J Sainsbury

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Feels just like school and that is not a good thing

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Customer Service Assistant in London, England (UK)
Current Employee - Customer Service Assistant in London, England (UK)

I have been working at J Sainsbury part-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Meet great people and build's up your confidence as you will meet very strange and rude people in-store - thicker skin.

Cons

Pay is not the best, managers ask but never give, managers never take your side even when the customer is wrong. managers can be extremely rude (lack of people skills), Sainsbury's customers can be quite rude to staff for absolutely no reason and the discount is how may I say this politely la crap.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Enhance pay, improve or recruit better mangers, better holiday allocations and up the percentage on the discount cards.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

231 Other Employee Reviews for J Sainsbury (View Most Recent)

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    A friendly environment that made an effort to make a boring job a little less boring

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Checkout Operator in Godalming, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Checkout Operator in Godalming, England (UK)

    I worked at J Sainsbury part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    - You get to meet amazing people.
    - There's a light and non-corporate feel (for example dressing up on red nose day).
    - There's a real active effort to make the colleagues matter. The company's policy is that if the employees are happy, so will the customers.
    - Good, mostly worthwhile, training.
    - Lots of opportunities for extra work.

    Cons

    - Breaks were often late or supervisors didn't reply to reply to requests very quickly sometimes.
    - The till systems were quite old.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Spend some money upgrading the tills and making them modern - it'll look better as well as being easier and quicker to use.
    - Make sure employees get breaks on time.
    - Allow anyone over 18 to approve an under 18 to sell alcohol; it's the person who's under 18's job to ID the customer.
    - Ask employees before making big changes - for example a load of tills were removed when we really needed them.
    - When a colleague quits, allow the store to hire someone new if they need them.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Excellent

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Customer Assistant in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Customer Assistant in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at J Sainsbury part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great managment team
    Excellent training

    Cons

    I loved my time at Sainsburys

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    There needs to be better opportunites for development within the comapny

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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