Lead Sales (Former Employee) – birmingham – 28 October 2018
Standard retail environment, and was good till a change of managers. New managers admonished staff on shop floor and regularly used foul language. Area manager approached regrding concerns, but ultimately ignored. Sometimes expected to stay as late as 10-11pm to unload deliveries, but that was due to warehouse failure. Only good thing was discount, as you could do most of your weekly shop there, with 10% discount.
Although a fun working atmosphere, internal politics ruined everything
Customer Service Advisor (Former Employee) – Birmingham – 2 January 2019
Working for this company helped develop many skills such as customer service, communication, meeting strict deadlines and sales. However, the unpleasant politics management had with their employees made it extremely difficult to work in.
Sales Assistant (Former Employee) – Birmingham, West Midlands – 15 December 2017
Symptomatic of the way British Industry has gone since we joined the EU. Lower wages, longer hours, incompetent management and poorer conditions. No wonder they let immigrants flood into the country like they do …. they are the only ones desperate enough to put up with this pantomime. Offer a decent wage, decent hours, decent managers and good health and safety working conditions like we had 30 years ago, and true British people would work hard for these companies. Offering cleaners £5.06p/hr …. Jeez, isn't that illegal? ….I thought the minimum wage was £7-50p?
Sales Assistant (Current Employee) – Birmingham, West Midlands – 1 October 2017
its a great job but in need of more hours and the company are not able to offer me more hours. the company itself is good but need to get in to a full time job as the job I'm currently doing is a part time job.
Sales Assistant (Current Employee) – Birmingham – 20 March 2017
a place of work where no matter what you do always goes unappreciated. i am continuously on till one where you are unable to get off and help on shop floor so you can be sitting on till one from 8:30 -7:00. had an accident in work which left my finger dislocated and me in hospital and wasent reported in accident book! friendly staff but unfair management. at age 17 and earning just £45 for ten hours. and apparently you are only allowed to be ill twice a year??? :)
sale assistant- home bargains (Former Employee) – Birmingham – 25 April 2016
i kept the shop floor clean filling the shelfs but old the forut and new to back the back of shelfs i leared to bar code the goods. the management was great to work for.the co.works was happy and friendly to work with sometime it may be hard lifting some boxs but it was ok i enjoy the work and meeting people
sales assistant (Former Employee) – birmingham – 23 July 2012
A typical day at work would be extremely busy, and you will always be on the move. My confidence grew a little more from what it was when i started there due to constantly being involved with the public and also my patience grew stronger. If i was honest the management wasnt very good there due to having his favourites and overall was a typical bully if you werent one of them. Co-workers there were all very friendly and hard working and easy to get on with. The hardest part of the job was probably when the peak hours came along and you had to work to finish cages you were unpacking and keeping the ques down at the tills. The most enjoyable part of the job was the overall experience and getting to know people you would probably never meet if it wasnt for that job.