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I want to change my job

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The hours are OK. It's the individual minutes having to work with lazy partners who get away with doing as little as possible that are a problem. A good day's work would kill them.

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I would suggest they stop the bullying, listen to both partners and agency staff and start treating people with respect. They need to realise that if they don't change, more people will leave and Waitrose's already bad reputation will get worse.

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Lutterworth branch never had any CRB/DBS checks carried out even though delivery drivesrequested this happened on a number of occasions as we delivered to vulnerable adults.

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At Leyland RDC the organisational culture is mainly day-to-day panic. Managers are barely computer literate, never mind organisationally skilled. Every day is like an episode of the Keystone Cops.

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Overtime isn't a bonus, if you need a little money the shop runs so poorly by only recruiting what they need at that time ignoring people already leaving and people who need training so you're constantly down on hours, overtime is expected they shun you for not doing over time and praise people on less hours for constantly doing overtime

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Applying online or having a relative already there usually helps

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"how to lie and bully everyone"

"Try and drag people back to work after their hours are up and you know it's been a hard night because every night is hard and you're not qualified to cook your own food let alone run a shift"

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I’m one of them, the only problem is the managers think your fair game and desperate for it

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The pension scheme is the best on the market it’s actually Robert Maxwell pensions ltd

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