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J Sainsbury Reviews

Updated December 10, 2017
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J Sainsbury CEO Mike Coupe
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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. "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


  2. "Excelent"

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    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

  3. "one in a million"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    proactive thinking, and not reactive. it is a great group and team that makes the performance so unexpected and exciting

    Cons

    not proactive thinking, and not reactive. it is a great group and team that makes the performance so unexpected and exciting

    Advice to Management

    remain proactive thinking, and not reactive. it is a great group and team that makes the performance so unexpected and exciting


  4. "Excellent"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Aberdeen, Scotland (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Aberdeen, Scotland (UK)
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    People are great, ok pay for something you dont need qualifications for and overall it can be a fun job to work in

    Cons

    Some of the downsides is that the customers are rude but i guess you get that anywhere. nothing else really


  5. "good,interesting,funny, dangerous,fabulous!"

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    Former Employee - Customer Assistant in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Customer Assistant in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at J Sainsbury full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    quick , good, cashier, checkouts fine!

    Cons

    insults, name -calling, bad customers, horrible bosses.

    Advice to Management

    have a heart. listen. be good.


  6. "A Nice place to work very nice"

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    Current Employee - CSA in Aberdeen, Scotland (UK)
    Current Employee - CSA in Aberdeen, Scotland (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at J Sainsbury part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    very Flexiable, good with families Friendly

    Cons

    Nothing that i could think of for here

    Advice to Management

    none


  7. "awesome place to work"

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    Current Employee - Sales Assistant in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Sales Assistant in London, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    very reputed brand in uk

    Cons

    takes time to get promoted

    Advice to Management

    lift the person with who got better skill

  8. "best supermarket chain to work for so far"

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    Former Employee - Grocery Assistant in Bishop Auckland, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Grocery Assistant in Bishop Auckland, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    look after there staff well had lots of support when my wife was pregnant and needed scans every week.

    Cons

    Personaly i dont think there was much chance of climbing the ladder and bakery training was very poor.

    Advice to Management

    none, they do a good job.


  9. "Interestingly amazing"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Assistant
    Current Employee - Customer Service Assistant
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    great experience, train you to become confident in speaking to people which becomes helpful in achieving good customer service!

    Cons

    can't think of any, quite satisfied!

    Advice to Management

    keep it up! great so far.


  10. "Been a great pleasure to work there,"

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    Former Employee - Costumer Service Assistant in Brighton, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Costumer Service Assistant in Brighton, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    nice night shift premiums, good career opportunities, cool people to work with

    Cons

    could give a bigger salary, no music in the Local stores / no money for the license /


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