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J Sainsbury General Assistant Reviews

Updated Nov 12, 2019

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3.4
67%
Recommend to a Friend
68%
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J Sainsbury CEO Mike Coupe
Mike Coupe
97 Ratings
  1. "what you expect"

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    Former Employee - General Assistant 

    I worked at J Sainsbury part-time

    Pros

    good colleagues and consistent hours,

    Cons

    clueless management within the store

    J Sainsbury2019-07-15
  2. "Good work place"

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    Former Employee - General Assistant in Aberdeen, Scotland
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at J Sainsbury part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very friendly environment to work in

    Cons

    not that i can think of

    J Sainsbury2019-11-12
  3. "Average experience"

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    Former Contractor - General Assistant 

    I worked at J Sainsbury

    Pros

    Decent salary for a student and opportunities to do overtime.

    Cons

    Can be very monotonous work.

    J Sainsbury2019-11-06
  4. Helpful (1)

    "Great staff"

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    Current Employee - General Assistant in Slough, Berkshire, South East England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Sick pay and holiday pay.

    Cons

    Some managers don't value colleagues hard work

    J Sainsbury2019-10-31
  5. "Decent place for part time work"

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    Former Employee - General Assistant 
    Recommends

    I worked at J Sainsbury part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Pays well Colleagues are nice Work isn't hard

    Cons

    Manual work Often understaffed Not engaging work

    J Sainsbury2019-10-30
  6. "Good"

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    Current Employee - General Assistant 

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

    Pros

    Friendly company, good structure and good management

    Cons

    Big company, can be pushed aside

    J Sainsbury2019-10-30
  7. "Good stop gap"

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    Former Employee - General Assistant 
    Recommends

    I worked at J Sainsbury part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Worked in both convenience and supermarket, convenience must more fast paced and enjoyable Trained on a lot of different things Met some great colleagues Discount events throughout the year Shifts are relatively flexible

    Cons

    Favouritism with certain colleagues Colleagues can be cliquey Understaffed periods are stressful

    J Sainsbury2019-10-22
  8. "Good job"

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    Current Employee - General Assistant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay for a student

    Cons

    Can’t think of any cons

    J Sainsbury2019-10-19
  9. "nice company nice company nice company"

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    Former Employee - General Assistant 

    I worked at J Sainsbury part-time

    Pros

    nice company nice company nice company

    Cons

    can be quite monotonous and dull at times

    J Sainsbury2019-10-17
  10. "Decent job to have part time"

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    Current Employee - General Assistant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay, generous discount, opportunity for levelling up

    Cons

    A lot of hard work

    J Sainsbury2019-10-21
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