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J Sainsbury Reviews

Updated December 15, 2017
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Pros
  • Best environment to work and company is very helpful towards it's colleagues (in 55 reviews)

  • good pay nice colleagues can be a great place to work (in 124 reviews)

Cons
  • poor work life balance standard rate (in 37 reviews)

  • Team Leaders can be given a lot more responsibility than managers which can be a bit draining but you learn so much about management (in 85 reviews)

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  1. "Excelent"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Home Delivery Driver in Derby, KS
    Current Employee - Home Delivery Driver in Derby, KS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at J Sainsbury (More than a year)

    Pros

    Gd pay and hrs holiday allowance paid to wait

    Cons

    Management hrs nothing a a a a a. A a a a a a a a


  2. "assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at J Sainsbury part-time

    Pros

    meeting people and good benefits

    Cons

    odd hours to work, weekends as well, but by choice

  3. "Service with a smile"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at J Sainsbury full-time

    Pros

    Company values are the real deal

    Cons

    Current HR organisational change is having a big impact

    Advice to Management

    Stay focussed and a career at Sainsbury's can offer you a fantastic career


  4. "good"

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    Current Employee - Part Time Cashier in Islington, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Part Time Cashier in Islington, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at J Sainsbury part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    hours are good
    easy to get allong with people

    Cons

    too much pressure
    customers stress
    not too good

    Advice to Management

    ease up


  5. "General Assistant"

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    Former Employee - General Assistant in Taplow, England (UK)
    Former Employee - General Assistant in Taplow, England (UK)
    Recommends

    I worked at J Sainsbury part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Was great fun to work with team members

    Cons

    was working in another department, more than my own.


  6. "Store Supervisor"

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    Former Employee - Store Supervisor in Wandsworth, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Store Supervisor in Wandsworth, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at J Sainsbury part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    -nice team members
    -organised store
    -support from colleagues
    -good introduction to role

    Cons

    -Last minute shift changes
    -difficult to balance shifts with training and required coursework

    Advice to Management

    continue to offer sufficient support to colleagues and subordinates


  7. "General Assistant"

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    Current Employee - General Assistant in Bristol, England (UK)
    Current Employee - General Assistant in Bristol, England (UK)
    Recommends

    I have been working at J Sainsbury (More than a year)

    Pros

    Simple physical work, meeting a lot of people, staff is nice and friendly, managers are helpful

    Cons

    Sometimes I have to carry heavy items and go in and out the cold warehouse

  8. "Great people, culture and attitude"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at J Sainsbury part-time

    Pros

    Everyone is friendly and positive

    Cons

    Address food and flower waste


  9. "Sainsburys"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Very good share scheme benefits

    Cons

    Some very long winded processes


  10. "manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Assistant in London, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at J Sainsbury full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    good benefits,proper chain of command, all in all nothing really bad to say about them you work for a big company

    Cons

    all in all nothing exceptionally good to say about them,they are a big company and you know it thats the way of the world, you wont rise to be ceo but you wont starve to death either


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