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Fantastic experience

Customer Service Supervisor (Former Employee) Leicester, England (UK)

ProsExcellent management who were supportive and nurturing.
Fantastic training that was thorough, well designed and executed with excellent follow up support.
Varied job roles and excellent opportunities for progression.
Cared about your own development and objectives and provided opportunities to reach these for those willing to put in the time and effort.
Great pay - excellent bonus, monthly and seasonally.
Great concessions - 25% discount, Staff Shop access and VIP Sale.
Good long term support and appraisals.
Overall - great, fun and lively working culture, sometimes damaged by business changes.

ConsConstantly changing goalposts.
A lot of pressure on staff which can affect morale.
Difficult to get time off and unrealistic management of holidays.
High degree of flexibility and resilience required.

Advice to Senior ManagementMore considerate management of employees with regards to holiday, disputes etc.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Interesting and sometimes fulfilling

    Sales Advisor (Current Employee) West Thurrock, England (UK)

    I have been working at Next Retail part-time for more than a year


    Pros: There are times that you serve the nicest customers who really appreciate your efforts. Some… Cons: Pleasing the commercial manager can be somewhat difficult. Hours, one minute you are bombarded with hours… Advice to Senior Management: Try and engage more with your staff. If you were to really sit down and… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Lovely colleagues but restrictions

    Sales Consultant (Former Employee) York, England (UK)

    I worked at Next Retail as a contractor for less than a year


    Pros: Everyone is lovely, given plenty of training, plenty of opportunities… Cons: Compulsory to work sales, restrictions on what you can do… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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