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I would like to work for marks and spencers because they have very good principle in retail.There products are great i could easily spend all my time with customers to tell them about there products.they have wonderful customer service as well.

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Can only comment on previous job in a small town store but suffice to say there was/is definitely a clicky culture where some managers treat others differently because they formed “friendly relationships” with customer assistants which goes against the grain of good management practices.Managers are supposed to have “duty of care” for all employees and not take it upon themselves to be over friendly, merging that manager/employee divide which erodes all respect.

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It is just assumed that you will work extra hours

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20% on non-branded items

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My previous contract ended

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A skull cap or big brimmed trilby, little metal rimmed glasses, if time grow a beard and those little curls at your temples, and wear a black suit from the 1970's that's slightly too big. Go in calling every one "my boy" or "oi vey" and say I am not pretending,I can prove it wanna c, before dropping your 👖and waving your 🐓( not a chicken by the way but a co_k!) about. If all else fails 💰!!

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They take you to the store restaurant and buy you soup and sandwich then ask you about your previous experience

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To be your natural self and sell yourself and make shore you are spotlessly clean and tidy and speak when your spoken for

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No you need a degree in backstabbing and badmouthing your colleagues but just give it your best shot.

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I started when I was 69 and stayed with the for 33 glorious years then I went back into scaffolding with my father.

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