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B&Q Employee Reviews about "career progression"

Updated Oct 3, 2021

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Found 36 of over 2,260 reviews

3.6
66%
Recommend to a Friend
73%
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Graham Bell
543 Ratings

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Pros
  • "I also really appreciated that working there as a 19 year old I got good pay that was well above the minimum wage.(in 212 reviews)
  • "Staff are friendly and always know how to have a good laugh so there's always plenty of banter instore.(in 143 reviews)
  • "The people I worked with were great and made it nicer to come to work.(in 133 reviews)
  • "Very diverse job; colleagues are great.(in 104 reviews)
  • "Flexible hours and always chance for overtime(in 75 reviews)
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Reviews about "career progression"

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  1. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Great company

    Aug 9, 2022 - Human Resources Manager in Birmingham, England
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good development and career progression Staff benefits Good communication

    Cons

    Salary package below average for role

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  2. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Good Part time employment while studying

    Oct 30, 2013 - CSA in Derry, Northern Ireland
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good work enviroment, good team work, good initial training

    Cons

    Not much room for career progression outside of usual management roles/fast track

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  3. 1.0
    Former Employee

    Shambles

    Sep 12, 2021 - Front-End Supervisor in Southend, Scotland
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    20% off staff discount. That’s about it

    Cons

    Training non existent Aggressive bully manager No career progression Etc

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  4. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Flexible working conditions if you are a student

    Sep 1, 2020 - Showrooms Customer Adviser in Crewe, England
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Flexible working hours Knowledgable employees Being able to transfer to another store

    Cons

    Kingfisher micromanages B&Q Bureaucratic internal processes Limited career progression

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  5. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Good for students

    May 29, 2021 - Customer Adviser in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Flexible hours, good pay for younger people

    Cons

    Very little scope for career progression

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