Waitrose

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Not as good as you may think

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Section Manager in London, England (UK)
Former Employee - Section Manager in London, England (UK)

I worked at Waitrose full-time (more than an year)

Pros

Great benefits including holiday cottages, discount card, pay good, bonus good and fair

Cons

Management level is a lot of hours, and retail is 24/7

Advice to ManagementAdvice

You have to go back to the Waitrose ideals of offering Partners a work life balance and not turning into Tescp

Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    Easily one of the best companies to work for!

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

    I have been working at Waitrose part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    After 3 months 25% off at john lewis (apart from electronics) 12% off electronics and appliances.
    Supportive workmates and managers.
    Great pay.
    Other great benefits after 3 months.
    Everyone who works there is friendly and respectful

    Cons

    Never seems to be enough staff so constantly running around.
    Never enough supervisors so can wait for a while before getting things varified

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to your workers more, if they say there isnt enough staff, hire 1 more for next shift.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Patisserie assistant

    Current Employee - Patisserie Assistant in East Finchley, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Patisserie Assistant in East Finchley, England (UK)

    I have been working at Waitrose part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Excellent teamwork and communication
    Friendly staffs
    Good payroll even though following future waitrose will focus on my more upcoming training to help me earn more than usual.
    Satisfied with my contract hours and overtime
    Fabulous environment to work in

    Cons

    Staffs lacks of maturity behaviours and not doing the work as I would like them to do

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep on supervision to those who are not really doing the work they supposes to do.

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