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Coles Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated Dec 17, 2019

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3.5
65%
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John Durkan
361 Ratings
Pros
  • "good pay and excellent conditions(in 148 reviews)

  • "Great management team and flexible hours(in 80 reviews)

Cons
  • "They will implement changes without discussing with team members first to get opinions(in 58 reviews)

  • "Sometimes long hours, work load(in 53 reviews)

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  1. "Coles Operations Grad Program"

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    Current Employee - Operations Graduate in Brisbane
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Coles full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great pay, plenty of retail expereince with the management side of things. Plenty of opportunities in your career if you stay at Coles.

    Cons

    Long hours, difficult challenges and metrics to hit if you want to become SM in the timeframe given.

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    Coles2019-12-17
  2. "Great experience."

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    Current Employee - Bakery Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Coles full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Flexible, family orientated, people, passion and fast paced.

    Cons

    Sometimes long hours, work load. The good comes with the bad. Overly good though.

    Coles2019-12-11
  3. "Stock counter"

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    Current Employee - Stock Counter 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Coles part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great team Good support Development opportunity

    Cons

    Hard work, Long hours

    Coles2019-11-04
  4. "Great experience"

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    Former Employee - Graduate 

    I worked at Coles full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great exposure, very fast paced, high accountability and responsibility.

    Cons

    Just a number, bad management in certain teams, long hours.

    Coles2019-10-30
  5. "Customer Service Team Member (Coles)"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Coles part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    very nice management and good pay.

    Cons

    long hours and rude customers.

    Coles2019-10-26
  6. "Wouldn’t want to spend anymore time than necessary"

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    Former Employee - Checkout Assistant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Coles part-time

    Pros

    Reasonably straight forward work, decent rates

    Cons

    No progression, long hours, understaffed and terrible back strain

    Coles2019-09-16
  7. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Manager 

    I worked at Coles full-time

    Pros

    Good pay and itvwas good

    Cons

    Long hours and that was hard

    Coles2019-08-26
  8. "working at Coles"

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    Current Employee - Service Team Member in Tarneit
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Coles part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    friendly staff customer focused

    Cons

    long hours of standing rude customers

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    Coles2019-08-07
  9. "Horrible. Workers treated like garbage"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Coles full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    You get paid each month

    Cons

    No work life balance, continually receive calls on days off and while on annual leave. Never receive bonuses that you are promised. No penalty rates to work weekends, public holidays, shifts, overtime or long hours

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    Coles2019-07-28
  10. "Team member"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Coles part-time

    Pros

    Good pay and fun team

    Cons

    Long hours and lots of customers

    Coles2019-04-02
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