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J Sainsbury Overview

London, England (UK)
10000+ employees
1869
Company - Public (JSAIY)
Grocery Stores & Supermarkets
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Competitors

ASDA, Tesco, Morrisons

J Sainsbury's trolley is filled with more than groceries. The UK's third-largest food retailer (after Tesco and ASDA) operates the Sainsbury's Supermarkets chain of some 555 grocery stores throughout the UK. Its fast-growing ... Read more

J Sainsbury Reviews

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    Former Employee - Senior Ae in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Senior Ae in New York, NY

    I worked at J Sainsbury part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good culture and company and growing fast

    Cons

    Not great management and need to focus on employees

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J Sainsbury Interviews

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    General Assistant Night Shift Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Somerset, NJ
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at J Sainsbury (Somerset, NJ) in December 2015.

    Interview

    To begin with this was one of my more easier interviews that I've done.

    Apply online

    Take the general assessment test

    If you passed you'll receive an email with irc number then you will call hr to confirm interview date, position and what is needed.

    Arrived at store, sign in meet interviewer

    Taken to interview room

    Go through your details and job you applied for

    Talk about urself and your hobbies

    Standard interview questions listed bellow

    Go onto shop floor. Look at an Isle they give you note down good and bad points. Then go to checkout and assess the customer service being given again good and bad points.

    Go back to discuss points.

    End of interview.

    There was only me and the interviewer. The whole process was very relaxed and they talked you through every step of the process. Don't panic just relax should be an easy experience for anyone applying.

    Interview Questions

    • Why sainsburys and what can you bring to this role?   1 Answer
    • When did you perform excellent customer service?   Answer Question
    • When did you have to work in a team and what did you learn?   Answer Question
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J Sainsbury Awards & Accolades

  • Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations List, Corporate Knights, 2010
  • Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations List, Corporate Knights, 2009
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