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  • www.waitrose.com
  • Bracknell, United Kingdom
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1904
  • Subsidiary or Business Segment
  • Grocery Stores
  • $5 to $10 billion (USD)

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Waitrose Limited operates about 235 Waitrose supermarkets in London, southern England, the Midlands, East Anglia, Wales, and Scotland. Founded in 1904 by Wallace Wait and Arthur Rose, it was acquired in 1937 by John Lewis Partnership, one of the UK's largest retailers. The ...

Waitrose Reviews

4.0
78%
Recommend to a Friend
78%
Approve of CEO
Sharon White
Sharon White
569 Ratings
5.0
Former Employee

"Friendly Team"

Jan 4, 2022 - Retail Till Operator

Pros

Friendly helpful team and good management

Cons

Not much room for progression within a short time frame
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Diversity & Inclusion at Waitrose

4.0
(1685 Reviews)

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Waitrose Interviews

Experience
Positive78%
Negative7%
Neutral15%
Getting an Interview
Applied online95%
In Person2%
Staffing Agency1%
Difficulty
2.6
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  1. Supermarket Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United Kingdom
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    Hands on experience giving you experience through real life scenarios. Worked in a group then preceded to conduct 1 to 1 interview. Overall process good, not too intense but make sure you dress smartly to impress employer.
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Waitrose Awards & Accolades

  • IGD RETAILER OF THE YEAR 2018IGD2018
  • Supermarket of the Year, Multiple Spirits Retailer of the Year and Multiple Wine RetailerDrinks Retailing Awards2018

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Waitrose FAQ

(63 Questions)

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What is paid time off like at Waitrose?

...have to book time off 18 months in advance, and it feels like you are told when you can have your holiday as there is little flexibility....

October 14, 2020

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People Also Ask about Waitrose

Employees rate Waitrose 4 out of 5 stars based on 5,505 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

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Overall, 78% of employees would recommend working at Waitrose to a friend. This is based on 5,290 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

78% of job seekers rate their interview experience at Waitrose as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.6 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at Waitrose.

55% of employees think that Waitrose has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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