Sales Assistant (Former Employee) – Romford – 20 August 2018
Working at JD sports is a great experience especially for those who like retail. However the management team was a bit disappointing. However working at JD sports was a great experience and I would recommend working there.
Sales Assistant (Former Employee) – Bradford, West Yorkshire – 16 August 2018
The job is good for a first job. the flexibility is amazing so it is the perfect part-time job. It is ideal for anyone who's in school or uni. the worker will usually be your age so it is a good place to work.
Sales Assistant (Former Employee) – Livingston, West Lothian – 13 August 2018
Worked in the Livingston store. Got £4.27/h which isn't anywhere close to matching the level of work I was doing. A typical day at work would involve serving customers, tidying up the shop floor and staff area. The only positive of the job was that I gained experience dealing with customers. Management were overall very poor. Staff were often pestered with texts as well as WhatsApp messages from the manager. Staff were constantly berated by the manager if jobs were not completed to the absolute highest standard and were often humiliated in front of their peers. Staff morale was very low. The hardest part of the job was trying to serve when it was busy as it could get very stressful. The most enjoyable part of the job was interacting with customers.
Management were very disorganised and unprofessional. Their disorganisation resulted in blame being placed on other employees. I found it a very stressful environment to work in. Management seemed to have one standard for themselves and different for everyone else. Regional manager was very immature and was often overheard being mocked by store managers when out of earshot. I was offered very little guidance and treated like I was stupid when I was unsure of a task. I was spoken to disrespectfully by management in the period before leaving after handing my notice in. Other colleagues were genuinely very nice, friendly and hardworking, however there were some that believed were above their station and could be disrespectful and, at times, quite nasty when addressing other colleagues.
Warehouse Operative (Former Employee) – Rochdale – 1 August 2018
I was mainly picking and packing which is OK but more job rotation would help avoid boredom. Little management supervision or incentives (e.g. financial) to work harder so some people work really hard whilst others do very little for the same pay. Notice boards full of statistics regarding productivity and targets but in reality, little team focus or contact with management. Toilets were awful but met some really nice people of many backgrounds and nationalities. Strict rules regarding being on your feet/ not sitting down so I consequently developed heel pain which I still have 6 months later and was ultimately why I left.
Sales Assistant (Current Employee) – Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear – 28 July 2018
a very fast paced store with a huge number of staff. You're required to pick up the basics relatively quickly, if you show interest you'll get everything you need, you have to be able to work for yourself to be able to get the full package.
Fantastic opportunities to advance within the company, show a willingness to learn and you will be pushed through to management opportunities following a "sign off" process.
Sales Assistant (Former Employee) – Wolverhampton – 19 July 2018
This job experience is good for a first job however the company itself to work for is very unorganised. They had me folding sleeves of clothing for my whole 9 hour shift. i learnt the basics of the working life however i did not see the enjoyment to working.
Sales Assistant (Former Employee) – Wakefield, West Yorkshire – 17 July 2018
This company allowed me to learn a complete new skill set. I was able to progress throughout the company into a management role and take that with my further into my career. I met a lot of great people in this job and throughly enjoyed my time with the company.
Retail Assistant (Former Employee) – United Kingdom – 11 July 2018
You meet a lot of fun new people working on the shop floor. It can get really busy and there is times when you have to work under pressure and be careful not to make any mistakes! Minimum wage. Uniform is given to you for free! Jeans and trainers was the dress code
Best place to work, met amazing staff members and had an amazing team to work with. Always had a laugh. Met some nice customers who were patient enough to wait to be felt with. We would already set the best customer service possible for the best customer experience.
Friendly staff and customers. Easy store to look after.
Long shifts. Arrogant customers. Customers who picked items up and chuck them on floor.
Sales Assistant (Former Employee) – Birmingham – 5 July 2018
• Smiling, greeting and making eye contact with every customer • Talking to every customer, finding out their needs and then offering advice • Handling customer complaints and returns • Retrieving stock, showing it to customers and then putting it away • Remaining calm under pressure