant, November 2019

    Worst thing

    Staff who think they have a higher position than they actually have

    Store assistant, September 2019

    See what 654 people said
    about jobs at Aldi

  6. 6

    Three

    Breakroom Rating based on 26 job reviews

    6.8/10
    What is this?
    • Most managers don’t change people’s shifts at short notice

      Good
    • No. People don’t get paid breaks

      Bad

    Best thing

    Pay, bonus, and collegues

    Multi skill advisor, November 2019

    Worst thing

    Head office not understanding what it's like to work on a shop floor

    Sales advisor, October 2019

    See what 26 people said
    about jobs at Three

  7. 7=

    B&Q

    Breakroom Rating based on 129 job reviews

    6.7/10
    What is this?
    • Rarely. Most people don’t do unpaid extra work

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

      Not great

    Best thing

    The staff

    Customer advisor, January 2020

    Worst thing

    Having to cover for people who can’t do their job

    Customer advisor, September 2019

    See what 129 people said
    about jobs at B&Q

  8. 7=

    Greggs

    Breakroom Rating based on 177 job reviews

    6.7/10
    What is this?
    • People feel treated with respect by their managers

      Excellent
    • People don’t get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working

      Bad

    Best thing

    the team I work with

    Senior sales assistant, July 2020

    Worst thing

    Management and shifts

    Sales assistant, August 2020

    See what 177 people said
    about jobs at Greggs

  9. 9

    Wagamama

    Breakroom Rating based on 52 job reviews

    6.6/10
    What is this?
    • Most people get enough choice over which shifts they work

      Good
    • People don’t get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working

      Bad

    Best thing

    Free food

    Assistant general manager, November 2019

    Worst thing

    Not all of us is a team player

    Chef, December 2019

    See what 52 people said
    about jobs at Wagamama

  10. 10

    Nando’s

    Breakroom Rating based on 134 job reviews

    6.5/10
    What is this?
    • Rarely. Most people don’t do unpaid extra work

      Good
    • People don’t get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working

      Bad

    Best thing

    Weekly pay

    Nandoca, December 2019

    Worst thing

    The stress

    Buddy trainer, December 2019

    See what 134 people said
    about jobs at Nando’s

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