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  • "The staff is friendly and I truly felt like I was part of a supportive team.(in 265 reviews)
  • "My colleagues are great and everyone is friendly.(in 137 reviews)
  • "I have a great team and I am proud everyday to say I work for this company.(in 128 reviews)
  • "Great opportunities with career advancement even at younger ages.Fantastic skill building and team work instore.(in 55 reviews)
  • "Great management team(in 51 reviews)
  • "Low pay (only minimum wage even if overtime is done) Slow job progression and low contracted hours(in 265 reviews)
  • "Minimum wage while requiring a lot of responsibility to ensure stock adjustments/reports are accurate for audits and stocktakes(in 211 reviews)
  • "Poor management who would moan about everything all the time and would never make the workplace positive.(in 155 reviews)
  • "Moneys not great and long hours(in 130 reviews)
  • "Downside with B&M is the pay it’s national minimum wage would be better if it was slightly higher.(in 103 reviews)

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Updated Oct 2, 2023

Reviews about "fast paced"

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    1. 5.0
      Nov 30, 2021
      Store Manager
      Current Employee
      Middlesbrough, England
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook


      Easy and fast progression Apprenticeship and step up programmes available. Fun place to work with fun incentives.


      Minimum wage but access to a benefits portal plus 10% discount Fast paced can be a challenge but made easier and fun by the amazing team around me

      1. 4.0
        Sep 15, 2021
        Warehouse Operative
        Current Employee
        CEO Approval
        Business Outlook


        Very fast paced and interesting environment to work in


        Not too many at all

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      Project Manager

      I interviewed at new company for the same role I currently do, so I have all the skills they need and more. I went through 5 stages of interviews, including pp in person and final 1 was on Friday over week ago. I was expecting to have news by last Friday. No news, so I emailed them last Friday asking for indication when can I expect the results,but we have Tuesday evening today, and no one emailed me back. This is the 1st time I have to wait so long after final interview for news-Should I worry?



      How long to typically hear back from a mid-sized company (200-300 people) after an initial interview? Their internal recruiter told me “a few days” and it’s been a week. Interview went very well (I thought!) Thinking of following up on Thursday if I don’t hear.


      Customer Service Representative

      A sign? Sheer luck, or coincidence? The stars are aligned? Is there a full moon tonight? I kid you not... I was in the middle of writing a follow up email to a recruiter for a job I applied to almost 2 weeks ago. As I was about to hit send, I noticed an email from that very company that arrived like a few minutes earlier with: "Next steps - Interview" *been off 13+ months, only 2nd interview. Wish me luck!!!🤞


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