Woolworths Reviews

Updated June 11, 2015
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  1. Great store

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    Former Employee - Store Development in Camp Hill, PA
    Former Employee - Store Development in Camp Hill, PA

    I worked at Woolworths full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible hours and employee discount.

    Cons

    Poor direction, this may hurt them someday.

    Advice to Management

    Become more like that walmart store.


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    sales clerk

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    Former Employee - SALES CLERK in Muncy, TX
    Former Employee - SALES CLERK in Muncy, TX

    I worked at Woolworths part-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    employee discounts are very good

    Cons

    no full time work only part time

    Advice to Management

    say hello to each employee


  3. Graphic design

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Woolworths

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great work environment, great culture

    Cons

    None that I can think of


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  5. Replenishment Team manager

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    Former Employee - Department Manager in Sydney (Australia)
    Former Employee - Department Manager in Sydney (Australia)

    I worked at Woolworths (More than 8 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good Money. If Casual staff lot of shifts.

    Cons

    Heaps of pressure, Short of Budget to do task, Need to do long hours 11-12 if your are on Salary:(

    Advice to Management

    Listen to staff, help them to promote.


  6. Management

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Woolworths

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Excellent retail training
    Passion for product and service

    Cons

    Long working hours
    Very rigid company policies


  7. Big W store associate

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Associate in Brisbane (Australia)
    Current Employee - Customer Service Associate in Brisbane (Australia)

    I have been working at Woolworths

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    great pay
    pretty chill sometimes
    nightfill can rock up (with a call) within an hour of shift start

    Cons

    difficult management (inept really)
    chilidish work environment
    really annoying and lazy co workers

    Advice to Management

    shape up


  8. You had to be part of the click to have your career fast tracked

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Woolworths full-time (More than 5 years)

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    People, benefits, building is great. Onsite benefits are great also with gym and laundering service.

    Cons

    Although Great people worked there, the business liked to promote dead wood rather than deal with it. Resulted in poor management that brought down great teams

    Advice to Management

    Deal with under performers don't shovel people around a business


  9. Manager

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Woolworths

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    People are lovely, many opportunities

    Cons

    Management have no idea what they are doing

    Advice to Management

    Get the hell out and bring in people who know how to run retail. Get rid of all consultants and go back to basics.


  10. Very repetitive, limited opportunities.

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Woolworths

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Friendly staff and nice store.

    Cons

    Disgruntled customers and repetitive job.

    Advice to Management

    None


  11. Continuously changing, fast paced

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Woolworths

    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    The people interaction if great

    Cons

    Currently loosing flexibility with changing rosters



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