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Enjoyed it at first, however I now genuinely do not like going to work, I dread it. I understand that the rest of the workers there (all 4 of them) have worked together and known eachother a long time and so have naturally formed close relationships, but no one has attempted to make friends with or welcome me. Even though two of them are the same position as I am (sales assistant), i get treated like a run-around, being sent down the road to get lunch from mcdonalds for my colleagues and yet not being allowed to buy my own unless i am on lunch break, which i do not get a chance to do anyway as i am constantly being called out from my break to serve customers/pierce ears but not getting an extended break. I was told I'd be getting paid £6.15 an hour, for the "more than ten hours a week I would be working", but am instead paid £4.50 to work four hours a week, if that. I get the bus to work, which my management know, and have to pay nearly a whole hours wages to get there, and yet on a quiet day, I will go into work as scheduled and be sent home after only an hours work due to how quiet it is, meaning I have worked an hour to earn £1. I have politely spoken to my management and suggested that if it is not busy and I am not needed, that they could perhaps text me before my shift so I didnt waste money getting the bus to town only to be sent home again. I am constantly asked to cover shifts, where my manager will make me feel guilty about having already made plans beforehand when my rota was clear, and yet when I ask a colleague to stay an hour later so I can get to an emergency dentist appointment, I am told to "stick to my own hours". I do not get paid for working overtime, and am not paid extra when working public holidays i.e christmas eve and bank holidays, which I was told I would in my interview. I have been paid less than I should have every month since I started, and I need to remind my management two or three times before it is sorted and I am paid what I have worked for. i was thrown in the deep end from the start, and constantly feel like a small fish in a big pond, especially considering my colleagues have made no attempt to befriend me. poor management, unwelcoming colleagues, stupidly little or long hours and broken promises. do. not. recommend.

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Never set if you’re not a manager. Allocated labour hours are set based on the amount of sales the store does. Sales assistants can go from 4hours to 20hours but only if you’re very lucky.

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I wore a black dress with pink fishnets, they loved my style. Go with what you want though because it may not work for everyone!

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Every store needs the correct amount of hours to run a store effectively and staff. No lone working and ear piercing should be by appointment. Higher management need to be realistic about the amount of work set and to be completed each day, especially when the store runs on one member of staff in all day with someone to cover a four hour lunchtime rush

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No it does not, all you need to do is give in a job application and they should call you back for an interview if they liked you

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Brilliant staff discount

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Sit down and answer a few questions

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Pay monthly. 21st of every month, but your pay goes of what you have worked until the 8th of every month.

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Felt fine wasn't worried about telling people

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