There wasn't much room to excel at WHSmith, it all depends on the relationship you have with management. Lucky for me, I had a good relationship and so was given more responsibilities, this didn't come with a change of title or pay rise, it just meant I was treated as a senior member of staff. Not very accommodating to the work/life balance, and found - more ... it very hard to get time off. Short contract hours but required to work excessive over time hours, so not getting the right amount of holidays for the actual hours worked. Rotas given at short notice. Working within an airport means unpredictable ... - less
ConsLong hours, early starts, late finishes, short staffed, bad management, no room to excel.