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Nice colleagues but management terrible and dont treat colleagues well

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Leeds, England (UK)
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Leeds, England (UK)

I have been working at ASDA full-time (more than an year)

Pros

Good environment
Colleagues respect each other
Interesting work
good variety in tasks
fun events in the atrium
office is in a great location for easy travelling

Cons

Pay is below average and NEVER gets increased
Work is not recognized by management
Progression opportunity is poor no matter how many successes you have, if you dont look the part and work 7am-7pm you have no chance.
Work/Life balance is poor even if your work is done, leaving at office closing hours will leave people glaring at you.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Stop people working such long hours, if a job is taking someone 12 hours a day then obviously 2 people are needed to do the job. This would really help work/life balance and productivity.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook

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    Wouldn't work there again, and wouldn't recommend anyone to work there.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Home Shopping Driver in Stockton-on-Tees, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Home Shopping Driver in Stockton-on-Tees, England (UK)

    I worked at ASDA full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    10% Discount card, double discount day in November, annual bonus, great colleagues, and great xmas parties. The store social fund also organises great days out too. The company also has a good ladder of promotion but please read below too.

    Cons

    Does not pay its home shopping drivers extra compared to that of a shelf replen assistant etc... Management treat colleagues very poorly, and will discipline/dismiss colleagues on a whim. You can work long hours in a very stressful environment, and contracted hours are very poor. The company does not have good relations with trade unions etc... and will frequently ask colleagues to do unreasonable tasks. It is extremely difficult to progress within the company, with a 'if your face fits' policy.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Look after your colleagues better, treat them with respect and dignity. A seperate pay rate for home shopping drivers that spend long hours on the road wouldn't go a miss either.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
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    Working in asda supermarket Belfast

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    Current Employee - Colleague in Belfast, Northern Ireland (UK)
    Current Employee - Colleague in Belfast, Northern Ireland (UK)

    I have been working at ASDA (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great place to work and near home

    Cons

    Management not really friendly but ok

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be polite

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