Shift Manager (Former Employee) – London – 18 May 2018
Various shifts, really good atmosphere. Hard to control the labour cost, with the service time. The manager position was really complex. From the pizza making to the food orders and paper works, you need to do many many things.
Shift Manager (Current Employee) – Weston-super-Mare – 19 February 2018
Typical day at work, it's hard to say everyday is quite different. If it is busy you will be stuck on the makeline making pizza's which sometimes could be all day. When you hit a quiet spot you will use this time to get all the food prep done ready for the rush (17:00-21:00). When it's not so busy you will still prep for the rush but also make sure the store clean list is getting done for the week. This list has a vast amount of jobs to do on it to make sure the store cleaniness is of a high standard. What you learned. To start with it took me about two weeks to learn my local area by street names. Some employees have said I am a human sat nav. I learned about dough management which can be tricky to get 100% correct all the time.Also plenty more. Management. This place has amazing management who are always on hand to support employees and customer queries or concerns. The hardest part of the job. This is actually an easy question, the hardestpart of this job is keeping the team work flowing, personally I think this is due to lack of employee retention. The most enjoyable part of the job. Being able to learn about multiple subjects to improve my skills.
Managment career good for money bad for social and family life
Shift Manager (Current Employee) – Leigh – 27 January 2018
In my time at domino's i find it encroaches too much on being able to have family and social time as if you work there even as a driver or instore you will find you'll never have weekends to yourself. If u find yourself not wanting a family or social life and just money then its a job for you.
Also depending on what franchise you get in with , you'll find using all your holidays is like finding a unicorn ... impossible ( i lost out on 2 weeks holiday last year and 1 week the year before .)
Shift manager (Current Employee) – Tolworth – 16 January 2018
The hardest section in dominos, if you are on the make line you would be doing the most work and getting paid the least, would recommend for a driver, otherwise this job will take over your life for 7.50 an hour
Brilliant workplace and environment, work hours not so great
Shift Manager (Former Employee) – Ormskirk – 1 January 2018
The workplace had a great feel always enjoyable and I always enjoyed being at work, the work itself was very easy and low stress. At the end of a shift it was nice to be able to leave and not worry about anything that had happened during it.
The senior management quite often made debatable decisions (in my opinion) in terms of other managers and staff and poorly communicated nationwide deals which lead to incorrect stock and staffing levels
Shift Manager (Former Employee) – Birmingham – 21 November 2017
A very busy environment. The hardest and at the same time most enjoyable part of work is it's fast paced rhythm. I have developed customer service skills and that boosted my confidence in communicating and tailoring customer needs.
I was a manager at the company for over two years and would work between 45-60 hours a week. Never once received any sort of reward for any targets, achievements or inspections i'd done for the company. I only stayed as long as I did because I was lucky that I had a great team of employees around me, to be fair it was quite good that I was given an opportunity to move in to management and I am very grateful, but for the rate of pay and amount of time and effort you put in there it isn't worth it. Also no free lunch, free pizza at end of shifts, it sounds petty but when your at a food workplace for more than 12 hours I feel it may be fair to at least offer some sort of food or beverage when you have so much responsibility and the pay is between £7.50-8.50, if your a driver would be minimum wage. No specific breaks, because there is only two people in during the day it is almost impossible if you are a busy shop like the one I worked in to take a 10-15 minute break without having to then go and make food or serve someone which in theory just means your working for free. If they took more notice of what was said by their management and staff it would do a lot better and people would be more interested in the prospect of moving further in the company and wanting to do better jobs for them.
Great staff, management opportunities, furthered my skills in a team and independently.
Long hours, a lot of responsibility for amount of pay you receive, a lot of unrealistic targets
shift manager (Former Employee) – govan – 28 September 2017
I enjoy woking at dominos a typical day at work would be kept nusy, preparing food for customers, telling the staff there roles for the shift. I am a reliable hardworking individual with good communication skills. I am always keen to learn new tasks
Progressed to shift manager through being a driver. Realised quickly that the extra 30p per hour is not worth how much you have to do in comparison.
On a day shift, no uninterrupted break = no decent time to relax and eat. On an evening, no chance to actually be a manager as I'm too busy in the front of house making food to do anything. All about that labour target..
If there is a cash short at the end of your shift, it comes out of your pocket. I repeat. If you are £2.30 down, you pay. If you are £40 down, you pay. Cheers guys?
Extremely hard working for £7.80 an hour. Had better paid jobs for the same amount of work before.
No weekends. No social life. Evenings and weekend dedicated to the job.
Very long hours. Or short hours if you happen to need them. You go home when they're done with you.
On the plus side, I have learned good personnel management skills and can make an awesome pizza for the rest of my life.
I learned a lot working for this company and I had many good shifts. I did also experience a lot of immaturity and lack of professionalism not only from the youngsters in charge of the stores but also from the franchisees.
Managers treat you like you're nothing, even when you're nothing but nice to them. Expect you to work when all they do all day is sit in the office on their phones. Many times I asked for certain days for important reasons but everytime the reply is either "we don't have enough drivers" or "that's not my problem", then another employee gets the same day off with no arguments. There's a lot of bias in the store, as in if you do everything you're asked and extra, they'll treat you fine. But if you say no ONCE, they'll act like you've just killed their parents. In summary, DO NOT WORK FOR DOMINO's
Free food sometimes and meet some cool people if you're lucky
Shift manager (Current Employee) – Swansea City – 9 July 2017
Working at dominos can be stressful but fun loads of opportunity to progress into senior and junior management positions teaches you new skills and prepares you for a high pressure challenging role in any job
I have been working for Domino's for a year now, since joining I have gained a promotion from in store to shift manager. This may be one of the only real good perks of working for Domino's - they promote from within and give equal oppurtunties to workers. However there are more cons to working for this company, work very long unsociable hours, very hard to make plans in personal life as you never know when you would be finishing work. Hours are a lot better during the winter as there is more custom during winter time than during summer.
50% off food, meet a diverse bunch of people.
no guaranteed hours, no breaks, not the best conditions to work in.
Staff in the stores are great but the head office guys are horrible and treat no one with respect all the hard work you will put in and they don't even thank you for it they just get rid of you after they have had what they need doing
Its fun working with nice people, but its not profitable.you cant grow a lot.there are only a couple of positions, most of them as a manager.another minus is that day shifts are paid as much as the night shifts.