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J Sainsbury Reviews

Updated November 21, 2017
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Pros
  • Best environment to work and company is very helpful towards it's colleagues (in 54 reviews)

  • good pay nice colleagues can be a great place to work (in 120 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 84 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. "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


  4. "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


  5. "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


  6. "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.


  7. "General Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Job security, lots of staff

    Cons

    Boring repetitive work, customers are a pain

  8. "Excellent"

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    Current Employee - Customer Assistant in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Customer Assistant in London, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great managment team
    Excellent training

    Cons

    I loved my time at Sainsburys

    Advice to Management

    There needs to be better opportunites for development within the comapny


  9. "Great place to develop through from all levels of experience and expertise"

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Can do culture, great community feel across organisation, everyone is working towards serving our customers from HR to IT to Finance ect.....meeting celebrities in the office and free products.

    Cons

    Normal politics across most places, often people are moved around to departments without experience...for example a Beers manager moving to IT role.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.


  10. "Very good"

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

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

    Pros

    Training, flexibility, the people you work with

    Cons

    Work load, the timings and the departmental procedures

    Advice to Management

    Need to support staff in doing their work.


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